FOCUS – Interview With a Married International Couple In Japan

Nobu from Japan, Carmen from Hungary. Here are my lovely friends I met when I was living in Budapest. They came visit Kyoto for their 5th anniversary. They got married in Hungary and now they live in Yokohama together.     What Is The Most Difficult Thing In a International Relationship? Nobu: One of the … Continue reading FOCUS – Interview With a Married International Couple In Japan

4 Things Japanese People Should Consider When They Speak To Foreigners In Japan

Ever since the Meiji era, worshiping of Western culture has covered the whole of Japan. Western/European white men and women are making a lot of use in the current television commercials.     Japanese really use English and foreign language for everything: name of companies, products, cars or apartments etc. Many of the lyrics of … Continue reading 4 Things Japanese People Should Consider When They Speak To Foreigners In Japan

FOCUS – “I Keep Moving Forward”

Interviewee  -  Alex from Sweden, 20, living in Kyoto city     How Did You End Up Living In Japan? どうして日本に住むことに?   I got interested in Japan originally because I liked watching anime/listening to Japanese music when I was small. Through that, I got generally interested in culture and the history. And I've decided to … Continue reading FOCUS – “I Keep Moving Forward”