A:Please sit down.
B:Please tell us your name and where you come from.
My name is ... and I live in Naha in Okinawa Prefecture.
A:You come from Okinawa? A typhoon is approaching Okinawa.
Yes, I'm worried about my family.
A:Did you come from Fukuoka by plane?
Yes, I came to Fukuoka two days ago.
A:Two days ago?
Yes, and yesterday I went to Dazaifu and bought an "ema".
A:OK, so I will ask you some questions. What's an "ema"?
A:OK, next. Why do Japanese smile even in a difficult situation?
In Japan, people usually place high priority on maintaining harmony with others.
So smiling is important in politics, the economy, and
A:OK, next question. What do you think about the re-election of Mr. Koizumi?
I'm happy about the re-election of Koizumi. Though Japan is in a recession, Koizumi is aggressive and positive toward political and economic reforms and is not afraid to challenge old practices in politics and the economy.
A:So, what is the legend of Koizumi?
Koizumi is aggressive and ... is not afraid to ...
This is the legend of Koizumi and his principles.
A:Did you come to Fukuoka for the first time?
No, I came to Fukuoka twice. First, I came here on a school excursion when I was in junior high school, and this is time is my second visit.
A:Do you like Fukuoka?
Yes, Fukuoka is very beautiful.
A:Are you going to buy some souvenirs?
Yes, I like "karashi-mentaiko", so I will buy some for my family.
A:OK, thank you.
You are welcome.