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Japanese Word of the Day - February 2017

It’s that time of year when people prepare for the emotional roller coaster that is Valentine’s Day. Meanwhile, Japan is busy celebrating National Foundation Day, and everyone has to remember whether this is a leap year or not (2017 isn't). Additionally, our horoscope series begins this month!

 

一心不乱 (isshinfuran) - wholeheartedly <br> From Attack on Titan
一心不乱
節分 (setsubun) - Bean-Throwing Festival
節分
美しい (utsukushii) - beautiful <br> From Sakamoto desu ga
美しい
蚊 (ka) - mosquito <br> From One Punch Man, episode 2
天皇 (tennou) - Emperor <br> From Avatar: The Last Airbender
天皇
誰か (dareka) - someone <br> From Danganronpa
誰か
旗 (hata) - flag <br> From Hetalia, episode 18
ベタ惚れ (betabore) - a crush, falling in love <br> From Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun
ベタ惚れ
国際記念の日 (kokusaikinen no hi) - National Foundation Day <br> From Yuri on Ice
国際記念の日
聖バレンタインデー (sei barentaindee) - Saint Valentine’s Day <br> From Vampire Knight
聖バレンタイン
気まずい (kimazui) - awkward <br> From WataMote (No Matter How I Look at It, It's You Guys' Fault I'm Not Popular)
気まずい
心臓 (shinzou) - heartbeat <br> From Jojo's Bizarre Adventure: Battle Tendency, episode 15
心臓
水瓶座 (mizugameza) - Aquarius (constellation) <br> From Starry Sky
水瓶座
魚座 (uoza) - Pisces (constellation) <br> From Starry Sky
魚座
ピンク (pinku) - pink <br> From RWBY
ピンク
純潔 (junketsu) - purity <br> From Puella Magi Madoka Magica, episode 12
純潔
感情 (kanjou) - emotions <br> From Yuri on Ice, episode 1
感情
告白 (kokuhaku) - confession <br> From Your Name
告白
カフェ (kafe) - cafe <br> From Tokyo Ghoul
カフェ
閏年 (uruudoshi/junnen) - leap year <br> From The Girl Who Leapt Through Time
閏年

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