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Why do Japanese say Itadakimasu Before Eating?

If you watch videos about Japanese food or if you watch anime regularly, you have probably noticed that they always say the phrase “itadakimasu” before eating something. I found this quite interesting, so I did some research to find out why Japanese say “itadakimasu”. The Japanese say “itadakimasu” before eating because it shows extremely polite

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Is Japanese Written Left to Right or Top to Bottom?

If you’re thinking about learning Japanese or if you are just curious about Japanese culture, you probably already asked yourself this question about the Japanese language. Other than the rather complex characters that make this exotic language, the next thing that we notice is the direction of writing. And this is kind of confusing when

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Japan Food: 17 Traditional Dishes You Should Taste (or Not)

You can’t talk about Japan without talking about the Japanese food. For the Japanese people, food is an art, and they surely make you notice that in their preparation, their selection of ingredients, and their presentation. The Japanese prepare their food according to the seasons so you will never have the same dish in the

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