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Waku Waku Japanese – Lesson 34: Japan Cuts!

July 9, 2012 - July 9, 2012
Waku Waku Japanese – Lesson 34: Japan Cuts!

Are you into Japanese films? In this lesson of Waku Waku Japanese, Erin introduces some Japanese words you might hear in a movie theater or a film festival! Speaking of movie festivals, our own Japan Society is holding North America’s biggest Japanese film fest from the 12th to the 28th of July. Please check us out!

http://www.japansociety.org/japan_cuts_2012

Movies – Eiga
えいが/映画

Theater/cinema – Eigakan
えいがかん/映画館

Film festival – Eigasai
えいがさい/映画祭

Tickets – Kanshouken/Chiketto
かんしょうけん/鑑賞券

Ticket bought before the event – Maeuriken
まえうりけん/前売り券

Premiere/Opening night – Koukai Shonichi
こうかいしょにち/公開初日

Watch a movie – Eiga wo miru/ Eiga wo kanshou suru
えいがをみる/映画を観る
えいがをかんしょうする/映画を鑑賞する

Popcorn- Poppu Co-n
ポップコーン

Horror – Hora-
ホラー

Action – Akushon
アクション

Historical films – Jidai geki
じだいげき/時代劇

Sword fighting movies – Chanbara
チャンバラ

Western films – Seibu geki
せいぶげき/西部劇

Movies with SF – Tokusatsu
とくさつ/特撮

Monsters (like Godzilla) – Kaijuu
かいじゅう/怪獣

Actor – Haiyuu
はいゆう/俳優

Actress – Joyuu
じょゆう/女優

Lead role – Shuen
しゅえん/主演

Supporting actors and actresses – Wakiyaku
わきやく/脇役

Directors – Kantoku
かんとく/監督

Scripts – Kyakhon
きゃくほん/脚本

Screen writers – Kyakuhon ka
きゃくほんか/脚本家

Painter – Gaka
がか/画家

Subtitles – Jimaku
じまく/字幕

Please come on over to our Japan Society and try out this words at our film festival! Omachishiteimasu, we’ll be waiting~!

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  • Jul 09, 2012 at 12:00 am