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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.

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Now I Realize

(FRI) October 10th, 2020

6:17 p.m. The barriers for this weekend's races have been announced including Tanabata-sho.

Crescendo Love, last year's runner-up drew post number 3 shich seems good considering his petigree. Last year he started from an outer post to finish 2nd, though I think an inner post would be easier to focus on the race. Post number 6 might not be good for Jinambo though he's the 2nd favored at this point. It wasn't a bad draw for Bravas starting from post number 13 however, cannot trust him completely as he's a 4-year-old.

And now I realize that Procyon Stakes might have been a better choice to call.

The End


Pick Up

Pocketchange - How to charge your left-over Yen to digital money

If you are ready to leave Japan but have your pocket heavy with leftover Japanese Yen, why not empty your pockets and feel light with Pocketchange?


Holidays of July

  • July 23rd (THU)
  • Marine Day
  • July 24th (FRI)
  • Sports Day

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!


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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.