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I drink a cup of coffee just now.
normally i drink it with this, but we're all out. it's v tasty
Sorry but I don't love you.
listen, i know you're doing your best, but you need some element of cleverness in your posts
"go bomb pearl harbor", really not too hard to figure out why this one doesn't work, clearly pearl harbor has already been bombed and it's just awkward
"they call him a pincushion because look at this picture of them stabbing a POW with bayonets" i get that them stabbing him with bayonets is kind of like a pincushion but the formula of this joke makes zero sense considering there's no other part of the joke alluding to sewing or really any basis for existing other than to try to be "that guy" on 4chan
overall i hope this helps you be more funny and come off less like an angsty high school student
>hoping to take Beginning Japanese II in the spring
>was forced out of Beg. Japanese I last fall by a bunch of rescheduling shenanigans
>now aiming to enroll in the alternate class time that had been full last semester
>placement test is required to determine eligibility
>study far past what Beg. Japanese I covered last year
>spend 5 hours on the 50 question test because there was no time limit
>got a 58/100
>eligible for not just Beginning Japanese II, but Intermediate Japanese I, though that's a fall-term-only class
>go to enroll in this class, finally, after all that
>The alternate timeslot class has been canceled
Any メアリーさん doujins out there to cheer me up?
Uh do you mean that girl in the Genki textbook?
Cheer up, man. You can practice your Japanese here, especially when the Japanese posters wake up. Download rikaichan while you're at it, it'll really help a lot with the standard definitions.
>Not liking Will Ferrel
Another reason to hate Japs.
He is probably the least talented person making millions in Hollywood. Also, I am American.
He is the face of that constellation of shitty stars that end up in the same circlejerk of shitty films that /b/ teenagers love.
I think his movies are a different category. He doesn't end up in the same films as far as I know.
Yeah but what I am asking is if they are adults, retarded adults, or what
Oh, definitely, I've already been doing a lot of that.
Oh, I have rikaichan already (well, I have rikaikun). I actually feel as though I'm getting a bit overreliant on it.
Clearly I touched a nerve. You sound exactly like my younger brother who has a melodramatic episode when I insult these people lol
He wears a fedora on the reg btw not even joking
>I think his movies are a different category. He doesn't end up in the same films as far as I know.
Maybe not exactly the same category ("dudebro films"), but they're really fucking bad and aimed at retarded teenages, like Mall Cop and Pixels. He's only ever made one good film, and that's Little Nicky.
what sort of memes do you have in japan? can you share some?
what sort of humour do you enjoy in general in japan?
I watched Big Daddy again when I was an adult and I didn't like it, even though it was one of my favourite childhood films
>How was your college experience with Japanese?
Nonexistent? As I said, I've had a single day of a Japanese class and that's it.
Well, it has helped quite a bit in some respect, my self-teaching so far was at it's best while I was studying for the test.
Idol "culture" has to be one of the most cringe worthy things ever.
B-but how will santa deliver his presents
Anon, I don't want to crush your dreams or anything, but in reality Santa doesn't ride reindeers, they are too slow and he wouldn't be able to deliver all the presents. He uses a magical jet plane instead.
Strange. Most cookery programmes here are competitions (in fact, a lot of the biggest shows on British TV revolve around cooking competitions).
I always wondered what kind of programmes Japanese housewives watched.
>jam and cheese in the same sandwich
>What is your favourite competition show
Takeshi's Castle, but that's not a cooking show. It's very, very popular in the UK though, they still show repeats of it regularly 26 years after it stopped airing. I find normal cooking programmes boring, but most British females love them.
Competitions are fun. People win prizes, and the losers feel bad about themselves on public television.
But the cooking competition shows in the west were ripped off from Japanese program "Ryori no Tetsujin" (some of them are actually authorized but some are not)
It's old TV show in Japan so people don't watch it anymore but it seems like westerners love Japanese old shows too much (and they like to rip off)
I watched 1 season of the great british bake-off, and I loved it.
I would have liked it better without the competition element though, needlessly tensing up the whole process.
But that's just my opinion, I think it suits the british audience better.
Would you eat this?
It's cheese + guava paste.
OK, i'm fortunate enough to not have that sort of people around, but if I met one, I guess it will be pretty annoying.
I never felt like they are shitting up our country though ? They are annoying but not a big problem on the whole I feel.
>no friends and no gf where he comes from
>moves to Japan because he likes anime and thinks he'll be accepted there
>mocked on national TV by 2 presenters
Ohayo gozaimasu, nihonjinjanai. I hope you remember to pack everything before class today.
It is a holiday today
日本人ではありません is here but nozomi didn't even show up the whole weekend.
Let us pray to god that Nozomi will come back to replace 日本人ではありません
>D-Do you wanna go have breakfast some time?
I haven't seen him in months I think.
Vad är problemet med det?
Jag kan ju dem med och jag har inte ens pluggat datorteknik
Moderkort och grafikkort heter dem
I already said yes, la d
men om du vill veta vad det är så:
>Den där pedéeffen
Fattade lika mycket av det där som jag fattar vad som försegår i en feminists hjärna
Lycka till grabben
>not best girl
Into the garbage you go
You aren't missing much, it's kinda shit, especially the ending. Nice soundtrack though.
du får sluta skriva om när du blev nekad på älskogshotell hela tiden!
lots of protein because GAINS gotta get HUGE
I've already watched 3/4 of it, been on hold for almost a year soon though. Will probably never finish it tbqh
Not really, I tried playing 信天翁航海録 some time ago but the kanji scared me off, maybe I should try something lighter.
There another Brazilian who also comes here who seems to like VNs a lot though.
>I've already watched 3/4 of it, been on hold for almost a year soon though. Will probably never finish it tbqh
Don't bother, it's not even worth it. The last interesting arc is Ai and Marco.
Watch something more intellectually stimulating like Yuruyuri instead.
I don't want to go to college tomorrow and read 140 pages of textbook shit...
jag var faktiskt nykter på nyår då jag söp så hårt på juldagen att jag var bakis i nästan tre dagar
On the inside
I can't watch anymore Yuru Yuri
because I've already watched all of it
Going to check it then.
In english I've read Saya no Uta, obligatory Katawa Shoujo, and one that I forgot but the tittle has something to do with medicine/drug I think (one of the heroines is bullied at school, there is one who think she's a fairy...) .
I mean, it's the truth.
Much better in the manga, like most things in Mirai Nikki were.
>tfw my primary motivator for finally getting a job is to fund a trip to the local massage parlor
Oyasuminasi, brazil-kun. I hope your dreams are as sweet as you are.
what are some examples of japanese comedic music?
here are some american examples
that's how I learn languages. first learn essential words related to phrase forming, then start learning vocabulary by memory.
I need to know what are those essential japanese words used the most
I tend to learn things differently and on my own. it took me years trying to learn English the way it should be taught. turns out all I needed was to know how the "times" worked and read a bunch of manga in order too absorb the words.
thanks, but aren't those cards with characters? do they also explain the multiple contexts of words?
by watching anime I've managed to learn a bunch of words, I actually have a google drive calc page with all the words I know. I add 1 every day, then after 30 days I stop for a week and then go back and see if they stuck in my head.
You can see a lot of people say Hitler was nothing wrong adn complain about immigrants for no reason on the internet, but it DOESN'T accepted in society.
Enough number of adults watch anime in Japan but talking about anime is not accepted in office or in public.
I think this is kinda ironic but it's truth enough.
I'm sorry a lot of grammatical mistake in this response >>53411331
Anyway, I'm confident to say people who watch moe-anime in Japan are seen as what as in your countries.
They are looked down on by normal people. You can't run away from this situation even if you come to Japan... I'm just saying.
I think it's very hypocritical because it is criticized on the outside but enjoyed secretly. That is why japanese society is secretly perverted, it has to repress very much of the open sponteaneous attitude towards things they like, but can only like in private.
>That is why japanese society is secretly perverted, it has to repress very much of the open sponteaneous attitude towards things they like, but can only like in private.
Exactly this. I know there are a lot of pervs in Japan, but obviously they are looked down on when they show their traits in public.
Thanks for believing me, you seem like a nice person. But it is ok to say you like other fictional entertainment like movies or novels, etc...
I don't know much about Swedish society, but at least in Japan, liking highly sexualised things are considered perv.
I know you are trolling but still. The politicians should explain to normal (boring) people (henceforth normies) that anime is a very important drive for the japanese economy, supporting all the hard working people in the industry and creating cultural capital that is exported with massive success and a lot of economic benefit for Japan. Also, tourism-related revenue, etc.
>it is ok to say you like other fictional entertainment like movies or novels
Normies just can't appreciate it. And it's fine, but to say it is childish is to be ignorant. Surely a normie that claims to be "above" watching anime would consider Kurosawa films (for example) to be "serious art" because some documentary told him so, but at the same time he is completely ignorant of the link that connects Kurosawa to Miyazaki, the differences and similarities that exist between the two.
I see salary men reading those huge 500 page mangas on the train all the fucking time
best japanese music
>MASS OF THE FERMENTING DREGS
I have to add that Miyazaki anime is respected by adult too, but it is still for parents and children. I love manga when I was reading in childhood too, but you have to grow out someday.
I live in Tokyo and I've never seen any salary man reading manga in train though. Why don't you have any single Japanese friend if you are seen as a normal person by them?
Are you kidding? At least a few of the Japanese posters are women and some of them are up there in age lol. Especially the ones that start flame wars about Chikan and anime. She does this all the time, this who anime thing
That's true but not explaining enough.
Some anime is alright for adults to say they like and some is not.
Some manga is alright for adults to say they like and some is not.
Moe-anime and moe-manga are basically same, both are looked down on.
Is osumatsu ok?
Ilike that Manga but I am not sure which Matsu is the best
Leaning towards Choromatsu the most
Osomatsu is considered ok because the original one is pretty old manga/anime.
Most of people had watched the original were children of course, so it's ok for adults to talk about it.
I have more feminine hands then that