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Hello everyone! How are you doing? As for me, I’m doing well! Alright, I would like to write about my hometown in the future. My parents have allowed me to do what I want to do without denying it. I have a personality that I decide for myself. Therefore, my character is like this. So I will choose my own place to live in the future. In the main subject, I think I will live in New York in the future. I have a dream to go abroad since I was a child. However, it has not been realized yet due to economic problems. Therefore, I would like to go abroad, see and feel the world I do not know, and meet many people. This feeling is stronger than in the past. The reason why I like New York is that I really like American movies and I want to go to Broadway someday to watch the real movies. I would like to enjoy my favorite things in the world-famous place. Also, New York is a place where many people from all over the world visit. What a wonderful thing if I can discover myself through interaction with various people! In conclusion, there are many wonderful places all over the world, so we can create our own hometown. Thank you for reading!

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Hi Mariona! How are you? I am fine. I would like to write a reply for your comment. You said that you grew up in Andorra and that you went to the university in Barcelona. That is very interesting, I have never heard of Andorra before, but it must be beautiful place! You also said you live in Australia now, and I want to visit Australia someday, but I think I will live in New York in the future. New York is a place where many people from all over the world visit, and is very multicultural maybe like Australia. Have you ever been to New York? When I think about places where many different kinds of people are, it sounds like the story Pico talked in the video. What did you think about the video and his stories? He also talked about how Japan is one of his homes, and that’s where I live now. Have you ever visited to Japan? I would like to finish by saying everyone has a place that is special to them, but I think it is important to discover the world and many cultures in order to become better person. Thank you so much for reading!

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Hello everyone! How was your weekend? My weekend was good! Today I am going to talk my experience of school here in Japan. When I was young, I went to elementary school, junior high school, and high school and always had to study at cram school, so I can take entrance exams. It was very difficult for me but I always had to do it because I did not have choice. When I got to university, I was very tired and did not want to study any more. University life is supposed to be the time when students play because they work so hard to go to university. So, I played in my university life and did not study because it seem I did not have to study hard. The video says the kind of education for me does not make students creative and innovative. I think I agree because to be creative and innovative I must think about myself and not have to worry about getting high score for exams. I also had to follow many rules about my teachers and seniors and parents, so it wasn’t very enjoy. Finally, some day when I have children I want them to be creative and innovative, but I am not sure how that happens with education system in Japan. Thank you for reading!

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Hi Tom. How are you? I am doing very well as usual, like you. Today I am going to reply to your comment. You talk about the movie “Letters From Iwo Jima”. I have a far away relative who died on Iwo Jima during the World war 2, so it makes me sad to think that was because of the education system here in Japan. But I do know army people were not good at changing their minds after they made a plan, so maybe it was because they were afraid to fail, or maybe they were not allow to fail. Maybe these are the reasons why students don’t ask questions to teachers here in Japan. I don’t know well about education system in America, but maybe that is why America could win the war and defeat Japan. Maybe Americans are not afraid to fail, or not afraid to change the mind, or not afraid to ask questions, so they could change the plan when they have to. In conclusion, I think Japanese education needs to change and be more like American education, so Japan can survive in to the future. Thank you for reading.

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Hello everyone! How are you? I am busy and doing well as usual. Now I am going to tell you what I think about “Plan B”. We all know global warming is bad thing, and we want to save our earth but we need to also think about other solution. Have you ever seen movie called “Interstellar”? In the movie, the people on earth have run out of the food, so they need to find a new home. They travel into space, and they jump into a new galaxy through a worm hole. After they do that, they can find a new planet to live on. This is the same situation we have now. Mr. Al Gore says we can’t get on rocket ship and travel to live on Mars, but he needs to think of other plan, if his plan to stop global warming does not work. It’s interesting, because in the video we can see a rocket ship taking off to space. Why is that? If we can not take a rocket ship to Mars, why does the video show that? That is strange. I would like to finish by saying even although we have a solution for any problem, it’s always a good idea to think about a different way. Thank you for reading!

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Hi Mariona! How are you? I am fine! Today I want to write a reply for your comment. You wrote about how we live in a culture of consumption where the objective is economic growth. I agree. I think we as human beings here on our planet consume too much, and it effects economy and environment. Or maybe the economy as big business makes us buy and use too much, so we are brainwash to think we need to have many things, and then the environment is bad. What do you think? Overall, we need to cut the amount of stuff we use and save our resource. If buy and use less, we can save a lot of resource, and that will save the earth. Especially, if we cut back on fossil fuels consumption, then we can really make a change in our world, then there will be no more global warming. I would like to finish by saying the things we have are not what define us, but instead it’s what we have in our heart that makes us survive! Thank you for reading!

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Hi Everyone! How are you? I am doing well as usual. Today I want to talk about “no music no life”. I think music makes people feel so good when they are in bad mood. Maybe someone is feeling sad, or maybe angry, but listening happy music makes them always feel better. I think it doesn’t matter the kind of music, the only thing is important is someone likes the music. I try to listen to my favorite music everyday. I like J-pop music, but I also like American rock music too. In fact, my father really likes American rock music, and he really like the band Eagles. So when I was growing up, I often listen to their CD, and it became a way for me to like to learn how to speak English. Especially, I listen to my favorite songs when I am on a train which is usually crowded, so hearing a good songs make me forget about all the people. So completely, music is a big part of my life. What about you? In conclusion, I think good music is like good food because with out them, there would be no more life. Thank you for reading!

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Hi Ian. How are you? I am doing well. Today I am writing a reply for your comment. You talk about how you play “shamisen”. That’s interesting. My grandfather and father also play shamisen, and I learned to play a little bit when I was young boy, but I don’t play as well as they do. They are very good, so I was ashamed that I can not do the same. So, I learned more about how to play piano, and I can also play bass guitar. It is also interesting you play shamisen as backup for your daughter who does Japanese traditional singing. That’s very cool! She must be very good because she won the “All Japan Kids Folk Song Contest”. Great! Even though I love to listen to music and play piano and bass, I am never that good enough, so I can not win such a contest as your daughter. I would like to end by saying music is a wonderful thing everyone enjoys, so we should all appreciate that there is no life without music. Thank you for reading!

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Hi everyone! How’s it going? I’m doing well as usual! Today I am writing about this topic about technology is similar to the topic about environment. Al Gore talks that we are not going to go on rockets and live on Mars. And this topic about technology says Elon Musk wants to colonize Mars if we can’t save the planet. So, who is right? Of course we want to save the planet from global warming, but if we fail we need to have the plan B. I am sure Al Gore has confident about his plan to stop climate change, but many times many people who have confident sometimes fail. I think Elon Musk should work together with Al Gore, so they can agree if the plan to save the earth does not work then they can make plan B work. If I don’t think about Mars as a backup plan, I still think it would be very exciting to live on another planet, even though it would be dangerous and people might die there. But maybe that’s what make it exciting! In conclusion, I really want to live on Mars, so I need to study about becoming astronaut and then I can be on the mission. Thank you for reading!

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Hi James! How are you? I am doing well! Today I am writing reply for your comment. One of the things you talked about is Western technology and destruction. I think countries like the U.S. have created most of technology that we have and because of this, there has been the most destruction. Things like nuclear bombs. The U.S. created the first nuclear bombs, and used it on Japan which created a lot of destruction. Also, the technology that the U.S. and other advance countries created is why we have so much global warming which is killing our planet. At the same time, people like Elon Musk are trying to solve our problems about global warming and cars that use gasoline, but he has a plan B that we can use if he doesn’t succeed. I also think there are other people like Elon Musk who are working hard to solve our problems. I would like to finish by saying even though the planet is in a terrible condition because of technology, I think the U.S. will solve the problems, so we can survive. Thank you for reading!