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What kind of country is Japan? This site aims to become a guide to Japan and Japanese culture by introducing various information about Japan, from basic information such as its location, climate, transportation, food, language and manners, to whats and whys about the local traditions and customs.

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Cow's Call

(SAT) November 18th, 2017

5:54 p.m. As said before, will introduce Cow's call for Mile Championship this week. He is going to key Red Falx, Air Spinel and Isla Bonita on wheels of Satono Aladdin, Reine Minoru, Grand Silk, Kluger and Persian Knight on trio.

Just for your information, my key horse is Red falx, with Youngman Power, Reine Minoru, Kluger, Isla Bonita and Persian Knight on the wheel. So if Red Falx, Isla Bonita, Kluger or Persian Knight dominates the top 3 of the bulletin, we'd both win.

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Food Catalog

Cream Anmitsu
Cream Anmitsu

Fed up with the heat? Here's a nice cold Japanse-style sweets to cheer you up! Cream Anmitsu is a delux version of Anmitsu, Kanten(Japanese gelatine) jelly and fruits with ice cream topping and Kuromitsu caramel sauce poured over it. And what's great, it's low calorie!


Holidays of November

  • November 3rd (FRI)
  • Culture Day
  • November 23rd (THU)
  • Labor Day


Watch out for "SAMURAI" Tamesue!

'People' would like to cheer and support someone who is working hard to achieve his or her goal. This time 'People' would focus on Japanese "Samurai" hurdler Dai Tamesue who recently went into a full-fledged training for the Peking Olympics.


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Manned flight by oxyride dry-cell batteries project

The Tokyo Institute of Technology in cooperation with Panasonic, has led the project 'Manned Flight by Oxyride Dry-cell Battery' into the world's first success. On July 16th this year (2006), they made success in a trial of manned flight using commercially available oxyride batteries, in a project that they had been bringing forward together.