Culture Parade:
Yokoso! Japan
By Jerry-Sir
MISSION
• Learn about a different
culture
• Know what “burn bird”
means
• Know where Ramen
comes from
Where is Japan?
• It’s EVERYWHERE!
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Japanese food
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すし
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刺身
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丼カツ •
親子丼 •
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蕎麦
ラーメン •
Sushi
Sashimi
Donkatsu
Oyako-don
Soba
Ramen
焼き鳥(yakitori)
• tori = chicken
Japanese V.S. American
Shopping
Mister Donuts
Karaokeカラオケ
Kara + oke =
(空)
(オケ)
Comics漫画 and
anime アニメ
Shonen Jump
(週刊少年ジャンプ)
• No. 1 bestselling
comic in the world!
週刊少年ジャンプ
• More than 4,000,000 Copies
are sold each week
• 1 year = 52 weeks
• 4,000,000 x 52 =
• 208,000,000
• That’s only ONE COMIC!!
Cosplay
On March 11, 2011
At 14: 46: 18.1
JAPAN
EARTHQUAKE
3.11.2011 東方大地震
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At 14: 46: 18.1
Magnitude 9.0
Death 20,000+
Tsunami
Nuclear
Meltdown
• Homeless
日本、頑張ろう!
Japan, fight it!
Other famous
Japanese
• Suzuki Ichiro 鈴木一郎
• AKB48
Miyazaki Hayao
電車The train system
痴漢(Chikan)
=pervert色情狂
Manner マナー
• Please try not to… = DON’T!!!
• (ご遠慮ください)
Temples and Shrines
• 1.O-teraお寺 & Torii鳥居
明治橋Meiiji-bashi(台北)
Torii Meiji Jingu
明治神宮(東京)
From Mt.
Aliーー>
o-mamori 御守り
Ema絵馬
Hachikou the Loyal Dog
忠犬ハチ公物語
Shibuya
Station
(Hachiko
Exit)
渋谷駅
(ハチ公口)
Quiz time!
Q1: Name 5 things we see
every day that come from
Japan.
• (answers may vary)
Q2. Is Mister Donut from
Japan?
• No. From America.
Q3 Which comic book sells
over 4 million copies each
week?
• Shonen JUMP
Q4 Can you talk on the cell
phone on the subway in
Japan?
• No.
Q5 How many vowels in
Japanese? What are they?
•5
• a, i, u, e, o (あ、い、う、え、お)
Q6 Outside Shibuya station,
there’s a dog’s statue. Who
is it?
• Hachiko
Q7 For how many years did
Hachiko wait outside
Shibuya station?
• Eleven
Q8 What is the wooden
tablet you write your wish
on and hang outside the
temples or shrines?
• Ema(絵馬)
Q9 On New Year’s Eve,
how many times the bell
will strike at temples?
• 108 Times
Q10 The “O-bon Festival” is
similar to which festival in
Taiwan?
• Tomb sweeping day
Thank you!
Domo arigatou!
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Culture Parade: Yokoso! Japan