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Go for 2016!

 

 

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Happy New Year everyone!

You probably be wondering who is the person in our illustration.

He’s Goromaru Ayumu 五郎丸歩, a very strong Japanese rugby player.

He’s very popular now and got lots of fans (including Nao-chan!)

だから五郎丸選手のイラストをかきました (That’s why I drew Goromarusan’s illustration)

 

I want to be as tough as him~ ^^

 

May the year of the Monkey (Oriental Zodiac) be good to us. Happy Holidays!

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Hello 2016 ゲゲゲイ♡

あけましておめでとうございます! Akemashite Omedetou Gozaimasu!

 

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Hello-

I hope we all fine most of time in 2016.

Of course there’s many hardships in our life.

But we can learn new thing through any experiences……

 

By the way, I saw very weird video.

If you are not strong enough, Please don’t watch this.

 

I knew this dance group “東京ゲゲゲイ (Tokyo gegegay) ” on TV today.

There performance was superb, then I checked their video on youtube.

 

 

It’s very….JAPAN

こわい(Kowai)  means….  scary

Even that Crying Politician appears (+_+)

Wah- Wah-Wah-

I don’t know if this video is suitable to watch on new year’s day.

But I felt some kind of unfathomable energy from their performance.

It’s so madly motivational.

I want to start new things(^o^)

 

A Happy New Year (^_-)☆

 

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Learning Katakana

 

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I’m still quite having a difficulty in recognizing Katakana~ I don’t know why… Perhaps there are some Hiragana and Katakana characters that look similar? Just like the what before, i mistakenly read “re” (i said “shi”) I felt quite stupid since “shi” (し) is a hiragana, and it cannot be joined with Katakana! Well, I think i still have a long way to go to be fluent in Japanese -____-

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Watching Japanese Karaoke Battle (カラオケバトル)

 

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Hello Nao-chan,

Thank you for letting me watch on your TV. I enjoyed watching that Karaoke competition a lot! Too bad I was only able to watch the last contestant perform (-“-) but still okay since we watched Karaoke Battle (カラオケバトル) on YouTube!  I hope we can watch the whole episode of it~~ i am amazed how the singers are scored precisely. I really love seeing Kizuki Minami sing~

 

I remembered when we sang at the karaoke 😀 What if Nao-chan joined Karaoke battle? I think you can get a high score! Higher than Kizuki-san’s!

 

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In Spring: Aika and Nao’s First-Ever Collaboration

We are actually art-oriented people. Taking photographs is his passion and mine is drawing and designing. So we are thinking that creating art together will be awesome. We came up of making a photo illustration and called it “In Spring”

Nao-chan has a lot of amazing photos. He even met a lot of prominent people and took their portraits. I actually felt a bit sad he shifted his career. But I’m hoping that even though he’s busy with something else, he will keep doing what he loves.

 

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Ta-da! Our first photo-illustration

 

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Aika’s Illustration

 

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5 Best Japanese Expressions Used to Warm Someone’s Heart

Heartwarming and uplifting expressions are really great to hear after a hellish day.

Nao and I usually have so many things to do. He is busy working at the office and I’m struggling with my plates (art projects) at the university and design work. And due to that, we become so stressful and frustrated sometimes. Luckily, even though we get tired with our particular tasks that we must do throughout the day, We still manage to cheer ourselves up.

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