Cloud and Rain is indeed very beautiful, but why does he call the horizontal system 'rain' while rain always falls vertically, and the vertical system is called 'cloud' while clouds move horizontally?
Speak: Dutch, English
Something between reading and speaking: French, German
Read: Latin, Ancient Greek
Japanese: somewhere around JLPT 4 level (out of 5), I guess. Also, I (should) know around 250-300 kanji.