It’s plum blossom season in Japan, which means spring and cherry blossoms are right around the corner. It’s also around the time when you’ll hear the yojijukugo 三寒四温 (さんかんしおん） being throw around often. When spring starts to roll around, it is said that the weather pattern is warm for four days and cold for three. If… Read More Almost Spring
Happy New Year, everyone! I hope your year has gotten off to a great start! This year, I spent my first New Year’s in Japan and participated in the yearly shrine visiting activities. Before the year started, Brittany and I went off to Kanazawa before she left Japan for good. This means I might want… Read More Happy New Year!
My favorite thing to tell myself is that I can use Japanese games to study. This is very convenient for me because I’m always looking for an excuse to spend more time playing games. For Beginners If you’re new to playing games in Japanese, I have two suggestions. Suggestion #1 is to play Animal Crossing:… Read More Use Japanese Games to Study?
I’m not even sure where to start. Last week, on Tuesday, to be exact, I had the (probably) once in a lifetime chance to see Utada Hikaru live on her Laughter in the Dark tour. So please excuse me while I take a break from my regular posts to fangirl a little. I first started… Read More Hikaru Utada Laughter in the Dark Tour