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    Three Beautiful Years In A Rural Village Three Hours From Tokyo...

    JET, a Japanese exchange teaching program. One to three years then, usually in rural places. In the first year, I'd been around Tokyo, made local friends in the village, taught each week from my second week, climbed Mt Fuji, went canoeing, took the boat into work daily (the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 2, 2013

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    I Love Japan But I Am Afraid Japan Does Not Love Me

    I have seriously thought about going to japan several times personally i have not even thought about what i would do in Japan but I am sure there is plenty to do, take in the new sights, get used to the new atmosphere, the people, learn the language, climb on Mount Fuji, ride the...
    Toktar Toktar 18-21, M Nov 1, 2012

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    My Daughter Loves Japan

    i love japan as my daughter has educated me for the past 2 years about the culture, food, anime, manga, fashion, landscape, language, schools etc etc she is 13 and has been fascinated with japan for a verylong time. There are no negative points she has made about this and...
    deborah18 deborah18 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 1, 2009

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    I want to move there,

    learn their ways, eat like them, talk like them, walk like them, learn like them, achieve like them, I want to be just like them! I am in love with JAPAN!
    BeChiBaChan BeChiBaChan 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 19

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    Only Thing I Don't

    Quite a few people are rude because we bombed them many years ago
    midnight424 midnight424 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 15, 2013

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    Tonisp Tonisp 36-40, M Jun 26

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    You know you've been in Japan too long when.

    ...... ...you notice you've forgotten how to tie shoelaces. ...you rush onto an escalator, and just stand there. ...you find yourself bowing while you talk on the phone. ...you think US$17 isn't such a bad price for a new paperback. ...you don't hesitate to put a $10 note into a...
    milander milander 41-45, M 2 Responses Dec 26, 2013

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    First! I Love Japan!

    I guess claiming first post is cheating seeing how I created the group. Anyhow, at some point I found myself admiring Japan. The Japanese people, the countryside, the (appearance) of civility, the food, the pop music, the anime. At that point I simply adored Japan! And I do still...
    GrfxGawd GrfxGawd 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 7, 2013

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    I Can't Get Enough Of Japan <3

    i love japan so much i started learning there language and about there culture it was really interesting then i found these aboard school so i was like way didn't i know about this before >.< and so in 2 years i'm going to japan with some of my friends i can't wait ;D
    123unhappyrefrian 123unhappyrefrian 18-21, F Jul 5, 2012

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    If someone is japanese,

    i would love to talk with a japanese guy or girl, because i really love japan! :D
    mariostyle mariostyle 18-21, M Jul 20

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    haha51 haha51 51-55, F Dec 9

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    Minna San Konnichi Wa

    japan is one of my favorit country which i ll visit somedaymy passion for japan started when i watched one of hayao miyazaki sama s manga from that time and i am so obsessed with anime and manga that i fell in love with its characters (im living like L ryuzaki of death note hh...
    cutekakashi cutekakashi 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 1, 2011

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    ..am I Crazy?..i Think Not..

    I love Japan..I°m going to learn the language..I love the culture..For me Japan it°s like a dream from who you never want to wake up..It°s not something that I could change..It°s forever.. A long time ago, a friend put me a question: "If you could know that in the day you°ll...
    Jigoku Jigoku 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 31, 2012

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    A Japanese Soul

    I have always loved and identified with Japanese culture even though I am not Japanese myself. Japan is the first foreign country I have been to (went there when i was 7) and this impressed itself deeply into my psyche I suppose. Though neither of a Japanese origin nor living in...
    Envoy Envoy 22-25, M 4 Responses Nov 1, 2009

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    Yay! Can't wait to go to Japan again!

    ! Very excited!!! Can't wait to eat FOOD there!!!!!!
    RedCatHunting RedCatHunting 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 18

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    I Love Japan.

    i would die if i could go to Japan. i heard so many beautiful things about the place. i would love to just go there and walk around and see things...meet new people...i don't talk Japanese, nor am i part Japanese but i want to go there soooooo bad. :)
    LongLiveTaylorSwift LongLiveTaylorSwift 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 15, 2012

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    Japan may be weird but it's

    that weirdness that makes it so enjoyable. JAPAN IS THE BEST! ^_^
    EduardoMontes EduardoMontes 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 13

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    Iam French and I am CRAZY about Japan

    and I've been since the age of 6 years old. It all started with a Tv show called "Club Dorothée" in France where everyday we could watch mangas such as Dragon Ball Z, Sailor Moon and many many others.. Since then my passion for Japan started. I studied Japanese at University...
    Meyliss12 Meyliss12 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 19

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    日本での私の経験から

    皆さん、こんにちは!I did a year-long study abroad in Japan recently, and it was the best time of my life. When I first came to Japan, I was so feverish. I'd never ridden on a plane for 13 hours before, and I threw up on the plane twice. Now, most of you are probably...
    nastalgia721 nastalgia721 22-25, F Jun 7, 2012

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    I'm leaving for Japan tomorrow!

    ! tips on where to go / stay / eat / see? I'll be going to tokyo, kyoto, hiroshima, and osaka :) first timer!
    missheidi missheidi 26-30, F Dec 9

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    Any Japanese Girls Here?

    I am seeking a Japanese girl in London for fun and adventure! Are there any here?
    Londonguy2013 Londonguy2013 41-45, M Dec 1, 2012

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    Goal In Life

    I have now found my goal: I want to live and work in Japan, but I know it is not possible unless I exert effort.I was very inspired by Danny Choo, on how he did everything to fulfill his dream to live and work in Japan.He self-studied Japanese, he worked hard and saved money to...
    berrytint berrytint 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 5, 2011

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    I Want To Go To Japan!

    I love Japan, its technology, the sakura trees, the japanese, their language, etc. I WANT to be a japanese, if I was, that would be awesome! :D
    Kole23 Kole23 13-15, M Aug 17, 2013

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    I Started To Learn Japanese!!

    and it was so hard!!!! i learned hirigana.... i think... its 44 letters in the alphabet, crazy!!! i memorized them all! and could write them all. It was just something awesome to say that I could read japanese.. I understood how the symbols were pronounced!!... Now I just have to...
    enolavisten enolavisten 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 16, 2012

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    Big In Japan

    I love Japan. The archetecture, gardens, technology, history, anime, and culture. I want to visit Tokyo/Akihabara and Kyoto someday.   Winters cityside Crystal bits of snowflakes all around my head and in the wind I had no illusions That Id ever find a glimps of summers...
    Emmerich Emmerich 22-25, M May 7, 2008

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    I Love Japan

    I love everything about Japan - that I know of- I dont know Much about the culture -in detail- but i adore the cosplay/ the Men who cosplay as women/maid cafes/baby the stars shine Bright. I would love to know more. I plan to speak fluent japanese within 5 yrs and visit japan...
    Z0mbielove Z0mbielove 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2011

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    Went there last year

    for some race thingy, one day one destination, we went 12 different prefunctures. Hokkaido, Yokohama, Yokohane, Yaesu, Nagoya, Osaka, Wangan, Hakone, Shizuoka, Fukuoka, Tokyo and Kyoto. Zero days of any leisure, had a really long rest back home with my family.
    TetraZL TetraZL 13-15, F Oct 6

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    Tokyo City~

     I am Japanese and am proud of how rich our culture is and that so many people have such a strong interest in the Japanese lifestyle~ You eat Japanese food  practically everyday and also we are well known for having good tourist attractions especially in Ginza and...
    epicHi epicHi 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 2, 2009

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    素晴らしい!!

    What can I say bout it?The culture is superb,the technologies are crazy,the people are very kind,not to mention how beautiful they all are.And all the historical buildings?It's just amazing to be there.I still remember the first time i went there with my mom to visit my sister...
    urbanmellow urbanmellow 22-25, F Jun 6, 2012

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    Love It So Much I'm Making a Podcast All About It - and Giving Away Money to Buy Stuff In Japanese Online Shops!

     I first came to Japan about 9 years ago. I loved it so much I went to college to study Japanese for 4 years, and now live here. I've created a podcast, http://www.japanpodshow.com and in episode 5 we're giving away free commission for use in an English language online...
    japanpodshow japanpodshow 26-30 1 Response Jun 20, 2009

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    SexyBeazt96 SexyBeazt96 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 27

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    I Want To Go Back!

    A few years ago I went to Japan to visit family that was living there at the time and I sure do miss it.  I had a lot of fun hanging out in Osaka. I know that I scared a few people when a group of us decided to go drinking and sing karaoke. I got so smashed I sang some love...
    Twillback Twillback 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 11, 2010

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    I think I may think about moving to Japan.

    I know I don't want to live in the U.S. for the rest of my life. Just have to acquire the finances and the skills (also language) to find a job in order to move. Maybe Sweden. Or The Netherlands. Or Canada. Or Switzerland. Or Norway. Maybe the U.K. Or Denmark. Denmark is...
    Thanatos24 Thanatos24 22-25, M 5 Responses Oct 13

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    3 Wonderful Years In Nagoya

    I was blessed to stayin Japan for 3 wonderful years....I adore the Japanese culture and language. Actually I visit Japan every now and then , I wil have to retire there......afterall I'm getting married to a Japanese soon. Not sure about having more kids though. What about you...
    NOBARRIERSDOTNET NOBARRIERSDOTNET 36-40 Mar 4, 2008

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    Japanese/English Song

    I might be a total loser, but i thought id post about this song i love...Its called "Life is a Boat" By Rie Fu. Seriously one of the prettiest songs ive ever heard, and its half in English, and Half in Japanese. So pretty. If you are bored, and have nothing to do, you...
    Br0kenAngel Br0kenAngel 26-30, F 4 Responses Nov 2, 2007

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    Avid Japan-lover

    i loveeee japan. I dont know what it is about it, but it fascinates me beyond belief. I love the people, the lifestyle, anime, and learning about it. I plan to study abroad in Spring '09 at Kansai Gaidai near Osaka, and if that comes true, I will be on cloud 9 the rest of my life...
    Thinkdom Thinkdom 22-25, F May 15, 2008

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    Japan, Land If Anime And Hentai

    For me of course. I want to live there when I get older.
    EduardoMontes EduardoMontes 13-15, M Oct 20, 2013

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    I spent my last summer in Japan

    and will be returning this summer to live in Okinawa. I LOVE JAPAN MORE THAN ANY PLACE IN THE WORLD!!! During my time I met some of the most wonderful people, visited some of the most beautiful places, ate some of the most delicious food, and learned some of the most fascinating...
    simplydreaming simplydreaming 18-21, F 1 Response May 15

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    Hope

    I wish i could go to Japan with someone i like someday.. i hope my wish is granted
    8Urumi9 8Urumi9 22-25, F Nov 21, 2012

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?

    v=prNYOW0_kms&feature=player_detailpage Please watch it . Thanks :)
    saritahaj saritahaj 16-17, F 1 Response May 29

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    Angel Capital Of The World

    Guaranteed I know it - Samurai Chosen Henri Thomas Borno. Being Guided for it. WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO! Thanks Alexander Von Lignau
    PureGoodSoul PureGoodSoul 26-30, M Aug 1, 2012

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    I had a Japanese girlfriend and I think they are women that really knows how to take care of their man, I love their kindness and their body, their cleverness and class.. If there...
    DrBenwey DrBenwey 18-21, M Dec 5

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    My wife is Japanese. What further proof do you need?
    Ozfriendlyman Ozfriendlyman 46-50, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    If you haven't seen White Eyes, I recommend it. The main characters are from a popular J-pop band called Momoiro Clover Z.
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    Outside of drawing, I'm currently watching the One Piece anime steadily and its been years since I last watched it and now I can't get "Jungle P" out of my head. Most theme songs...
    Akirasama Akirasama 18-21, M Dec 1

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    I'm currently taking Japanese as my language in high school. I really enjoy it! Anyone want to have a convo in Japanese? Or u can comment something in Japanese below, or your...
    advicefairy advicefairy 13-15, F 15 hrs ago

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    Do you believe I love at first sight? Well I do I think.... I just met this cute Japanese guy. I think I like him. Even though I just met him and all but he seems like a pretty...
    youngnfunboi youngnfunboi 13-15, M 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    I just found out that one of my favorite moments in jazz was actually about politics: 1961, Louis Armstrong in Egypt."During the Cold War, the United States made the case for the...
    FryyM FryyM 22-25, M 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    Who learned Japaneses language in Anime and Manga? I did!!!
    562alex 562alex 18-21, M 9 hrs ago

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    I can speak two language at the moment and they're English(obviously) and Thai (my native language). In High School, I did take Spanish 1 & 2 and I find it easy to pick up because...
    Anohana Anohana 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 1

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