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Vocabs: Arashi Sakura PV making

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Some pick up vocab from Arashi single, Sakura PV making. All definitions courtesy of http://jisho.org/ 花弁 (はなびら, hanabira) 1. (flower) petal. I knew flowers, stem, fruit, branch… but I never knew the word petals still Sakura came out! The making and the Music Station performances… I bet after watching this you’ll never forget the word ‘hanabira’! 楽勝 (らくしょう, rakushou) 1…. Read more »

Vocabs: Music Station Arashi Talk Cut 27th Feb 2015

引き続き (ひきつづき, hikitsuzuki) 1. Continuously; continually; without a break. 2. Next; then; after that. You hear this word right at the start! Arashi appearing on music station for two consecutive weeks! XD 見所 (みどころ. midokoro) 1. Point worthy of note; highlight (e.g. in a film); thing to note. 2. Good prospects for the future; promise. Another commonly used word! The… Read more »

Vocabs: AnShi 1st Jan to 7th Feb tweets

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Definitions from jishop.org 作詞 (さくし, sakushi) 1. (writing) song lyrics. 授業 (じゅぎょう, jyugyou) 1. Lesson; class work; teaching; instruction. 開講 (かいこう, kaikou) 1. Holding a course (of lectures); offering a course. 2. Beginning a series of one’s lectures; starting a new course. 究極 (きゅうきょく, kyuu kyoku) 1. Ultimate; extreme; final; eventual. 引っ張りだこ (ひっぱりだこ, hipparidako) 1. Being very popular; being in… Read more »

Vocabs: VSA Kan-san tweets, 2nd Jan 2015 to 27th Jan 2015

Japanese words review: 豪華 (ごうか, gouka) 1. Wonderful; gorgeous; splendor; splendour; pomp; extravagance. If you have watched VSA, you should have heard this word. Or AnShi. It’s used so often, especially when talking about the guest. 監督 (かんとく, kantoku) 1. Supervision; control; superintendence; direction. 2. Director; superintendent; supervisor; coach; foreman; manager; overseer; controller; boss. You heard this quite often as… Read more »

Vocabs: 17th Jan 2015 Arashi ni Shiyagare

Some noteworthy vocabs from the show. All definitions, as usual, are from my favourite site: jisho.org. Additional notes by me. 総力 (そうりょく, souryoku) 1. Total energy; all efforts. A very common word. You heard it on their shows often. 立場 (たちば, tachiba) 1. Standpoint; position; situation. Another common word. Somehow I get the impressive than Sho says this often… (then… Read more »