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What kind of country is Japan? This site aims to become a guide to Japan and Japanese culture by introducing various information about Japan, from basic information such as its location, climate, transportation, food, language and manners, to whats and whys about the local traditions and customs.

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Most Favored

(FRI) October 31st, 2014

4:34 p.m. Isla Bonita has dropped to second favored in the win odds, while Fenomeno has taken the place for the most favored. Apparently, many people have decided that the outer post is a disadvantage. I wouldn't blame them.

Personally, I'm more concerened about the track condition since rain is expected for the next three days. Think Isla Bonita has never run on soft track, so I can't make heads nor tail out of his performance on soft track cnodition. If it gets too soft and power demanding, it might wear out his stamina.

Well, can't say anything about that at this point. Will have to wait and see.

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Caterpillar

Food Catalog

Cream Anmitsu
Cream Anmitsu

Fed up with the heat? Here's a nice cold Japanse-style sweets to cheer you up! Cream Anmitsu is a delux version of Anmitsu, Kanten(Japanese gelatine) jelly and fruits with ice cream topping and Kuromitsu caramel sauce poured over it. And what's great, it's low calorie!

Holidays

Holidays of October

  • October 13th (MON)
  • Sports Day

People

Watch out for "SAMURAI" Tamesue!

'People' would like to cheer and support someone who is working hard to achieve his or her goal. This time 'People' would focus on Japanese "Samurai" hurdler Dai Tamesue who recently went into a full-fledged training for the Peking Olympics.

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Manned flight by oxyride dry-cell batteries project

The Tokyo Institute of Technology in cooperation with Panasonic, has led the project 'Manned Flight by Oxyride Dry-cell Battery' into the world's first success. On July 16th this year (2006), they made success in a trial of manned flight using commercially available oxyride batteries, in a project that they had been bringing forward together.