Japanese Shachihoko

What is the Meaning of Shachihoko of Japanese Castle? What for?

Have you ever seen fish-like statue on the top of Japanese castles or old houses? That is called Shachihoko. But…

Year of the Dragon 2024

Japanese Zodiac 2024 Predictions! Year of Dragon!!

Every year, we have a certain animal which represents the year in Japan. That is called Eto (干支), or Japanese…

Frieren: Beyond Journey’s End

What does Sousou no Frieren mean? What is the story?

The most popular anime of this autumn is Sousou no Frieren, I can say. But what is the story and what does that mean? Here I’ll introduce you the meaning and the short summary of this anime.

Ghibli's Movie "The Boy and the Heron"

Meaning of Ghibli’s Movie “The Boy and the Heron” in Japanese and English

Ghibli’s new movie finally released! For its title, Japanese title and English title are very different. But how? I’ll explain the difference and meaning of each language!!

Female high-school student (Image of Atarashii Gakko)

Meaning of ATARASHII GAKKO!!

Song of Atarashii Gakko no Leaders stuck in my head! Popularity of Atarashii Gakko no Leaders has been growing these…

Bocchi the Rock!

Meaning of Bocchi the Rock! and Characters Introduction!

Bocchi the Rock! became popular after its release! Some people might wonder the meaning of Bocchi! Here I’ll introduce the meaning and each characters as well!

Suzume no Tojimari By Makoto Shinkai

Meaning of Suzume no Tojimari in English

I watched Suzume no Tojimari! And took interested in the meaning of the title as well! It is composed of two characters. I’ll explain the meaning both in English and Japanese here!!

Yu Yu Hakusho (Ghost Files)

Meaning of Yu Yu Hakusho! What’s the Kanji?

Yu Yu Hakusho, known as “Ghost Files” in English, becomes live-action TV drama on Netflix in 2023!! That’s surprising news!!…

Pile of Salt Mori Shio (Morijio)

Meaning of Pile of Salt Mori Shio (Morijio) in front of Restaurant

If you have ever been to Japan, you might have seen little triangle pile of salt. Especially, right in front…

Sakura (Image of Mono no Aware)

What is Mono no Aware? Introduction and Example!

Mono no Aware is really a Japanese word which can not be translated directly into English. Even I, a Japanese,…

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