Jealousy in Japanese

Yakimochi - literally grilled rice cake. Why is this word used to refer to jealousy? This video explains a bit of the word's etymology as well as how it is used. Credits: Summer Desserts Set by Freepik 土曜ショッピング by かづら Jay Jay by Kevin McLeod In the Past by Twin Musicom is … Continue reading Jealousy in Japanese


Expressing Annoyance in Japanese s it just me or do we Filipinos tend to click our tongues a lot? I didn't really notice until a Japanese friend pointed it out. Although, at that time I was deliberately being difficult, because sometimes emasculating my guy friends is my twisted way of showing fondness or affection.

5 Ways to Improve Your Japanese Skills While in Japan

All the studying I did back when I was in my home country amounted to very little success in communicating in Japan. My skills eventually improved, but not through books or exams. This video shows how I honed my skills, and no, it doesn't really have anything to do with mushrooms, but who doesn't like … Continue reading 5 Ways to Improve Your Japanese Skills While in Japan