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Have you ever heard the expression “mottainai”? This expression is becoming more and more popular around the world. “mottainai” is a really useful expression in daily life in Japan. Here are the typical situations where Japanese people say “mottainai”.
These days I’m into infographics because of their brilliant explanation at first sight. It’s really informative and easy to understand. Yes, seeing is learning.If you’re struggling to improve your Japanese, maybe you should try some educational manga for kids. Wait. Manga for study ? You shouldn’t judge a book by its cover ! Kid’s books show you “cultural literacy” to understand Japanese culture in depth !
If you’re a Osaka lover and want to live and to have friends there, why not learn Osaka-ben (the dialect of Osaka), the most powerful Japenese? Here are the super useful expressions which all young people in Osaka use every day!!
One of the first phrases you might want to learn when you start studying a new language is “I love you.” Actually, it’s not said as often in Japan the way it is in the West, but it might be nice to learn! Japan has many dialects and a lot of people find them interesting, so here’s how to say “I love you” in different parts of Japan.
Have you ever been to a sushi restaurant and been served tea in cups covered in kanji characters? While each fish’s name is written, it’s one special way to advertise the fish sold at the restaurant. It’s interesting to see the fish names lined up in such straight lines. Try to learn some new characters!