So, in order to make the characters bigger, to have more impact on their viewers, they use English instead of their own language. You can make the curve on “D” on “Digimon” bigger and you’d still be able to read it as “D” or you can change it to a certain style to fit the anime’s genre].
Does anime use kanji?
Generally, anime uses all popular Japanese writing scripts. This means that a typical anime utilizes hiragana and katakana as well as kanji. However, it is important to note that anime uses more hiragana than katakana and kanji.
For the meaning of the word “Re:” in the title, depends on the Anime. (there seems to be a lot of explanation in the comment section of your answer). But the reason on why there’s an influx of it being used is the fact that it currently sells when used in a light novel, manga, or anime title.
So yes, you -can- communicate in -a- Japanese language without kanji, but adding kanji to the language drastically changed it and taking them away would drastically change it again. The language -as it is now- needs kanji. I disagree that adding particles to words when spacing them is a mistake, as well.
Do you prefer to watch anime in the original Japanese or English?
Most of us here at Kawaii Japanese prefer to play games and watch anime in the original Japanese if we can. Even if no changes have intentionally been made the English translations usually have a very different atmosphere from the Japanese.
Anime ( Japanese: アニメ, IPA: [aɲime] ( listen)) is hand-drawn and computer animation originating from Japan. In Japan and in Japanese, anime (a term derived from the English word animation) describes all animated works, regardless of style or origin.
Another thing we wanted the answer to was; what is the correct way to spell anime?
As with a few other Japanese words, such as saké and Pokémon, English texts sometimes spell anime as animé (as in French), with an acute accent over the final e, to cue the reader to pronounce the letter, not to leave it silent as English orthography may suggest.
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How to learn Japanese with anime?
Specifically, we’ll go over: Learning every word of every episode (including how to do so).. Systematically toggling subtitles. Listening to your chosen anime. Drilling each anime episode into your brain.
How do people in Japan use English?
The other way they can use English is just by writing/speaking in English. The examples you’ve given seem to fall in this category. This is done to sound/look cool, because most people in Japan only hear and see Japanese for most of their day, so it stands out.
While writing we ran into the query “How do Japanese people use English words?”.
They’re better described as Japanese words which are based off English words. The examples you’ve given don’t really fall into the above category, but there are many examples like this so it’s worth mentioning. The other way they can use English is just by writing/speaking in English. The examples you’ve given seem to fall in this category.
Since most Japanese people have at least a passable knowledge of English vocabulary (it’s part of the standard curriculum), it’s a way to make a statement, sort of like how stylized fonts would be used in English except a bit stronger. Now that we’ve made that distinction, we can answer the question.
Here is what our research found. The answer to your question “Why do these English words make their way into otherwise entirely Japanese productions?” is that English is fairly common in Japan, not just in anime/manga. This isn’t solely a phenomenon about anime/manga, nor am I convinced that it’s particularly common in anime and manga.
Is WaniKani worth it?
Wanikani is definitely a great app for learning and retaining kanji. While it is a basic SRS system, what sets it apart is the cleanly designed package that provides an exact road map for completing a large number of kanji. That said, this is not a stand alone all-in-one Japanese course.