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100

What is the name of the Japanese person who folds clothes really neatly and made a Netflix show about it?

Who is Marie Kondo?

100

What does ”hokasu" mean in Japanese?

"ほかす”とはどういう意味でしょうか。

A. Leave it ほうっておく

B. Throw away すてる

C. Compliment ほめる

D. Warm up あたためる

What is ”B.throw away"?

すてる

This is the Kansai dialect.

ほかすは関西の方言です。

100

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fdZ7FGk47D4

This is Yorunikakeru by YOASOBI, and the singer’s name is Ikura. What is her full name?

これはYOASOBIの夜に駆けるという曲で、歌い手の名前はIkuraです。彼女のフルネームはなんでしょう。

  • 大塚愛 おおつか あい Otsuka Ai
  • 生本きょうこ いくもと きょうこ Ikumoto Kyoko
  • 神田理子 かんだ りこ Kanda Riko
  • 幾多りら いくたりら Ikuta Rira

Who is D. 幾多りら Ikuta Rira?

100

"I don't want to conquer anything. I just think the guy with the most _____ in this whole ocean... is the Pirate King!" - Monkey D. Luffy

「支配なんかしねぇよ。この海で一番___奴が海賊王だ!!」ルフィー


What is freedom?

自由って何?

100

According to the Australian Dept. of Health, during a RAT test, for how long are you supposed to swirl your nose swab in the tube with the liquid?

How long is 15 seconds?

200

What is the next line in the song 'I don't wanna get out of futon'

(video stop at 0:25 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yv6shy_9KVM&ab_channel=%E6%89%93%E9%A6%96%E7%8D%84%E9%96%80%E5%90%8C%E5%A5%BD%E4%BC%9A)

What is SAMUI SAMUI SA-MU-I

200

What does "ikezu" mean?

”いけず”とはどういう意味でしょう。


例)『いけず』なことばっかりしてるときらわれるよ!

What is "B.teasing”?

B. いじわる

This is Osaka dialect.

いけずは大阪の方言です。

200

What is Japanese national anthem?

日本の国家はなんでしょう?

A. 君が代 きみがよ Kimigayo 

://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xsecx8-a8Pk

B. 仰げば尊し あおげばとうとし Aogebatotoshi 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YhhDGKo2Siw

C.故郷 ふるさと Furusato 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qVNQYVLF0iE

What is A. 君が代kimigayo?

200

If you win, you ___.

If you lose, you ___.

If you don't flight, you _______!

Bonus points! (50 points) Who said this?

勝てなきゃ__勝てば____戦わなければ____

What is live. What is die. What is can't win.

Who is Eren Jaeger?

死ぬ 生ける 勝てない って何?

エレン・イェーガーは誰?

200

How much did Keith offer me to be his "honest and trusted sugar baby"?

(pic)

How early can I retire if I earn $5000 twice a week?

300

How many times is the word 'apple' mentioned in the PPAP song (short version)?

What is 10?

300

How to read 五月雨?

「五月雨」のとしてよみかたとしてただしいものはどれでしょうか?


1.さつきあめ satsukiame

2.ごがつあめ gogatsuame

3.さみだれ samidare

What is 3. さみだれ samidare?

300

DAILY DOUBLE!!

Before the host has read the question aloud, players must place their bet, setting the sum of how much they want to gain if they answer correctly or are willing to lose from their bank if their answer is wrong.

note to self: read the Q, don't click, answer follows

yn

What is D. RADWINPS?

300

"Power comes in response to a _____, not a _______. You have to create that _____."

(Dragon Ball Z)


What is need, desire, need?

300

How many steps in the staircase from Ground to First floor of Reid Library?

What is 22?

400

Why did Lea miss work yesterday?


(note to self: pic, don't click, answer follows)

What is "also didnt go to work today bc i woke up at the time i was supposed to start work so........i was tired"

400

You want to give your friend a wedding gift.

Which one must you NOT give to your friend? 

結婚式した友人にお祝いの品をおくりたいのですが、贈ってはいけないものはどれ?


カトラリー cutlery

食べ物 foods

うでどけい watch

ハンカチ handkerchief

What is D. ハンカチ handkerchief?

ハンカチは漢字で「手巾(てぎれ)」と表すため、縁を切るということを意味するのでよくないと言われています。

Handkerchief is expressed as 手巾(tegire). Kiru(gire) means “cut” in Japanese, so tegire means “cut ties with people”, which is inappropriate for wedding gifts.

400

In Japan, most students learn to play an instrument at elementary school. What is the instrument?

日本では、小学校でほとんどの生徒がある楽器の演奏の仕方を学びます。その楽器はなんでしょう?


A. Piano ピアノ
B. Guitar ギター
C. Recorder リコーダー
D. Koto 琴(こと)

What is C. Recorder?

リコーダー

400

"I'm not gonna run away. I never go back on my word! ____________________________________."

Bonus points (50 points)! Who said this?

What is That's my nindo: my ninja way?

Who is Naruto?

400

I can't rmbr if this has been a question in the past, but...

How many strokes in the most difficult Japanese kanji たいと(Taito)

Meaning: a type of Japanese surname

(pic)

What is 84?

500

DAILY DOUBLE!!

Before the host has read the question aloud, players must place their bet, setting the sum of how much they want to gain if they answer correctly or are willing to lose from their bank if their answer is wrong.

note to self: read the Q, don't click, answer follows

D

Who is Kevin O'Donnell?

500

“You wear a nice watch.” いい時計(とけい)してはりますなあ。

What is the hidden meaning of this?この文のかくされた意味はなんでしょう。


Clue

A client from Kyoto told that to an office worker from Tokyo after the worker gave a presentation to the client.

これは東京出身のサラリーマンが、京都出身のクライアントにプレゼンをした後に、そのクライアントから言われた一言です。

What is “ You talk too much!”?

話が長い

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People in Kyoto use kyokotoba (Kyoto language), which has a hidden meaning.

For example, when someone from Kyoto asks you to have a cup of tea, the person wants you to go home.

京都の人は京ことばを使います。京言葉には隠れた意味がふくまれています。例えば、京都出身の人にお茶をすすめられたら、それは“帰れ”という意味です。


You wear a nice watch, which means “You should look at your watch. Please notice that you have talked for a long time.”

いい時計してはりますなぁという意味は、“時計をみてくれ。お願いだから時間がだいぶたったことに気づいて。”という意味です。

https://www.fnn.jp/articles/-/14545

500

坂本九はアメリカのビルボードで一位を受賞したことがある日本人歌手で、オーストラリアでのシングル曲の中でも一位を獲得しました 。受賞曲は”上を向いて歩こう“ですが、その歌の英語名はなんでしょう。

Kyu Sakamoto is known as his international hit song "Ue o Muite Arukō", which reached number one in the United States Billboard Hot 100 in June 1963. He was also the first Japanese artist to have a number one single on the Australian singles chart.



What is the English name of “Ue o Muite Aruko”?

  • すきやき sukiyaki
  • うみ um
  • かえで kaede
  • しゃぶしゃぶ shabusyabu

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9BMGZCjhXBk&ab_channel=MUSICPLANET%E3%82%A2%E3%83%8B%E3%82%BD%E3%83%B3%E3%82%AB%E3%83%90%E3%83%BC%E3%83%81%E3%83%A3%E3%83%B3%E3%83%8D%E3%83%AB

What is A.すきやき sukiyaki?

500

”I am ____________, champion of justice. On behalf of the moon, I will __________________________. And that means you!

(video 0:22 https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=585296502166884)


Who is Sailor Moon?

Will she right wrongs and triumph over evil?
500

SpEcIAL rOuNd!

Take a group photo and send it to me/group chat somehow. We'll CLOSELY ANALYSE the photos.

Most creative/absurd photo wins 450 points. (500 points)

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