A Glimpse of Japanese School’s Life – Part 4


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Welcome back to the 4th part Japanese School’s Life! It took me a week for me to post this, because of my tight curriculum pressure (gomeeen). But fear not! I have prepared a special information that will mostly amused you all. Today, I will talk about the Japanese Schools problems. You all know, right? The School Refusal Syndrome and Bullying, that was fairly known in many Anime and Manga concept. Why does School Refusal Syndrome exist? What makes some student reluctant to come to school? What kind of bullying exist in Japan? This is the kind of question I always wonder when I watch Anime with School’s concept, particularly High Schools. Since Bullying and the School Refusal Syndrome have a kind of cause and effect relation, I will explain Bullying in Japan first. Well then, down we go!

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A Glimpse of Japanese School’s Life – Part 3


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Welcome back, dear reader! It’s my 3rd post on the issue of Japanese School’s Life. Time sure fly fast, isn’t it? Continuation from the 2nd post, today I will cover the “interesting” fact about Japanese School, the school trips, and the proud times of graduation day! Hmmm, the way I used word seems cliché today. Maybe the cafe environment hinder my writing technique? Oh well! Let’s get down to lecturing!

 
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A Glimpse of Japanese School’s Life – Part 2


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Hello and welcome to the 2nd part of Japanese School’s Life! In my previous post, I state the general information in Japanese school’s life, so in this post I’ll try to cover a different aspects. What kind of article I will write today, you might ask? Well, honorable reader, today I will cover the Japanese School’s buildings and the inside, and the ever-diligent hobby of cram school! I really wish I can cover more today, but I’m afraid that will make this article rather long and boring. Enough apologizing! Without further ado, let’s get on to the main topic!

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A Glimpse of Japanese School’s Life – Part 1


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Are you like me? I’ve always wonder when I see Manga and Anime with the genre of school life, it seems they have a lots of event in a year, a strict-to-the-boot regulation, and a fun extracurricular with many varieties. Not only that, they also seems to have an interesting cultural event that brings out teamwork in students. Now on this occasion, I would like to share a little background of Japanese School Life that I find interesting. For starter, I will share you all the basic information of Japanese education system, then gets to the specific. Let’s take a look inside.

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“Tonari no Kaibutsu-kun Ep.1” The Sweet, Bitter, and Hilarious Taste of a Relationship Between Two Odd People


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Title: Tonari no Kaibutsu-kun

Alternative Title: My Little Monster (English) / となりの怪物くん (Japanese)

Type: TV series

Genres: Comedy Drama Romance School Life

Running Time: 24 minutes per episode

Current Episode: 2

Total Number of Episodes: 12

Opening Theme: “Q&A Recital!” by Haruka Tomatsu

Ending Theme: “White wishes” by 9nine

Official Website: アニメ「となりの怪物くん」オフィシャルサイト (Japanese) / テレビ東京・あにてれ となりの怪物くん (Japanese)

Original Creator: Robico

Animation Production: Brains Base

Age Rating: 15+

Rating: 8.5 / 10

“Nobody else is willing to look me in the eye.”

“That’s because you’re either glaring at them, threatening them, or beating them up.”

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“Robotics; Notes Ep.1” A Sci-fi Series That Starts Quietly, With a Probable Engaging Plot Ahead


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Title: Robotics; Notes

Alternative Title: ロボティクス・ノーツ (Japanese)

Type: TV series

Genres: Adventure Comedy Sci-fi Mecha School Life

Running Time: 24 minutes per episode

Current Episode: 1

Total Number of Episodes: 11

Opening Theme: “Junjō Spectra” by Zwei

Ending Theme: “Umikaze no Brave” by fumika

Official Website: ROBOTICS;NOTES Official Website (Japanese) / TV ANIMATION Robotics;Notes【TVアニメーション「ロボティックスノーツ」】 (Japanese)

Original Creator: 5pb, Nitroplus

Animation Production: Production I.G

Age Rating: 15+

Rating: 7.2 / 10

“It’s fun! (the Robotics Club) We build stuff and try our best together! We head towards the sunset!”

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“Chuunibyou Demo Koi ga Shitai! Ep.1” The Moment Two Delusional Minds Meet, Hilarity Ensues


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Title: Chūnibyō Demo Koi ga Shitai!

Alternative Title: Chu-2 byo demo KOI ga shitai (Japanese) / Regardless of My Adolescent Delusions of Grandeur, I Want a Date! / 中二病でも恋がしたい! (Japanese)

Type: TV series

Genres: Comedy Drama Romance School Life

Running Time: 24 minutes per episode

Current Episode: 2

Total Number of Episodes: 12

Opening Theme: #0: “Kimi He” by ZAQ #1: “Sparkling Daydream” by ZAQ

Ending Theme: #0: ” Shikkoku ni Odoru Haou Bushi” by ZAQ #1: “INSIDE IDENTITY” by Maaya Uchida, Chinatsu Akasaki, Azumi Asakura, and Sumire Uesaka

Official Website: 中二病でも恋がしたい! (Japanese) 『中二病でも恋がしたい!』公式サイト | KAエスマ文庫 (Japanese)

Original Creator: Torako.

Animation Production: Kyoto Animation (KyoAni)

Age Rating: 15+

Rating: 8.3 / 10

“I can never loose this cursed bandage from my arm, and for good reason. Doing so would unleash the black flame dragon on this world.” -Past-

“That’s so, so, so, so embarrassing!” -Present-

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