Some people know their birth sign in Chinese astrology - mine is a horse. 1966 was a Horse year, and it was a special kind of horse -- a Fire Horse, called "hinoeuma" in Japanese. Japanese women born that year (and the previous Fire Horse year, 1906) battle superstitions. Fire Horse women are called dangerous, headstrong, and are seen as deadly to men.
Japanese is a notoriously difficult language to learn, particularly for those only used to the Latin alphabet. There are also three different types of writing systems to grapple with: Katakana, Kanji and Hiragana. The eloquent squiggles and stripes might appear alien, but one of these Japanese writing systems, Katakana, is essentially phonetic.
Relief Society - Something Extraordinary (Including Japanese subtitles) - YouTube 扶助協会創立記念祭用（日本語の字幕つき）
Rare Japanese Poster with a topless Marilyn Monroe film her last film role Something's Got To Give.
Miso Ramen recipe - If you want something lighter, this bowl of homemade spicy miso ramen will come to your rescue! It's almost like the one I get at my favorite ramen joint Santouka. #japanese #30minutemeals #eatinglight : Penny Smith's World
Somethings are better left unsaid Japanese Quotes English Translation
The Japanese have a long tradition of repairing pots with gold; it’s called “kintsugi” or “kintsukuroi”. “When the Japanese mend broken objects, they aggrandize the damage by filling the cracks with gold. They believe that when something's suffered damage and has a history it becomes more beautiful and valuable."