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My Long-Held Misconception About Japanese | Hokuou Joshi : A Swedish Girl’s Life in Japan Volume 1, Chapter 3 (42)

Convenience store onigiri are way too handy! Why is it that Japanese girls can call just about anything “cute?” The guys at host bars are so hot, they’re like real-life anime characters! These are only some of the mysteries Swedish manga artist Åsa Ekström discovers in this journal comic about her journey from Scandinavia to Japan, which is jam-packed with surprises and laughs! >>>Chapter 3: The Rewarding Challenges of Japanese (42)「My Long-Held Misconception About Japanese」

My Long-Held Misconception About Japanese

Åsa’s comment

I messed this one up for a long time! And once I finally learned the word was “bag,” I said “I don’t need an old bag” for about another year…until my editor for this book told me “old bag” means “mom.” That was another shock!

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