Kumi Koda (倖田 來未, Kōda Kumi) (born Kumiko Koda (神田 來未子, Kōda Kumiko) on November 13, 1982) is a Japanese pop singer who debuted in Japan in 2000 with her first single, TAKE BACK. She did not achieve success until her seventh single, real Emotion / 1000 no Kotoba, which was a hit because of its connection to the videogame, Final Fantasy X-2. Her popularity skyrocketed in 2005 after the release of Butterfly and being named one of the best selling artists of 2005 from the success of BEST ~first things~.
Kumi says her one line “Diet Coke please” in her best Katakana English: 「ダイエト・コーク・プリース」(Daitto Kouku puriisu).
Diet Coke (sometimes known as Diet Coca-Cola) or Coca-Cola Light (sometimes known as Coke Light) is a sugar-free soft drink produced and distributed by The Coca-Cola Company. It was introduced in the United States in July 1982 as Diet Coca-Cola, and was the first new brand since 1886 to use the Coca-Cola trademark. The product quickly overtook Tab in sales.
日本が好きです、Nihon ga suki desu, “[We] love Japan”
平和が好きです、Heiwa ga suki desu, “[We] love peace”
海上自衛隊。Kaijo Jietai. “[We are the Japan] Maritime Self-Defense Force.”
The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (海上自衛隊, Kaijō Jieitai), or JMSDF, is the maritime branch of the Japan Self-Defense Forces, tasked with the naval defense of Japan and formed following the dissolution of the Imperial Japanese Navy after World War II. The force is based strictly on defensive armament, largely lacking the offensive weapons typically handled by naval forces of equivalent size.
A homophone is a word which is pronounced the same as another word but differs in meaning, for example: carat, caret, and carrot. Homophones may be spelled differently, but the term also applies to different words that sound the same and are also spelled identically, such as “rose” (flower) and “rose” (past tense of “rise”). However the more precise term for the latter class of words is homonym. Neither of these words should be confused with homosexual or homophobe. The term may also be used to apply to units shorter than words, such as letters or group of letters which are pronounced the same as another letter or group of letters.
Tug of war, tug o’ war, or tug war, also known as rope pulling, is a sport that directly pits two teams against each other in a test of strength.
Orangutans are the most arboreal of the great apes, spending nearly all of their time in the trees, making a new nest in the trees every night. Today they are only found in rainforests on the islands of Borneo and Sumatra, but fossils have been found in Java, Vietnam and China. Adult males are about 4.5 ft (1.4 m) tall and up to 180 lb (82 kg) in weight. Mature males are distinguished by prominent cheek pads.
The negative effects of the sumo lifestyle become dangerously apparent later in life. Sumo wrestlers have a life expectancy of between 60 and 65, more than 10 years less than the average Japanese male. They often develop diabetes and high blood pressure, and are prone to heart attacks. The excessive intake of alcohol leads to liver problems and the stress on their joints causes arthritis. Recently, the standards of weight gain are becoming less strict, in an effort to improve the overall health of the wrestlers. Average height of sumo wrestlers are around 183 cm.