月別アーカイブ:2021年04月

2021/5/10

Anime

Learn Japanese Through Anime || Kimetsu no Yaiba's Title

Learn Japanese Through Anime || Kimetsu no Yaiba's Title

Miso Dog I wonder how translators come up wth English titles for anime. Companies probably hire people that understand the detailed nuances of both languages. Misoko Miso Dog That makes sense. As I learn more Japanese it makes me question all the translations I see around me. How about we take a look at a recent popular anime's title? Misoko ...

2021/4/8

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Learn Japanese Through Anime || The Way Frieza Speaks Japanese

Learn Japanese Through Anime || The Way Frieza Speaks Japanese

Miso Dog Keigo is so hard... I think a lot of people struggle with keigo. Especially because there isn't a similar concept in English. Misoko Miso Dog I noticed that a character from Dragon Ball uses keigo and I was confused as to why... Dragon Ball?? Let me take a look. Misoko Is Keigo Really Keigo? How familiar are you ...

2021/5/10

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Learn Japanese Through Anime || Asuka's Line: "Anta Baka?!"

Learn Japanese Through Anime || JoJo: "Yare Yare Daze"

Miso Dog Misoko-sensei, have you ever seen JoJo's Bizarre Advanture? It's pretty popular, but no, I've never seen it. It seems like a really chaotic anime. Misoko Miso Dog That's definitely true. There are a lot of scenes that are really famous, and I was wondering about a specific line... Okay, let's see... Misoko Yare Yare Daze... Whether or not ...

2021/4/8

Anime

Learn Japanese Through Anime || Asuka's Line: "Anta Baka?!"

Learn Japanese Through Anime || Asuka's Line: "Anta Baka?!"

Miso Dog Misoko-sensei! Do you like Rei or Asuka? From Evangelion? I've never really thought about it. Misoko Miso Dog I like Asuka! But I have a question about some of the lines that she says in the show... Interesting, let's take a look! Misoko Tsundere to the Max If you're a fan of tsundere characters in anime, there's no ...

2021/4/8

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Learn Japanese Through Anime || Tomioka: "Seisatsu Yodatsu"

Learn Japanese Through Anime || Tomioka: "Seisatsu Yodatsu"

Have you ever heard of "yojijukugo?" Misoko Miso Dog Yoji... What? They're idioms and proverbs in the form of four kanji put together. Japanese people use them more than you might think. Did you know that Kimetsu no Yaiba is known for using a lot of them too? Misoko Miso Dog In Kimetsu no Yaiba?! I want to learn more... ...

2021/4/8

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Learn Japanese Through Anime || Crayon Shin-chan: "Tou-chan Kaa-chan"

Learn Japanese Through Anime || Crayon Shin-chan: "Tou-chan Kaa-chan"

Miso Dog Crayon Shin-chan is an anime that I thought would be good for learning Japanese. Oh? Why did you think that? Misoko Miso Dog It looks like it's for kids, so I thought I could learn something from it. I actually have a question... Let's see... Misoko What do you Call your Parents in Japanese? Have you ever wondered ...

2021/4/8

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Learn Japanese Through Anime || Jujutsu Kaisen: "Kuuki wo Yome"

Learn Japanese Through Anime || Jujutsu Kaisen: "Kuuki wo Yome"

Miso Dog Jujutsu Kaisen is really popular recently. Yes, I think it's probably the next big thing because the Demon Slayer anime isn't airing currently. Misoko Miso Dog There's this line in the first episode of Jujutsu Kaisen that I was curious about... Can you help me figure out what it means? Of course! Misoko Reading the Air...? Have you ...

2021/4/8

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Learn Japanese Through Anime || Tanjirou's "Mizu no Kyokyuu"

Learn Japanese Through Anime || Tanjirou's "Mizu no Kyokyuu"

Miso Dog Misoko-sensei! What does it mean to breathe water? ...? I think I need a little bit more context. Misoko Miso Dog I've been watching Kimetsu no Yaiba recently, and the main character Tanjirou has this special ability... Let me see... Misoko Mizu no Kyokyuu! You've seen Kimetsu no Yaiba, or Demon Slayer, but do you know where all ...

2021/4/8

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Learn Japanese Through Anime || "Nigecha Dame Da"

Learn Japanese Through Anime || "Nigecha Dame Da"

Miso Dog The new Evangelion movie recently came out in Japan! It's super popular, as expected. Misoko Miso Dog I never watched the original TV series so I'm finishing it up before going to watch the movie... but I have a few questions about the lines that the main character says. Let me see... Misoko You Can't Run Away! Evangelion ...

2021/4/8

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Learn Japanese Through Anime || "Kuso Osewa ni Narimashita"?

Learn Japanese Through Anime || "Kuso Osewa ni Narimashita"?

Miso Dog Misoko-sensei, have you ever watched One Piece? Of course. It's one of the most famous anime in Japan. Misoko Miso Dog I had always put off reading it but finally started thanks to a friend's suggestion... It's really good, but there's a phrase that I was curious about. Could you help me figure it out? Let's take a ...

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