Ｂ： How are you today?
I'm very fine. (Thank youを忘れました）
Ｂ： Where do you live?
I live in Nakagyo ward here in Kyoto.
Ｂ： You mean Kyoto city?
A： （イギリス人の女性と思われる方） Why do Japanese like New Year's
Japanese are group-oriented people, so we love parties, especially with
little sake, because sake makes people relaxed. We can relax and talk
with people with titles and superiors at the parties, but we feel
A： Is it important to feel nervous before the people with titles?
Yes. We have to be careful about the language we use before our superiors especially at workplace. But at parties we can relax.
A： Why did so many typhoons visit Japan this year? （この質問は、もう少し違った形で聞かれたかもしれません）
In the long history of Japan, we have experienced many typhoons, earthquakes
and volcanic eruptions. But this year we had too many typhoons. This is
A： (うなずいて） Yes, global warming. Why are Japanese younger people not as religious as older people?
Japanese have felt very generous about religion. We had our native religion
called Shintoism before Buddhism was introduced to Japan in the 6th century.
In Shintoism, we worship things in nature like mountains,
（ここは only one godとすべきだったと思います。）
A： Yes. Thank you. This concludes my question.
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