Place : Kyoto
Taken by : Viscaria (Doshisha International Junior/Senior High School)

We sing sometimes in a Karaoke room. Karaoke's room has many machines. I will write about them.

This is a microphone. We call it maiku. We sing with this.

(Left picture) These are remote-control devices. We use them to input the song's number.
(Right picture) This book contains the songs' numbers. Many titles and artists' names are written in it.

Drink menu and food menu. We order from this menu.

The words are displayed here.

A scoring function is enabled, too.
The machine checks intervals.
Our score improves when we sing at correct intervals!
This function is very swell!

These are new machines. The songs can be retrieved by touching the screen.
This system is very convenient.

This machine receives the radio transmission from the remote.

Karaoke was invented by Daisuke Inoue in 1971. He was a band man.
Karaoke performances became popular fast. Many Japanese go to Karaoke sometimes.
I look forward to going to Karaoke with my friends. We enjoy singing and talking there.
Karaoke is Japanese culture.

Child Research Net would like to thank the Doshisha International Junior/Senior High School and Viscaria, student and author, for permitting reproduction of this article on the CRN web site.

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