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For Better Understanding, Communication and Relationships

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.

Caterpillar's Murmur

Very Well or Very Bad

(SAT) August 18th, 2018

3:09 p.m. Back to work. I slept over from the first day back at work. Not a good start, I say.

My key horse for Sapporo Kinen is Go For The Summit. Don't think he'll win, but what I'm asking for is a horse that can come within 3rd place. On the wheel would be Martese Apogee, Astra Emblem, Neo Realism, Mikki Swallow and maybe, Mozu Katchan. Our trainig squad doesn't think she's ready yet. As for Makahiki and Sungrazer, they've suddenly been pushed up to the top two favored in win odds which only seems suspicious to me. They'd either perform very well or very bad.

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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 August

  • August 11th (SAT)
  • Mountain 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.