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Halloween -- A Favorite
Event for Kids. Part II
(November 29, 2002)
and Local Sports Update Part 2 - Basketball
The most favorite Japanese student sports event, "High School
Baseball" corresponds to a favorite sport of American students,
In the U.S., the traditional holiday
shopping season began
the Day after Thanksgiving
(in Japanese) American and Local Sports Update
Part 3 -
13, 2002) ---
events for the New Year, such as Hakone running relays and university rugby
games, correspond to college football Bowl games in the US, such as the
Orange, Sugar, and Rose Bowls.
16(S4) Christmas 1: Awesome Pictures of holiday lights and decorations in
: We wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from
! (December 24, 2002)
17(S5) (in Japanese)
Business 2: A high school student owns her own store.
happens on New Year's Eve and New Year's Day in the
(January 3, 2003)
popular Japanese TV show on New Year's Eve, "KouHaku Utagatsusen"
(song competition: male pop & Enka (Country) singers vs. female)
corresponds to "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve 2003" in the US.
"Joya-no-kane (bell)" (the watch-night bell) in
is similar to countdowns, fireworks, confetti, and noises using noise
makers and car horns.
19(S6) (in Japanese) American and Local Sports Update Part 4 - Pro
Football + (January 17, 2003) ---
Super Bowl, Rivalry --- Green Bay Packers (Wisconsin) vs. Minnesota
Vikings (Minnesota), beer, ---
Photos in Winter from Lake
(January 18, 2003)