Akinori Takanobu

Akinori Takanobu

Master of Media Design.

Researcher of the Keio University Graduate School of Media Design.

Host of the Keio University to MOOC through @FutureLearn.

twitter: Akinori_jp

Location Japan


  • I have been to Taipei and Taichung.

  • Meowzy and Kiwi are so cute!

  • Done is better than perfect.

  • @AnnaSeale Japan is super aging society.. I'm so concerned.

  • Toyota will transform a 175-acre site in Japan into a ‘prototype city of the future’.
    I think that it will be "Age-Friendly Cities and Communities".


  • I couldn't see Figure 4. Is it only me?

  • Akinori Takanobu made a comment

    I'm in Japan, not in Europe. But Japan has relation about GDPR. GDPR went into effect, Japan and the European Union agreed to recognize each other’s data protection regimes as providing adequate protection for personal data.

  • Big data is like crude oil. We have to clean and well structured.

  • @JeffreyJohnson Nice to meet you. Truly, I accessed the course from Shinjuku, Tokyo!

  • I am using Windows 10. Because of I am a user of Microsoft Office and other Microsoft app(eg. Microsoft To-Do, Power BI).

  • It is interesting data, from Japan.

  • I don't have the notepad little by little. I quite a lot using the digital notepad which is Galaxy Note 8. It has the great pen. Moreover, It can be writing over and over again.

  • My family name is quite rare. If I search own family name, I could hit my relative. The other hands, If people who have a common family name, they safety more than a rare family name. What do you think about that?

  • It is great to start of week 1!

  • Japanese people rarely doing non-verbal communication. Japan is quite high context culture.

  • Akinori Takanobu made a comment

    I agree with her because I'm Japanese.

  • Unfortunately, this full-sized Gundam removed on March 5, 2017, and will be replaced with a new one, Unicorn Gundam, this autumn. We hope you’ll enjoy watching the first Gundam along with Niijima in an appropriate costume.

  • Indeed, but Goku married Chichi. They have two children and a grandchild.
    Did he grow up? or still not?

  • Hello Elena, thank you for your comment.

    Prof. Ogushi will talk about Yaoi and BL from step 1.18 to 1.22.

    Look forward to it!

  • Hi, I have a data, but I don't know how do I analyze. I would like to learn in this course. Thank you.

  • Hello, I'm not a lawyer, but I'm interested in copyright.

  • I can see the subtitles now. Thank you so much!

  • It is quite difficult :)

  • Thank you for a reply. I could find English subtitles and a transcript.
    But I couldn't find subtitles and a transcript about Step 1.4.

  • Do you have a transcript?

  • Akinori Takanobu made a comment

    Hello, everyone. I'm not just interested in quantum computing but also supercomputing.

  • Hello everyone. I am Akinori from Japan.

  • hello everyone, I'm Akinori. I'm looking forward to the course.

  • If speaker slowly/clearly speaking in English, it is easy to understand for me.

  • Rob said, "the important thing is that people can understand you and you can communicate." I agree with you.

  • They are good speakers.
    P.S. I've seen a panda in Tokyo.

  • It is quite cute!

  • It was a great week 1. I'll go to next week.

  • I'll try that.

  • I didn't know that IELTS has two modules.
    Thank you!

  • I would like to work in world place.

  • I fell a bit nervous for the exam, but it is good opportunity to identify my English skills.

  • Akinori Takanobu made a comment

    Hi, I'm Akinori from japan. I would like to improve my English skills.
    Thank you!

  • I've been using Surface Pro 4. It can make notes.

  • I misunderstood fiction is not real. Fiction thrives on elements that are factual or seem factual. It is interesting.

  • one fact and three fictitious

    One day, I woke up at early morning and look at the window when I remember last summer.
    I went to sea for part time job where is quite hot. There is the girl front of me.
    she asked me "Where are my mom and dad?" I walked around with her. After that, we found her parents.

  • Hello, Sheila.
    Don't worry about that. There’s still time to catch up.

  • Hello, Susan.
    Don't worry about that. There’s still time to catch up.

  • Hello, Aline.
    Don't worry about that. There’s still time to catch up.