JDrama

Beginner’s Guide to JDrama

The best way to improve your foreign language speaking skills and your understanding of a foreign culture, is by actively listening to and interacting with native speakers. However, many of us don’t have opportunities to interact with Japanese people often. So what’s the next best thing? Watching JDrama, of course. 😀

Mbithe is a software developer at Andela and loves all things tech! You can probably find her sitting barefoot somewhere writing beautiful code while singing along to really loud Japanese music. 🙂

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Anime, Events, JDrama, Music

Calling All Otakus!

The Wondercores participate in a lot of the events organised and held by the Embassy of Japan, Kenya. Our proudest moments were winning the 2014 Nodojiman Beauty Award and Mbithe winning this year’s Japanese Language speech contest (yay!). The events and competitions they hold are usually very interesting and lots of fun to either attend or participate in. We would really love it if you would all share in  the fun so to that end, we shall do our very best to keep you updated on upcoming events and competitions.

The Embassy of Japan in Kenya, specifically the Japan Information and Culture Centre (JICC), are organising two events which I believe would be of great interest to all you Otakus out there.

In a perfect world, Gillian would be travelling round the world in her red vintage VW T1 van (Hippie Van) gathering stories of the people she meets and retelling them to those ready to listen. She is in the process of building this world which is now going to have all of you in it.

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Anime, JDrama

Beginner’s Guide to Anime (Part 2)

Beginner’s Guide to Anime was basically about selection of anime, kind of like a ‘how to’ to anime which excluded ‘the where’ and when looking for websites to watch anime on, it can get really frustrating not being able to find one that you would deem good enough from the many websites floating around the Internet.

In a perfect world, Gillian would be travelling round the world in her red vintage VW T1 van (Hippie Van) gathering stories of the people she meets and retelling them to those ready to listen. She is in the process of building this world which is now going to have all of you in it.

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