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Articles about japanese

Travel & Places
by adragast
7 years ago
Introduction to the Japanese Writing System

The Japanese writing system is quite complex and many questions arise by people a bit curious about this language. Is Japanese written horizontally or vertically? How do you type Japanese with a classic non-Japanese keyboard? Does each sign have a particular meaning? This article is a basic introduction to the Japanese writing system.

History
by Saving History
6 years ago
The Miracle at Midway

The Battle of Midway and the turning point of World War II

Health
by HLesley
4 years ago
Seven Reasons Why the Japanese May Have the World's Healthiest Diet

Discover why so many Japanese live long and healthy lives.

History
by MatthewA
4 years ago
A Brief History of the Pacific War

The Pacific War started in late 1941 and continued up until 1945. However, tensions between Japan and the West are best traced back to the 1930s with the Japanese occupation of Manchuria. Following the Japanese occupation of Indochina, America established an economic trade embargo with Japan. Therefore, American...

Travel & Places
by Sarah
6 years ago
Improve Your Japanese with Lang-8

Lang-8 is a language-exchange social network I use for practicing my Japanese reading and writing although it is not limited to just the Japanese language. Lang-8 differs from conventional Japanese learning web sites that attempt to teach the language with text, audio or video because it does not provide...

Lifestyle
by amytrumpeter
6 years ago
Korean Buddhism and the Influence of Japanese Buddhists in Korea during the Colonial Period

Korean Buddhism and how it was shaped by Japanese Buddhism under colonialism.

History
by MatthewA
5 years ago
The Battle of Saipan

After losing vast territories to the Japanese Empire in 1942, the Allies were advancing in the Pacific by 1944. The U.S. Marines had taken both the Gilbert and Marshall Islands by 1944. After the fall of those territories, the Mariana Islands became the next stepping stone for the...

History
by MatthewA
4 years ago
An Overview of Operation Forager

Operation Forager was the combined Allied operation in the Marianas and Palau from June to November 1944. The operation included various battles at Saipan, Guam and Peleliu. It was an operation primarily targeting the seizure of new airfields for further air campaigns over the Japanese home islands and the...

History
by MatthewA
4 years ago
The Truk Raid

The Allied island-hopping campaign began in earnest in 1943. After the Japanese withdrawal from Guadalcanal, the Gilbert Islands were among the first in which U.S. Marines landed. At the Battle of Tarawa they occupied Beito and the rest of the Gilberts in late 1943. Once these islands had fallen,...

History
by MatthewA
3 years ago
The Role of Truk in the Pacific War

Truk is a collection of hilly islands in the Central Pacific. It is an atoll surrounded by a barrier reef. During the Pacific War, Truk was a part of the Japanese Empire where they established a notable naval base. Before the Pacific War, the Imperial Japanese Navy established...

Lifestyle
by Toni Kaku
4 years ago
Great (And Mostly Free) Resources for Learning Japanese

Find the best resources for learning Japanese for free (or at least cheap), whether you're a complete beginner or an advanced learner.

Lifestyle
by retireyoung
10 years ago
Cheap and interesting accommodation in Tokyo

Tokyo is a mecca for technology, fashion and Japanese culture buffs. The city is one of the most exciting in the world, with its rich traditional culture and ultra modern chic. Tokyo is also ranked as one of the most expensive cites in the world to live...

Lifestyle
by blue three
6 years ago
Which Asian Language Should You Learn?

Asia is rising in prominence - both as an important region internationally, and also in terms of soft power such as entertainment. Find out which Asian language is right for you.

Entertainment
by Archstone
8 years ago
How to Draw a Tiger Japanese Style

Drawing a tiger Japanese style is different than drawing it standard style. Japanese art is a drawn impressionist style, but the impressions are drawn with lines rather than splotches of paint like traditional impressionist style.

History
by Daniel J.
6 years ago
The Role of WWII Aircraft Carriers in the Pacific

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by himindoors
10 years ago
Japanese Garden Ornament

There is something incredibly soothing about Japanese garden ornaments. From a simple bamboo water hammer to the more ornate granite basins and Japanese stone lanterns, these items can completely transform your garden into a unique space that you will love.

The tradition of gardening in Japan is as old...

Entertainment
by Broke_Affiliate
10 years ago
Anime

Anime, pronounced "ah-nee-meh" is a shortened pronunciation of the word animation, pronounced "ah-nee-meh-shon" by native Japanese speakers. It has become synonymous with Japanese animation in specific within standard vernacular.

Anime has a wide variety of genres including, but not limited to: Western, Giant Robot, Fantasy, Action/Adventure, Crime, Drama, Comedy, Detective, Harem,...

History
by MatthewA
4 years ago
A Timeline of the USS Yorktown From Construction to Sinking

The USS Yorktown was one of the U.S. Pacific Fleet aircraft carriers stationed at Pearl Harbor in the '40s. This was a large aircraft carrier that could support up to 90 aircraft, and had a displacement of almost 20,000 tons. It was the first of the Yorktown-class aircraft carriers...

Entertainment
by blue three
6 years ago
Book Review: Japan's Cultural Codewords

A review of Japan's Cultural Codewords by Boye Lafayette De Mente. Japan's culture has at the same time fascinated and frustrated Westerners for decades. Learn how to navigate cultural differences effectively with this book.

Travel & Places
by Nikon
9 years ago
Places to Visit in Osaka Japan

Famous places to visit in Osaka Japan include shrines and temples.

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