Hello, all! I’ve recently been inactive on my blog and while I was thinking of what to post, I thought of this. Hope you enjoy!
A is for Asakusa, a district in Tokyo famous for the Kaminarimon
B is for Baikin-Man, a villain in a popular kid’s show, Anpanman.
C is for Chann. Girls are often called ~chann.
D is for Doraemonn. One of the most famous characters in Japanese manga/anime history.
E is for Edogawa Conan. Also famous, Conan is an anime character: a detective.
F is for
G is for Ganbare. There’s really no word for this in English, but you say it when you want to cheer someone on.
H is for Haru: Spring. My favorite season. ☺️
I is for Ichiro Suzuki. A super famous Japanese baseball player that you might know too.
J is for JAXA. The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency.
K is for Kara-age. Japanese fried chicken— super delicious!
L is for Lemon. A song that was super popular in Japan a couple years ago, by Yonezu Kenshi. You can listen to it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SX_ViT4Ra7k
M is for Momiji. Trees that are all too beautiful in autumn.
N is for Nintendo. A game creator in Japan and the maker of Super Mario, among other games.
O is for Onsen, Japanese hotspring.
P is for Papurika. This is a song that was very popular in 2020 (you can listen to it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T0valuAksuo)
Q is for Qoo, a beverage in Japan.
R is for Ramen. Super delicious noodles!
S is for Shougi. People call this Japanese chess. It’s a chess-like game with flat pieces and words engraved in them.
T is for takoyaki— octopus balls. It doesn’t sound as good as it looks/tastes! ↓↓↓
U is for Udon. Soft, white noodle soup.
V is for vending machine. There are so many vending machines in Japan! See my post about it here: https://lifeinkyoto.home.blog/2019/04/13/vending-machine-heaven-facts-about-japan-1/comment-page-1/
W is for (O)Warai. Japanese Comedy.
X is for X-Japan, a super famous rock band group that broke up a while ago.
Y is for Yen, the Japanese currency.
Z is for Zen Garden. There are many zen gardens in Japan, and they are absolutely stunning:
And that’s it! Thank you so much for reading this post! I hope you enjoyed it. And sorry for being so inactive recently!