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Less Than a Week to GO: IRONFEST

What is IRONFEST? Ironfest is an event to celebrate the 100 year anniversary of the birth of steel in Lithgow, NSW, Australia since April 2000. There are not only blacksmiths/ bladesmiths from various states of Australia but also exhibitions, metal sculptures, art crafts, shows, animals, activities you can try such as archery, and much more.a This is a great event and getaway in…

Dream Hunters

What I wanted to share today are videos from the Japanese singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, composer, actress and radio personality : YUI, for people who are doing exams for high schools, universities, or after what you are passionate about. I think patience and never give up are the two of the important keys to success to your life. Here…

Free Wi-Fi Cards in East Japan

There is a free Wi-Fi service for tourists going to east Japan provided by NTT East this year. You can use this free Wi-Fi service for 14 days. This might be a good thing to consider adding in your trip plan to Japan. Please see the dates of the card distribution below: April, 2013 2nd, 3rd, 6th, 7th, 10th, 11th, 14th, 15th, 18th, 19th,…

How to Use Genkouyoushi

What is Genkouyoushi? Do you need to use Genkouyoushi for your high school Japanese exams? I would like to share my past experience and tips with you. Please click the link of the pdf file below: How to Use Genkouyoushi The essay tips can also be applied to other languages even this is written for…

Japan and Top 20 Countries Learning Japanese

I have summarised some quick facts about Japan [1] for you. Geographical Location: Asia Pacific Capital: Tokyo Currency: Yen (¥) Population: around 130 million people Area: around 378000 square kilometers Current Prime Minister: Shinzo Abe Legislature: National Diet (Upper House + Lower House) Total Number of Prefectures: 47 Main Regional Languages: Eastern Japanese, Western Japanese,…

Welcome to Okina Learning

Welcome. My name is Okina. This blog will share vairous topics about Japanese language and culture. There will be a new post every week or every fortnight on this blog. Douzo、 yoroshiku onegaishimasu.