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Foreigners’ Weird Japanese | Hokuou Joshi : A Swedish Girl’s Life in Japan Volume 1, Chapter 3 (47)

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 (47)「Foreigners’ Weird Japanese」

Foreigners’ Weird Japanese

Åsa’s comment

There’s a lot of foreigners out there who’ve never been to Japan, so they think the Japanese they hear in anime is proper and end up sounding kind of rude. When I first game to Japan, I was big into Revolutionary Girl Utena, so I used “boku” instead of “watashi…”

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