Greetings from J-List January 3, 2002

Hello and “Akemashite Omedetou” from all of us at J-List! The New Year is here, and J-List is happy to be back to work. We think 2002 is going to be our best year yet! 2002 will no doubt...

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Greetings from J-List October 1, 2002

Hello again from Japan, where drivers should always practice “safety driving.” First, an update on the site. We had two major changes take place over the weekend, a sudden move of our...

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Greetings from J-List December 31, 2001

Hello and “yoi otoshi o” (have a happy new year) from J-List! Dec 31st he here in Japan, and that’s a special day in Japan. While people run around town making last minute...

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Greetings from J-List December 29, 2001

Greetings from Japan, where tako salad always contains fresh octopus. We had great time at the J-List year-end party last night, drinking dark German-style beer and fruit sours and eating tons of...

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Greetings from J-List December 26, 2001

Hello and Merry Christmas from your friends in Japan! We hope you all had a warm and wonderful Christmas wherever in the world you are. We had a nice Christmas dinner on the 24th, along with our...

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Greetings from J-List December 24, 2001

The warmest wishes to everyone for a Merry Christmas from J-List! It’s Christmas Eve in Japan, and to the Japanese, it’s a time to have a special dinner that Okaasan (mother) makes. Over...

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Greetings from J-List December 22, 2001

Greetings from Japan, where a hamburger with a bun is a hamburger, but hamburger meat alone is a “hamburg.” Consequently, a hot dog with bun is a “frankfurter” but a dog by...

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Greetings from J-List December 19, 2001

Greetings again from that magical place on the other side of the sea, Japan! When Western couples are going to have a baby, they might consult a book of names, which presents a list of possible names...

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Greetings from J-List December 17, 2001

Hello again from Japan! When is the color blue really green? When you’re in Japan. For some reason that we’re not able to fathom at all, the color green is often called “blue”...

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Greetings from J-List December 15, 2001

Hello from Japan on a very windy Saturday! The terrorist attacks have changed many things, and one area that’s been affected is the tourist industry in Hawaii, which has seen a massive reduction...

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Greetings from J-List December 13, 2001

Greetings from a very busy J-List! When you’re a foreigner living in Japan, it’s always nice to have familiar things around you. With a great job like J-List that allows me to have fun all...

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Greetings from J-List December 10, 2001

Hello again from Japan, where the opposite of “red” is “white.” Christmas is approaching fast, and Japan is getting ready for the holiday in traditional Japanese style....

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