Reading manga (Japanese cartoons) is a great tool for learning and reviewing Japanese vocabulary which is why we’re going to look into the words from manga One Punch Man. Since it is manga, there will be all kinds of themes and storylines. This makes it even more interesting keeping track of what kind of words showing up. For this time, we’ve selected five memorable and fascinating words.
For today’s lesson we are covering more musical instruments in Japanese, which we’ve already done before but this time, we’ve taking on the last missing part, string instruments.
An family for the musical instruments that contains poplar instruments used in orchestra such as violin. We are also giving you a short list of some of the famous traditional Japanese instruments.
Today’s lesson is going to be about how to say each months in Japanese with modern and traditional readings. Now this topic doesn’t seem so complex, but what many people don’t know is that there is actually a name for each month, just like in English (January, February and so forth). Instead of just saying number and month, for example: 一月, the first month, meaning January, there is the traditional way.
For today’s lesson we are going to read another news article; this is part two of the Japanese vocabulary from news articles series. From a random selection of recent news articles we picked this one. This is about the car company Toyota regarding the Kumamoto earth quake.