“If Cats Disappeared from the World” by Genki Kawamura | How the movie is different from the original book version.

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1. The Devil’s appearance is not the same The first major difference is the characteristics of the devil. The devil in the movie isn’t different much, except for his personality, from the young man. He almost looked like a “doppelgänger”. However, in the book, the devil’s characteristics are completely different from the young man, except … Read more

“The Guest Cat” by Takashi Hiraide | A Wonderful Novel About A Furry Visitor Bringing Joy into a Couple’s Life

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Summary ‘The Guest Cat’ (by the acclaimed poet Takashi Hiraide) is heart-warming novel. The book got the bestseller in New York Times, France Times, and winner of Japan’s Kiyama Shohei Literary Award. It is also beautifully portraying love between a cat and the mid-thirty couple living in the suburb area of Tokyo. The story began … Read more

What is Zen Buddhist? | Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind

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Zen is also known as Zen Buddhist is the combination of Mahayana Buddhism originated in India and Taoism from China. However, most people think Zen is neither religion nor just philosophy. It’s just seeing the presence of the moment and letting people see what it should see. The practice of Zen is originally called Zazen … Read more

“Team of Teams” from war exp. to leadership lesson

Team of Teams books from war experience to leadership lesson

“Team of Teams” is one of the great leadership books written by the author General Stanley McChrystal with three others Contributors. Unlike the others leadership books, “Team of Teams” will give tell you the leadership lesson from the war experience of the author. In May 2015, the famous “Penguin Publishing Group” released the book. Interestingly, … Read more

To Kill a Mockingbird

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“To kill a Mockingbird” is a classic American novel written by the author Harper Lee. In 1960, the company J.B. Lippincott & Co. published the book. Since then it became popular and now, It is widely used as a textbook in some middle schools and high schools in America. In 1961, the book won the … Read more