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Japanese Word of the Day - October 2016

Shall I tell you a scary story? While getting ready for Halloween, prepare yourself to withstand the onslaught of terrors awaiting you in the shadows. When in doubt, just remember that hope exists even in despair, and to live with courage!

 

物語(monogatari)- tale, story, legend <br> From Re:Zero -Starting Life in Another World-, episode 6
物語
主人公(shujinkou)- protagonist <br> From Naruto: Shippuden, episode 1
主人公
キャラ(kyara)- character, personality, persona <br> From Lucky Star, episode 16
キャラ
設定(settei)- setting (of movie, novel) <br> From Rewrite, episode 1
設定
テーマ(teema)- theme, motif <br> From Re:Zero -Starting Life in Another World-, episode 1
テーマ
月(tsuki)- moon <br> From Persona 3 The Movie: #1 Spring of Birth
夜(yoru)- evening <br> From Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya, episode 2
影(kage)- shadow <br> From Persona 4: The Animation, episode 1
闇(yami)- darkness <br> From xxxHOLiC, episode 3
光(hikari)- light <br> From Rewrite, episode 5
恐怖(kyoufu)- fear, dread <br> From Re:Zero -Starting Life in Another World-, episode 2
恐怖
勇気(yuuki)- courage, bravery <br> From Re:Zero -Starting Life in Another World-, episode 7
勇気
後悔(koukai)- regret <br> From Nichijou, episode 3
後悔
幽霊(yuurei)- ghost, apparition <br> From xxxholic, episode 1
幽霊
魔法(mahou)- magic <br> From KonoSuba: God's Blessing on This Wonderful World!, episode 2
魔法
冒険(bouken)- adventure <br> From KonoSuba: God's Blessing on This Wonderful World!, episode 7
冒険
絶望(zetsubou)- despair <br> From Puella Magi Madoka Magica, episode 8
絶望
希望(kibou)- hope <br> From Puella Magi Madoka Magica, episode 12
希望
クライマックス(kuraimakkusu)- climax <br> From Fate/Zero, episode 24
クライマックス
結末(ketsumatsu)- conclusion, end <br> From Puella Magi Madoka Magica, episode 12
結末
ハロウィン(harowin)- Halloween <br> From Love Live!, episode 6
ハロウィン