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Where to Go for Help in College

June 9, 2022 - 16:28
Whether It's One Assignment or Your Entire Course Load, There's Help Out There (
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Japan police arrest 2 Chinese nationals over univ. entrance exam cheating

June 9, 2022 - 16:02
Japanese police have arrested two Chinese nationals for their alleged involvement in cheating on a university entrance exam in Tokyo by leaking test questions online. (NHK)
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Japanese Invasion of Alaska - Pacific War #29 Animated Historical DOCUMENTARY

June 9, 2022 - 08:28
Concurrent to the Battle of Midway and the death of the 1st Kido Butai, Admiral Yamamoto had devised a plan to strike Dutch Harbor and invade the first territory in North America: the Aleutian Islands. (Kings and Generals)
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Strange Japanese gestures and body language

June 9, 2022 - 08:24
The reasoning why the v sign with the palm facing you is considered offensive to some is because back in the medieval era, English longbowmen would use that gesture as a taunt towards the French because the French would have supposedly cut off those 2 fingers of any archers they captured so they wouldn't be able to use their bows anymore because of how dangerous and effective they were. (Japanese Ammo with Misa)
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Japanese Kanji: How to Use the One Radical 一

June 9, 2022 - 04:46
In this video you will learn one of the most common Japanese Kanji and radical: 一 (one). (Learn Japanese with
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6 Academic Skills You Need Before Starting College

June 9, 2022 - 03:30
Getting into college is no easy feat. You likely studied incredibly hard, were extensively involved in co-curricular, and perhaps even volunteered and/or worked in your free time. (
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Japan's labor market hurdles keep foreigners in temporary work for years

June 9, 2022 - 03:08
It is not unusual for foreign workers in Japan to struggle in their search for permanent employment, even if they have toiled in temporary full-time positions for many years, according to a Nikkei analysis of a 2021 government survey of Japan's wage structure. (Nikkei)
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Japan government to shift vocational training focus to digital skills

June 7, 2022 - 06:31
Japan will shift the focus of its public vocational training programs to fields with growth potential, focusing on the digital realm and decarbonization efforts, in an attempt to enhance productivity, Nikkei has learned. (Nikkei)
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Why Japanese are Unwilling to Improve their English

June 6, 2022 - 15:58
As many of you probably know, Japanese people are one of the worst English speakers in the world. Even though Japan is supposed to have a relatively high level of education, why is it so difficult for the people to learn English? (Let's ask Shogo)
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The Problem With "Feudal" Japan

June 4, 2022 - 13:42
There is a debate today over the usage of the term Feudalism, especially when describing Japan during the age of the Samurai. (The Shogunate)
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Tokyo to allow foreigners to work as beauticians, 1st in Japan

June 4, 2022 - 03:00
The Tokyo metropolitan government said Friday it will allow foreigners to work as beauticians from October using a national regulation scheme, marking the first time the country's beauty industry has been opened up to them. (Kyodok)
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Japan confirms record low of 811,604 births last year

June 4, 2022 - 02:55
The number of births in 2021 in Japan fell by 3.5% from the previous year to 811,604, hitting the lowest level on record, according to data released by the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare on Friday. (Nikkei)
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Scandal-hit Nihon Univ. to appoint author Hayashi as chairwoman

June 4, 2022 - 02:48
Tokyo's Nihon University plans to appoint award-winning author Mariko Hayashi to head its board in an effort to revamp its leadership after a series of scandals involving a former board chairman, sources close to the matter said Thursday. (Kyodo)
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Japanese words and phrases all anime fans should know

June 3, 2022 - 18:12
Video includes different Japanese words which are mostly used in all anime. Learning simple words can be beneficial. (OTAKU)
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5 Things to Consider Before Getting a Japanese Sword

June 3, 2022 - 03:10
Thousands of years ago when swords were all the rage in Japan, master swordsmiths were revered. (
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Bedtime Sleep Stories | 12 Japanese Gods and Goddesses | Japanese Shinto Mythology Sleep Story

June 2, 2022 - 06:49
Witness the creation of the world through old stories of Japanese mythology and folklore. Fall asleep with 12 Shinto gods and goddesses: Izanagi, Izanami, Kagutsuchi, Amaterasu, Susanoo, Tsukuyomi, Ame-no-Uzume, Raijin, Fujin, Inari, Kitsune and Ukemochi - as you follow their joys and sorrows across mystical mountains, rivers, and valleys of ancient Japan. ( Soothing Pod - Sleep Meditation & Bedtime Stories)
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Japan pref. schools ditching hair rules, but many still regulate underwear: survey

June 1, 2022 - 22:13
None of 78 public schools surveyed recently by the Kumamoto prefectural education board were demanding students submit documents proving they had naturally wavy or non-black hair, but nearly half still had dress codes regulating underwear. (Mainichi)
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Tokyo rickshaw operator resumes English classes ahead of tourist reopening

June 1, 2022 - 22:12
A rickshaw operator in Tokyo's major tourist spot of Asakusa has resumed English lessons for its staff ahead of Japan's planned resumption of accepting foreign tourists. (NHK)
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Gov't bans intermediary body from introducing foreign trainees

June 1, 2022 - 07:32
The Japanese government on Tuesday revoked the permit of an intermediate organization that introduces foreign trainees to host companies after it failed to prevent the physical abuse of a Vietnamese man by his Japanese co-workers at a construction firm. (Japan Today)
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How To Memorize Japanese Kanji

May 31, 2022 - 13:37
It's really fun to look at the symbols in hiragana and katakana and try to think of ways to remember them. (Trash Taste Highlights)
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