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Archive for July, 2012

Seeing boxes and gibberish where you should be seeing Japanese?

Posted July 13th, 2012 by Enrico in Uncategorized 1 Comment »

Before I took a somewhat long, unannounced hiatus from writing for the blog (申し訳ございません), I wrote about how you can type Japanese into your computer. Now I'm going to get a lot more technical (I am a software engineer by day, ...

Tanabata Festival, Japan Foundation, Toronto – July 7, 2012

Posted July 9th, 2012 by Kimberly in Japanese Culture No Comments »

In Japan, there is a summer festival that is celebrated by all Japanese nationalists every year on July 7th. It's called "Tanabata/七夕" which means "evening of the seventh." This "star festival" originated from the Chinese Qixi Festival and celebrates the yearly reunion between ...