Sentence Examples


  • Small segments of kabuki plays, dances known as "nihon buyo", were performed as solo performances and the "onnagata" (male actors playing female roles) were the equivalent of today's movie star celebrities.
  • In 2004, Akio Mori, a professor at Nihon University in Tokyo, researched a sample of 260 people and tested the effects of video games on their brains by scanning for beta and alpha waves.
  • Much more memorable, however, was a library formed by Iyeyasus grandson the feudal chief of Mito (1662I 700), who not only collected a vast quantity of books hitherto scattered among Shinto and Buddhist monasteries and private houses, but also employed a number of scholars to compile a history unprecedented in magnitude, the Dai-Nihon-shi.
  • The Nihon-bashi (Bridge of Japan), in the district of the same name, is by far the most famous.