Tag Archives: Japan

Fashion

i want to tell you guys about japanese fashion!
as you know, many kinds of styles are popular in japan. I like western style!! my favorite fashion bands are GAP, FOREVER 21, and many haha
We have mainly two types of books called “Aomoji kei” and “Akamoji kei”.
“Aomoji kei” is like this.

Aomoji Kei

aomoji kei

Aomoji keiand “Akamoji kei” is like this.

Akamoji kei
aomoji keiAkamoji kei

 you may know “Aomoji kei” as Kyally pamyupamyu.

i think japanese tend not to wear clothes which like this. haha
and we seldom wear dress. Even if i have someone’s birthday party, i don’t wear dress, just normal or a little bit fashionable clothes! haha

~Minako

I (Kate) just wanna say that wearing dresses and skirts is common in Poland, every day I can see girls in dresses on school corridor, of course not every girl at my age wears it but most do this. I love wearing dresses ;)

 

Leggings with strange and funny motives on are popular now.

~Kate

 

 

Valentines Day

Today is lovers day,
I think in many countries we celebrate this in different ways.

Valentines day

In Poland it’s kind a commercial holiday, there is many hearts around the streets, in shops are baloons and ads asking “Have you bought present for your true love?” I don’t like it at all,

In my school we have “Valentines Post Office” we can send a letter with romantic poem to our love from other class.
My friends also give to their girlfriends or boyfriends small gift, card or chocolates (But girls are not always happy when get chocolates “We will become fat!” some could say ;)  )
I think many couples is going for romantic walk or dinner, sometimes watch a movie in the cinema or at home.

I think I should say that we don’t send letters and give gifts only to our loves, It’s common to send it to your best friend. I recived a valentines gift from my good friend Ania and I sent to her something too.

~Kate

In Japan, of course couples celebrate Valentine’s Day. if you have a boyfriend, i think you will definitely give chocolate to him.
but we have another way how to spend this day! i think it is a little weird. some students exchange chocolates, cookies or something even among friends, no boys! i haven’t give it to guys for a few years, because i don’t have any guy who i like! haha
so i made many chocolates and cookies for my friends yesterday! and then, i exchange them each other at school (: everything i was given looked nice and was really good!!!
i didn’t take some pictures of them sry!

we have ‘White day’ on March in japan.

Valentine’s Day is a day when normally girls give chocolates to boys, and White Day is a day boys give something to girls in return!
~Minako

Gdy cię nie widzę, nie wzdycham, nie płaczę,
Nie tracę zmysłów, kiedy cię zobaczę;
Jednakże gdy cię długo nie oglądam,
Czegoś mi braknie, kogoś widzieć żądam;
I tęskniąc sobie zadaję pytanie:
Czy to jest przyjaźń? czy to jest kochanie?

[A. Mickiewicz]
When I can’t see you, I don’t sight nor cry,
I don’t loose my mind when you are so far
But when I don’t meet you too long time,
I miss something, I want to see someone;
And missing I’m asking:
Is it friendship? or is it love?
[translation: Kate]

 

 
 

I love You

Do You often say to your parents “I love You”?

My grandma said that in Poland it wasn’t popular to say ‘I love You’ to parents. It has became popular few years ago. Now  teenagers say it to parents. Especially when they want something e.g money ;)

~Kate, Kasia (Poland)

I know most foreigners say that, but for Japanese it is a little weird!
I haven’t said that to my parents recently. Japanese, especially teenagers don’t say that because we think we are embarrassed!!

~Minako (Japan)

Ear piercing

With Minako we were talking about her new ear-piercing, and we realized that ways we piercing ears in Poland and Japan are different :-)

In Poland we usually go to the beautician and she uses special piercing gun but a few people do it themselves at home. They usually use venflon, needel or their old ear-ring.

In Japan some people go to the hospital that’s not really big though. others use stuff like a gun and do it themselves. this stuff is basically disposable, but many people use it repeatedly^^

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Write in comments how to get a pierced hole in your country, what do you use to get it, and how much does it cost! ;-)