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  • Canadians have strong bodies.

  • In the Middle of America right?

  • A city? Toronto! - Nice one.

  • Why do you know things like that?

  • Because it's the capital of Canada...

  • Hey guys and girls on Ask Japanese, it's Cathy Cat.

  • What do Japanese people think and know about Canada?

  • We went out to the streets of Tokyo and asked them, so let's ask Japanese.

  • We are asking everyone about their thoughts on Canada today.

  • When I say Canada, what do you think of first?

  • Maple.

  • Maple sirup.

  • Two different things, that are the same at the base.

  • Do you plan on going to Canada some time soon?

  • I will go on an exchange? - To study abroad?

  • Yes we will. - What do you want to do there the most?

  • I want to eat lots of things with maple!

  • I want to try some of their winter sports.

  • What Canadian winter sport do you want to give a go?

  • Ice hockey.

  • Snow Boarding.

  • I see.

  • Do you know any famous people or things from Canada.

  • Carlee Gibson. I used to listen to her music in middle school.

  • and watched her on YouTube too.

  • She found a famous person. Could you think of one too?

  • Justin Bieber.

  • I think he is from Canada, right?

  • And famous buildings, and architecture?

  • Or famous places.

  • Quebec! - Vancouver!

  • How long will you go to Canada?

  • I will go there for half a year.

  • You will be there for quite some time.

  • I am sure there is one more thing you want to do there... and that is....

  • Fall in love! - Nice one.

  • What image do you have of Canadians?

  • They are very muscly

  • They all have very strong bodies.

  • What image do you have of Canadians?

  • They are sturdy. Japanese are generally very slim...

  • In comparison Canadians, are taller, muscly....

  • I say Canada, what do you think of first?

  • Canada? ........

  • The flag...

  • The big leaf flag.

  • When I think of Canada, I think of that one.

  • First thing I think of.

  • What do you think of when I say Canada?

  • Would have to be Maple.

  • The surprise that they have a big maple on their flag.

  • If Maple is the only thing that comes up first, what is number two?

  • Canada... where is that again?

  • It's right in the middle of America. - That's right.

  • What is there to say... - Did Canada come up in your history books?

  • Canada in history?

  • No clue at all...

  • - Zero. - Zero knowledge on Canada.

  • What image do you have of Canadians?

  • Canadians? That they are white...

  • Because they have long winters? - Yes.

  • You hear Canada and you think of....

  • Maple.

  • What Maple? The flag, a food, the tree?

  • Well.. the look of the leaf ....

  • I think of that...

  • Canada means maple to you?

  • Maple.

  • How about you?

  • I don't even know where in the world Canada is.

  • What country is near Canada?

  • Oh shoot... no clue... America?

  • Bingo! Do you know a famous city in Canada?

  • City? Toronto!

  • Nice one. - Why do you know these things?

  • Because that's the capital of Canada.

  • Director: Toronto is wrong, you know that right?

  • Yeah the capital of Canada isn't Toronto.

  • Where is it then... - Let me guess....

  • I give up....

  • Can I give a hint? "O"

  • TA

  • OTTER?

  • Otawa!

  • I have heard of this before.

  • Do you learn anything about Canada in school?

  • My assistant language teacher was from Canada.

  • They told us about the language and how to study.

  • Did they tell you anything about Canada?

  • They did but... yeah just Maple stuck.

  • Do you know if its a colder or hotter country?

  • A bit colder, I think. - Bingo.

  • On that note, what sports are popular in Canada?

  • What... football?

  • And because they are a COLDER country...

  • Ski?

  • And maybe hockey and such?

  • Hockey! I have heard of Hockey before...

  • That is probably popular there.

  • Do you know any Canadian singers or such?

  • Justin Bieber....?

  • I see. That answer came out quickly.

  • Thank you.

  • What are Canadians like?

  • They are crazy!

  • Because you base them all on Justin Bieber?

  • Yeah he is crazy at times.

  • Just crazy.

  • What do you think then?

  • Funky!

  • They are funky.

  • But yes they are so cool.

  • Different from Japanese. There are many good people there...

  • And they have tall noses.....

  • Crazy, funky and tall noses???

  • What do you know about Canada?

  • Canada? - Maple ....

  • I went to Canada before. - You did? I was searching for someone...

  • So you've been there?

  • Since you have been to Canada, how was it?

  • I went to Victoria, and studied there.

  • I see....

  • To school? - Yes I did a homestay there.

  • I am different. I am in my first year now, but in 3rd year .... in two years time...

  • I will go to study in Canada.

  • What was good about Canada?

  • I went wale watching.

  • Did you get to see some wales?

  • A tiny bit!

  • How long did you go to Canada?

  • I only went for 2 weeks.

  • What was the best and worst about Canada?

  • It was tough to speak only in English?

  • And the best was that it was so cold.

  • Speaking in English was tough. Do you think you could do that?

  • My English... is alright.... yeah....

  • Did you get a culture shock in Canada?

  • Nope.

  • So you are used to abroad?

  • Not that much...

  • Since you have been there, what do you think of Canadians.

  • They are so kind.

  • And they are also super friendly.

  • What is so friendly about them?

  • The way they greet you. I don't generally speak to strangers.

  • But in Canada people greet even strangers.

  • I like that.

  • Thank those were all our questions.

  • Thanks so much,.

  • There are 2 things that connect this channel "Ask Japanese" with Canada.

  • One, I actually just came back from Canada.

  • I was in Edmonton for the wedding of a friend...

  • and it was lovely and I had such a good time.

  • And number 2, the director of Ask Japanese, the one who is usually behind the camera

  • he actually went to Canada, for a whole year.

  • He was studying in Toronto. And he said he lived in the most cultural place of the entire world.

  • And sometimes he will talk about it and I think he misses it quite a lot.

  • So those things that connect us with Canada.

  • You could see that a couple of Japanese people didn't know much about Canada

  • so it's your point now, to tell us some facts about Canada in the comments down below

  • we're waiting for it. If you are new, don't forget to subscribe for more stuff,

  • here from Japan, and if you have been with us, don't forget to leave a big like...

  • we need a big like so please give us a big like...

  • and I catch you soon for more stuff on Ask Japanese. Bye

Canadians have strong bodies.

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