Previously, we’ve mentioned some curiosities about divorces, homosexuality, Japanese women and being foreign in a country. Now here are the remaining five stereotypes and some interesting data about them.Read more
Anteriormente, nós mencionamos algumas curiosidades sobre divórcios, homossexualidade, mulheres Japonesas e ser estrangeiro em outro país. Confira agora os últimos cinco estereótipos e alguns dados interessantes sobre eles.Read more
Here’s a top ten of things that make Japan such an awesome country!Read more
Você tem alguma ideia pré-formada de como sexismo, igualdade de gênero, atribuitos corporais, conceitos e comportamentos em relação ao sexo mudam em cada país? Você já ouviu falar de alguma nação que é famosa por algum atributo em particular que é direta ou indiretamente relacionado ao sexo? Esta é uma compilação de dados sobre dez conceitos que, dependendo de cada caso, podem ou não ter razão.Read more
Do you have any pre-made idea of how are sexism, gender equality, body features and behavior and mindsets towards sex different in each country? Have you heard of a nation that in known for any particular attribute that is direct or indirectly related to sex? This is a compilation of data around ten concepts that, depending on the case, may or may not be accurate.Read more
In the States I have observed that the word otaku is used to label anyone who watches anime and reads manga from Japan. However, in the country of origin the word otaku has quite a different meaning.Read more
I’d like to say congratulations to Tokyo for being selected to host the Olympic Games in 2020. I think this is wonderful news and an excellent decision which has definitely uplifted the spirit of the Japanese people.
There has been a lot of controversy about whether this was a wise decision due to the ramifications following on from the nuclear disaster in Fukushima after the earthquake and tsunami in 2011. I understand that this is an on-going issue and that many people in Japan and on an international scale are concerned about whether this continuing nuclear problem will be properly addressed now that Japan needs to spend so much to provide for the 2020 Olympics. Many questions are being asked about why such a huge amount of money is being spent on the Olympics when so much money is still needed to fix the problems in Fukushima.Read more