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Learn Japanese Through Anime || Naruto's "Dattebayo"?

Learn Japanese Through Anime || Naruto's "Dattebayo"?

Miso Dog
One of the first anime I ever watched was Naruto.
Oh really? You're probably not alone in that one.
Misoko
Miso Dog
But I've heard from my Japanese friends that I probably shouldn't use the words that they use in the anime. Is that true?
Well, let's find out!
Misoko

"Dattebayo!" What is it?

If you've ever dabbled in anime, you're going to know Naruto. As hesitant as you might be to admit it, you might have also done the Naruto run a time or two in your life.

If you're familiar with Naruto, there's a good chance that you might have heard him use the phrase, "dattebayo." But what exactly does it mean? Can it be a replacement for "desu?" Or maybe you can't use it at all... Find out in this installment of Anime Phrases 101!

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