I’m not quite sure at what age my interest in Japanese language and culture started. Manga and Anime interested me ever since I was a little girl, but that wasn’t enough to make me want to fly to Japan. It wasn’t until I was in high school, when I studied Japanese independently for school language credit, that I really started learning about Japanese culture and customs. Written and illustrated by
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When I came across the EIL (Experiment in International Living) website, their Japanimation program caught my eye. The program seemed to focus mainly on Anime and Manga, but the variety of activities listed made it look like a great way to experience as much of Japan as I could.
I signed right up!
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