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  • Yasukuni Shrine Essay

    August 2001 was intended to garner political support from prominent Japanese rightists, had the added effect of internationalising the issue. Within China and Korea, Yasukuni is considered to be a symbol of Japanese imperialism and expansionist militarism. Further, the enshrinement of Japan's 14 Class A war criminals in 1977 has been a source of contention within both Japan, and mainland Asia. Scholars generally agree that the Japanese Prime Minister, in visiting Yasukuni shrine, is venerating…

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  • American Sign Language: Lexical Borrowing In American Sign Language

    aware of their signs and are “borrowing” those signs to use in ASL. Such an example can be “J” next to eye for Japan, but now we know what sign they use for Japan and we start borrowing that to use in ASL to be more appropriate and not to offend the Japanese. Not only does ASL borrows it signs…

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  • Departures Film Analysis

    Departures is an award-winning Japanese film about a young man who returns to his small hometown and works as an undertaker after an orchestra in Tokyo he is a member is disbanded. The Japanese name of the film is Okuribito, which means "the one who sends off" and describes Daito 's career as someone who prepares bodies before they are placed in coffins to be cremated. Daito 's job involves cleaning, clothing, and making up the person to the family 's liking before they say their goodbyes.…

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  • Kawaii Culture

    Cute is everywhere in Japan, from formal to casual use, from food to fashion. Kawaii or cute is defined as childlike with the celebration of sweet and vulnerable behavior and physical appearance. (Skov& Moeran, 1995) It is highly valued by Japanese, seems like a national ethos, but also the representation of Japan’s soft power. Its influence extended beyond the border of Japan and permeated into foreign countries due to consumerism, especially in the United States. Nevertheless, people seem to…

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  • Kingdom Of Japan Analysis

    botanist falls in love with a Japanese spirit, but his love for her could cost him his life. BRIEF SYNOPSIS: THOMAS MARTIN (24), a botanist, travels to Japan with his friend EDMUND SAYERS aboard the vessel THE CLOVE manned by CAPTIAN JOHN SARIS (33). He’s on his way to Japan to partake in their trading business and find a plant to cure small pox. When crewmembers parish on the vessel, Thomas recites a prayer. From the ocean, there’s a swirling vortex, SUSANOO, a Japanese God of the Ocean,…

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  • Japanese Culture Research Paper

    Brief Description of Japanese Culture Both Japan’s unique geographical conditions and its long history, created today’s unique Japanese culture. The Japanese culture is a complex and sophisticated system that has been developing within itself and under the influences of neighbor countries for thousands of years. Geisha, Samurai, sakura, tea ceremony, Japanese gardens, kimonos, Japanese characters and language and Shinto constitute the traditional Japanese culture. Japan has received foreign…

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  • Maruti Case Study Notes

    manner. The book portrays certain important principles pertaining to management and decision making. This book also illustrates the Organizational behaviour in Maruti ltd., and how it was different from other public sector companies by importing Japanese work culture. The first part of the book briefs about the penchant of Sanjay Gandhi towards the field of automobiles and him being automobiles savvy, his inclination towards setting up a manufacturing plant for producing his dream small car…

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  • Shinto Shrine In Japanese Culture

    Shinto Shrine, the Witness of Japanese Religion, Culture and Art Japan is very famous for both its traditional culture and its modern culture. Talking about traditional Japanese culture, shrine is one of the things that people would think of the most; and talking about modern Japanese culture, people would usually think about anime, games, etc. but even in these modern culture, there is still a high rate that shrine would exist. When people walk in Japan, they could find a lot of shrines. The…

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  • Japanese Food Research Paper

    Japanese Food: The Best Food in The World There are many delicious types of cuisine throughout the world. European food, ranging from England and Ireland to Spain and Germany, has its many charms. It has flavor and depth and focuses on meat and stew dishes. American food is also incredibly diverse, gathering its roots from around the world; it combines flavors and techniques from many cultures to create new and exciting dishes. However, nothing compares to the fully developed and perfected…

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  • Takashi Murakami Influences

    As the only visual artist who made Time magazine's 100 Most Influential People list in 2008, Takashi Murakami is one of the most conspicuous and popular Japanese artists working today. He has long been a superstar in the global art world since his emergence in the early 1990s, and is often touted as “the Warhol of Japan.” He has built up a rich body of work, ranging from paintings and sculptures to huge inflatable balloons and factory-produced merchandise. His bright-colored, anime inspired…

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