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Japanese and Kanji:

Mr. Dr.
So, anyone else fluent in the language either naturally or from reading manga?
Who wants to play Video Games!
Harkinian & The Bois
I believe already existing threads will be mived here. There's already a Japanese thread in Yack Fest. (Two, I think)
I'm early in my second semester.

I doubt anyone has ever learned it from Anime or Manga.
 4 Spa´n Sun, Thu, 20th Jan '11 2:38:24 PM from Somewhere Beyond Here
Laugh it off, everybody
Not really possible to learn conversational Japanese from manga.
I spread my wings and I learn how to fly....
 5 Grain, Thu, 20th Jan '11 2:50:08 PM from South Northwest Earth
Only One Avatar
I used to study Japanese for fun. I can say and write much more than "this is a pen, " but I wouldn't call myself fluent. I can enunciate well, according to Japanese people, but I don't have enough vocabulary to keep conversation. Doing geeky things like anime/manga can help your vocabulary, but it won't teach you grammar. My anime songs were a big motivator in learning new grammar, 'cause there's a new conjugation or verb combination or particle in every song.

edited 20th Jan '11 2:51:35 PM by Grain

 6 Tzetze, Thu, 20th Jan '11 2:52:15 PM from a converted church in Venice, Italy
 7 Grain, Thu, 20th Jan '11 3:02:22 PM from South Northwest Earth
Only One Avatar
I think that this thread should be renamed. It should say something about anime and manga.
 8 Shadowbell, Thu, 5th May '11 6:23:30 PM from Massachusetts
Macinatrix Insana
I'm just now finishing my second year of Japanese. I suppose it's not much, but if anyone needs any help and nobody fluent is around, then I'm here if you need me.
Life is like a game of Mahjong. Sometimes you need to take risks if you want to come out ahead.
Is this thing still going on? I speak Japanese as my first language, and I'd love to help.
I speak decent japanese. I can help :)
"Life is the most trope overdosed work. It's awesome that way"
Last I checked this wasn't happening unless/until the coding of the wiki was actually capable of supporting kanji.

 12 d Roy, Tue, 18th Oct '11 1:59:43 AM Relationship Status: Getting away with murder
How do you say "There is nothing to worry about." in Japanese? Both Japanese and English pronounciation would be great.

 13 Dekunobo, Fri, 28th Oct '11 1:06:51 PM from underground bunker

shinpai suru koto wa nanimo nai yo

edited 28th Oct '11 1:08:51 PM by Dekunobo

I need a couple lines translated to Japanese (English pronunciation, if possible). The speaker is a girl talking to another girl, and they're friendly with each other. If that matters.

Hello, Akane! It's been a while. Who's the boy?

He's nice. Are you dating him?

So is that a yes?

edited 4th Feb '12 6:05:56 PM by Discar

 15 lu 127, Sun, 5th Feb '12 2:51:23 AM from the Capital of Light Relationship Status: Loves me...loves me not
久しぶりですネ, あかねちゃん! この男の子はだれですか.

(Hisashiburi desu ne, Akane-chan! Kono otoko-no-ko wa dare desu ka?)

いい人ですネ. 彼氏ですか.

(Ii hito desu ne. Kareshi desu ka?)

ならば, 本当に彼氏ですネう.

(Naraba, hontōni kareshi desu nē?)-(This roughly translates to: "So, he really is your boyfriend, right?")

 16 Karjam P, Wed, 8th Aug '12 12:08:24 PM from South Africa Relationship Status: [TOP SECRET]
The imaginative Christian Asperger
I thought the "translations" topic was about translating TV Trope articles.

Coffee Fiend
[up][up] While I am doing Japanese in school, I can't help but notice that on the third line the ne is in katakana. And you have a U next to it? tongue

Is this something I have yet to learn about?

edited 1st Oct '12 2:34:49 AM by KingOfTheSpaceBears

It seems we are in a BEARY GRIZZLY situation.
 18 Karjam P, Mon, 1st Oct '12 8:33:07 AM from South Africa Relationship Status: [TOP SECRET]
The imaginative Christian Asperger
Please can we talk about translating TV Tropes into Japanese instead of talking about the language itself?

Coffee Fiend
Alright I was just clarifying...
It seems we are in a BEARY GRIZZLY situation.
I want to do this. I will begin to post the Japanese names of series were I think such might be relevant.

I will also do the same for some characters.

I would like to follow some sort of guidelines or something, so if someone could offer any advice about it, it would be great.
I will always cherish the chance of a new beggining.
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