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A to Wa of Japan: Week 34

A to Wa of Japan: Week 34

It’s time for A to Wa of Japan again! Last week’s post was about things beginning with  み (mi) and we looked at Miyajima (宮島).This week we are looking at things beginning with む (mu). A big thank you to those who joined in with suggestions this week: Jay Dee suggested Musashi (武蔵国 / an old province that is now Tokyo, part of … Continue reading

Weekly Shiritori #41

Weekly Shiritori #41

Last week’s post was about Rajio taisou (ラジオたいそう / ラジオ体操), so this week I need to start with う (u). A big thank you to everyone who joined in this week – ZoomingJapan with unagi (うなぎ / eel) and Umeda (梅田), and tokyo5 who suggested undoukai (運動会 / sports day) because Monday was Taiiku-no-hi (体育の日 / Health and Sports Day). They were … Continue reading

Weekly Shiritori #5

Weekly Shiritori #5

Last week’s post was about kumihimo (くみひも / 組紐), so this week I need to start with も (mo). I got quite excited when I thought about this week’s topic as I realised I had another opportunity to write about Japanese spirits and monsters. I decided to write about… Mononoke (もののけ / 物の怪)  Many of you will … Continue reading