Children's texts

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Other texts

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Rakugo

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Philosophy/Political science

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Memoirs

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Old Songs

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National Song

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  • Kimigayo (君が代) 君が代は 千代に八千代に

War Songs

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Hymn

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Warabe Uta

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  • Kagome Kagome (かごめ かごめ) かごめかごめ 籠の中の鳥は
  • Hana Ichi Monme (はないちもんめ) 勝ってうれしい花いちもんめ、負けて悔しい花いちもんめ
  • Tōryanse (通りゃんせ) 通りゃんせ 通りゃんせ ここはどこの 細通じゃ
  • ずいずいずっころばし ずいずいずっころばし ごまみそずい
  • Where are you from? (あんたがたどこさ) あんたがたどこさ 肥後さ 肥後どこさ 熊本さ
  • Snow (雪) 雪やこんこ 霰やこんこ。

Old Japanese texts

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Old Japanese texts written in Classical Chinese

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Transcription of Classical Chinese into Japanese

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Classical Chinese was communication language between Japan, Korea, China and Vietnam until WWII.

  • Shunbou (春望) - 国破れて山河在り (国破レテ山河在)
  • Shungyou (春暁) - 春眠暁を覚えず (春眠不)

Weird Books

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Travel guide

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References

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