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1 Fall 2012 Presenter: Yudai Fujino ESL 156 Comparative Culture Studies Instructor: Lyra Riabov

2 Outline  Geography and Location  Traditional clothes  Traditional event  Typical Food  Natural Disaster

3  Eastern Asia, island chain between the North Pacific Ocean and the Sea of the Japan  Coordinates; 36 °North, 138°East  They have the four largest islands which are Honshu, Kyushu, Shikoku, and Hokkaido

4 ☆ Kimono →we use this in formal event such as coming-of- age ceremony ☆ Yukata →we use this in summer party or when we go seeing fireworks

5 ☆ Tanabata →Japanese star festival, everyone write down own wish on the paper and hang it on the tree ☆ Setsubun →Bean-Throwing festival, we can eat a thick roll sushi, and throw bean

6 ☆ Sushi ⋯ raw fish on the rice ☆ Nattou ⋯ gluey bean ☆ Takoyaki ⋯ ball-shaped snack contains octopus inside

7 ☆ Matcha ⋯ bitter green tea ☆ Mochi ⋯ Japanese rice cake ☆ Osechi ⋯ Traditional food, various food in the special box

8  2011 Tohoku earthquake and Tsunami  Magnitude 9.0 and earthquake intensity 7  Fatalities number is over 15,000

9 Reference   %E3%82%A4%E3%83%B3%E3%83%9A %E3%83%BC%E3%82%B8  apan/index03.html  

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