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Check out TIUA’s new video!

Posted by: sunderda | December 12, 2014 | No Comment |

A very well done promotional video from TIUA! Check it out. http://vimeo.com/113965744?from=outro-embed

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Japanese Night feat. street dancers video!

Posted by: nmatsuo | November 23, 2014 Comments Off |

こんにちは:)

Gachaです。

げんき ですか?

わたし は とても げんき です!

Language table is done for this semester and Goudy is closed this Wednesday, so I’d like to do a special event.

Have you ever heard U.G.G(Under Ground Groovers)?
It is a street dance circle of TIU that I was a part of when I was a TIU student.

Thank you for finding me!hehe

Everyone involved in U.G.G are students that just begin dancing when they become university students of Japan.

U.G.G belongs to the Σ(SHIGMA), which is a organization composed of 8,000 people from 54 different dance circles in 42 different Universities in the Kanto area.

They have 連盟公演(Renmei Kouen) once a year, which is a dance performance by Σ consisting of 400 student dancers who spend 50 days practicing hard with a choreographer who has been leading all student dancers in Kanto area.


I was one of choreographer for Hip hop last year.
And I could meet a lots of awesome dancers!
So I’d like to show you guys this video with some Japanese food:)

Yeah! We’ll bring same Japanese food:))

So just come if you have a time and enjoy the food with dance!

Nov, 26 (Wed) 5:30 to 7:00pm at WLS.

I’d love to see you all:))

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Studio Ghibli Film at Salem Cinema!

Posted by: earnold | November 12, 2014 Comments Off |

Watch The Tale of The Princess Kaguya at Salem Cinema!

1127 Broadway NE

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tM6hcHp0_kU

Showtimes
Fri 11/14 (*3:00) 8:45
Sat 11/15 (*1:00) 6:30
Sun 11/16 (*1:00) 6:30
Mon 11/17 (*2:15) 7:45
Tues 11/18 7:45
Weds 11/19 6:30
Thurs 11/20 6:30
(*Bargain Shows)

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書道(Shodou) club is Coming back!!

Posted by: nmatsuo | November 3, 2014 Comments Off |

Hi all.

How was the Halloween?

ですか?

Have you ever hard 書道(Shodou)?
It’s one of the traditional culture in Japan.
We gonna use Fude(brush), Sumi(ink) and special paper.

You can learn how to write Japanese more artistic.
And also you can meeting new friends!

Every Tuesday
from 3:45 to 4:45 at WLC

Just come and enjoy Japanese Culture!
I’m waiting for you all!!

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Japanese and English Dinner Table!

Posted by: nmatsuo | October 1, 2014 Comments Off |

Hello everyone!

にほんご  じゅぎょう
日本語 の  授業  は どうですか?

Would you like to have more practice with Japanese, especially speaking skills? One more question, who loves eating?

We have a great event at the Goudy! We are going to meet at 5:30pm every Wednesday, for “Japanese and English Dinner Table” !

Please come and meet new friends. Let’s practice our Japanese or English!

Just stop by the table if you have time during dinner.

See you then :) )

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International Party

Posted by: nmatsuo | September 23, 2014 Comments Off |

Hi everyone!
I’m Gachaです, おげんきですか?:)

Today, I’m gonna invite to you guys to our first International party on this Thursday from 7pm to 9pm at Walton 235!

We’ll have some booth from different countries and we gonna introduce each traditional foods,music,games and more.

My booth (of course Japanese booth;p) will have foods, music and also 書道(syodou) space.
書道 is Japanese traditional art. Fude(brush) and Sumi(ink) are mainly used to write characters on paper making use of their characteristics.
So you can try to write any words by 書道!

Internatinal Party

And I’m gonna write your name in Kanji by 筆ペン(Fude pen is a Brush pen) for you if you want*

Please come feel free and let’s having fun with us :)

I can’t wait to see you guys! see you soon*

またね^^

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Konnichiwa!

Posted by: nmatsuo | August 27, 2014 Comments Off |

Nice to meet you all.
My name is Naoko Matso, I’m the new Japanese language assistant for this year.

I have a nickname.
Have you heard of “Gachapin”? Gachapin is a popular character in Japan.

I look like that.

Right?

So you can call me “Naoko” or “Gacha”!

I’m from Tokyo. Some Japanese people call Tokyo ‘The city that never sleeps’. If you don’t want to sleep, you will like Tokyo :) )hehe

I taught Japanese language for kids in Toronto, Canada for about 10 months. So I lived in Toronto before I came here.
I love dancing. I do kind of old style Hiphop.
Also I organized some street dance showcases with people from different countries in Canada.
Just check this video if you have time.
(I wearing blue shirts)

侍舞-SAMUMAI=

If you have some question about Japanese language or culture or anything please just let me know.

Thank you for reading.
I’m looking forward to see you guys!

Yoroshiku onegaishimasu*

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Sakura Matsuri

Posted by: rmaeda | April 7, 2014 Comments Off |

Hi all,

Thank you for coming to Sakura Matsuri last Saturday:)

Hope you all came to there enjoyed the Japanese culture as much as I did!

If you miss it, check these pictures out which we took in the event.

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JSSL presents: 6th Annual Sakura Matsuri:桜祭

Posted by: rmaeda | April 1, 2014 Comments Off |

Hi all,

I want to announce awesome event JSSL are planing to hold on 5th April. Check a beautiful poster out below!

Hope to see you all there!

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Thank you for coming to Tohoku relief Bake Sale!

Posted by: rmaeda | March 12, 2014 Comments Off |

Hi all,

Tohoku relief bake Sale presented by JSSL is big success!! Thank you so much for coming to Bake Sale! And I really appreciate that all JSSLers made many sweets and worked hard then.

This is a massage below from Matt who is a president of JSSL.

———————————————————————————————————————

Hi JSSLers!

Thank you so much for all your help and support at today’s Tohoku Relief Bake Sale. We will be donating the money through an organization (probably Mercy Corps) to help the people of Tohoku.

Your hard work helped us make….. drumrolllllllllllllll……………

$739.25!

お疲れ様でした!
Thank you for all your help and support!!

Best,
Matt

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