I listen to American, British, French, Chinese, Taiwanese, Japanese, and a little bit of Korean. Not much, but I hope to try songs from different nationalities in the future.
Also, as tumblr continues to baffle me, if anyone can tell me how to get a submission box or an ask box going for this blog, that would be wonderful too.
On a more frivolous front, in 1896 a team of Japanese students defeated a group of American sailors in a baseball game, to their great delight. Growing foreign presence and an effort to imitate aspects of Western education had introduced new pastimes to Japan, including baseball, and within two decades the Japanese were prepared to beat Westerners at their own game.
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