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by KurosakiKaien
Jun 5th, '08, 03:16
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: Inoue Mao
Replies: 1068
Views: 336339

How goes it everyone? Mao-tastic frenzy as usual? ;)
by KurosakiKaien
Jun 2nd, '08, 08:32
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Making the impossible possible. Just how far would you go?
Replies: 0
Views: 1388

Making the impossible possible. Just how far would you go?

Hello everyone. Long time no see. For those of you who do remember me, I posted here nearly a year ago with regards to an impossible (drama-esque) story. If you're really curious as to know about it, you can find the original thread way back somewhere in the previous pages. Basically to give the edi...
by KurosakiKaien
May 27th, '08, 13:47
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Self-learn Japanese?
Replies: 44
Views: 40143

My university uses "Nakama" 1 and 2 books which I'm sure you can find on Amazon/Ebay (For levels 100-200).. The 300 level book however is a different one.. which is garbage... Everyone's suggestions above are very good ones. You're on the right page though coming here to ask, in that the best way to...
by KurosakiKaien
May 27th, '08, 13:37
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: another - how do you say my name in japanese??
Replies: 3
Views: 2079

Just as quashio and lomsie have said, it makes alot more sense to use either your Chinese name written in Japanese, or use your English name.

Don't forget that Japanese have the choice of any combination of kanji/kana for their names, so get creative~ ;)
by KurosakiKaien
May 13th, '08, 22:42
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: Inoue Mao
Replies: 1068
Views: 336339

:D:D:D

That'd indeed be great ats You know if you have any questions or need anything you can always ask~
:D

Now to get a Mao siggy with her saying "Bimyouuuuu" lol...
by KurosakiKaien
May 7th, '08, 07:18
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: Inoue Mao
Replies: 1068
Views: 336339

Thanks ats , yeah I've just been busy with school, 2 weeks ago was finals and now the Spring session has started so it's back to excessive amounts of readings.. -_-;; As for the contest, yes usually those prizes are limited to postcard entries coming from within Japan unfortunately. When are you pla...
by KurosakiKaien
May 6th, '08, 18:33
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: Inoue Mao
Replies: 1068
Views: 336339

Hi all! I'm back from the dead... for now... lol

How's everyone doing?

Just to add on a previous translation by ToriQ about the Chocola ad:

The left reads "Amongst the correctly answered quizzes, a lottery will determine..." (the Red and Blue Chocola's special present). Deadline is 7/11 - 5PM.
by KurosakiKaien
Apr 14th, '08, 11:04
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: Inoue Mao
Replies: 1068
Views: 336339

Ken thanks for finding out for us :-) Sometimes those CMs you can just never tell what the heck they are advertising! :lol Isnt the whole point of an advertisement getting across the what heck you want to sell?! Ahh they dont need to take any pills for energy, they just need to watch some stuff wit...
by KurosakiKaien
Apr 10th, '08, 19:40
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: Inoue Mao
Replies: 1068
Views: 336339

The CM is for Chocola BB. Not quite sure what it is though. Maybe some kind of indigestion medicine? :scratch: more pics here: http://tieba.baidu.com/f?kz=348384392 After looking at the ads, its actually for a skin product (some form of moisterizer). The "red" is for dry skin, and the "blue" is for...
by KurosakiKaien
Apr 4th, '08, 00:00
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: Inoue Mao
Replies: 1068
Views: 336339

What I was referring to as a spoiler ats hit right on the head.


mrsmilevsky > Thank you for the wonderful photos, gorgeous indeed~
by KurosakiKaien
Apr 2nd, '08, 07:14
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: Inoue Mao
Replies: 1068
Views: 336339

karz000 wrote:
KurosakiKaien wrote:You can just call me "Ken" karz, as roxie has dubbed me
Thanks Ken for the Mao translations! hahah. now i get it more.. thaanks!
No problem karz~ Feel free to ask any time.

punkista > Would you mind changing that text to spoiler text? you know.. just for others... thanks.
by KurosakiKaien
Mar 29th, '08, 07:20
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: Inoue Mao
Replies: 1068
Views: 336339

You can just call me "Ken" karz, as roxie has dubbed me ^^;; A word by word break down of the phrase is "Ore ga suki na no wa Omae da yo baka" "The one I like is you, don't you know idiot?" I've transliterated it a little bit as with the subtitles, but basically "Ore" is a casual male form for "I" a...
by KurosakiKaien
Mar 29th, '08, 06:30
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: Inoue Mao
Replies: 1068
Views: 336339

俺が好きなのはお前だよ バ~か! Romaji form: Ore ga suki na no wa omae da yo ba~ka! Sorry it took so long.. been busy with some... lame.. presentation junk to do... Thanks for the links ats, karz! Also, if you're looking for a breakdown, please keep in mind that there's probably a number of reasons as to why she s...
by KurosakiKaien
Mar 27th, '08, 23:28
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: Inoue Mao
Replies: 1068
Views: 336339

I'd be happy to help if you wouldn't mind directing me to where I could view domoto kyoudai? Thanks ^^;;
by KurosakiKaien
Mar 27th, '08, 09:00
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: Inoue Mao
Replies: 1068
Views: 336339

Thanks for the kind gesture payton~ ats > Works of art indeed! Will have to request some in the future... T_T lol If anyone is desperate for some MAOtastic action.. Ebay already has Anmitsu-hime subbed on there (however...) how good it is.. I can't really say... though the purodai subs were fantasti...
by KurosakiKaien
Mar 25th, '08, 07:41
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: Inoue Mao
Replies: 1068
Views: 336339

np roxie, be happy to help ^^;;

payton > Very nice indeed! may have to ask ats to hook me up as well... XD

Btw... for all the crazed yamaopi fans (meaning pretty much everyone here).. Propose SP tonight!!
by KurosakiKaien
Mar 24th, '08, 09:02
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: Inoue Mao
Replies: 1068
Views: 336339

rabu > Forgot to comment that the video is incredibly well made, lovin' it! One exception.. needs more Propose shots! heheeheh ats > Sorry about that... force of habit... XD boxochoco > Good translation, though I'm not newer than everyone... just everyone here hehehehe ^^;; roxie > If you ever need ...
by KurosakiKaien
Mar 22nd, '08, 10:08
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: Inoue Mao
Replies: 1068
Views: 336339

Thanks for the welcome rabu~

Hihi Ginoru, 僕が君達と比べたら、井上真央様の新しいファンですけど。。。
by KurosakiKaien
Mar 20th, '08, 07:06
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: Inoue Mao
Replies: 1068
Views: 336339

Apparently it's some yearly poll by "Bubka"... which seems very shady; however, given that the names on the list of 'most hated' seem fairly legitimate to me (with exception to Nagasawa) I wouldn't deem it false or entirely fabricated. I got the news from erika-sawajiri.net, probably one of the larg...
by KurosakiKaien
Mar 19th, '08, 22:55
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: Inoue Mao
Replies: 1068
Views: 336339

Thanks celki~ roxie > Heheh sounds good.. that's a mighty impressive guess... considering that's my name in Japan hehehe ^^;; けんなら大丈夫~ As for why Mao-chan wasn't on that list... I'd prefer her not to be on either list, seeing as how there's always those 'losers' (for a lack of a better term) who lik...
by KurosakiKaien
Mar 19th, '08, 06:32
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: Inoue Mao
Replies: 1068
Views: 336339

Thanks for the welcome everybody!  真央ちゃんにはすごくすぎるじゃない? ええと。。。魅力的なんだなー!

roxie > Sure thing... though... why Ken? Just curious... 健三でも大丈夫だけど~

As for Sawajiri-sama, she is the most hated yes.. but also in the most liked list, along with Nagasawa Masami and Ogura Yuko (who are also in both lists...)
by KurosakiKaien
Mar 18th, '08, 18:29
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: Inoue Mao
Replies: 1068
Views: 336339

Thanks for the welcome guys! The idol's name is Kinoshita Ayumi, she's a few years Mao-chan's senior (hence the Onee-san comment). I honestly believe they look very similar, not particularly in the photos I've posted but 'on screen' If you view some of Kinoshita's previous work (Tokusou Sentai Dekar...
by KurosakiKaien
Mar 17th, '08, 20:52
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: Inoue Mao
Replies: 1068
Views: 336339

Hi guys, I'm honestly a Sawajiri fan at heart but recently Mao-chan's charm has really worked her magic. I've previously been a fan of another Idol who I believe Mao-chan resembles to an almost uncanny level. http://img186.imageshack.us/my.php?image=weeklyfamitsu20077no971xh2.jpg http://img412.image...
by KurosakiKaien
Jul 26th, '07, 21:00
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Why are DVD's for Japan so expensive?
Replies: 43
Views: 13502

Just in case anyone is wondering, almost always below the yesasia item descriptions, they list the retail price of the product in yen for reference.
by KurosakiKaien
Jun 25th, '07, 20:26
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Impossible relationships, ever thought about it?
Replies: 40
Views: 10187

Hello again everyone, the dinner was on Saturday. It started out nice enough, I gave her (as well as my friends) the gifts I wanted to give. She seemed quite thrilled with the plush bear I had gotten her. And I told her not to open the other present I gave her until her birthday. After the dinner, a...
by KurosakiKaien
Jun 19th, '07, 07:58
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Impossible relationships, ever thought about it?
Replies: 40
Views: 10187

Time's ticking, just thought I'd update everyone with possibly the last update for this story. The lunch I had previously mentioned with her turned out as a failure of course, because it didn't happen. If I didn't know better, its like someone's willing us apart... But the last meeting will be this ...
by KurosakiKaien
Jun 1st, '07, 23:44
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Impossible relationships, ever thought about it?
Replies: 40
Views: 10187

well...first off i just need to ask this...U'R FROM EDMONTON?!?! COOL!!! THE U OF A!! SWEET!!!! what course u takin?! anyways, now that i'm done.... Actually, (although i'm only a teen) i am in a very depressing possition right now with an impossible relationship. You see, there is this guy that i ...
by KurosakiKaien
May 30th, '07, 18:31
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Impossible relationships, ever thought about it?
Replies: 40
Views: 10187

Hey everyone, thanks for all your replies. ruisu > Thanks for the support, there have been a numerous times where I have thought about telling her how I feel, as you say, worst comes to worst "it'll put a smile on her face." But the biggest issue I've had with thinking about that is that if she shar...
by KurosakiKaien
May 23rd, '07, 06:21
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Impossible relationships, ever thought about it?
Replies: 40
Views: 10187

Well you know what they say: its better to have loved and lost than never ha... pffff haahaah, I almost wrote that with a straight face! You should have banged her then all your fantasizing about her would vanish and you would be able to focus on important things (a category of things women do not ...
by KurosakiKaien
May 16th, '07, 05:55
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Let's learn Japanese....
Replies: 837
Views: 211185

No problem, you're more than welcome. If you need anything feel free to ask here, or PM me, always good to help a fellow Canadian out hehe. Also, just in case you're unfamiliar (though I'm sure you're not): If they respond with something along the lines of "imasen", "dekakemashita", "inai", "deta". ...
by KurosakiKaien
May 16th, '07, 05:41
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Let's learn Japanese....
Replies: 837
Views: 211185

"Ohayou gozaimasu, Ayumi-san wa irasshaimasen ka?" Would be the proper keigo I believe, when is her birthday? I'll have to double check the proper keigo, but I think that's right. And I assume you already know how to say "Happy Birthday" ;) *edit* I've changed irasshaimasu to the negative masen ka, ...
by KurosakiKaien
May 14th, '07, 05:29
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Let's learn Japanese....
Replies: 837
Views: 211185

The way it's taught in my classes here is more or less as how quashlo describes it. At the end of each chapter (the first 7 have 10-15 Kanji at the end of each chapter) then in the next volume it became 30 Kanji per chapter. I don't recommend learning them on a speedy basis as the class does (it'll ...
by KurosakiKaien
May 12th, '07, 16:59
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Impossible relationships, ever thought about it?
Replies: 40
Views: 10187

If I may give my opinion... The possibilities here are not THAT highly impossible. They're just as impossible as any other relationship... A girl and a boy. Distance, third party, one-sided emotion, it's just as possible in any other circumstance of boy wants girl. :) So... I don't think your case ...
by KurosakiKaien
May 12th, '07, 04:14
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Impossible relationships, ever thought about it?
Replies: 40
Views: 10187

I wish you the best. :-) What exactly did you write in your letter? Did you make it clear of your intentions? At least your her friend, aren't you? That's a good start I think. Have you tried calling her to see how she is? Practice as much Japanese and learn as much as you can I guess, then try tal...
by KurosakiKaien
May 12th, '07, 03:57
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Let's learn Japanese....
Replies: 837
Views: 211185

しけんは英語でExamと言いますよ~ いつはWhenと言う言葉ですよ~ "When are your exams?" was what I meant ^^;;

一人で勉強知っているので、何かあったら、おれに聞いて下さいね~
by KurosakiKaien
May 12th, '07, 01:49
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Let's learn Japanese....
Replies: 837
Views: 211185

ああ、 三ヶ月か四ヶ月ぐらいね。すごいですよ~ おれは今まで二年ぐらい日本語を勉強している。 BxLibraさんは一人で勉強していますか? しけんはいつ?
by KurosakiKaien
May 12th, '07, 01:41
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Let's learn Japanese....
Replies: 837
Views: 211185

KAAdonkaDUNK wrote:Thank you...or should i say Arigatou =)
どういたしまして~
by KurosakiKaien
May 12th, '07, 01:39
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Impossible relationships, ever thought about it?
Replies: 40
Views: 10187

vulcan300, wow that sounds really great, thanks for your input. Although they're quite rare I like to hear stories such as yours, they give me hope on otherwise rainy days~ Strangely too I'm from Canada as well.. maybe its not impossible as you say, just incredibly unlikely.. javinian, I spoke to he...
by KurosakiKaien
May 11th, '07, 22:21
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Let's learn Japanese....
Replies: 837
Views: 211185

Hello. I had a little question...You know when someone says thank you right...that's Arigato...I think...Well what do you say back. Is there a way to say your welcome in japanese? You could reply with "iie" which is literally "no" a short form of "no problem." No problem would be "iie, mondai nashi...
by KurosakiKaien
May 11th, '07, 22:10
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Impossible relationships, ever thought about it?
Replies: 40
Views: 10187

Impossible relationships, ever thought about it?

Hey everyone, it's been a long time since I posted on here, quite possibly too long. But I just wanted everyone's opinion on 'impossible relationships' so to speak. Of course.. this kind of discussion isn't fair unless I have something to present myself: I just completed my second year of Japanese s...
by KurosakiKaien
May 11th, '07, 21:47
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Let's learn Japanese....
Replies: 837
Views: 211185

遅れて来ました! ー____________-;; Hey everyone, glad to read about all the interesting stories, studying abroad, plans to study abroad and what not. Personally I have had difficulties in actually pursuing a direction in the past couple of years. Recently however I've become quite interested in finding emplo...
by KurosakiKaien
Mar 22nd, '06, 05:09
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Post your pictures thread!!! Post them!
Replies: 3136
Views: 704257

Hey everyone, I've just returned from the abyss.. and I've got to say to everyone, thanks for all the great pictures, they've all either been very artistic, well captured, or incredibly candid, great work all around! Since it was like 18 pages to go through I'm not going to even attempt singling out...
by KurosakiKaien
Mar 22nd, '06, 04:43
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: Ito Misaki
Replies: 267
Views: 123464

really?? when I watch her interviews and stuff, the person always says it really fast and I try to rewind but all I hear is mee-sak-san. hmmmm :scratch: Yep, you're ears aren't failing you. They probably are saying "mee-sak-san". When speaking Japanese, the 'i' and 'u' sounds are sometimes dropped....
by KurosakiKaien
Mar 21st, '06, 10:08
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: SINGLES RANTING THREAD (Dating Advice)
Replies: 3007
Views: 219072

Hey everyone! I'm back from the dead.. well at least I'd like to think so... I'm sure no one remembers me but that's ok I just wanted to say hi and make sure you're all doing well.

Ato de~!
by KurosakiKaien
Dec 4th, '05, 09:04
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Post your pictures thread!!! Post them!
Replies: 3136
Views: 704257

hahahaha.. your welcome. It's the least i can do is to be active. lol Love the pics.. Mog is right, kawaii desu ne.. :wub: lol and coincidentally, I gotta say I love that gif you posted... remind me to never say anything that offends you on here... :O :O :O surrealistic_destiny > Yeah.. they're "so...
by KurosakiKaien
Dec 4th, '05, 08:53
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: Ito Misaki
Replies: 267
Views: 123464

Thanks for the info, yeah iI saw the filmography before... and just started on Kiken na Aneki.. I was just wondering about some of the older stuff she's been in... As for the "not captured in pictures or film.." I just meant that Reality > Film > Photography, just bad sarcasm :)
by KurosakiKaien
Dec 4th, '05, 03:43
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Post your pictures thread!!! Post them!
Replies: 3136
Views: 704257

KurosakiKaien noo. ZAFT is still kool. well at least to me. XDD Since I remember seeing a ZAFT cosplayer at manifest this year, wanted so badly to glomp him. ^^;; yeah I like the uniform it looks pretty good. Although it was embarassing to ask for his photo when your kinda cosplaying as Lacus at th...
by KurosakiKaien
Dec 4th, '05, 03:28
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: Ito Misaki
Replies: 267
Views: 123464

I agree about her modelling thingy. Seems a bit weird, aside from her Shiseido and more mature modelling pics. :-) When I first watched Densha, she didn't appeal much to me. It was the character she played. :mrgreen: Now I'm practically watching most dramas that she has a role in, :thumbs:! I think...
by KurosakiKaien
Nov 29th, '05, 23:37
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Post your pictures thread!!! Post them!
Replies: 3136
Views: 704257

daalig > Hahaha thanks, you're right, you have the same face too! We need to make a "Casually Pissed Off" Club or something... lol :D REIRA would you like to join? Seems like you dislike pictures also lol :D aNiX > Yeah maybe.. . :blink :blink :blink But then again.. if all else fails there's no rea...
by KurosakiKaien
Nov 29th, '05, 02:54
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: What song are you listening part 1
Replies: 205
Views: 22135

Wow, that's crazy.. so many posts and so far there's only like 2 or 3 songs that have been overlapped! That's cool how much variety we've got around here~ Let's see if I can fill in some blanks too... Here's my current faves (alot are old I know :/ ) Yui - Life (BLEACH ED 5) Electric Light Orchestra...
by KurosakiKaien
Nov 29th, '05, 02:39
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Post your pictures thread!!! Post them!
Replies: 3136
Views: 704257

kool. everyone looks really nice are they recent? I always stuff up in photos lol Sry for quick/and late reply, whooo I like your avatar and sig!! And those pictures of cosplay are from.. August? My hair's grown out a little more now... but hey I got another goofy picture of myself for ya, you migh...
by KurosakiKaien
Nov 29th, '05, 02:33
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Post your pictures thread!!! Post them!
Replies: 3136
Views: 704257

Here is me... I'm at a cafe located near the dorms. Whoa! aNiX you look like my friend in the picture!!! Here's another for reference (=^o^=) daalig > Why thank you for your kind gestures lol, as you can see in this picture too, i'm "smiling" or what "we'd" term it as smiling lol. And that's not tr...
by KurosakiKaien
Nov 29th, '05, 01:10
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Post your pictures thread!!! Post them!
Replies: 3136
Views: 704257

Hey all.. I figured since everyone's so forward with their pictures, I might as well post this here since it's no real surprise.. :unsure: That's me as Ichigo there (oversized novelty sword), don't laugh too hard :cry: :cry: :lol :lol daalig > you look pretty angry there.. is that your everyday face...
by KurosakiKaien
Nov 25th, '05, 04:24
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: Ito Misaki
Replies: 267
Views: 123464

Thank you yamatsumi and greyhorse!!!

yamatsumi > there were so many images on there, it took me so long to save them all, totally worth it. Arigatou Gozaimasu!

greyhorse > That website is really cool, and I love the wallpaper, thanks so much for the update! Domo Arigatou!
by KurosakiKaien
Nov 25th, '05, 00:58
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: SINGLES RANTING THREAD (Dating Advice)
Replies: 3007
Views: 219072

If he's playing that kind of game with you and he has a girl he deserves to be slapped in the face... well that's just my thoughts.. :whistling: :whistling: But seriously though, withought just hiding around it.. how long has this gone on? If it's just started.. then there's alot of time to work wi...
by KurosakiKaien
Nov 25th, '05, 00:51
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: SINGLES RANTING THREAD (Dating Advice)
Replies: 3007
Views: 219072

after the next stare-down, just walk up to him and tell him all that staring is drying out your eyes, why not go for a cup of coffee instead. nothing wagered, nothing gained. if he has a g/f already, you lost nothing and can continue on your way of finding another prince charming. :offtopic: @ Kuro...
by KurosakiKaien
Nov 25th, '05, 00:47
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: SINGLES RANTING THREAD (Dating Advice)
Replies: 3007
Views: 219072

If he's playing that kind of game with you and he has a girl he deserves to be slapped in the face... well that's just my thoughts.. :whistling: :whistling: But seriously though, withought just hiding around it.. how long has this gone on? If it's just started.. then there's alot of time to work wit...
by KurosakiKaien
Nov 25th, '05, 00:32
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: SINGLES RANTING THREAD (Dating Advice)
Replies: 3007
Views: 219072

maybe u look funny?? lol j/k, if he's scaring at u then ur purdy, simple as that, i stare at a girl cuz i feel pleasant looking at her, its like sex for the eyes. stare back at him until he does something. u gonna pull a hanoi bride on us? hahaha im kinda stuck myself i do find him attractive too b...
by KurosakiKaien
Nov 21st, '05, 08:49
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: Ito Misaki
Replies: 267
Views: 123464

Hey guys! I registered just now because I felt that I just HAD to post in this thread!

Thanks for all the great pictures everyone's contributed!

Misaki-sama wa hontou utsukushii no onna desu yo!

I'd fall from my seat 10 times over if this Talkshow thing goes through!
by KurosakiKaien
Nov 21st, '05, 08:46
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Racism
Replies: 135
Views: 25323

Hey there, I just registered a moment or so ago... but I'll have to agree with Aegis, and everything that's been said so far, it is not a nice thing to see. Sadly, as human beings we're all selfish and greedy to some extent, I think this Japanese attitude can generally be summed up as more-so of an ...