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How to Text in Japanese: 13 Japanese Internet Slang and Texting Terms

Like lol and jk, Japanese people have their own version of Japanese internet slang and texting lingo — also known as ネットスラング (netto surangu). Have you ever tried using social media platforms such as Facebook, YouTube, or Twitter in Japanese? Things are going fairly well! That is until you reach that one word. You’ve never […]
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Guide to Climbing Mt. Fuji for Foreigners: When and How to Do It

In Japan, there is a saying about Mount Fuji that goes, “If one does not climb Mt. Fuji at least once then they are a fool, but if they climb it twice they are also a fool.”  一度も登らぬ馬鹿に、二度登る馬鹿 Ichi-do mo noboranu baka ni, nido noboru baka  Climbing Mt. Fuji, otherwise known as Fuji-san (富士山) in Japanese, […]
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