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by Riee109
Apr 24th, '08, 17:38
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Let's learn Japanese....
Replies: 837
Views: 212657

If you had read a bit more close you'd see that I feel confident in 2 or 3 languages, my point as you and pauli don't get is that after knowing these, and concentrating on them, it is nice to know the basics of a couple of other ones, it makes it easier to learn others too. to use your own little p...
by Riee109
Apr 24th, '08, 11:32
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Let's learn Japanese....
Replies: 837
Views: 212657

So you won't even tell me what point I am missing then... Sorry, to tell you, but if you don't live in the states, it may be convinient to know the languages for the places you go, USA isn't the only place on earth.. Once again sorry for being aggressive, but you really stroke me against the hair h...
by Riee109
Apr 16th, '08, 17:49
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Jdrama and the Japanese Language
Replies: 39
Views: 11243

Yeh, fluency in Japanese is weird. I don't think a gaijin can ever call themselves fluent. But then, a few Japanese people I know still don't know more than maybe 5000 kanji. A while ago I had to have some medical documents translated into English for me, and the person translating them didn't even...
by Riee109
Jan 27th, '08, 19:15
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: General Johnny's Jimusho / Entertainment Thread
Replies: 32
Views: 8020

I don't know if this counts, but I was at the japanese live version of the high school musical last year (the main actor was Koyama(NEWS)). I also think that it was necessary to be in this JE-Club (it's called something like johnny's family club) to get the ticket, but I was lucky enough to get the ...
by Riee109
Dec 28th, '07, 22:26
Forum: Travel
Topic: Entering a Japanese university
Replies: 17
Views: 10573

erinitegami wrote:Does anyone know anything about study abroad in Tokyo? I go to a CSU and the only partnership they have with Japan is Waseda. :blink
Why do you write "only" Waseda? Waseda is one of the best universities in Japan...
by Riee109
Sep 18th, '07, 11:23
Forum: Travel
Topic: Entering a Japanese university
Replies: 17
Views: 10573

Is the jump from 2-kyuu to 1-kyuu really that big? Initially, my plan is to start applying for schools once I pass the 1-kyuu exam maybe in December of '08. So is that goes well, then hopefully I'll be a student by '09. But I really have to try and study my hardest to pass that exam and improve my ...
by Riee109
Sep 17th, '07, 16:48
Forum: Travel
Topic: Entering a Japanese university
Replies: 17
Views: 10573

Re: Entering a Japanese university

I know one of the requirements are JLPT lv 1, which I'm planning on taking next year (that or lv 2 then after, lv1). Any suggestions for those who've done it? You know that 1Q (level 1)is the highest level, don't you? I'm at the moment learning for 1Q and it's damn hard... (I already passed the 2Q ...
by Riee109
Sep 5th, '07, 12:06
Forum: Travel
Topic: Japanese STUDENTS PLZ REPLY-- School & College
Replies: 37
Views: 12231

Btw. there is always the possibility to go to Japan as an English teacher, but there are also programs in which you are able to work in a Japanese city hall. However you have to have passed the JLPT level 1. One of my classmates from university joined that program and he really likes it. In order t...
by Riee109
Aug 16th, '07, 16:11
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Post your pictures thread!!! Post them!
Replies: 3136
Views: 706879

here two purikuras of my boyfriend :wub: &me

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by Riee109
Jun 20th, '07, 16:00
Forum: Travel
Topic: budget travelling to japan?
Replies: 59
Views: 21475

The price of a plane ticket is extremely expensive, almost 1500€ in France..O_o I guess I will have to wait!! It isn't! Air France can actually be quite cheap... A friend paid about 750Euro (round trip) to go from Duesseldorf-Paris/Paris-Tokyo and back. You just have to book a few month before your...
by Riee109
Jun 18th, '07, 13:27
Forum: Travel
Topic: Trip to Japan in the Summer
Replies: 23
Views: 7132

what about giving me your phone number (private message)?
If you've got time now, then I can call you!
(I don't have msn)
By the way, I've already lived in Tokyo before (10month) so maybe I can help you
by Riee109
Jun 18th, '07, 13:19
Forum: Travel
Topic: Trip to Japan in the Summer
Replies: 23
Views: 7132

I'm also going to Japan this summer und ich bin sogar auch noch deutsch :)
I'll be there from June 24th - August 4th, so if you need someone to show you around just write me^^
by Riee109
Jun 7th, '07, 12:13
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Recently got access to Japanese terrestrial television...
Replies: 10
Views: 3963

That's so nice of you to offer this :wub: but please don't overdo youself

If it's possible, I'd like to Request "Okusama wa Gaikokujin" (TVH)
I want to see this so badly...
by Riee109
Jun 3rd, '07, 14:17
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Who was your first celebrity crush?
Replies: 154
Views: 30038

Omg... That was probably Nick Carter of the Backstreet Boys :crazy: At that time I was about 9 years old and almost all my friends had a crush on him :whistling:
First asian celebrity crush: Takizawa Hideaki
by Riee109
May 19th, '07, 20:40
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Let's learn Japanese....
Replies: 837
Views: 212657

thanks all 4 ur help what does that mean? Ohisashiburi? Sashiburi! Hitori? Mochiron = i gues it means ofcourse but wanna double check (: Wo Ai Ni = i guess it is smthing related to love wanna to know the exact meaning Arigatou Gosaimasu Ohisashiburi = "Long Time Not Seen!" Sashiburi! Hitori? = "Lon...
by Riee109
May 5th, '07, 07:43
Forum: Travel
Topic: budget travelling to japan?
Replies: 59
Views: 21475

Manga cafes + Dirt cheap + High speed Internet access + Unlimited drinks (Although I hear some cafes now charge 500 yen for the cup) + Showers + Privacy + 24/7 availability + No curfew - Where do you store your stuff? - Space constraints - You can hear your neighbors - Not exactly comfortable - Som...
by Riee109
May 5th, '07, 07:10
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Post your pictures thread!!! Post them!
Replies: 3136
Views: 706879

Riee109... me thinks you resemble of an hollywood actress, but I'm not sure who :( lol Angelina Jolie maybe :scratch: :scratch: anyway you are cute :thumright: Really? Angelina Jolie? That would be great but I think we only got similar lips... But anyways, thank you so much :mrgreen: @Riee109 wow, ...
by Riee109
May 2nd, '07, 15:23
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: [poll] Beautiful Women in Japan
Replies: 344
Views: 149429

Why isn't there Ebihara Yuri?
For me she is the most beautiful woman ever :wub:
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by Riee109
Apr 19th, '07, 19:22
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Let's learn Japanese....
Replies: 837
Views: 212657

First is 「一石二鳥」... The other I'm not so sure... Maybe you mean 「才子佳人」? thank you^^ the second one is also the one I was looking for (even though my explanation wasn't quite right, maybe I didn't get it right from the beginning) wow, you're Japanese must be really good... So far my favorites are Nag...
by Riee109
Apr 19th, '07, 18:32
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Let's learn Japanese....
Replies: 837
Views: 212657

Kailey1710 wrote: Haha, I'm way stressing out. I have 3 years left of HS and yesterday I spent all day looking at colleges. :P Ah I like to be prepared.
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So where do you want to go?^^
Sry, OT
by Riee109
Apr 19th, '07, 18:15
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Let's learn Japanese....
Replies: 837
Views: 212657

I've heard that you have great opportunities alone with the level 2 - level 1 means you function like a basic Japanese citizen right? Why not just go there for school and then take the level 1? It'd probably be much easier that way. Well, It's pretty hard to enter a japanese university... I really ...
by Riee109
Apr 19th, '07, 14:49
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Let's learn Japanese....
Replies: 837
Views: 212657

learn to speak Japanese before you learn to write it, not sure if that's true or not. Either way, I want to start learning :lol I plan to go to college in Japan, so that's in 3 years, so if I study real hard for that long I should at least know basics of writing/speaking ne? Hey, the same as me. I ...
by Riee109
Apr 16th, '07, 13:51
Forum: Travel
Topic: budget travelling to japan?
Replies: 59
Views: 21475

anyone stay there before? or have a better recommendation for me? the other 5days i plan to stay in Kyoto at a friends I think that I'll stay there: http://www.oakhouse.jp/eng/house/kamiikebukuro/index.html But I have no idea wether you can stay there for only 14 nights or not. By the way, I'll als...
by Riee109
Apr 8th, '07, 08:16
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Let's learn Japanese....
Replies: 837
Views: 212657

Let me stop you there; when you're trying to say "I'm not Japanese," you're going to want to say either "Watashi wa nihon-jin dewa arimasen," or "Watashi wa nihon-jin jyanai." These are two different endings that are used, and if you combine the two it won't make sense. I'm sure though we'll unders...
by Riee109
Mar 31st, '07, 19:06
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Post your pictures thread!!! Post them!
Replies: 3136
Views: 706879

I just took some photos of me :)
omg, I'm looking more and more like my avatar *lol*

[img]http://www33.brinkster.com/linea77/riee-small.jpg[/img]
[img]http://www33.brinkster.com/linea77/riee2small.jpg[/img]
by Riee109
Mar 9th, '07, 16:12
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Post your pictures thread!!! Post them!
Replies: 3136
Views: 706879

Lantis wrote:im baaaaack ^^
omg. you're incredibly good-looking *-*
You remind me a bit of Sam Wang...
by Riee109
Feb 25th, '07, 07:41
Forum: Chinese Actors & Actresses
Topic: <3 Fahrenheit~~Fei Lun Hai
Replies: 417
Views: 204163

Jiro's San Bei Ji (Three Cup Chicken) Part 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=djI33c6k5W0 Part 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L7wUHOgb7Q8 Part 3: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jJLE1SgMrzA Part 4: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jOfMPVDdb9A Thank you so much for these links^^ finally a show with J...
by Riee109
Feb 22nd, '07, 13:45
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: December 3 JLPT Anyone?
Replies: 47
Views: 7356

HI :)
Did you get you're score get?
Mine came today and.... I PASSED the 2kyuu ! *scream* *jump*
by Riee109
Feb 17th, '07, 17:42
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Is this a happy song?
Replies: 2
Views: 1346

I've just translated it for you^^ I'm not good too got at translating (my english is not the best plus lyrics are so hard to translate) but maybe this will do until you get a better translation Btw it's not a 1 to 1 translation, I hope that's ok with you Every awakening a new me After every ship sta...
by Riee109
Feb 12th, '07, 15:38
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: [Movie Discussion] Boku wa imouto ni koi wo suru
Replies: 355
Views: 158418

I think it will still take a lot of time till you'll be able to download it because the movie was released last month.

For example Lovely Complex was in cinema about July but you weren't able to download it until December. It think you've still a few month to wait.
by Riee109
Feb 12th, '07, 13:21
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Asian Haircuts ~
Replies: 248
Views: 352137

by Riee109
Jan 31st, '07, 17:24
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: What is the majority of the sex of yamapi fans ?
Replies: 27
Views: 10310

For guys in Japan (and Japanese guys abroad) it's a little bit taboo to openly admit being a fan of Johnnies. Sort of associates you with being feminine and stuff. Except for aSmap. In Japan almost everybody likes them, even many boys admitted that in front of me. One of my male best friends likes ...
by Riee109
Jan 12th, '07, 22:48
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: YOUR REAL NAMES
Replies: 309
Views: 43648

Inga Franziska but everyone just calls me Inga
by Riee109
Jan 7th, '07, 21:21
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Which manga would you want to see 'drama-tised'?
Replies: 275
Views: 53844

definitely Tenshi nanka janai and Gokinjo Monogatari!
Too bad that Tenshi naka janai hasn't even got an anime...
Well as the line-up i'd like to see Takizawa Hideaki and Ueto Aya (they would be such a beautiful couple)!
by Riee109
Jan 4th, '07, 12:35
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: RECOMMENDED/FAVORITE JDRAMAS (ask for suggestions here)
Replies: 4470
Views: 1469222

romance Drama = Majo no Jouken!
Definitely my favourite romance Drama!
by Riee109
Dec 31st, '06, 18:30
Forum: Other Japanese TV Shows
Topic: [Discussion] Kouhaku Uta Gassen
Replies: 73
Views: 44807

Re: I cannot wait.

Dino67 wrote: Someone said Kyo Music City has a music file compiled. I cannot find Kyo Music City... :cry:
http://jpmp3.com/
This is my favourite Download site, but this site is more or less only useful for people who know japanese
by Riee109
Dec 31st, '06, 17:54
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Survey] Your Best J-dramas: Ranked! (Update #17)
Replies: 923
Views: 278717

I got so many favourite j-doramas but i've finally decided...

1.Majo no Jouken (I just love the romantic moments but I also cried a lot)
2.Koukou Kyoushi 2003 (I like the dark side of this Dorama but still there a great romantic
moments)
3.IWGP (The storyline is so exciting)
by Riee109
Dec 30th, '06, 06:49
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Post your pictures thread!!! Post them!
Replies: 3136
Views: 706879

We finally got puri-kura here in Germany :)
So my friends and I couldn't refrain from taking some^^

[img]http://daten.animexx.de//mitglieder/bil ... .gross.jpg[/img]

I'm the one above and respectively on the upper right (second picture)!
by Riee109
Dec 28th, '06, 13:23
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Japanese Dialects on TV
Replies: 20
Views: 10080

I don't know any dorama with one of those dialects but in the movie "Lovely Complex (Love Con/Com) is spoken with kansai-ben(or osaka-ben, can't difference between them). And it fits perfectly because the movie is a comedy one)!
by Riee109
Dec 19th, '06, 21:28
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: What Planet Are You From?
Replies: 91
Views: 20489

You Are From Mercury [img]http://images.blogthings.com/whatplanetareyoufromquiz/mercury.jpg[/img] You are talkative, clever, and knowledgeable - and it shows. You probably never leave home without your cell phone! You're witty, expressive, and aware of everything going on around you. You love learn...
by Riee109
Dec 17th, '06, 21:09
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: So.. What was the first drama you watched??
Replies: 1694
Views: 276112

While staying in japan i wasn't really interested in Doramas, I watched one or two episodes of waterboys 2, gokusen 2,... but i didn't really like it. But then I started to watch Meteor Garden (yes, on japanese television) because I knew the manga. And I got really addicted! Later (back in my countr...
by Riee109
Dec 13th, '06, 21:59
Forum: Travel
Topic: Travelling alone in Japan...
Replies: 49
Views: 15255

Sounds interesting. Can you really sleep there? I've experienced it once. If you're japanese, then I think you can sleep there (you know, they can sleep everywhere!) but I had my problems with it. I shared a double-seat "cabin" with a friend and it was way too small to sleep properly. Also you can ...
by Riee109
Dec 8th, '06, 18:36
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Japanese Home Shrine / Altar
Replies: 3
Views: 1285

I don't know the word Mitamaya but I think it's name is 神棚 - Kamidana!

My hostfamily in Japan also has one of those because the father died a few years ago. It's so nice to see my hostmother puting him some rice there everyday.
by Riee109
Dec 8th, '06, 03:02
Forum: Travel
Topic: Travelling alone in Japan...
Replies: 49
Views: 15255

if you're a male, check out the capsule hostels. Even in Tokyo they start ay 3000 yen for a night. I would say that the best place to stay is a youth hostel (I've been to the Yoyogi one). t's 3000Yen per night for a member and 4000Yen for non-members. The room is really neat and anything but small ...
by Riee109
Nov 14th, '06, 08:14
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: RECOMMENDED/FAVORITE JDRAMAS (ask for suggestions here)
Replies: 4470
Views: 1469222

my recommendation would be Ikebukuro West Gate Park (IWGP), it's more or less about gang life in Ikebukuro (Tokyo) and not really moralistic (I think).
by Riee109
Oct 30th, '06, 15:39
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] 14 Sai no Haha / 14-year-old Mother
Replies: 237
Views: 59582

Now, no matter how strong she is, she's still a 14 girl, knows nothing but her stupid puppy love. When she said "I love you" to her bf, I see that's really stupid. Well I also don't think that you can call that "love"... But in japanese (original language) she doesn't use the word "Love" (I know, t...
by Riee109
Oct 23rd, '06, 13:44
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: December 3 JLPT Anyone?
Replies: 47
Views: 7356

I'll try level 2 this years! I've never done level 3 or 4 but well, i'll just try :)
I'm going to take this test in Duesseldorf, Germany
by Riee109
Oct 14th, '06, 07:15
Forum: Travel
Topic: Travelling alone in Japan...
Replies: 49
Views: 15255

The yoyogi youth hostel borders the yoyogi park... so you're able to walk to Shibuya, Harajuku, Yoyogi and Shinjuku. This is very useful when you go clubbing because there are no trains at night! While being in Japan I only went to two clubs, one in Shibuya and one in Aoyama. I'm actually avoiding R...
by Riee109
Oct 13th, '06, 17:11
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Favourite mangas
Replies: 109
Views: 44624

My favourite Manga is Tenshi nanka janai (by Yazawa Ai). It's an innocent love story about a high school girl falling in love with some boy from her school. I just love the main character! I must admit that I like all the old manga of Yazawa Ai because they are so emotional that I can just feel with...
by Riee109
Oct 13th, '06, 13:17
Forum: Travel
Topic: Travelling alone in Japan...
Replies: 49
Views: 15255

If you're a girl than better don't have a conversation with some host who start to talk to you. If you do so, you'll end up in some host-club or love hotel for sure!

As a accommodation I would recommend you the Yoyogi youth hostel! It's cheap, nice, clean and central!
by Riee109
Oct 13th, '06, 12:26
Forum: Travel
Topic: a question for the people who live (or lived) in Japan
Replies: 89
Views: 28975

I went to Japan again this years summer holidays and it was just crazy... I felt like everybody was looking at me... but never heard them saying bad things just always "kawaii" or "kirei". The most embrassing thing happend on a date with the guy I'm falling for. We were waiting for the train as some...
by Riee109
Oct 13th, '06, 11:46
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Are you in love or not at all?
Replies: 425
Views: 108039

Since 2 years I'm falling for the same guy... Can't think of anybody else...
My problem is just that he lives in japan, so over 9000 km away from me *cry*
by Riee109
Oct 13th, '06, 11:42
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: I wish I was tall T_T
Replies: 576
Views: 109487

I'm a girl and 175cm, way too tall...
Even though some japanese boys told me that they think of short girls being cute but tall girls being beautiful, I can't really believe them... Wish I was shorter...
by Riee109
Oct 13th, '06, 11:02
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] 14 Sai no Haha / 14-year-old Mother
Replies: 237
Views: 59582

I've just finished the first episode and I must admit that I just love it, even though the story is quite simple. If the Drama keeps its level than it definitely has the chance to be the best drama of the fall season. I also think that Shida Mirai did a very good job in this episode! By the way, jus...