The Basics to Understanding Gai-Gin
Gin: "Kansai is
favourite place ever."
A People: "The restaurant?"
Here is a map of Japan to help
you understand some of the stories in the comic, and also just to
understand. In general. General understanding.
Hokkaido>>> Cold and pretty. Think
"Milo and Otis", because it was filmed in Hokkaido! Lots of cows. Like
Pennsylania in lots of ways. Nothing much like the rest of Japan.
Honshū>>>The Main Island.
Kantou (a region in Honshuu)...
land of stick-up-the-ass.
Where Gin lives now.
Where Tokyo Disneyland is,
and also Narita Airport. That's right - neither is actually in Tokyo!
Where Sarah the Jew lives.
A famous harbor. Where
(also a region in
of no morals.
Kyoto: A place everything
thinks is better than Nara. In reality it's just better for tourist
traps. OH SNAP!
Osaka: Heart of the land with
no morals. You can't not love it! EIGHT HOURS FROM TOKYO by bus. 2.5
hours by Shinkansen.
Nara: BETTER THAN KYOTO. Deer.
One of the oldest capitals of Japan, and many of its residents think it
still is. Pyon is from here.
Utsunomiya: Famous for GYOUZA!
the smallest of Japan's four islands! Has deer on it. Nara's deer are
better. :( I'm biased.
below the rest of Japan. Includes Nagasaki (where there is a Pokemon
Center!) and Okinawa, where America is currently like, "You's our
ho's". Very good place to go to vacation according to many Japanese
I don't understand that word you used.
Well then come! Learn!
I will add to this list
when I use a new Japanese word in Gai-Gin!
Tablets (at a Shrine)
Club", picker stickers
district in Shinjuku. No, really!
Stickers, Chinese Dumplings
Stone cooked Japanese sweet potatoes.
filled with custard or sweet bean paste.
I've probably used more and forgotten. I'll go through and add whatever
I forgot later on!
Or you could tell me what I forgot :D