The three… generations was it? G: The three stages of life
K: Stages! When we were making this topic… “Teenage years, middle age years, senior citizen” lol It just had a weird feeling to it. I’m not judging, I was just saying the proper Japanese. Yes. Right? I wonder? I think you’ll have a good old age. Okay, we’re starting with me. K: But in this case, I wonder if it would’ve been better to write “yakudatsu” That’s why I feel like, will I be of use? I also… My job is, if I had to say something, writing textbooks isn’t it? I don’t wanna hear it! K: Thank you✨ Huh, what did you say just now? A, B, C? You could probably say I’m weird, but… You had piercings from a long time ago… But “unique” doesn’t really mean “weird.” I know I know K: Like you have distinct features. Almost all Japanese have this uniformity, Right.
everyone is the same, like, they don’t want to stand out. Right, it’s incredible isn’t it. My personality is like the average Japanese person. Right right right. K: I don’t think I’ve heard of it. *the same thing, but in Japanese* (You can’t judge a person by their appearance). Social justice is kind of like, that thing isn’t it? It’s a little like PC isn’t it? Because obviously you had this hair, and when you pierced your ears, I’m thinking that maybe a lot of people judged you by your appearance. When you were young and were judged like that, how did you handle it? I didn’t really have that kind of situation. You didn’t? Did you feel oppressed? Maybe just the “if you do this, it’s bad” kind of oppression. Like “if you do this, you’re not normal.” “As for ME 💪” Just, because you have that style, it’s not your personality, it’s your style that’s like this. That’s why, that style is… atte, n, sek… What do you say? K: My personality doesn’t match the style? There’s a lot of people who think “if they have this style, their personality will surely be this way” but, You, how do you call that… You don’t fit that stereotype. Yeah, it might be like that. It’s like, That’s horrible! THIS IS AMERICA! 🎆🦅🇺🇸🦅🎆 You were the nicest, so I thought you would be good, but Mari’s… Right, she was a cute airhead. Yeah, we did my card. You can say like
“maemuki na shisei” (a positive attitude). I just said it, but that… When you “intai” You already… it wasn’t “intai,” what was it… “intai” is like “give up” right? K: For example when athletes retire you can say “intai” I get that I do the same thing! You almost said Korean again lol Yeah really So- You start to reminisce a lot, right. I don’t want to do this. When you get older, you start to dwell on the past… “ushiromuki” is a word, right? Did I create this? “ushiromuki” is a word, but, I wonder if it has the same meaning. It’s the antonym for “maemuki”… I wonder… I wonder if “koukai” isn’t a little different? Right… That was a difficult word, wasn’t it. Sorry. This one is a little… not interesting. No it’s interesting. This is George’s comment desu That’s right. That’s right. There’s two kinds of- Ahh… then, It’s probably thanks to Japan Rail I don’t think you get THAT much. But the people getting it now, So there’s that thing… Um… Now, people who have babies are quite… There’s none! (few) There’s (few), but they’re getting assistance from the government aren’t they? Ah, yeah. K: Right, it wasn’t there before! If this is 100 yen, it’s 100 yen at the register. Yeah, that’s right. But even if they do that it basically balances out in the end. *sound of Kaori deflating* It’s kind of like that. America has the same problem. It’s a pretty relaxed feeling today isn’t it. It’s like… we’re having fun and chatting a lot. Why do you have that?! He has “iranai” written! Ah, yeah that’s right… If you say it like that it might be the case. He told me “Since you’re a man, don’t say “kodomo wo unda”, you need to say “kodomo ga umareta.” Why?! That’s scary… There are people who say “dankon sedai”, but “dankai sedai” is correct. Oh, this wasn’t the ground radical? Ah, right, it should be the ground radical. This is right. “dankon” Eh… was it “dankon”? I wonder if it’s “dankai”? So on my cheatsheet, this “babyboomers generation” had the biggest baby boom. After that I don’t really know, but, after that was shirake generation (1970s) shinjinrui (younger generation who have different ideals) K: bubble generation, this was when you were in Japan.
G: Yeah I was in the Bubble Generation After that is “dankai junior” Which is this generation’s younger generation. “hyougaki” generation (Ice Age generation), after the bubble economy collapsed. Yeah you won’t use these. “What generation are you? From what year to what year…” G: yutori generation VS baby boomers
K: Right! Nooo, “daikon” is awful… It’s that sad? It’s sad. If I really think about it, my grandmother passed at 62, but she had a boyfriend. Until she died, she had an apartment she took care of, she was driving, she was going to Bingo every Friday, G: Conversely, you want him to die first, right? K: But we don’t really say it. K: But maybe “shi” 死 is more like “dead” in English (very delicious) I was waiting the whole time. Seriously. I’d just go home. What’s wrong? Did something get in your eye?