Manga and Nihongo Paradisu! (Fridays) I’m a huge Otaku and love everything that has to do with anime, manga, and Japanese culture.

  • It isn’t strange to eat rice with every meal, including breakfast. (factsaboutjapan.com)

gohan

  • In Japan, more paper is used for manga than toilet paper! (sleepinggeeks.com)

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  • Slurrrp! This one is one of my favorites. When eating ramen, or other noodle dishes in Japan, you must slurp them loudly and as noisily as possible. This is not only a sign that the meal is delicious, but it is considered rude not to! (theblot.com) Ramen wa daisuki dai yo!

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  • Girl Power: Many of the most successful manga artists are female!

inuyasha creator Creator of Inuyasha (Rumiko Takahashi) dgaz Creator of DGray Man (Katsura Hoshino)

  • Sumo Wrestlers eat a hearty stew called Chankonabe to fatten up their bodies. (factsaboutjapan.com)

stew

  • Karaoke translates to “empty orchestra” in Japanese. (factsaboutjapan.com)

oke

  • Geishas were originally men! (roughguides.com)

geisha

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