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One of the most important conjugations in the Japanese language is the te (て) form. You need it for a lot of other conjugations. So if you don’t master the te form, you can’t really get into a lot of other grammar points.
The rainy season is an annual occurrence throughout Japan. The dates of the rainy season vary throughout the country, but on average, it occurs from June to July.
Want to know how to express superlatives in Japanese? In this article, we cover all the ways to say “the best”, “very”, “super”, “extremely” and everything else in between.
All of us have hopes and dreams, and don’t we want to express them? In our Season 4 Episode 8 of the Nihongo Master Podcast, we looked at how to say “I hope…” or “it’ll be good if…” in Japanese.
As the world slowly opens up again, we’re hoping Japan is going to open up its borders, too. In fact, there are rumours that we might be able to travel for leisure to the Land of the Rising Sun as soon as the end of the year! So to get yourself prepared for your adventure to Japan, why not create a Japan travel bucket list?
One of the biggest festivals in all of Japan takes place in Tokyo at the start of May. This festival is called the Sanja Festival (三社祭, Sanja Matsuri).
LGBT advocates have been working hard to spread awareness and bring about equality for all. Younger generations have been especially vocal about their support of the LGBT community. In recent years, it has been reported that the vast majority of Japanese citizens support legalizing same-sex marriage.
In this article, we have about 14 interesting and fun facts about anime that you might not know, but will definitely enjoy!
Just for Fun
This year is the 94th year of the awards, and finally a Japanese movie, Drive My Car, has been nominated in the Best Picture category. The academy is also taking the movie seriously enough to have also nominated it for Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay and Best International Feature Film.
We at Nihongo Master understand that learning Japanese is much more than just understanding words and grammar. It’s also getting a knowledge and appreciation for the culture and a part of any culture is its food! We tried Sakuraco’s Cherry Blossom event subscription box and we were blown away!
There are many Japanese snack boxes on the market, but not many like the Sakura Co box. If you want a taste of traditional Japanese foods, straight from Japan, Sakura Co. box is the way to go!
erbs are crucial in language learning. Some may argue that it’s the very foundation of some languages. It would be hard to express yourself if you don’t know verbs.
Blog Author & Podcast Host
Freelancer and entrepreneur Azra Syakirah takes charge of the creative content for Nihongo Master’s blog and podcast, which she also hosts. While born and bred in Singapore, she has been living in Japan since 2018.
Usually tucked away in a cafe anywhere she goes, this experimental and versatile language enthusiast seeks to put her passion for linguistics and hunger for creativity into practice.