Auditing Japanese

JPN 201: Learning Japanese Further

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It’s summer break now. My Japanese class actually ended in the beginning of last May. I mean, I should’ve written about this sooner but my hand was kinda tied. Last semester might have been the toughest semester for me. I had to do comps and I even had to skip my Japanese classes for a […]

Dramas and Movies

Yuuzai: Guilt and Forgiveness

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I could finally watch Yuuzai/My friend “A”. This is a new movie of Ikuta Toma’s (ok, I owe you a post about him. I will do it later). Well, it’s not that new of a movie actually. It was released last year (2018). Remember when I had a transit in Japan and planned to watch […]

Random

Studying Abroad: Should you?

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When I was asked to speak in the “Scholarship Hunting: Exploring the world through scholarship” seminar, the committee requested me to encourage the participants so that they could feel motivated in applying for a scholarship to pursue their study abroad at the end of the event. I felt – and still feel – “dilemmatic” 🙈😅 Here […]

Dramas and Movies

Funny Japanese Movies

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Hello, now I’m going to review some of funny Japanese movies. Funny for me, at least 😀 For the previous movies and dramas, you can go here 😊 Teiichi no Kuni (Teiichi’s country): Battle of Supreme High This movie is truly hilarious. I can’t help laughing from the beginning till the end. What makes it […]

Self-motivation

Hatred is burdensome

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Hatred is burdensome. It’s hard to be happy when you hate (so many things and) so many people. When you hate someone, you just can’t see him having fun or happy. You are angry all the time. You feel like you have to ruin the fun. You feel like you have to look like you’re […]

Dramas and Movies

Japanese Movies: The Value of Time

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Considering how long the reviews I wrote for the previous dramas and movies are (but I cannot help it T_T), I’ll try to keep it short this time, so I’ll just review several movies under the same theme. This time it is about “time”: why it’s precious and why we should value and appreciate the moment. […]