Japanese Slang 101: 13 Cool Words that Japanese People Actually Use
Japanese Slang 13 Cool Words that Japanese People Actually Use | LIVE JAPAN travel guide
By Idun Haugan Published Hello Kitty is everwhere. You may even have one of these in your house. The sweet Hello Kitty cat that was born in Japan over 40 years ago quickly became a hit there and has since infiltrated clothes, plays, and movies all over the world. But Hello Kitty is just one element in a larger trend. The cuteness culture, or kawaii aesthetic, has become a prominent aspect of Japanese popular culture. Kawaii is a culture of cute that refers to anything charming, sweet, childish, or naive.
So Kawaii! 17 Cute Japanese Words That Are Fun to Say
When learning Japanese, you'll come to a point when you want to learn Japanese slang! However, after coming to Japan you might realize that the way people talk to each other is almost always completely different than that! Although this Japanese slang word is more commonly used in eastern Japan, many Japanese use it on a regular basis! Not meaning insane in the head, this word is used to describe something, well, totally insane!
This is a city with fluffy animals on every corner. Where buses prowl the streets disguised as pandas. Where every corporation and even the police force have their own charming mascot. The Cute cannot be avoided, so you might as well embrace it.