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  • Hey guys and girls on Ask Japanese, this is your flashy fashion reporter Cathy cat and today from Tokyo we're gonna talk about 36 signs that you have been in Tokyo or Japan for a little bit too long.

  • Bonus round! Let's go!

  • The only thing you fear more than cockroaches are mosquitoes.

  • When you're see an apartments or houses in Tokyo you can't help but wonder how much their rent is.

  • When you meet in a large group of friends  it's not surprising that everyone has an Iphone.

  • You've tried a mayo corn sushi roll and you think it's great unless you're American then you hate it (wink).

  • You generally cover your mouth when you laugh but you don't really do that with foreigners.

  • In march you use up more than two packs of tissues a day.

  • You're amazed and surprised why  so many Japanese people are so good at parking backwards and generally all the  fronts of the cars are facing the front.

  • "We will take care of hard to dispose items."

  • "If you have any questions: Come talk to us!"

  • You're used to noisy cars  driving around the neighborhood.

  • "This is a garbage disposal truck!"

  • When you get a gift you say sorry  and thank you at the same time.

  • Sorry thanks so much.

  • Sorry! Thanks so much!

  • I say sorry and thank you at the same time when someone picks up something I dropped.

  • You think that schools and  sakura trees belong together.

  • When you cross Shibuya crossing you wish you had the power to stop time.

  • You know it's probably a sin to have some ramen afternight out of drinking but you want it anyways.

  • Napolitan is pretty much spaghetti drenched  in ketchup "I love Napolitan spaghetti"   

  • The work day starts with good morning "Ohayo gozaimasu"  

  • A proper greeting is important!

  • A workday finishes with "Otsukare sama deshita!" well done for the hard work.

  • You feel bad when you're the first one to leave the office sorry i'm leaving before you "Sakini shitsurei shimasu"

  • Sorry I'm still feeling bad about it "sorry!"

  • FORGIVE MEEEEE

  • When you look for food in the convenience store your first stop is not the sandwich shelf but the "onigiri" the rice ball shelf.

  • In many places Karage fried chicken is not just fried chicken it got the name Karage-kun.

  • I'm sorry i'm gonna eat ya.

  • You're so used to people saying stereotypes about your country once you introduce yourself.

  • that you're just rolling along with it now so when people tell me right now that i'm German so i must like beer i just say yes.

  • I don't but okay you know it's fine.

  • You're not even surprised anymore when you  find a random graveyard all around the city.

  • You never pour soy sauce onto white rice.

  • You stop pouring soy sauce directly onto white rice unless it's tamago kake gohan then everything goes.

  • Your main news comes from the train screens inside the trains.

  • You get very disappointed when the egg inside your ramen is hot boiled.

  • You can say more than 10  hellos in the Japanese language.

  • Konnichiwa

  • Konchiwaaaa

  • Kochasu

  • Domo

  • OSSU

  • UIIIISU

  • NYA

  • Chuuusu

  • YAHOO

  • MAIDO

  • Those were more signs that you have been in Japan for too long but i'm sure we missed some so be sure to write them down in the comments below and hopefully in the future we can make a compilation with them!

  • Thanks  for hanging out this was Cathy cat find us on other social media and don't forget to  follow like and subscribe catch you soon bye

Hey guys and girls on Ask Japanese, this is your flashy fashion reporter Cathy cat and today from Tokyo we're gonna talk about 36 signs that you have been in Tokyo or Japan for a little bit too long.

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