A Very Short Review of 「3月のライオン」(March Comes in Like a Lion) [No Spoilers]

Go see it!

(An English subtitled version that might disappear later here. A different Japanese-only trailer here.)

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Endless Journal Topic Ideas for Language Learners

Can’t find any journal topics? How about referring to your phone’s (or computer’s) search history?

(Nothing says “study” like coffee and a doughnut!)

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Things That Were a Thing During My Christmas Visit to California

This year, like last year, I went home to northern California for just two weeks to spend the Christmas holiday season with my family. Since I live more or less in my own little world in Tokyo, there were some things that have become mainstream–or maybe I was just behind the times. Anyway, here are a few of the things that were different this year from last year, supplemented with beautiful, mostly unrelated scenic pictures from NorCal.

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