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I Love Japan

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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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    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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    What Started It?

    I think Pokemon was the first thing that originated in Japan that I encountered. I would watch the show and collect the cards. But I didn't realise that it came from Japan so that's not what started my obsession. I believe what started it was watching a Studio Ghibli movie. It...
    UnseenBlossom UnseenBlossom 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 18, 2008

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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 Love Japan

    I love the people, the culture, the beauty of everything in japan, the history, the elegance, the gadgets, I love the food, the beverages and the language I love that you can walk down the street and every single person you pass will greet you with a hello and a broad beaming...
    tyco313 tyco313 22-25, M Jun 28, 2009

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    Expensive!!

    I just reserved seats for July trip.  I eneded up Delta. Still cost me about $1,000.  I will get JR pass, and visit TDL. I have to make sure that I will save enough for my trip. May be time to give up my annual trip to Japan. But keep remind of myself  ...
    iceland iceland 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 6, 2010

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

    ! Very excited!!! Can't wait to eat FOOD there!!!!!!
    RedCatHunting RedCatHunting 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    When I See Japan On Telly, I A...

    When I see Japan on telly, I am really interested in their ways, I have never been there but would love to go
    rosygal rosygal 46-50, F Dec 11, 2007

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Japan Travel Info

    Good info about Japan> attractions, activities, culture, areas... http://seejapan-tours.com
    SeeJapan SeeJapan 36-40, M Jun 29, 2010

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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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    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 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 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 19

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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 1 Response Dec 26, 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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    I Would Love to Travel There O...

    I would love to travel there one day and take pictures. Also see the new and the old traditions. And of course eat the food - I love Japanese food!
    sweetd sweetd 56-60, F Dec 11, 2007

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    ..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 2 Responses Aug 31, 2012

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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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    I Got The Japan Fever

    What can i say. I love cherry blossoms, anime, manga, harijuku girls, kimonos, j-pop etc.The funny thing is that i have met japanese people whoa are as obsessed with my culture as i am with theirs.
    kanbisama kanbisama 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 10, 2011

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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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    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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    The Only Country That

    both has the best technology AND the most interesting history.
    Thought1 Thought1 22-25 1 Response Jun 27, 2009

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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 2 Responses Sep 15, 2012

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    Japanese

    i love Japan because of japanese men lol they're effing hot with those anime eyes and hair do's!
    74289L 74289L 26-30 Jan 29, 2008

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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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    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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    Oh Japan...

    love this country,this language,this music,this people,this culture,this art,all.....i'm in love
    PhedoRuka PhedoRuka 16-17, F 6 Responses Feb 15, 2009

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    XDeathTheKidx XDeathTheKidx 13-15, M Jan 27

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    Related Experiences

    Jeff ate my japanese. Those who know me know the great deal of pain I've been put through. Lol
    Naty13 Naty13 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    Again, I'm not an ending person, but finding my favorite Naruto Shippuden ending of all time just made want to post it. Here's the link: http://youtu.be/EyCnpuJK68M The name of...
    patrick199 patrick199 16-17, M Apr 11

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    What a beautiful lamguage!! I was so enthusiastic to learn, after i didn't get the class as a freshman this year, zi still talked to the sensei and he gave me a hirigana sheet to...
    whytfng whytfng 13-15, M Apr 2

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    I believe that the opening of an anime is the reason we hooked on the show. It's the song relate to what's going on in the show. It's the animations that gives a little spoilers...
    patrick199 patrick199 16-17, M 3 Responses Apr 9

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    I'm not one to talk about the endings of certain anime shows, but seeing how great Naruto Shippuden have been with their endings, I would like to post one. This is the newest one...
    patrick199 patrick199 16-17, M Apr 10

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    My mom still thinks lolita is a costume! It makes me so mad because she watched the "Sugar-coated documentary" and yet she STILL thinks it a costume and it's not! Today I'm going...
    MeltySheep MeltySheep 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    Can anyone help me? My mum and dad are extremely against me wearing lolita. I have been asking them now for around 9 months and they just keep refusing. They say 'people would...
    HyperactiveLauren HyperactiveLauren 16-17, F 18 hrs ago

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    And manga. And Kawaii culture. And otaku culture and cosplay. And nekos. And weird fietishes. And Tokyo and Harajuku fashion. And samurai and ninjas and martial arts. And J-pop...
    ladypirate108 ladypirate108 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I don't know what it is about Japanese writers that makes me relate to their stories, but in many cases, I love Japanese stories more than American ones. Perhaps it's the ideal of...
    splinterbl splinterbl 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 10

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    I wanna have my wife,kids,job there!! I love japan
    yaird yaird 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    My Japanese learning stemmed from my love for anime and wanting to watch it without subtitles. The more I learned Japanese and the culture behind the language the more interested...
    Kingme1234 Kingme1234 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 21

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    Over Thanksgiving break I went to see my Marine in Okinawa, Japan. It was the most exciting, beautiful, but heartbreaking experiences of my life. Somehow I managed to make it...
    FindingMyself94 FindingMyself94 18-21, F Apr 6

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     The trees have a few differences and many similarities due to their close relation. Some Japanese Peonies actually are exactly the same as Chinese peonies but with Japanese...
    peonyladygaga peonyladygaga 22-25, F Mar 25

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    This peony was brought to Japan from China in the early sixteen hundreds. The Japanese in an aesthetic decision decided to grow the flowers in stem counts of one or two. The plant...
    peonyladygaga peonyladygaga 22-25, F Mar 25

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    This peony was brought to Japan from China in the early sixteen hundreds. The Japanese in an aesthetic decision decided to grow the flowers in stem counts of one or two. The plant...
    peonyladygaga peonyladygaga 22-25, F Mar 25

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