Geek In Japan

Author: Hector Garcia
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 146290629X
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Spotlighting the originality and creativity of the Japanese, debunking myths about them, and answering nagging questions like why they're so fond of robots, author Hector Garcia has created the perfect book for the growing ranks of ...


Author: Héctor García
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1473539609
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Inspiring and comforting, this book will give you the life-changing tools to uncover your personal ikigai. It will show you how to leave urgency behind, find your purpose, nurture friendships and throw yourself into your passions.

Coffee Life In Japan

Author: Merry I. White
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520259335
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The technology of coffee in Japan, he says, engages the hand and mind skills of
the maker, rather than giving priority to automation and standardization. He has
two roasting machines modeled after the Japanese Fuji Royal roaster, made and
customized for him in Taiwan. Coffee gear from Japan—including home siphon
systems, drip coffee makers, and cloth filters—fill the shelves in the front of the
shop, which is half coffee-geek heaven, half old-world craft studio. In method and

Japanese In Plain English Eb

Author: Boye De Mente
Publisher: McGraw-Hill
ISBN: 9780071482967
Size: 47.73 MB
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Kyu-to-FTP t'suu-kaht-tay ee-mahss. (Que-toh-f-foo-tee-pee wo t'suu-kaht-tay ee-
mahss.) G Geek (computer) Otaku (Oh-tah-kuu) The number of computer geeks
in Japan is increasing rapidly. Nihon de otaku no namba wa hayaku fuete imasu.
(Nee-hone day oh-tah-kuu no nahm-bah wah hah-yah-kuu fway-tay ee-mahss.)
Geeks are now much in demand. Ima otaku wa juyo ga arimasu. (Ee-mah oh-tah-
kuu wa juu-yohh gah ah-ree-mahss.) Google Guguru (Guu-guu-ruu) Look for it
on ...

Tokyo Geek S Guide

Author: Gianni Simone
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 1462919707
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Swarms of visitors come to Tokyo each year on a personal quest to soak in all the otaku-related sights and enjoy Japanese manga, anime, gaming and idol culture at its very source. This is the book they have to get!

Author: Woodrow Phoenix
Publisher: Kodansha International
ISBN: 9784770030177
Size: 17.25 MB
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... by Bome, the well-known Kaiyodo model maker. plastic toys reflect the course
of postwar popular culture more vividly than those produced by the Japanese toy-
making company Kaiyodo. It began in 1964 as a tiny hobby shop in Osaka,
selling plastic models and, in 2004, celebrated its fortieth anniversary with a giant
retrospective exhibition in Japan. At the 2004 Venice Biennale, the Japan
Pavilion featured Kaiyodo's plastic figures as a key part of Japan's otaku or "geek
" culture.

Computing Japan

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The attraction to artificial "reality" may represent an effect rather than the cause.
Both staff and customers of BattleTech realize that most of the customers are
otakki - what passes for a "geek" in Japan. (Many say it with pride). Unlike home
computers, BattleTech games can bring people together rather than isolating
them at home. For many otakki, BattleTech is more than just a game: it is a social
culture. Isolated by circumstance or design from "normal" daily social interactions,
many ...

The Bbook Of Geek

Author: Brian Briggs
Publisher: Kensington Publishing Corp.
ISBN: 0806535768
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The Japanese thought they heard “manga,” and the name stuck. • Manga is read
by all ages, due to a Japanese law forbidding any books other than manga. •
Since 1995, Pikachu has appeared in every manga released in Japan. • Manga
is so respected in Japan that members of parliament regularly dress up as their
favorite manga characters during visits from foreign dignitaries. Evolutionary
Effects of Manga Makes Japanese Eyes Bigger TOKYO, JAPAN – Researchers at
the ...

Visions Of Precarity In Japanese Popular Culture And Literature

Author: Kristina Iwata-Weickgenannt
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317619102
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Japanese. expressions. aiueo 7 * ZS 277, Abenomics, a portmanteau term
referring to the economic agenda advocated by Prime Minister Abe Shinzó after
his re-election in 2012; fiscal stimulus, monetary easing and structural reforms
are key ... of life Hifik:H (ukeoishain) piece worker #53172(T)+ff (ushinawareta /ni/
jünen) lost decade(s) #531.7-liff' (ushinawarete sedai) lost generation ż ż 7 (
otaku) Otaku, geek #5c (3:31 (ochikobore) dropouts, at-risk students ż-la HH% (
ómu shinrikyô) ...