Friday, August 17, 2018

Muppets Take Tokyo

Piggy: “Oh, Kermie, that show was so much fun! And it’s still early! Maybe we could get something to eat, or I guess we could go home...”
Kermit : “... um, Piggy, well, ... 帰るよ。”
Fozzie : “... 熊よ。ワカワカ!”

Friday, August 10, 2018


Zさん:"... so, I overhear this conversation two other people are having, and out of the blue, one of them says, '... and by the way, I am LGBT'."
Cさん:「... so... N5?... N4?」

Friday, August 3, 2018


Zさん:"The kanji in 酔わす makes me smile.  Apparently drinking 89 bottles of sake is ok, but 90 qualifies as drunk.  Well, I guess the line had to be drawn somewhere."

Friday, July 27, 2018

Zさん and Cさん at a Bar

Zさん:"Hey Cさん, I would like you to meet my new friends, um, Mary and Sue."
Maryさん:"Hi, Cutie!"
Cさん:「I am a cucumber?」

Friday, July 20, 2018

Time to Look at the Sky

Zさん:”I have a riddle for you!”
Aさん:「Oh how I love these! ... go on...」
Zさん:“If you see a rainbow in Japan, what time is it?”
Aさん:「I don’t know.」
Aさん:「Ha! I see what you did there.... nice...」

Friday, July 13, 2018

Free Snacks

Maureen: "Hey, Z! How are you?"
Zさん:"Maureen, hi! I'm good, what's new?"
Maureen: "Well... I got engaged!  I'd like you to meet my fiance, John Agga.  Of course, I will be taking his name."
Zさん:"... so... can I have some free snacks?"

Friday, July 6, 2018


Zさん:"Hey, in this Japanese article, what are the little ひらがな above the 漢字?"
Aさん:「That's what's known as ふりがな。It is a pronunciation guide for difficult 漢字。」
Zさん:"Oh, I get it! Like, hurry up, you're gonna read it."
Aさん:「... a way to remember... a way to remember... Nice!」