Hey, it's Agnam! Welcome to "CHARACTER EXPRESSIONS"! Even though they all speak Japanese, the expressions used change with each character! With 8 typical characters found in anime and manga, you can learn a kind of raw Japanese you won't find in the usual textbooks and dictionaries!
I've got 3 sections ready here to help you learn about how the expressions used vary by character.
"CHARACTER LINE-UP" The differences between the 8 characters' speech made clear!
"CHARACTER DICTIONARY" Choose your favourite character and you can learn all about their individual style of speech, through sections such as "Single phrases", "Grammar", "Alias" and "Pronunciation".
"QUIZ: WHOSE LINE?" Which character does this expression belong to? Match a particular line with the correct character!
Let's have a look at the kind of character lines, onomatopaeia and cultural information found in manga!
Character lines : Learn some real lines from daily life
Sound FX : Learn how sounds and movements are pictured using onomatopaeia in manga
Cultural information : Find out about the cultural backdrop of school daily life
You can try out the onomatopaeia you learn on the site!
Explanations with manga frames
Studying should be fun, hey?!
Welcome to the "WORD QUIZ"! This is a place where you can study the meaning of words commonly used in the anime and manga.
After you attempt the quiz, you can view a manga explanation of how a particular word or phrase is usually used in manga , i.e. in what kind of situation or character's speech. In this way you can learn the word with a manga example that gives you a clear image of the word's use!
There are 3 levels: Basic 200 Intermediate 500 Advanced 1000. In the Advanced level you'll find the 'Set Phrase' corner, which includes slightly more difficult examples, so make sure you try them out!
If you can clear all the stages does that make you the "Terminology Master"?!
Master some Kanji!
Score a pass mark in the game and you can download original 'Japanese in Anime & Manga' prize items! Think you can collect them all?
You can have fun learning the meanings and readings for all kinds of kanji in a game!