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    Posted on 29th Jul 2014 0 comments
  • I was totally addicted to this TV drama, SUIKA. Not only the location was where I grew up but also I just wanted to have those friends in my life who help me to think how to live happily.

    Posted on 24th Jul 2014 0 comments
  • Japan has no team work. Now I know the difference between team work and collectivity. Two books of William Hiroyuki Saito helped me to understand Japanese society and the weakness of Japanese people.

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  • The last weekend of June, Japan was a little noisy. Many people gathered to protest agains the government´s recent push to Japan involve in more war. At the same time, a book “Sensou no Tsukurikara (how to make a war)” came out. What´s happening to Japan?

    Posted on 7th Jul 2014 1 comment