Category Archives: Jepang

Photo Gallery | Snow Country “Entrapment”

The snow is getting higher and higher. It is not February yet, though. Just enjoy my time in “jail” (merely dorm room, kitchen, class rooms, computer room, library and no rarely outside world). #okesipp 🙂 Continue reading

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Book Review | Snow Country: A Novel Which Brings You to Minamiuonuma in Classic Era

Title: Snow Country (Yukiguni)
ISBN: 978-4-8053-0635-2
Author: Yasunari Kawabata
Translator: Edward G. Seidensticker
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing, Singapore
Pages: x + 175

Mayumi-san, a Japanese friend of mine, pretty knows and memorizes so well every single word at the very first paragraph of Snow Country. “I red it long time ago and still remember,” she told me. My other pal, Brad, also enthusiastically said that the novel is one of classic masterpiece of readings. Continue reading

Minamiuonuma Original Kyodoryori

How Japanese education system creates “young entrepreneurs”

Note: in order to respect school regulation and protect students’ privacy, no picture to upload

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Ini Bukan Perpisahan

Kisah tiga “aku” – ayah, ibu, dan anak– dalam pusaran peristiwa yang acap disebut “perpisahan” Continue reading

Equinox Musim Gugur

Menikmati hari yang mana panjang siang sama dengan malam. Continue reading

Restu Ibu Guru

Hati ini akan selalu tabik padamu.

NAMANYA PUJI SETITI. Beliau guru akuntansi SMA aku saat kelas dua dan tiga. Aku sekolah di SMA Negeri 1 Pati. Bu Puji, begitu beliau aku panggil, yang “menemukan” aku dan membuatku terobsesi satu saat nanti harus kuliah jurusan akuntansi di kampus bergengsi. Ia yang memilih aku bersama beberapa kawan untuk ikut lomba akuntansi mewakili sekolah. Ia yang melatih kami guna bersiap menghadapi sejumlah kompetisi, baik secara beregu (cerdas cermat) maupun perorangan (olimpiade). Continue reading