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Japanese is the language spoken in anime. It is also the official language of Japan, Japanese Schoolgirls, and the moon.

Section 1

In this section, we will be learning the absolute basics.

Lesson 1 (easy)

In this first lesson, we will learn a few sentences used everyday in Japan.

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Japanese

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English

</th>
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Transliteration

</th>
<th>

Pronounciation

</th>
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それは・・・

わかんない

</th>
<td>

How much is this?

</td>
<td>

Watashi wa nihon-jin desu

</td>
<td>

ヘルプ センター

</td>
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<th>

やらないか

</th>
<td>

Hello. Fine weather we're having!

</td>
<td>

Waaaa! Oniichan no hentai desu!~~~~

</td>
<td>

‰ãƒ¡ã‚¤ãƒ³ã®ãƒšãƒ¼ã

</td>
</tr>
<tr style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">
<th>

俺はお前を守る

守って見せる

</th>
<td>

Where is the nearest restaurant?

</td>
<td>

Waiii! Kawaii desu ne ^_^

</td>
<td>

®å›½ã®ãƒšãƒ¼ã‚¸ã«é™å

</td>
</tr>
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<th>

私はReiについてあなたによって日本「ネオン起源エヴァンゲリオン」のアニメーションから

思い出させられています。

</th>
<td>

You remind me of Rei from Neon Genesis Evangelion

</td>
<td>

matteireba, yume wa kanau hazu to tada shinjiteta osanai hi sora wo nagareru hikari ni negai wo kake hohoemi nagara ima wo tsumuide-ita

</td>
<td>

最終更新日が過去 か月以内、半年以内、または 年以内のページのみを検索するには、次の から検索オプション ページへアクセスします。

</td>
</tr>
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<th>

お前はもう死んでいる

</th>
<td>

I do not understand.

</td>
<td>

shukumei no juunanasai (^^;)

</td>
<td>

¦ã‚§ãƒ–ページ、画

</td>
</tr>
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<th>

おちんちんって知りません。おまんこください。

</th>
<td>

I do not know "Onigiri". Please give me Egg Roll.

</td>
<td>

ching chong woo bok chi

</td>
<td>

°æ—¥» ¥å†…、または å¹´†ƒ™ã‚‹æ¤œç´¢‚·ãƒ§ããã¾ã™ã€‚

</td>
</tr>
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<th>

私はkira であるdess

</th>
<td>

I am Kira

</td>
<td>

Watashi wa kira dess

</td>
<td>

™ã†…–®ãKIRAƒ¼ã¸çDESS

</td>
</tr>
</table>

Lesson 2 (not really easy)

In this second lesson, we will learn the lyrics of the TV version of the OP of Suzumiya Haruhi no Yuutsu

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Pronounciation

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答えはいつも私の胸に…

</th>
<td>

Please always answer:To my chest etc.

</td>
<td>

Kotae wa itsumo watashi no mune ni…

</td>
<td>

答えはいつも私の胸に…

</td>
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<th>

なんでだろ あなたを選んだ私です

</th>
<td>

From fate externals of Sumo

</td>
<td>

Nande daro anata wo eranda watashi desu

</td>
<td>

なんでだろ あなたを選んだ私です

</td>
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<th>

もうとまらない 運命様から決められたけど

</th>
<td>

by which the trifling one doesn't stop

</td>
<td>

Mou tomaranai unmei sama kara kimerareta kedo

</td>
<td>

もうとまらない 運命様から決められたけど

</td>
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<th>

I believe 真似だけじゃつまらないの

</th>
<td>

by me whom right that only inside believed

</td>
<td>

Ai buribo mane dake ja tsumaranai no

</td>
<td>

I believe 真似だけじゃつまらないの

</td>
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<th>

You'll be right!

</th>
<td>

that I is mimicry

</td>
<td>

Yuru bi raito!

</td>
<td>

You'll be right!

</td>
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<th>

感じるまま感じることだけをするよ

</th>
<td>

most chose to decision

</td>
<td>

Kanjiru mama kanjiru koto dake wo suru yo

</td>
<td>

感じるまま感じることだけをするよ

</td>
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<th>

冒険でしょでしょ!? ホントが嘘に変わる世界で

</th>
<td>

In the world where the reality changes into the lie, please adventure

</td>
<td>

Bouken desho desho!? HONTO ga uso ni kawaru sekai de

</td>
<td>

冒険でしょでしょ!? ホントが嘘に変わる世界で

</td>
</tr>
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<th>

夢があるから強くなるのよ 誰の為じゃない

</th>
<td>

Because It has the dream

</td>
<td>

Yume ga aru kara tsuyoku naru no yo dare no tame janai

</td>
<td>

夢があるから強くなるのよ 誰の為じゃない

</td>
</tr>
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<th>

一緒に来てくださいっ

</th>
<td>

I only feel it to the feeling of it.

</td>
<td>

Issho ni kite kudasai

</td>
<td>

一緒に来てくださいっ

</td>
</tr>
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<th>

どこまでも自由な私を見てよね

</th>
<td>

It is not a person whom it strengthens, together coming

</td>
<td>

Doko made mo juyuu na watashi wo mite yo ne

</td>
<td>

どこまでも自由な私を見てよね

</td>
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<th>

明日過去になった今日のいまが奇跡

</th>
<td>

Miracle I will think of you past tomorrow.

</td>
<td>

Ashita kako ni natta kyou no ima ga kiseki

</td>
<td>

明日過去になった今日のいまが奇跡

</td>
</tr>
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<th>

つかもう未来を

</th>
<td>

The future when it was able to hang on

</td>
<td>

Tsukamou mirai wo

</td>
<td>

つかもう未来を

</td>
</tr>
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<th>

I believe you…

</th>
<td>

Do it become it for where now as it is likely to see free of charge about me in you?

</td>
<td>

Ai buribo yu…

</td>
<td>

I believe you…

</td>
</tr>
</table>

Lesson 3 (extremely difficult)

( ゚ ヮ゚) In this third lesson, we will learn a few happy sentences!

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English

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Transliteration

</th>
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Pronounciation

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月、isshoへのloliの下で

</th>
<td>

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</td>
<td>

Under the moon, loli to issho

</td>
<td>

XƒNƒgƒbƒvŒŸõ‚̓†[ƒU[‚̃Rƒ“ƒsƒ…[ƒ^ã‚Ì“dŽqƒ

</td>
</tr>
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<th>

ミトンス大嫌い

</th>
<td>

I love Mittens!!

</td>
<td>

miton ga suki

</td>
<td>

ƒbƒ€Íƒã‚̃^ã‚†ƒ¦

</td>
</tr>
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<th>

もっとそばにいたいけど もう旅立つ時間 ああ、泣き出しそう

</th>
<td>

I hate myself and I want to die because it's winter

</td>
<td>

watashi wa unuboremasu, soshite, fuyu no de shinitai to omoimasu

</td>
<td>

‚à‚Á‚Æ‚»‚΂ɂ¢‚½‚¢‚¯‚Ç ‚à‚¤—·—§‚ÂŽžŠÔ ‚ ‚ @‹ƒ‚«o‚µ‚»‚¤

</td>
</tr>
</table>

Test

This is a test on what you should have learned in Lessons 1-3! No translations will be provided! Please submit completed worksheets to the moon.

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English

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Transliteration

</th>
<th>

Pronounciation

</th>
<th>
</th>
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<th>

お前はもう死んでいる

</th>
<td>

____________________

</td>
<td>

____________________

</td>
<td>

____________________

</td>
</tr>
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<th>

I believe you…

</th>
<td>

____________________

</td>
<td>

____________________

</td>
<td>

____________________

</td>
</tr>
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<th>

もっとそばにいたいけど もう旅立つ時間 ああ、泣き出しそう

</th>
<td>

____________________

</td>
<td>

____________________

</td>
<td>

____________________

</td>
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Section 2

In this section, we will begin to speak fluently.

Lesson 1 (unyielding, yet rapidly fathomable)

In this first lesson, we will learn the most important word in the Japanese language, desu. This word helps you do important things, like state your name.

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English

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Transliteration

</th>
<th>

Pronounciation

</th>
<th>
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私の名はスクイクスです

</th>
<td>

My name is Squeeks

</td>
<td>

watashi no na wa Sukoikusu

</td>
<td>

—‚ÉŠw‚Ô10‚Ì–@‘¥y‘W•Òz

</td>
</tr>
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<th>

私はここです

</th>
<td>

I is here!

</td>
<td>

desu desu desu

</td>
<td>

‚ðˆêŠ‡Œ©Ï‚µ‚

</td>
</tr>
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<th>

VIPから 来ますたです

</th>
<td>

It Came from VIP

</td>
<td>

VIPkara kimasuta

</td>
<td>

“ƒCƒŒƒuƒ“‚ª‰”Ì”„“ƒC

</td>
</tr>
<tr style="background-color: rgb(221, 221, 221);">
<th>

I wanna be a

「VIPSTAR」です

</th>
<td>

I wanna be a Vipstar

</td>
<td>

I wanna be a vipstar

</td>
<td>

I wanna be a ŠVIPSTAR‡

</td>
</tr>
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<th>

「YOUはSHOCK !!」です

</th>
<td>

You are shock !!

</td>
<td>

YU WA SOKU

</td>
<td>

YOU ŠWA‡ SHOCK ðð

</td>
</tr>
</table>

Lesson 2 (not very hard, but useless)

In this lesson, we will learn the names of members of the Japanese government and other important figures.

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Name

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<th>

Rank

</th>
<th>

Transliteration

</th>
<th>

Pronounciation

</th>
<th>
</th>
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<th>

涼宮ハルヒ

</th>
<td>

Prime Minister

</td>
<td>

Shinzou Abe

</td>
<td>

—Á‹{ƒnƒ‹ƒq

</td>
</tr>
<tr style="background-color: rgb(221, 221, 221);">
<th>

古泉一樹

</th>
<td>

Senior Vice Minister of the Defense Agency

</td>
<td>

Taro Kimura

</td>
<td>

ŒÃòˆêŽ÷

</td>
</tr>
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<th>

キョン

</th>
<td>

Parliamentary Secretary of Justice

</td>
<td>

Takashi Mitsubayashi

</td>
<td>

ƒLƒ‡ƒ“i‰´j

</td>
</tr>
<tr style="background-color: rgb(221, 221, 221);">
<th>

長門有希

</th>
<td>

Parliamentary Secretary of the Defense Agency

</td>
<td>

Tsuyoshi Takagi

</td>
<td>

’·–å—LŠó

</td>
</tr>
<tr style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">
<th>

朝比奈みくる

</th>
<td>

Parliamentary Secretary of the Defense Agency

</td>
<td>

Jiro Aichi

</td>
<td>

’©”ä“Þ‚Ý‚­‚é

</td>
</tr>
</table>

Lesson 3 (somewhat hard, it kinda depends)

In this lesson, we will learn to write common English terms in a special Japanese font called "Kanji".

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</th>
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Transliteration

</th>
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Pronounciation

</th>
<th>
</th>
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<th>

カー

</th>
<td>

Automobile

</td>
<td>

Caru

</td>
<td>

–œ‰~

</td>
</tr>
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<th>

テーブルテニス

</th>
<td>

Ping Pong

</td>
<td>

Tabelu Tenisu

</td>
<td>

‚悤‚±‚» ƒQƒXƒg

</td>
</tr>
<tr style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">
<th>

ゾーン

</th>
<td>

Area

</td>
<td>

Zoon

</td>
<td>

µ‚Ä“

</td>
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<th>

ニードル

</th>
<td>

Spike

</td>
<td>

Needolru

</td>
<td>

©v‚²—pS

</td>
</tr>
<tr style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">
<th>

ジョーズ

</th>
<td>

That fucking shark

</td>
<td>

Josu

</td>
<td>

‚Á‚½‚©H

</td>
</tr>
</table>

Lesson 4 (GO! GO! (YEAH BABY) YOU CAN DO IT ですぅ)

In this slightly less annoying lesson, we will learn the entrance phrases of popular "Super Sentai", called "faggots in spandex", or "Power Rangers" in English.

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</th>
<th>

Phrase

</th>
<th>

Transliteration

</th>
<th>

English

</th>
<th>
</th>
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<th>

秘密戦隊ゴレンジャー

</th>
<td>

5人合わせて! 秘密戦隊ゴレンジャー!

</td>
<td>

gonin awasete! himitsu sentai gorenja!

</td>
<td>

Match of five people! Secret fleet Gorenger!

</td>
</tr>
<tr style="background-color: rgb(221, 221, 221);">
<th>

恐竜戦隊ジュウレンジャ

</th>
<td>

恐竜戦隊ジュウレンジャー!

</td>
<td>

kyouryu sentai juurenja!

</td>
<td>

Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers

</td>
</tr>
<tr style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">
<th>

救急戦隊ゴー・ゴー・ファイブ

</th>
<td>

人の命は地球の未来! 燃えるレスキュー魂! 救急戦隊ゴー・ゴー・ファイブ!

</td>
<td>

hito no inochi wa chikyuu no mirai! moeru reskyu tamashii! kyoukyuu sentai go go faibu!

</td>
<td>

Person's life is the future of the earth. Burning rescue spirit! Emergency fleet go go five!

</td>
</tr>
<tr style="background-color: rgb(221, 221, 221);">
<th>

百獣戦隊ガオレンジャー

</th>
<td>

命あるところ、正義の雄叫びあり! 百獣戦隊ガオレンジャー!

</td>
<td>

inochi aru tokoro, seigi no otakebi ari! hyakujuu sentai gaorenja!

</td>
<td>

There is a shout about the justice when there is a life! Every beast fleet Gaorenjar!

</td>
</tr>
<tr style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">
<th>

忍風戦隊ハリケンジャー+電光石火ゴウライジャー

</th>
<td>

風吹き荒れて嵐呼び、雲引き裂いて雷走る!風と雷一つになりて、天下御免の三日月頭!轟雷旋風神、推参っ!

</td>
<td>

・・・

</td>
<td>

I gave up before the first comma :(

</td>
</tr>
</table>

Test

This is a test on what you should have learned in Lessons 1-4! This test will be graded! Once again, please submit completed worksheets to the moon.

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<th>

Japanese

</th>
<th>

English

</th>
<th>

Transliteration

</th>
<th>

Pronounciation

</th>
<th>
</th>
</tr>
<tr style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">
<th>

____________________

</th>
<td>

State your name.

</td>
<td>

____________________

</td>
<td>

____________________

</td>
</tr>
<tr style="background-color: rgb(221, 221, 221);">
<th>

____________________

</th>
<td>

Who is the Prime Minister of Japan?

</td>
<td>

____________________

</td>
<td>

____________________

</td>
</tr>
<tr style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">
<th>

____________________

</th>
<td>

____________________

</td>
<td>

Caru

</td>
<td>

____________________

</td>
</tr>
<tr style="background-color: rgb(221, 221, 221);">
<th>

____________________

</th>
<td>

Where did you come from?

</td>
<td>

____________________

</td>
<td>

____________________

</td>
</tr>
<tr style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">
<th>

____________________

</th>
<td>

____________________

</td>
<td>

____________________

</td>
<td>

ƒLƒ‡ƒ“i‰´j

</td>
</tr>
<tr style="background-color: rgb(221, 221, 221);">
<th>

____________________

</th>
<td>

What would you like to become?

</td>
<td>

____________________

</td>
<td>

____________________

</td>
</tr>
<tr style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">
<th>

____________________

</th>
<td>

Who is that fucking shark?

</td>
<td>

____________________

</td>
<td>

____________________

</td>
</tr>
<tr style="background-color: rgb(221, 221, 221);">
<th>

風吹き荒れて嵐呼び、雲引き裂いて雷走る!風と雷一つになりて、天下御免の三日月頭!轟雷旋風神、推参っ!

</th>
<td>

____________________

</td>
<td>

____________________

</td>
<td>

____________________

</td>
</tr>
</table>

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