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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 the characters' abilities come from? Tanjirou and the rest of the Demon Slayer Corps shout the names of their abilities before using them; we viewers can tell how each of the forms are different, but what does the Japanese mean and how are the lines significant? It might have something to do with Japanese traditional martial arts...?

Watch the video and find out!

-Anime

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