Voices in Japan
Voices in Japan
Dec 18, 2019
Difficulty Finding a Life Partner
Play • 38 min

Special guest Toshi joins the podcast to discuss some of the reasons for why Japanese people are struggling to find a life partner, such as social attitudes and economic pressures.  Topics that are covered include "parasite singles" (those who stay at home and live off of their parents' income until getting married), gokon (drinking parties where groups of people can meet each other), omiai (parents introducing their children to each other for the purpose of marriage), aisekiya (restaurants where you can share a table with strangers for some conversation), and much much more!

Support the show

Website:

http://podcast.voicesinjapan.com

Follow us and check out our other content:

https://twitter.com/voicesinjapan

https://www.facebook.com/voicesinjapan/

https://www.instagram.com/voicesinjapan/

Get in touch: 

voicesinjapan@gmail.com

Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/voicesinjapan)

JapanesePod101.com | My Feed - japananesepod101
JapanesePod101.com | My Feed - japananesepod101
JapanesePod101.com
Absolute Beginner #25 - Do You Remember the Japanese Grammar You've Learned in this Series? - Audio
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101! Don\'t forget to stop by JapanesePod101.com for more great Japanese Language Learning Resources! -------Lesson Dialog------- ----Formal ---- テイラー:らいねん、メキシコにいきます。 かおり:どうして? テイラー:ぼくのいもうとのけっこんしきがあります。 まさと:おめでとうございます。 :いいですね。いついきますか。 テイラー:6がつです。 かおり:へー。ちえみさんもいきますか? テイラー:はい!サラもいきます。マトリーもいきます。 かおり:マトリーも?すごい。 テイラー:そのあと、にほんにいきます。 まさと:ほんとう?やった! Click here to listen to the entire conversation. ----Formal Vowelled---- テイラー:らいねん、メキシコにいきます。 かおり:どうして? テイラー:ぼくのいもうとのけっこんしきがあります。 まさと:おめでとうございます。 :いいですね。いついきますか。 テイラー:ろくがつです。 かおり:へー。ちえみさんもいきますか? テイラー:はい!サラもいきます。マトリーもいきます。 かおり:マトリーも?すごい。 テイラー:そのあと、にほんにいきます。 まさと:ほんとう?やった! ----Formal Romanization---- Teirā: Rainen, mekishiko ni ikimasu. Kaori: Dōshite? Teirā: Boku no imōto no kekkonshiki ga arimasu. Masato: Omedetō gozaimasu. :Ii desu ne. Itsu ikimasu ka. Teirā: Rokugatsu desu. Kaori: Hē. Chiemi-san mo ikimasu ka? Teirā: Hai! Sara mo ikimasu. Matorī mo ikimasu. Kaori: Matorī mo? Sugoi. Teirā: Sono ato, nihon ni ikimasu. Masato: Hontō? Yatta! ----Formal English---- Taylor: I\'m going to Mexico next year. Kaori: Why? Taylor: My little sister is getting married. Masato: Congratulations. :That\'s nice. When are you going? Taylor: In June. Kaori: Neat! Is Chiemi going too? Taylor: Yes! Sarah will also go. Muttley will go too. Kaori: Muttley too? Wow. Taylor: After that, we\'ll go to Japan. Masato: Really? Yay! --------------------------- Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101! Don\'t forget to stop by JapanesePod101.com for more great Japanese Language Learning Resources!
13 min
Nihongo SWiTCH
Nihongo SWiTCH
Iku Yamamoto
📚LET’S READ『POUPELLE OF CHIMNEY TOWN』THE 1st HALF IN JAPANESE.『えんとつ町のプペル』前半を読む。
This content is made with the permission of Akihiro Nishino, the author of the book えんとつ町のプペル/ POUPELLE OF CHIMNEY TOWN. 【話題 わだい Topics】 * 大人も楽しめる絵本 A picture book that adults can enjoy, too. * えんとつ町のプペル(前半)Reading aloud the first half of the book.(1:31 - 14:15) * これは未来の話か現在の話か? Is it about our future or the present society? えんとつ町のプペル was published in Japan in 2016 and became a best-selling picture book at an exceptional speed. You can read the book freely in Japanese and other languages on the Internet, thanks to the author, Nishino Akihiro. In 2020, the author made the book into an animation movie as a general director and is currently a big buzz in Japan, and is scheduled to be screened overseas. 🌟You can read the book in Japanese and English here.: https://poupelle.com/book.php 🌟You can read the book in a blog-style in Japanese here.: https://r25.jp/article/581356883170827173 🌟You can read the book in 18 different languages here.: http://poupelle-multilingual.com/ 頭の中の日本語のスイッチを入れて、聞いてね。 Let’s flip "Nihongo SWiTCH '' now! *Music from Epidemic Sound 🌸 Support Iku @https://www.buymeacoffee.com/IkuYamamoto 🌸 The full TRANSCRIPT is available at:        @https://www.nihongoswitch.com *🌸 YouTube video with Japanese subtitles:* *https://youtu.be/qAtqiiNgHNQ* 🌸 この冬、聞きたいJ-popのプレーリストをspotifyで公開(こうかい)しています。 リンク→ https://open.spotify.com/playlist/5WclJavgcBmaAczXoFvJSy Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/IkuYamamoto)
16 min
More episodes
Search
Clear search
Close search
Google apps
Main menu