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E. Barnes
Answered: Sep 21, 2018
Lolita culture’s initial motive was a reaction against the strict norms that Japanese culture forced on people and the rebellion against traditional gender roles. It was an escape to...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jan 21, 2020
Mongolia-sum () is also considered a martial art, and japan remains the only country where it is practiced professionally although sum wrestlers from other lands including hawaii, mongolia, russia...Read More

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G. Horace, Content Developer
Answered: Aug 10, 2018
It is incredibly sad to realize that suicide in Japan is so widespread, especially among children. According to a report from 2015, “Suicide has become Japan’s leading cause of death...Read More

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A. Daniels, Professor
Answered: Aug 17, 2018
Anime has been a part of Japanese culture since the early 1900’s but it really did not become an integral part until probably about the 1960’s. There was a period shortly before the...Read More

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G. Horace, Content Developer
Answered: Aug 10, 2018
I do not think it’s necessarily true that Japanese people are not religious. According to the Government of Japan’s Agency for Cultural Affairs, there are 3 main religions in Japan:...Read More

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M. Parker, Internet Researcher
Answered: Aug 10, 2018
Japanese packaged food is so good because it is typically prepared seasonally, or onsite, so you’re getting fresh ingredients. Another reason is the packaging often “maintains the...Read More

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A. Daniels, Professor
Answered: Aug 17, 2018
At first I was going to answer this question by stating I don’t believe it’s true that Japanese people don’t accept foreigners but then I read a summary of a survey that did...Read More

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M. Parker, Internet Researcher
Answered: Aug 10, 2018
The Shibuya junction or crossing is famous for being the “world’s busiest pedestrian crossing”. It’s apparently a popular tourist attraction although I don’t...Read More

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A. Daniels, Professor
Answered: Aug 17, 2018
The Emperor of Japan’s birthday, which occurs every December 23rd is an occasion filled with pomp and circumstance and is carefully choreographed. The royal family, weather permitting,...Read More

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Daniel Collingwood, SSEE
Answered: Dec 22, 2017
(A) Karate Karate is the martial arts technique developed in the Ryukyu kingdom, which was independent and ruled Ryukyu island for the most part from 15th - 19th century. However, was integ...Read More

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John Smith, SSEE
Answered: Jan 21, 2020
Compact disk and cd-roms-2. fortune cookies-3. the novel-dont fret if you didnt do so well on this one. its not included in your score.fyi: despite its reputation for high-tech gadgets and weird...Read More

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John Smith, SSEE
Answered: Jan 21, 2020
Ramen-though of chinese origin, it is unclear when ramen was introduced to japan. as far as the name, one hypothesis is that ramen is the japanese pronunciation of the chinese: (la mian), meaning...Read More

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John Smith, SSEE
Answered: Jan 21, 2020
Nokia (global telecommunications leader)-nokia corporation is a finnish multinational communications corporation that is headquartered in a city neighboring the capital of helsinki. nokia is...Read More

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John Smith, SSEE
Answered: Jan 21, 2020
Japanese teachers stay in the same room all day.-in japan, students do not have lockers, students clean their own schools, students move up a grade in april, and students serve the lunches...Read More

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John Smith, SSEE
Answered: Jan 21, 2020
The emergency number in japan is 8-1-1 because \"9\" is considered an unlucky number and \"8\" is considered lucky.-fyi: the emergency number in japan is 1-1-9 (another way they do things backwards...Read More

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