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Curry, the 90’s, and Sisters

October 18, 2014

Earlier this week, the October 2014 issue of FINEBOYS arrived. Super pleased with this issue.

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Most of the coordinations involved autumn knits, sweaters, pea coats, and other various outwear. I have a really limited outwear collection, so I will definitley check out some of the items that I saw.

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I have a deep fascination with late 20th century Japan and American culture.

There was also a whole section about 90’s fashion, food, sports, etc. which I thought was really interesting. Also, does anyone know of any creative/clean ways to store magazines?  They are currently piling them on the floor next to my bookshelf.

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Just like I said I would do in my previous post, I picked up 昨夜のカレー、明日のパン at the library yesterday. Thank goodness I was able to get a hold of this because I am so sick of paying so much cash for books and delivery. I love reading books, but the probability of me reading them more than once is really low so borrowing them is much more economically beneficial.

I already love the story even though I’m only a few pages in. It’s really quirky so far – Testuko lives with her father-in-law of her husband that died 9 years ago. She also refused to marry her boyfriend because the name “Tetsuko Iwai” is too strong – or at least, that’s one of the reasons she jokes.

Since I am not going to watch the NHK drama adaptation until I finish the book, I am currently watching ディア・シスター (Dear, Sister). 石原さとみ (Ishihara Satomi) is one of the characters – I loved watching her in other dramas. I think all her characters are so lovable. The first episode was quite predictable, but I was still able to enjoy it.

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2 Comments leave one →
  1. November 17, 2014 10:32 am

    hello there, nice blog by the way. I also learn Japanese and now i am trying hard to introduce Japanese culture in マレー語.
    I would like to know if the Japan government tax blogger? like GST, taxing money from blogging activities. Hope to hear your comment. 😉

    • November 17, 2014 4:30 pm

      Thank you for the comment! 🙂

      My blog does not get taxed by the Japanese government. I’m sure there are programs to get money from introducing Japanese culture, but I just blog for fun!

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