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I am a writer who is mainly focused on settings in East Asia (Japan, China, Korea). In addition to writing about East Asia, I write some fiction. Currently I am working on a novel that is based on Asian mythology and history.

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  • What is the difference between Chinese and Japanese?
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    What is the difference between Chinese and Japanese?

    6 years ago

    Are the Chinese and Japanese languages similar? Let's compare Mandarin Chinese (which is the main dialect in China) and Japanese. Many people think that Chinese and Japanese are similar because they both use Chinese...

  • The Manyoshu - Japan's greatest poems
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    The Manyoshu - Japan's greatest poems

    7 years ago

    The Manyoshu, loosely translated as "collection of ten-thousand leaves," is Japan's most famous compilation of poems. Although the title might imply that there are ten-thousand poems in the collection (if the "leaves"...

  • Japan - Top ten easiest ways to offend Japanese people
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    Japan - Top ten easiest ways to offend Japanese people

    3 years ago

    Many foreigners who come to Japan for the first time try to be extra careful because they hear that the Japanese are very polite and manner-conscious. In truth, Japanese are pretty forgiving of foreigners and do not get...

  • Japan - Top Ten Historical Figures
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    Japan - Top Ten Historical Figures

    6 years ago

    TOP 10 JAPANESE HISTORICAL FIGURES There are some historical figures that everybody in Japan knows. Some are shoguns, some are writers, and some are princes. Here’s a rundown of the top ten people you should know if...

  • Japan - Top Ten Anime Characters
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    Japan - Top Ten Anime Characters

    7 years ago

    TOP 10 MOST FAMOUS JAPANESE ANIME CHARACTERS   By now anime and manga have spread to almost every corner of the world. Instilled with Japanese whimsy and fundamentally different from Western cartoons, anime has...

  • Japan - Top Ten Healthiest Japanese Foods
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    Japan - Top Ten Healthiest Japanese Foods

    7 years ago

    TOP 10 HEALTHIEST JAPANESE FOODS   Japanese are the longest-lived people in the world, and there is a simple reason why—they eat healthy food. Find out more about these foods that often show up in Japanese...

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