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Great Resource for Japanese Literature

The other day I was introduced to a wonderful site which contains a list of various works of Japanese literature throughout history: “20 Essential Works of Japanese Literature.” Below is a link to the website as well as its own introduction: http://www.bachelorsdegreeonline.com/blog/2011/20-essential-works-of-japanese-literature/ “Japan’s ancient history has imbued it with a diverse literary heritage largely ignored… Continue reading Great Resource for Japanese Literature

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Gaijin’s Nuclear Report (Morning of Sunday March 20th)

I turn on the news now and can find nothing about the current situation in Fukushima. Things have settled down. Personally, I’m not letting my guard down, but will probably not be investigating any news more than once a day unless I’m notified of anything in particular. If this is my own notifaction of a… Continue reading Gaijin’s Nuclear Report (Morning of Sunday March 20th)

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Gaijin’s Nuclear Update (Morning of Thursday, March 17)

(While writing this, helicopters have began flying over the reactors dropping water and making readings of the radiation levels.) Though it’s been 6 days now since the initial earthquake started the chain reaction of terrifying events here in Japan, immediate danger still seems far from resolved. Even after reading tens of articles and watching Japanese… Continue reading Gaijin’s Nuclear Update (Morning of Thursday, March 17)