What Does the Kanji Title Mean? “Demon Slayer”

Finally I received my very first question on that popular Manga/Anime show "Demon Slayer"! I heard the season 2 is coming this fall in Japan. I really hope it has a simultaneous release in the USA.(*´з`) What does this kanji logo say? Does is mean "Demon Slayer" in Japanese? It says "鬼滅の刃(Kimetsu no Yaiba)". I can translate it to "The Sword of Demon Slay". Demon Slayer(鬼滅の刃): What Do Those Kanji Symbols Mean? First of all, 鬼滅(kimetsu) is a made up word for this show but Japanese people can catch what it means easily. 鬼(oni) means "Demon" and 滅(metsu) contains meanings like "Perish", "Destruction", and so on. The demon slayers are…

The Secret of “Rilakkuma and Kaoru”

Did you watch the new show "Rilakkuma and Kaoru" on Netflix? It's so cute! But I bet that many viewers, living outside of Japan, have no clue when it comes to understanding the culture and the history behind the show. So, KansaiChick is here for help! (*'▽')/ What is Rilakkuma? The name "Rilakkuma" was born as the combination of 2 words "Relax" and "Kuma (It means Bear in Japanese)". Yes, Rilakkuma is a relaxing bear. When this character appeared in the accessory industry in Japan long time ago, the one-picture-mascot accessory items were the main thing, And They explained a lot about him. Obviously the concept was "somebody is wearing…

Japanese Kanji Head Band in Netflix “Little Witch Academia” season 2

Hey, I realized a Japanese animation produced by Netflix came out with season 2! Its name is "Little Witch Academia". The Main character Akko is kind of a lovable person but I think the cutest one is Sucy. She is the witchest witch in the main group. That's so cute. ......No? What does Japanese kanji on Akko's head band say? In the first episode of season 2 the fairies make a labor union, did you notice Akko was wearing the Japanese kanji head band? That kanji word "団結" means "unity". I've never seen a unity head band anywhere else but I guess she made it to be a part of…