For example, when your mom asks you to buy eggs from the supermarket, you can use りょうかい or りょうかいです。. Iu/itte/itta/iwanai You do find them in dubbed series, but the original versions have better context, humor and pronunciation. This expression is used to indicate that something is a foregone conclusion from a negative sense. All rights reserved. ^_^. You hear this a lot in the anime: Magical Girl Spec Ops Asuka. Sandaime Ame260. machigae218. Here are the top 10 phrases commonly used in Japanese Anime that you can use to converse with your Japanese friends! naka140. 16. Nara Ittai248. Koto 4. 260. I hope the vocabulary list is useful. Cuteness is a national fixation in Japan and it is certainly one of the defining aesthetics of manga and anime. Un261. 44. You are going to have to go out and search for sentences for each word (at the beginning this can be very hard and can take time). shishou147. temee103. A military series where “taking orders” is a common theme, hence Ryokai. wake138. 135. mucha In anime, “Kun” is used when referring to male anime characters. (The words with slash marks) × 289. 142. tatakau Okage de256. Omoi243. 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You can often hear this being shouted at sports matched and marathons in Japan. 170. momoru Atta110. Inochi249. 61. Tsugi Deshou This is determined by how well you perform on the drills for each word and kanji. 47. 221. Sono20. Suman/nai Often used on its own when observing a situation or character having any distinct level of cuteness, cuteness is a major factor in japan. itte = say, itta = said, and iwanai = not say9. Kakujitsu 4. 300 Most Common Words in Anime (Naruto) These are the 300 most common words used in an anime. Teru San Tell me in the comments below! Nouryoku jyounin177. Copyright © 2011 - 2017, Nihongo Master Inc. All Rights Reserved. 153. fuuin 259. 217. machigae 220. Daga29. 270. boku135. Ato 272. Futari205. But it’s still found in a lot of anime series. Or you can say “I am glad I didn’t give up” あきらめなくてよかった!. Ramen – Japanese noodles. Also indicates paying attention to someone’s oration, Itadakimasu – pretty much translates to “Let’s eat!”, Kanji – Japanese characters borrowed from the Chinese alphabet forming the base of the written Japanese language. 263. 97. Ame ), (after the stem of an adjective) nominalizing suffix, together, at the same time, same, identical, period, epoch, era, age, the times, those days, oldness, ancientness, antiquity, antique, period piece, Here is the list of words: Yoshi211. YAOI – This is also referred to as BL or Boy Love. 282. Doku 98. Korosu Mono48. Dasu259. 157. uso Start studying 300 Most Common Words In Anime. Fan Sub – Often done to allow non-Japanese viewers to watch and understand unlicensed anime, fan subs are made for fans by fans and making profits off them is expressly prohibited. Iru43. 106. gakure Jidai 281. Taisetsu116. sakki148. Touri Passing JLPT N1 or a hard exam which you thought you never could? 90. 256. Sato ishi109. 55. These are a “few” anime series that use the word BAKA and it’s usually from female characters in each anime. Students of Japanese should also be cautioned against using this vocabulary without regard to proper context. I hope that learning all of these words will help you (and me) be able to understand more, if not most, of the words spoken in anime. You hear this a lot in the anime: Magical Girl Spec Ops Asuka. ^_^ Anime - The Japanese word for “animation” has become associated with Japan's unique style of animated films and television. It is used to indicate that you understand something and you will execute on the persons request. 57. bijyuu - not in dictionary - means tailed beast173. yabai266. Please remember that some words that I listed are rude and are curse words so don’t use it lightly to anyone who has a different sense of humor. saigo129. 199. You can also google the word and find a sentence, or even use something like Microsoft Word or Notepad++ to search texts for sentences that contain the word you wish to learn. 121. noni Dono258. 27. Are57. Dono Yurusu いやだ simply means refusal to do something or you do not want to do it. Go to your email right now and click on the Your Japanese friend would say ちがう to you if you are using a certain word wrongly or you are heading the wrong way. Also see Super-Deformed. 160. kawasu Godai Moshi Moshi = Hello in Japanese. Nande 243. Nante 26. yameru237. 75. Tsukai 67. Miru Aite 110. You can use this phrase when you want someone to wait for you awhile. Another instance would be when someone finds their phone or wallet after seemingly losing it. So, what are some of your favorite anime phrases? dou127. 72. hayai208. Kawaii – Cute. Kedo94. 6. Tokoro Ato272. Sensou180. 132. jibun Gisei252. 205. They tend to have lots of romance and drama. Sugoi = amazing. I like to add words to a separate deck in Anki ready for me to find a sentence later (only if I don’t have a decent sentence). Sate 289. 94. 52. Mokuteki fuuin154. Ningen185. Yaru/ te yaru Mazu Get contextual information to aid memorization. Dake30. They are more interesting, contain more context (easier to learn) and are sentences I actually want to be able to use. Rikai61. Godai251. anata175. 124. In this blog, we will share with you some natural ways to use the words that you are learning when you watch Naruto or Attack on Titan. 161. kou Are Senpai is the word you use for someone older, above you,  an upperclassman or in the case of anime: someone you look up to. Sonna51. 101. anta Toki63. I did not comprise this list myself, Ken Cannon did. Hitotsu188. Made27. 114. Dakara7. Ikiru Shimau/chimau78. Ichido 283. But we all know nothing beats the original. NOTE: The Japanese words in this list are spelled using the Hepburn Romanji system for rendering Japanese words using the Roman alphabet; they aren't pronounced quite the same way as … Omou60. 123. Umaku 60. (The words with slash marks). 238. zettai 194. Unlock the 500 word list by entering your email or by tweeting about this blog on twitter. 9. Sugoi = amazing. 50. 245. 79. At the time I found a source of the most common 50 words in anime and a common word list for Japanese newspapers. 188. 145. tsuite Sekai Jutsu nakama168. 197. kami Shinu69. Mada82. Recent shows that highlight “Hai” are The Rising Of The Shield Hero. dare134. There is a possibility I missed some. –re Ore2. 171. kokomade Pocky – Popular biscuit-like Japanese snack, pretty, much a biscuit stick coated in chocolate or some other similar substance. Sama Hontai99. Makaseru Standard college meal of choice because it’s cheap and easy to make also Naruto’s Favourite heh. 285. 111. Yume209. Kaze 277. Ichido283. That’s the 10 most used anime phrases I have noted. Tte Tame47. Senpai is … daijyoubu156. Hai = Yes. nigeru167. Hazu49. 64. Arigatou 122. For example, When your friend is walking too fast, you can say ちょっとまって! OR ちょっとまってください!, In English, “one second” means wait a moment but, in Japanese, “one second” means “いちびょう” which might not be understood. Jya 156. yoku Tada/shi196. These manga most often have a female main character that is dealing with more mundane things like school, friends, family and first love. It is also fun to use these once and a while weebing out. Oshieru184. Manga – Literally the Japanese word for “comic book,” manga typically refers to a uniquely Asian style of trade paperbacks from Japan, Korea, and China. datte119. Monogatari is a good example of anime that use “Nii-Chan” a lot. 18. Sore in a state of disbelief. Gaki253. Onii-Chan means “older brother” in Japanese. Namae/na219. kokomade172. 87. Koudou 150. mama Download the 300 Most Common Words in Anime as a PDF, Download the 300 Most Common Words in Anime for Excel. Iku 146. shishou Matsu221. Here's how we grade you for each word or kanji in this list. 207. hayai tomeru270. There where also a lot of words, names and places that are specific to the shows that I used to create this list. 1. 12. Ichido Sonzai235. link in the confirmation email. Indicates personal embarrassment or a reaction to another character embarrassing him/herself, this is a common facial expression in anime, it indicates the persons embarrassment, generally used in amusing situations. 212. Chikara26. Touri114. Kamoshirenai But that’s just a snapshot of how Japanese culture is, along with their typical behaviours in society. Nani = WHAT? 219. 223. kurushi You So let’s focus on that. 227. Dattara 17. mama151. Sukoshi58. 213. 108. ishi The 300 Most Common Words. Kuso202. 100 Most Common List of Japanese Words. Mono If you don’t have a large supply of interesting sentences then you may be limited to sentences that you have no interest in (making them harder to learn). Musuko220. Some people feel the same about sentences, however, I absolutely love them and I really enjoy doing sentence flashcards in Anki. One thing to note is that it seems to ignore any simple hiragana words, for example どこ. Join millions of people who are already learning for free on Memrise! Dake - Categorized List. Mazu245. Omae 3. 113. Kun fukushuu145. This is one example of the dangers of direct translation. Sore6. It’s not the only phrase used when an anime character says “I see”, but it’s a common phrase and well known in the anime community. Yatsu 237. 85. Especially shows where incest is a thing. Toki Also, if you are looking into learning kanji then I highly recommend the Remembering the Kanji series by James Heisig which I got from Amazon for a decent price when I first started learning Japanese. 179. sorekara203. 281. Chiaki Minami from the slice of life: Minami-Ke says “moshi moshi” a lot whenever she answers the telephone. Ano Ittai 29. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. 37. dekiru Bishounen – A pretty boy. 35. 187. Dakara Nouryoku197. Manga means Japanese comic book. Kun 195. Iu/itte/itta/iwanai - only iu is in dictionary. Yes,すげえ is mainly used by boys and it is super casual. 183. They would sigh and exclaim よかった. Sweatdrop – A comical facial expression in which someone is drawn with a giant sweat drop next to their head. Each language has about 3000 core words that are used in 70% of daily conversation. And it is a somewhat casual expression to be used between coworkers and friends. Hentai – Sexually themed manga and anime can be very explicit. You’ll see it in “school” types of anime more than anything else where it seems to be more common.