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Join podcast host Azra and our special guest, Anna from Japan Wireless and Japan Web Magazine, as they discuss Japanese fashion through their own experiences and observation.
This week is a continuation of last week’s Study Saturday, where we were looking at how to say “I completely or accidentally did” something. Podcast host Azra covers the usage of "chau" and "jau".
As part of our "Japanese Fashion" theme, we’ll be looking today is Japonism in fashion - looking at how Japanese fashion influenced other parts of the world, back then and today.
For this week’s Study Saturday, we are going to dive a little deeper into the world of Japanese grammar. We’re looking at one out of two ways to say “accidentally do” or “completely do” something in Japanese, using "te shimau". We’ll cover the second way of saying it in next week’s episode.
The Japanese bomber jacket known as 'sukajan' has been blowing up the streets and Instagram feeds. And when fashion enthusiasts (and even those who are not) find themselves in Japan, snagging a Japanese bomber jacket is basically senseless — it’s the perfect fashion souvenir.
This week, podcast host Azra is going to cover one of the basics: how to say “to become”, which uses “naru” in Japanese. It’s one of the first few grammar points you’ll learn in Japanese language learning school.
There’s nothing busier than Golden Week in Japan — the tourism industry booms every year during this time as people plan big vacations domestically as well as abroad. We take a look at what exactly is golden week, and how you can celebrate it like a local!
Podcast host Azra believes it would be fun to have an expectation vs reality: Japanese fashion version — because what we read and see online about the fashion scene in Japan is not exactly how it is like in real life.
Have you ever felt like you’re just a tad hungry, or need to say that you don’t really like something? This Study Saturday episode will teach you how to say that and more. We’re going to look at how to say “not very” or “not much” in Japanese.
Japan’s basically the OG of streetwear. In this episode, we take a look at the origins of Japanese street fashion, how it is today and a quick guide on how to get all decked up in Japanese streetwear.
This week’s Study Saturday looks into learning how to say: "good or bad at something".
Podcast host Azra neatly compartmentalises all you ever need to know about the famous Japanese traditional wear, the kimono: its history, symbolism, key components of the garment and its variations!
This week’s Study Saturday will be yet another one that’s easy to incorporate into your everyday conversations. This grammar can be used to say two things: already and anymore.
This episode will give you a tease into what Season 12 has in store, by giving an overview of wafuku and yofuku respectively
Podcast host Azra is bringing you another simple yet very commonly used grammar point for this week’s Study Saturday: we’re going to look at how to say "whether or not…"
This episode is all about White Day — what it is, how it came about, and how to celebrate it!
Particles are the first few things you notice when learning Japanese is the particles. Podcast host Azra covers the most important particles you need in the next few minutes!
Sakura is a thing of the past, present and future of Japan. The unofficial flower of Japan is going to be the topic to kick this new season off!
In this season finale episode, TikToker Matcha Samurai joins our host Azra in discussing the various aspects of Japanese mannerisms, including sharing personal experiences.
As you read from the title, we’re going to break down the way to say “from…until…” in Japanese!
This episode will cover a few different special occasions along with the unique customs and mannerisms that come with them: weddings, funerals, and home visits.
As part of our Valentine's Day special episode, we discuss a few romantic phrases in Japanese to use this upcoming romantic holiday!
Podcast host Azra breaks down the dating culture in Japan!
Do you do two things at the same time? Learn this grammar point "while" to express that in Japanese!
At work, you gotta behave. But in a Japanese work environment, different rules apply. In this episode, podcast host Azra lists down five rules to follow when at work in Japan.