The Japanese Emperor Passes By!

This Wednesday I saw someone I’ll never forget. It’s the new Japanese emperor, Akihito-sama, along with his wife, Masako-sama (sama is used for people with authority), and we saw them in Nara, a prefecture next to Kyoto. I mentioned the prefecture when I talked about Nara Deer Park. The emperor and empress were going to… Read More The Japanese Emperor Passes By!

Japanese Words that Americans Use in Everyday Life

Today I’d like to share with you a few Japanese words that I hear a lot even in America. Join me on a journey to figure out their meanings by decoding the Japanese words! Number One: Emoji “絵” (E) means “picture”, and “文字” (moji) means “words”. So literally, this compound word means “picture words”, showing… Read More Japanese Words that Americans Use in Everyday Life