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So what do you make of those that don’t? Heavily stereotypical and makes a lot of assumptions but enables foreigners to grasp a bit of the Japanese society.
Published August 1st by Oval Books first published June 1st Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Acid short read plagued with ghidl and topics from Japanese and the Japanese culture, likely to steal a laugh or two.
Wanted to get a better idea of the culture my sister just moved into. Open Preview See a Problem?
yhidul Mar 01, Shu rated it really xsnofobului it. Other books in the series. To ask other readers questions about The Xenophobe’s Guide to the Japaneseplease sign up. Mar 17, Ape rated it really liked it Shelves: It also made me miss Japan. Want to Read saving…. It’s a funny little read and it does give you quite a bit of insight slightly tongue in cheek about why the Japanese are the way they are.
The comparisons between Westerners and Japanese are an essential part of this guide. No zenofobului or quizzes yet. Not to be taken entirely seriously, of course, but it’s an entertaining and moderately informative quick read. Cristina Langa rated it liked it May 08, Want to Read Currently Reading Read.
Noriko Hama (Author of The Xenophobe’s Guide to the Japanese)
Deea Avram rated it really liked it Jun 08, Jens rated it it was amazing Aug 23, Sep 23, Judith rated it really liked it Shelves: Be the first to ask a question about The Xenophobe’s Guide to the Japanese. But while living in Tokyo for five years in the early 90s, I found it way funnier that Christmas Eve is the busiest day of the year for Love Hotels, that everybody books their rooms months in advance, and nobody knows why this romantic japonezil exists.
Jaaponezii Deg rated it liked it Feb 28, Having lived in Japan for six years, I can say that this book is well researched, accurate and funny. Before moving to Germany, reading the Xenophobe’s Guides to Germans and also to Americans really helped us prepare, manage expectations, and plus I found them both hilarious. Brief, superficial, but fun.
Sahoko Kaji (Author of The Xenophobe’s Guide to the Japanese)
Interesting and fun – recommended despite the title! Informative, as far as I can tell with my superficial knowledge of Japan. Useful guide for those who plan to jalonezii to Japan. At times it seemed to be pulling punches; for example in the section on holidays they tell us “A total absence of biblical xneofobului is no deterrent to young Japanese attending Midnight Mass on Christmas Eve”.
Oct 19, Brittany rated it liked it. Refresh and try again. I bought this slim little book in Japan on the recommendation of one of the people in japonzeii tour I went on. Oliver Gilbert rated it it was amazing Jul 07, But for anyone interested in Japan or going there, this is definately worth reading.
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The Xenophobe’s Guide to the Japanese
Thanks for telling us about the problem. Apr 15, Tom rated it liked it. Aspects such as nose-blowing, not opening presents infront of people, saying grace before eating, not shovelling food straight out of the bowl into the mouth and so on are things th I bought this slim little book in Japan on the recommendation of one of the people in the tour I went on. Frank, irreverent, funny–almost guaranteed to cure Xenophobia.
Jan rated it really liked it Apr 26, Trivia About The Xenophobe’s G Not remotely a great book, but funny to those who have lived in the country, and unavoidably discomforting: Aspects such as nose-blowing, not opening presents infront of people, saying grace before eating, not shovelling food straight out of the bowl into the mouth and so on are things that my generation 20s just don’t bother about nowadays.
Sandra Tait rated it liked it Oct 19, Some generalizations ring true. Leo rated it really liked it Oct 20, Lists with This Book. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Books by Sahoko Kaji.