Naruto’s son Boruto finally became a Shinobi (that is what Ninja are)! To receive the very first mission, Boruto’s team visited the office.

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Japanese Kanji in the Entrance of the Headquarter Office for Boruto

I see the Naruto World Words 上忍(Jounin: High Class Ninja), 中忍(Chunin: Middle Class Ninja), 下忍(Genin: Low Class Ninja) on every floor. On the ground level, there are escalators that seem to be directly connected to each floor.

The signs above all gates on the left side include “入口(entrance)” and the right side ones say “出口(exit)”. These Kanji “入口” and “出口” are everywhere in Japan, so just you know!

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The Japanese kanji words like “総合案内(Sougokuannai: General Information)” and “受付(uketsuke: Reception)” are also the common words that you see at offices and hospitals in Japan.

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受付(reception) sign

By the way, the separated “影” is just their own design and that doesn’t make any extra meanings. They call their leader 火影(Hokage) and I bet they just used one letter from it.

Japanese Culture: What Are the Rectangles on the Wall of the Building?

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Did anybody notice the rectangles were everywhere in the office? It’s very easy to spot them especially on the red pillars by the reception counter. For Japanese people, that looks very familiar thing.

That is after a Japanese Culture called “(千社札: senja-fuda/sensha-fuda)”. Senja-fuda is custom made name tag made out of paper, wooden or metal. People put them on the buildings at shrines and temples as a memorial to visit.

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The culture had got popular since in the middle of Edo era but always remember that anybody can NOT put it without the permission! Please talk to the workers (priests, monks and others) first if you want to put your Senja-fuda.

Today’s Kanji Shirt is “Peace”! Let the mission succeed for the peace of the clan!

Japanese kanji shirt Peace

If you want to know the meanings of any Japanese kanji that you don’t see English subs for in a particular animation or live action movie, tell me “Name of the Show”, “Season and Episode #” and “the Exact Moment (Minute: Second)”!

If it’s just Japanese kanji that you see around you, like a shop sign or a tattoo, you can send me the photo as long as you are allowed to take picture of it.

I can’t promise to reply to everyone but I’ll try my best!

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