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Nippon

(nĭp`ŏn, nĭpŏn`), name for Japan, derived from Dai Nippon, meaning Great Japan. The expression comes from the Chinese ideograph for the place where the sun comes from, or Land of the Rising Sun. The term Nipponism has come to imply an extreme Japanese nationalism.
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Variety's article captures the film's ethnic heterogeneity as "a kimchi-flavored, Nipponese blend of The Godfather (1972, Francis Ford Coppola) and East of Eden (1955, Elia Kazan)" (Edwards, 42).
In the past seven years our Nipponese fixation has turned toward manga, comic books that have a distinctive Asian aesthetic and are published in innumerable genres, including romance, action-adventure, horror-even sexuality.
Of the Nipponese reportage by the late Anglo-Hungarian journalist George Mikes, it was once said: "Everyone writes about the tea ceremony in Japan, but who, except George Mikes, notices the way the rubbish is thrown out?".
And he then inflicted the most devastating land defeat suffered by the Japanese during the Second World War to save India and roll back the hitherto invincible Nipponese. That's greatness.
In the most unlikely of pairings this side of reality: the Nipponese High Couture salon, Hysteric and the aged Rolling Stones was ostentatious in a fashion-forward sense.
In the Nipponese market, there were in fact more new FTTx/ETTx subscribers than new DSL subscribers in the first half of 2005, with the country reporting a base of 3.4 million FTTx/ETTx subscribers in mid-2005.
The Japanese-modern decor of frosted windows, brushed steel and moody lighting set the scene for a contemporary menu offering sushi, a fusion of Nipponese and European fare, and Kobe steak dinners for those lucky enough to be dining on an expense account.
For example, in analyzing the many inaccuracies of Michael Bay's 2001 soap opera, Pearl Harbor, goofs that included Florida mountains, Admiral Yamamoto appearing on the deck of the lead Nipponese vessel, the close formation flying of the Doolittle Raiders, and the wrong date on the Japanese calendar, Dr.
One wonders why the perfidious Nipponese haven't also contrived to make it seem like their babies are dying off in droves.)
IT'S a bit of a Nipponese cartoon fest this week, though this one is perfect for the kids and their dads - the former can play it, the latter can just watch.
"a young father who takes the incidentals of fatherhood in worldview stride." Apparently, this term comes from low rhyming puns of the '40s and '50s, specifically the following racist joke and answer: "Q: Describe a feckless Nipponese whose father has diarrhea.