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    interesting to say the least. The Japanese Culture is somewhat like the African American culture I grew up in. They value respect of your ancestors and elders, and they believe that you should keep family business a secret and never really seek outside help. Also, just like the African American men in my society, the Japanese men do not believe that should seek professional help. While writing this paper I realized how little I knew about Japanese, let alone Japanese Americans. Before doing…

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    the experience of living with a Japanese host family was always what I wanted to do. Through decided to stay in Japan during this summer, I had a precious chance to become a member of a Japanese family, study Japanese and of course, learn more about the culture, customs and lifestyle in Japan. Thanks to my host family, I could improve my Japanese Language within this short period of time. Even though my host mother is fluent in English, I tried to speak in Japanese with my host mother and…

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    Intro: My family and I have always loved the Nancy Drew books and computer games. One, of the adventure games in particular, had a significant influence on me. Shadow at the water's edge; the setting was Japan. The game gave you a look into the traditions and present-day culture. I was obsessed. There was fashion, foreign language, and an intriguing culture I knew nothing about. Immediately my computer desktop was flooded with pictures and links. This is where it all began. Japan would be a part…

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    the small island nation of Japan and is now widely distributed across the globe, influencing large animation companies across many different countries. A large amount of movies, T.V. shows, and comic books Americans read are heavily influenced by Japanese animation. Despite starting out as a propaganda film, many people would find it surprising how popular anime is today. Anime started as black and white propaganda films for WWII. Today anime is in color, often using CGI animation. New…

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    After World War 2 a practice and ceremony developed among Japanese women called Mizuko Kuyo. Mizuko Kuyo or “water child memorial service” is a Japanese ceremony honoring fetuses that were aborted, stillborn, or lost during pregnancy; the Mizuko jizo. The Japanese ceremony originated from Japanese belief of liquid life. Liquid life is the idea that aborted or lost fetus return to the water and wait to rejoin the Earth. During the ceremony people, especially women, pray to and adorn small…

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    Sushi In America

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    Japanese food and sushi have become very popular in America. You may appreciate yummy Japanese food, but do you know about Japanese dining culture? Kyoto Steakhouse of Japan serves up delicious and authentic Japanese food to St. Peter’s, MO, residents, and they’re explaining four interesting facts about dining in Japan: Sushi Has Been Around For A Long Time: Sushi has been a hit in America for a few decades, but it’s been in Japan since at least the 8th century. It began as a way to preserve…

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    was caused by economic failure, rebelling peasants, and difficulty for the government to efficiently rule all of China. The yin-yang symbolism opposites, the white meaning something positive, while the black meaning something negative. The Japanese modified China’s system of writing and created lyrics, tanka, and poems, haikus. The “Book of Songs” is a collection of poems in China that has been recorded during that era. Confusius influenced people to learn. Where have all of the…

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    Poetry has been prevalent for centuries, present in all cultures. There is a grand variety of styles that poetry can be represented through. There are some types of poetry where one follows rigid guidelines like sonnets, where one follows a specific rhyme scheme and an iambic pentameter, or a haiku, which has three lines and the first and last line have five syllables while the second line has seven. Additionally, some poets follow no requirements, and write as they please, like free verse…

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    from Northwestern University in Performance Studies. Javon began writing his slam poetry in 2001 and won the Los Angeles Slam Nationals in 2003, being one of the few poets to make finals three years in a row afterwards. After a brief hiatus, Johnson returned to writing poetry and since then he has been on HBO’s Def Poetry Jam, BET’s Lyric Café, TVOne’s Verses & Flow, and co-wrote a documentary about the Japanese American Basketball leagues called “Crossover”. “A Letter to My Unborn Daughter”…

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    Montgomery Coat Company

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    The Berkeley Coat Company is a Japan developing company that focuses on developing suitable solutions to the Japanese people. The areas of the development allows consumers to purchase coats of their choosing. As far as our business plan goes, we plan on licensing/franchising the company This report was commissioned to examine why the sales volume of the Berkeley Coat Company has decreased over the past three years, since reaching its peak and recommending ways of increasing demands for coats.…

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