マイことば (Mai Kotoba aka My Words) – Kimoi


いち Intro to Series & First ことば マイことば (Mai Kotoba aka My Words) Introduction to new Series This is the first entry of the マイことば series. I thought of this idea after watching 東京 (Tokyo) Dogs and realized I should share with others what I learn from watching Jdramas with subtitles. Before I delve into the … Continue reading

山下智久- “One in a Million” Full PV & Short Review


Yes finally the PV is out.  Although I was a day late due to computer issues.  I’m going to do a short review: I’m really proud of Yamashita-san growth as an artist.  I know I am late in finding out about him since I started watching J-drama and seriously listening to Jpop in the beginning … Continue reading

Where are the spaces!? なに!?


サッポロラアメン食べたい。 できれば家族そろて北海道へ…  [O_O gasp!] trsln:I’d like to eat Sapporo ramen. If I could, I’d go with my family to Hokkaido. Holy guacamole. Where are the spaces!?? Actually I’m not that surprised.  Since I started learning Japanese writing it didn’t truly occur to me as to when should I put a space between words.  I just did … Continue reading

Why Japan and not Nihon/Nippon??


It is natural for me to ask this question but textbooks don’t necessarily answer it. The few books that I read that were for basic learning of the language only told me that in Japan, natives say Nihon 日本 not “Japan”.  Well I finally looked it up after so many days of wondering and not … Continue reading