Japanese animation; refers to animation in general in Japanese (derived from either the English "animation" or French "dessin animé")
"tray gardening"; the art of tending miniature trees (see the unrelated word "banzai" below)
(from ぼけ, boke), subjective aesthetic quality of out-of-focus areas of an image projected by a camera lens
a form of traditional Japanese puppet theatre, performed by puppeteers, chanters, and shamisen players
Japanese tea ceremony
a very short poem consisting of three lines of 5, 7, and 5 morae (not syllables as commonly thought) each; see also tanka below
Japanese porcelain wares (made in the town of Arita and exported from the port of Imari, particularly around the 17th century)
a traditional form of Japanese theatre
a vertical Japanese scroll, of ink-and-brush painting or calligraphy, that hangs in a recess on a wall inside a room
Japanese porcelain wares featuring enamel decoration (made in Arita, using the style developed in 17th century by 酒井田 柿右衛門 Sakaida Kakiemon)
"empty orchestra"; entertainment where an amateur singer accompanies recorded music
in Noh, the 3rd Category play (三番目物 sanbanme mono) of a 5 Category play series (五番立 goban date), where the leading role (仕手 shite) is a beautiful woman
similar to origami, but involves cutting in addition to folding
a traditional stringed musical instrument from Japan, resembling a zither with 13 strings
九谷, Japanese porcelain wares, made originally in the town of Kutani of the ancient Kaga Province (current day Ishikawa)
a horizontal Japanese hand scroll, of ink-and-brush painting or calligraphy
まんが or 漫画
Japanese comics; refers to comics in general in Japanese
a toggle use to tie the sash of a kimono also to attach small items such as inro and kinchaku: sometimes beautifully carved.
a major form of classical Japanese music drama
artistic paper folding
オタク or おたく or ヲタク
a geeky enthusiast, especially of anime and manga
"renged poetry"; a form of Japanese collaborative poetry
satsuma-yaki pottery from southern Kyushu
a form of short poetry similar to haiku
Japanese bamboo flute
a three-stringed musical instrument, played with a plectrum
Japanese black ink painting
a big drum
"short poetry"; an older form of Japanese poetry than haiku, of the form 5-7-5-7-7 morae (not syllables; see also haiku above)
a type of woodblock print art or painting
a genre of Japanese poetry, often refers to tanka
Would Teriyaki count? XD We use it in everyday language, right??
You're joking, right?
karate and sushi too, too. lol saw it in japanese for dummies.
woww. i haven't been on in foreverr.