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  1. Japanese Names and Naming Practices


    May 28, 2013 by Valerie Elkins

    Did you know that Japan has the largest number of surnames of anyplace in the world? Over 70,000 surnames! That …
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  2. The Time is Now to Find Your Japanese Ancestors


    December 29, 2012 by Valerie Elkins

    It’s been on your list for awhile. You have been wanting to find your family in Japan for awhile now, …
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  3. Can You Read a Drunk Chicken? Then You Are in Luck!


    June 30, 2011 by Valerie Elkins

    Despite the obvious fact that Japanese writing or kana looks like the tracks of a drunken chicken – reading Japanese …
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  4. Creating Records that are Disaster-Proof


    March 22, 2011 by Valerie Elkins

    Japan has experienced disasters before. During WWII the 82 day Battle of Okinawa or tetsu no ami [rain of steel] …
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