Converse with others in Japanese!
So here's the sitchy— in one of my current stories-in-utero, there is a character who is natively Japanese who studies abroad, and I'm trying to understand the nuances of the Japanese language struct— particularly when someone raised in Japan with some knowledge of English beforehand comes to a...
So I'm reading Alan Booth's "the Road to Sata" and he mentions that since Disney released the movie Bambi, the Japanese now refer to baby deer as バンビ instead of fawn or doe. Does anyone have any knowledge how accurate this statement is?
I'm trying to start up my independent studies (again) and I thought a good review would be the place to start.
So my question is, what festivals/holidays occur during each month of the year, or what does each month symbolise in the Japanese culture?
I would like someone to translate this :
I can only translit it, which is "Sakuramaui chi rinu - Rei -"
It's a title song from VanaN'Ice.
My brain is hemorrhaging trying to figure out how to properly use は and が. In school, my teacher told me that は is used when you're talking about a non-exclusive subject and が is used when you're specifically talking about one thing or subject. She also mentioned that は is used to introduce a new...
Hello again. I'm having trouble searching up definitions and I'm hoping AF could help.
Here are the troublesome words:
Any feedback or responses would be greatly...
Help would be appreciated, thank you.
I downloaded an emulator for the Japanese version of Animal Crossing: Wild World and I'm trying to take it really slow and understand each sentence thrown at me. Could someone please help translate these menu commands/phrases?
These are the only...
I know how to structure a simple sentence, such as, "I like pudding". But I would like to know how you would structure a sentence such as, "I really love pudding, My favorite flavor is chocolate." Or something like that.
You know what I mean. Help? Please?:)
I'm trying to seriously self-educate myself on Kanji and how to use vocabulary that I'm unfamiliar with. I just reviewed 人 and I realized I don't know many words or phrases that uses it. Can any of you give me some examples of words that use 人?
Also, can you use these words in a sentence for me?...
Any comments or responses would be greatly appreciated.
Can sb tech me some lttle japanese to comunicte with my female friend that would be nice! And i want to give her sth back beceause i really like them .
Can someone translate this?
I'm not sure I'm in the right forum, though, it has something to do with art right ?
Hello everyone at AnimeLyrics.com! I've studied japanese alone for a long time. Since then, I've learned tons of things and solved many...
OK. Just for fun, let's all try to make our own original haikus and/or Tankas. Of course you have to write them in Japanese. This has become a hobby of mine and I post them on facebook and my Japanese friends and my non-Japanese friends studying Japanese love them..
Haiku is 5-7-5 by kana...
Hi, I've been learning japanese (Hiragana and romaji) for a while and just thought it would be a good idea to get a friend who can speak japanese for questions and such. If there is anyone who doesn't mind my skype name is "bloodyhammer1998" and my steam name is "のしにがみ" (Got a little obsessive over...
If this shouldn't be a thread, my apologies but the AF app crashes whenever I try to make a new blog entry.
Any corrections or responses would be...
Has any ever used a book called "a Guide to Reading & Writing Japanese" by Kenneth Henshall? I'm seriously thinking of getting myself a copy but I wanted the opinions of someone who has used it before.
I'm just curious, but is there anybody else on this forum who works with a scanlation group/scanlates on their own?
I do a lot of scanlations, mostly of doujinshi, which I post on my LiveJournal here.
I have eaten ramen, udon, sushi, soba and others...........
I love them:biggrin:
It taste really delicious:tongue:
NOTE: For those who HAVEN'T eat JAPANESE FOOD, YOU SHOULD TRY ONE.
Give up hope now!!!!
Hi, I know I'm new to this board, but I think I'll get right down to the fun stuff! I was watching FLCL the other day, and I was looking through the DVD extras which included a map over the city of Mabase. Only problem here was that I couldn't understand any of the signs or location descriptions...
What words have you learned in Japanese fromw atching anime?
what do the characters mean???
http://image.gamespotcdn.net/gamespot/images/bigboxshots/7/938117_84462_front.jpg And just one more thing, one rival named Jintei is supposed to be the final boss (or one of the strongest in this game, at least) and he's known for having these four kanji painted on his car in every game he...
I'm really interested in learning Japanese but I don't know how to. I don't have classes here nor will my parents probably won't let me + I don't wanna spend money because if my brother finds out I'm BUYING stuff for language he'll take the piss out of me and annoy me.
So any sites on how to...
This is the first episode in a new series that will teach vocabulary, phrases, and techniques for initiating and continuing a conversation with a Japanese speaker you have just met.
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