In Japan, there is a rainy season called 'tsuyu' つゆ. Depending on the region, the timing of the season differs.
The Golden Pavillion in Kyoto is a definite great place to go in Japan. It's interesting that gold used to be so abundant in Japan that they used it as a currency
Haruki Murakami's surname starts with this
This symbol is used even in trains --> 電＿ (densya)
'chikuba no tomo' (__馬の友） means a friend you've known since you were little.
to live/ to be born
If read 'nama', it means 'raw'
Ichiro is a common name that utilizes this.
Heaven/ antonym is 地(Learned in 2nd grade)
Human-being / People
Check out how this symbol came to be! Whoever created this symbol is genius!
clam / shells
It is said that shells were used as a currency in the ancient times
Good luck learning Japanese! It's worth it!
'small people' (syounin) is utilized to mean children below age 12 in Japan. This is most used in train stations.
to go in, to enter
Tree x 3? It's simple and easy
Yen is the Japanese currency.
Wood / Small Amount of Forest
Tree x 2? It's simple and easy
Big, Huge, Enormous
To emphasize something, sometimes this letter is utilized.
sound / noise
'K-ON!' utilizes this letter.
to leave/ to go out
'Makurano soushi' まくらのそうし・枕＿子 is a famous book written in 996 AD. In Japan, they usually read it in the first year of middle school.
In front of / before
sundown = 日没 (niti botsu)
Note: 速い is fast
In Health and Sports Day, the other side will be the white team. This comes from the 'genji (源氏）'.They had power and influence during the Kamakura Period.
In Japanese-style Mahjong, this is one of the Dragon Tiles.
Place to learn/
For this, use hiragana. (Due to certain circumstances when creating this, I was not able to insert this symbol.)
It's the first letter of a famous anime/manga written by Takahashi Rumiko
In Japanese school, students memorize this letter by memorizing 'ku-no-ichi'. 'Ku' comes from hiragana and 'no' comes from katakana
The main character in 'Spirited Away' by Hayao Miyazaki is named this
In Japan, they drive on the left. We are just like britain
Famous voice actress and female singer Mizuki Nana's surname starts with this symbol.
ball / bead
Looks similar to the symbol 'king'
Tree is an important thing in Japanese shinto.
In Health and Sports Day, one side is the red team. This color derives from the 'heike family (平家）'. Heike had power before the Kamakura period. Note: Naruto Uzumaki was born on Health and Sports Day due to its energy.
This symbol is used when writing 'karate' in Japanese
This is the first letter of the first name of a famous manga/anime character in 'Slam Dunk'
'hyaku mo syouti' is a common phrase used to mean that 'they know very much'
The birth rate of Japan is very low compared to other western countries. The effects of the low rate are showing up recently.
It's a symbol from the Taisho era
In Osaka, people stand on the right side of the escalator. On the other hand, in Tokyo, they stand on the left of the escalator. Beware!
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