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Japanese Animal Names
Japanese Animal Names
Japanese Animal Names
Japanese Animal Names
Japanese Animal Names
Japanese Animal Names
Japanese Animal Names
Japanese Animal Names
Japanese Animal Names
Japanese Animal Names
Japanese Animal Names
Japanese Animal Names
Japanese Animal Names
Japanese Animal Names
Japanese Animal Names
Japanese Animal Names
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Japanese Animal Names

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A slideshow that I made for my anime club. I certainly hope that all of the information is accurate!

A slideshow that I made for my anime club. I certainly hope that all of the information is accurate!

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  • 1. Japanese Words of the Day! So sit down and be quiet. This Week: Animals!
  • 2. Dog “Inu” <ul><li>Makes a “Kian- kian” (for little dogs) or a “Wan-Wan” (for medium to big dogs). </li></ul><ul><li>In Japan, one of the most (if not the most) popular name for a dog is “Pochi” (Poh-Chee). A good example of this is the Japanese version of Fruits Basket. Tohru lies to her friends about Shigure’s dog-form, and calls him “Pochi” (For those curious, in the English dub, she calls him “Spot”). </li></ul><ul><li>A popular pet in Japan, you can even rent them! (Among other pets, too). </li></ul>
  • 3. Cat “Neko” <ul><li>He/she meows (“Nyaa, Nyaa”), or even “Nyan-Nyan”. </li></ul><ul><li>Hunts mice (“nezumi”) and birds (“tori”). </li></ul><ul><li>Hides said mice and birds in specific places (that is, places where you find it a week later, *coughunderyourbedcough*) </li></ul><ul><li>A cat with a raised left paw brings wealth, while one with a raised right paw brings luck and happiness. </li></ul><ul><li>They always win the staring contests, no matter how hard you try… </li></ul>
  • 4. Pig “Buta” <ul><li>Makes a “Boo-Boo” noise (A grunting noise). If you watch Naruto, TonTon makes (and communicates with Tsunade) this noise. A “Bu-hii, Bu-hii” is a pig squealing. </li></ul><ul><li>Rolls around in mud, lives on a farm, and apparently are very tolerant of tiny sweaters. </li></ul><ul><li>The twelfth animal of the Chinese zodiac, known for being last in line because it was lazy. </li></ul>
  • 5. Frog “Kaeru” <ul><li>Makes a “kero-kero” noise. </li></ul><ul><li>Found in ponds/lakes/streams/ etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Eats flies and other insects (“konchuu”). </li></ul>
  • 6. Rabbit “Usagi” <ul><li>called an “ Usagi ” (Yes, Sailor Moon fangirls, this is who (or what) “Serena” (in the English dub) is named after, in the Japanese version. </li></ul><ul><li>Makes a…well…some sort of noise… </li></ul><ul><li>Floppy ears, soft little tail, and can often be found with massive amounts of eggs, particularly around mid-April. </li></ul><ul><li>They take only three weeks to develop inside of a mother, hence the term “multiply like rabbits”. </li></ul>
  • 7. Lion “Raion” <ul><li>“ Raion ” (remember, in the Japanese language, “r” is pronounced like “l”, so basically, “Raion” is pronounced the same as “Lion”) </li></ul><ul><li>Makes a “gaoooo” noise (roaring) </li></ul><ul><li>King of the Jungle </li></ul>
  • 8. Monkey “Saru” <ul><li>Eat bananas (“banana” in Japanese) </li></ul><ul><li>Sacred in some places </li></ul><ul><li>People seem to have more of a hatred of them than a fear… </li></ul><ul><li>By the time you’re in Middle School, you should know what a monkey sounds like… </li></ul>
  • 9. Fox “Kitsune” http://www.asianart.com/articles/rubin/
  • 10. Deer “Shika”
  • 11. Tiger “Tora” http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_is_the_meaning_of_the_tiger_in_Japanese_culture
  • 12. Tori “Bird”
  • 13. Tanuki “Japanese Raccoon”
  • 14. Other Helpful Animals Noises and Names Cow : “Ushi” : “Mau-Mau” Bee: “Hachi” : “Boon-Boon” Chicken/Hen: : “Ku-Ku-Ku-Ku” or “Ko-Ko-Ko-Ko Rooster: : “Ko-Ke-Kok- Ko-o” Chick: :“piyo Piyo” Horse: : “Hi-Hiin”: “Paka-Paka” (hoof noise) Mouse: : “Chu Chu” Sheep: : “Meh, Meh” Crow: “Karasu”: “Kar, Kar”
  • 15. <ul><li>Yes, they’re animals too. If not, they still deserve their own slide *claps* </li></ul><ul><li>“ Banpaia” (said the same as “vampire”, even if it doesn’t look that way when written out) or “kyuuketsuki”. </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t know what kind of noise a vampire makes, but I’d imagine it’s sort of a sucking noise… </li></ul><ul><li>They may be hot, but deep down, all they want to do is suck you blood (see picture above). </li></ul><ul><li>According to Webster.com, a vampire is “the reanimated body of a dead person believed to come from the grave at night and suck the blood of persons asleep ” (definition 1). (Wait, if a vampire has to suck persons blood, what does that make the Cullens?) *hides under desk as everybody starts to argue* </li></ul>Vampires Don’t let him fool you, he really is a vampire (better yet, he ‘s one that sucks the blood of other vampires!)
  • 16. Credits Slide 1: http://very-bored.com/pics2/cuteanimals/cute-animals-1.JPG Dog: http://accel6.mettre-put-idata.over-blog.com/0/11/37/00/militaires/black-hayate-2.jpg http://www.absoluteanime.com/azumanga_daioh/tadakichi. htm http://i100.photobucket.com/albums/m27/SaniSakesushi/Bleach/SajinKomamura.jpg http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Hachiko-Shibuya.jpg Cat: http://www.anime-online.com/minako/svepisode/artemis.jpg http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Yoruichi_Cat. jpg http://www.who-sucks.com/animals/japans-hello-kitty-costume-for-cats-a-nightmare-come-true http://www.felinefanatic.com/history.htm Pig: http://whatthepets.blogspot.com/2005/11/pet-in-anime-tonton.html http://www.onmarkproductions.com/html/12-zodiac.shtml http://www.animeyume.com/fruits_basket/kaguraboar. jpg http://www.onemanga.com/Bleach/298/06/ Frog: http://www.animatedbliss.com/FORUM/uploads/joshualane/E6F_sgt-frog.jpg http://www.narutospain.com/mdn/personajes/Gamakichi. jpg http://i100.photobucket.com/albums/m5/key_of_darkness/anime/Koge%20Donbo/Frogs.jpg Rabbit: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R1sf6lfcezw&eurl=http://video.google.com/videosearch?um=1&hl=en&q=momiji+fruits+basket&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&sa=N&tab
  • 17. Lion: http://www. debwalsh .com/ kimba / kimba . jpg http://www.anime-source.com/banzai/images/ topcharacter /67kon. jpg Slide 8: taken directly from Naruto episode 97, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1g4aP2xyDUk& eurl =http://video. google .com/ videosearch ?hl=en&q=naruto+episode+97& oe =UTF-8&um=1& ie =UTF-8& sa =N&tab = Monkey: http://i63. photobucket .com/albums/h137/ Mrs _ Camui / abel . jpg http://i167. photobucket .com/albums/u158/ zeniththevampireruler /hellsing03. jpg http://www.animeyume.com/fruits_basket/ritsumonkey.jpg http://img151.imageshack.us/img151/7232/bleach424nj.jpg Slide 13  : http://thumb2.webshots.net/t/64/464/7/41/74/2713741740074921702uwFEqS_th.jpg Background: http://static. flickr .com/31/95091998_97eaa40d46. jpg ALL art belongs to its rightful owners/authors! Information: http://japanese.about.com/ bl _animal. htm (animal names) http://www. eleceng . adelaide . edu .au/personal/ dabbott /animal.html (animal noises) Some of the Japanese translations: http://www.freedict.com/onldict/jap.html Credits Continued
  • 18. Animal Names (Fox, Deer, Tiger, Bird): http://japanese.about.com/bl_animal.htm Cow: http://www.freewebs.com/washuswebsite/ox01.jpg Tiger: http://www.animeyume.com/fruits_basket/kisatiger.jpg Extra: See “animal noises” credit: http://vids.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=vids.individual&VideoID=2339131 See “cow” credit
  • 19. The End! Haha! See? I told you! You didn’t believe me about the vampire thing, did you? http://theanimeblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2007/06/trinity-blood02.jpg OH SNAP!
  • 20. An Emmy- Senpai production April 30, 2008 Revised: September 20, 2008 Anime club of 2007-08 Visit: www.animewriter7. wordpress .com !!!

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