What’s Cool This Week (Aug. 14-20)


▶ Actor and TV personality Ryo Kato is rising to stardom with his unique facial features ▶ Koji Yamamura’s experimental short animation films are showing at a Tokyo theater ▶ Style Files column ▶ Kanta on Manga column ▶ “Neko Pitcher” mangaSpeech

▶ More and more foreigners are learning how to make ramen in the hope of opening their own shops ▶ Troubleshooter columnSpeech

▶ Celebrated violinist Gidon Kremer speaks about his scheduled performances with the Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra in September ▶ Bound to Please column ▶ Actor Masatoshi Nagase talks about U.S. film “Patterson,” in which he portrays a Japanese poetSpeech

JN LearningLab (for language learners)

▶ Exploring the World of Grammar answers questions related to sentence patterns ▶ In our Living & Learning column, written by Japanese students overseas, a Wellesley College student talks about how she finds her study at the U.S. women’s school ▶ In Testing Translation, the prizewinners of the Japanese-to-English translation contest are announcedSpeech

Click to play


+ -

Generating speech. Please wait...

Become a Premium Member to use this service.

Become a Premium Member to use this service.

Offline error: please try again.