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Mountain Day: A new holiday in Japan

In Japanese by Jeremy Arns

Since 2016, Japan has been celebrating a new holiday on August 11th, called Mountain Day (山の日) or やまのひ. The holiday is meant to bring people closer to nature, with the hopes that it’ll encourage more …

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Internet Slang in Japanese

In Japanese by Jeremy Arns

Japanese is filled with internet-related slang just like how English is. If you use the internet a lot (as I’m guessing you do, since you’re reading this), you’ve probably picked up a lot of slang. …