This is an interesting little case of a translation SNAFU of sorts. In Japan, this title is written asフルツバスケットfurutsubasuketto Which is refferring to a game that Japanese children play of the same name. 115 more words
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This basic concept is one that may also be understood simply as “the Japanese accent” or the usage of loanwords.
The interesting thing to me is the fact that English is not the only European language that the Japanese have borrowed from, although it is by far the most common, there are other examples. 477 more words