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Masta: A Japanese Native Talks Anime n Manga

I’m Japanese. Born in 1994. I live in Okinawa (Japan).
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About Me:
I'm native in Japanese and learning English. I love アニメ(Anime)and 漫画(Manga).I love to draw and color characters.

Background:
In 2017 I wanted to see what NYC was like. On the way there, my twin and I had a layover in Chicago, and we didn’t speak English well at that time. The customs in Chicago made us wait in a jail like place. We were sent back to Japan. That’s when I realized I really wanted to learn English.

About 2 months after being kicked out of America, I obtained a visa and finally visited NY. I stayed there for 6 months and made a friend named Marie. We talk about anime/manga a lot.

I started Youtube in hopes to practice my English. I will be talking about Anime/Manga for people overseas and explain what we Japanese think about certain topics, lines, etc, and what we understand them as. In the future, I want to stream playing games and share my art that I draw!

Please talk with me and follow me!





Post Total: 17 Latest posts

Do you know “Final Chapter Mating Season”, the term that all Japanese anime/manga fans know? If you don’t, please watch this video! I’ll explain in detail about Japanese mangaka and fan trends!  

Fairy Tail fans! Have you ever wondered why the ships weren’t clearly established in the final chapter? Next time I will post a video explaining why. But in order to understand that video better, please watch this one first to understand the trends of Japanese fans☺️

In Jujutsu Kaisen episode 15’s Juju Sanpo, did Satoru Gojo really say Miwa is his type!? Here I showcase the thoughts and reactions of Japanese fans on this matter!

Also, why did the final chapter of Fairy Tail end the way it did?
Why didn’t the ships get married? And have no kids?
I’m working hard on a video about this!
But in the meantime, be sure to check out this (Jujutsu Kaisen) video. And stay tuned for my future videos!

五条悟 Satoru Gojo夏油傑 Suguru Geto家入硝子 Shoko Ieiri - from 呪術廻戦 Jujutsu kaisen【Japanese follows English. 五条悟 Satoru Gojo夏油傑 Suguru Geto家入硝子 Shoko Ieiri - from 呪術廻戦 Jujutsu kaisen【Japanese follows English. 五条悟 Satoru Gojo夏油傑 Suguru Geto家入硝子 Shoko Ieiri - from 呪術廻戦 Jujutsu kaisen【Japanese follows English. 五条悟 Satoru Gojo夏油傑 Suguru Geto家入硝子 Shoko Ieiri - from 呪術廻戦 Jujutsu kaisen【Japanese follows English. 五条悟 Satoru Gojo夏油傑 Suguru Geto家入硝子 Shoko Ieiri - from 呪術廻戦 Jujutsu kaisen【Japanese follows English. 五条悟 Satoru Gojo夏油傑 Suguru Geto家入硝子 Shoko Ieiri - from 呪術廻戦 Jujutsu kaisen【Japanese follows English. 五条悟 Satoru Gojo夏油傑 Suguru Geto家入硝子 Shoko Ieiri - from 呪術廻戦 Jujutsu kaisen【Japanese follows English. 五条悟 Satoru Gojo夏油傑 Suguru Geto家入硝子 Shoko Ieiri - from 呪術廻戦 Jujutsu kaisen【Japanese follows English. 五条悟 Satoru Gojo夏油傑 Suguru Geto家入硝子 Shoko Ieiri - from 呪術廻戦 Jujutsu kaisen【Japanese follows English.

五条悟 Satoru Gojo

夏油傑 Suguru Geto

家入硝子 Shoko Ieiri - from 呪術廻戦 Jujutsu kaisen


【Japanese follows English. 日本語は下に】

I drew the strongest pair (and problem children) in the class of year 2 at Jujutsu High, along with Shoko Ieiri, a valuable user of the Reverse Cursed Technique.

Jujutsu Kaisen, especially Satoru Gojo, is very popular these days!!
Personally, I like the episode when these 3 were in their 2nd year at Jujutsu High.

By the way, my favorite character in Jujutsu Kaisen is Mahito


呪術高専2年 問題児 かつ最強の2人組と
貴重な反転術式の使い手 家入硝子を描きました!

今話題の呪術廻戦、特に五条悟!!!!!!!!
個人的にはこの3人組が呪術高専2年だった時のエピソードが好きです。

ちなみに、呪術廻戦 で一番好きなキャラクターは 真人です



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I drew this for #グレジュビの日 2020 (Gruvia Day 2020).What do you think about their current romantic devel

I drew this for #グレジュビの日 2020 (Gruvia Day 2020).

What do you think about their current romantic development in 100YQ!?
I’m pretty sure that many Japanese fans thought Gruvia was already canon in the last chapter of FT which is 545. And even though we still cannot say they are actually dating because both have not formally asked for a date yet by saying 「付き合ってください」(“please go out with me”), the story shows us they are in love anyway! That’s why Japanese fans believe Gruvia is canon.

We many Japanese fans hope they will be developed more in the future.

Timelapse of my art will be posted on my Youtube account later. So please look forward to it!!


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I’ve been thinking that I want to make some videos to explain the true meanings of Japanese lines and situations in Manga and Anime, because it seems that some overseas/western fans don’t really understand what they originally mean. 

So this is my first video, which explains Gruvia in Fairy tail chapter 499!

I wonder if you understand the original meaning of the line ”I don’t want to hurt a friend, no, I don’t want to hurt you.” that Gray said to Juvia?? It’s romantic in Japanese, but I heard that many overseas/western fans don’t think it is. So I made this video to explain why it’s romantic. I hope you enjoy!

Art from 2018 that I drew for @gruviazine ! I finally made a Tumblr and posted it here!

Art from 2018 that I drew for @gruviazine ! I finally made a Tumblr and posted it here!


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eisorus:birthday boy!

eisorus:

birthday boy!


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linvaniin:linvaniin:
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antoniaandros:

It’s 7/7 so I’m declaring it Fairy Tail day! Here’s a bunch of doodles!


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gineik-ch:

Nalu is canon, thanks Photo Mode of the Game.


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modestrogue:Natsu & Lucyart by HIRO MASHIMAcolor by @modestrogue

modestrogue:

Natsu & Lucy
art by HIRO MASHIMA
color by @modestrogue


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juicywetpussylips:

hunter x hunter 99 ep 45

ruby-white-rabbit:

LIKE MOTHER LIKE DAUGHTER

fuck-yeah-gruvia:

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About the raw. The literal translation is “I will pick up (/meet) Juvia no matter what.”

必ず = without fail, definitely, certainly

In fact, my friend who is a 100% native Japanese speaker and lives in Japan, confirmed that Gray loves Juvia (if it wasn’t already clear). She said:

“必ずジュビアを迎えに行く
means Gray loves Juvia.

It is not straightforward though.

必ず**を迎えにく。
This is set phrase.

これは日本語の決まり文句。
Basically,we understand it means someone loves someone.
本的に好きな相手に対していう言葉。

In 恋愛ドラマとか/恋愛マンガとか (romance dramas/romance manga) what Gray said is a set phrase/standard combo.
今の俺じゃダメ
今の私じゃダメ
is short for 今の俺じゃダメなんだ、ふさわしい男じゃないから and 今の私じゃ彼にふさわしくない (meaning he thinks he is no good to be with her right now with the way he is)
Basically 必ず〇〇を迎えにいく (I will definitely meet her/pick her up/get her)
follows after 今の俺ではダメなんだ (I am no good right now)
It means they love someone, but they try to become a worthy person for someone they love.”

There you have it. Straight from a Japanese native.

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She also noted how Gray did not deny loving Juvia when Juvina teased him.

愛するってトコは否定しないのね
“You didn’t deny she’s the one you love”

“It shows he loves her because he doesn’t deny what Juvina says: 愛するジュビア (beloved Juvia/Juvia that you love)”

Basically, Mashima-sensei literally pointed out through Juvina that GRAY DID NOT DENY ACTUALLY LOVING JUVIA. However, he denied being “lovers” (koibito) because they aren’t together yet. But they will be. My native friend said “he’s trying to become a worthy person for Juvia now. Because he loves her.”

Plus all the blushing, smiling, and thinking about Juvia throughout the entire chapter. Gray wants to become a man who can protect her. I mean, Juvina even calls Gray a lover boy and says Juvia won’t wait forever. Gray doesn’t deny being a lover boy either. He just agrees with her.

It was clear from the last chapter (where he thought of Juvia and romantic love while smiling and blushing), and the original Fairy Tail that Gray loves Juvia. The Japanese fans right now are going crazy, because they understand Gray is so deeply in love and wants to do things right before getting together. This is not to say Gruvia wasn’t canon in chapter 545!!!! Had there been no sequel, they would be. But now Mashima-sensei has the opportunity to canonize Gruvia the right way. And with the current set up…. looks like Gray will prove himself to be good enough for her soon. Amazing character development for Gray this chapter!

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Here are some examples of Gray’s line being used in romantic situations! Just like the natives said. Again, this line “I’ll definitely pick you up/get you” does not translate well into English, but it’s completely clear in Japanese that it’s romantic!!!

And if you google 必ず迎えに行く you’ll see so many stories by native Japanese people talking about their lovers.

EDIT 2: 

OFFICIAL KODANSHA TRANSLATION
They translated the text closer to the context in what Gray actually meant (with romantic connotations,“make her mine”) as opposed to a literal translation (“pick Juvia up/go get Juvia”). Aka, the paid professionals have proven this entire post correct. :)

“And then I swear, I’ll make her mine.”