Kanji Kanban Japanese Sign #93-Used Bicycle Shop

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激安 中古自転車

Use the rikaichan popup dictionary or your favorite reference tool with my transcription below the photo if you need help reading the kanji characters on this Kyoto used bicycle shop’s sign.

The numbers below refer to the kanji I’ve transcribed below the photo, and correspond to their order of appearance in both Heisig’s Remembering the Kanji and Kanji in Context.

To learn more about how this information can help you learn kanji, please read this.

Heisig(H497, H190, H39, H16, H36, H420, H286)

Kanji In Context(KIC1039, KIC84, KIC33, KIC86, KIC63, KIC65, KIC62)

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Originally posted 2013-02-17 01:31:40.

Kanji Kanban Japanese Sign #92-Help Wanted Cafe Staff

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スタッフ募集中 Holly’s Cafe 明く元気笑顔が素敵な方、一緒働いてみませんか? 30、40、50代の方活躍中です!! 土 日 祝日 勤務可能な方、お待ちしています

Use the rikaichan popup dictionary or your favorite reference tool with my transcription below the photo if you need help reading the kanji characters on this cafe’s sign. Click on the photo to enlarge it and see the characters more clearly.

The numbers below refer to the kanji I’ve transcribed below the photo, and correspond to their order of appearance in both Heisig’s Remembering the Kanji and Kanji in Context.

To learn more about how this information can help you learn kanji, please read this.

Heisig(H861, H559, H39, H20, H59, H1885, H938, H1717, H1532, H443, H490, H1, H1344, H1678, H1005, H490, H143, H1285, H39, H150, H12, H1089, H12, H1577, H1227, H93, H2004, H490, H879)

Kanji In Context(KIC1155, KIC224, KIC33, KIC106, KIC245, KIC246, KIC251, KIC573, KIC636, KIC658, KIC13, KIC1, KIC1033, KIC192, KIC413, KIC13, KIC517, KIC1384, KIC33, KIC22, KIC16, KIC1018, KIC16, KIC525, KIC388, KIC412, KIC411, KIC13, KIC195)

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Originally posted 2013-02-16 00:10:16.

Kanji Kanban Japanese Sign #91-Income Tax Return Filing

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確定申告 ネットなら便利! 国税庁ホームページで申告書が作成できます。

確定申告 検索

Use the rikaichan popup dictionary or your favorite reference tool with my transcription below the photo if you need help reading the kanji characters on this poster. Click on the photo to enlarge it and see the characters more clearly. The deadline for paying national income tax in Japan is March 15th.

The numbers below refer to the kanji I’ve transcribed below the photo, and correspond to their order of appearance in both Heisig’s Remembering the Kanji and Kanji in Context.

To learn more about how this information can help you learn kanji, please read this.

Heisig(H567, H382, H1117, H247, H991, H906, H581, H895, H591, H1117, H247, H327, H1142, H361, H567, H382, H1117, H247, H1673, H1365)

Kanji In Context(KIC803, KIC289, KIC585, KIC892, KIC227, KIC248, KIC151, KIC670, KIC541, KIC585, KIC892, KIC181, KIC137, KIC377, KIC803, KIC289, KIC585, KIC892, KIC792, KIC1301)

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Originally posted 2013-02-14 00:32:14.

Kanji Kanban Japanese Sign #90-Shoe Shop

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大人気モデル再入荷いたしました。 まるで、シューズを履いていないかのように軽いんです。ぜひお試着ください。

お気軽にご試着ください

Use the rikaichan popup dictionary or your favorite reference tool with my transcription below the photo if you need help reading the kanji characters on these signs. Click on the photo to enlarge it and see the characters more clearly.

The numbers below refer to the kanji I’ve transcribed below the photo, and correspond to their order of appearance in both Heisig’s Remembering the Kanji and Kanji in Context.

To learn more about how this information can help you learn kanji, please read this.

Heisig(H107, H951, H1885, H1815, H779, H1013, H1057, H717, H354, H555, H1885, H717, H354, H555)

Kanji In Context(KIC87, KIC15, KIC246, KIC992, KIC186, KIC570, KIC1405, KIC116, KIC795, KIC190, KIC246, KIC116, KIC795, KIC190)

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Originally posted 2013-02-13 00:22:00.

Kanji Kanban Japanese Sign #89-Missing Bird

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鳥を探しています

私の大切な鳥のジヨージがどこかへ行ってしまいました。何か情報がありましたらご連絡ください。見つけた方には謝礼を差し上げます。

Use the rikaichan popup dictionary or your favorite reference tool with my transcription below the photo if you need help reading the words on this poster. Click on the photo to see the kanji characters more clearly.

The numbers below refer to the kanji I’ve transcribed below the photo, and correspond to their order of appearance in both Heisig’s Remembering the Kanji and Kanji in Context.

To learn more about how this information can help you learn kanji, please read this.

Heisig(H1941, H1327, H902, H107, H85, H1941, H873, H1012, H1537, H1507, H287, H1350, H57, H490, H1250, H1087, H554, H49)

Kanji In Context(KIC486, KIC1258, KIC72, KIC87, KIC250, KIC486, KIC58, KIC80, KIC654, KIC891, KIC299, KIC300, KIC139, KIC13, KIC947, KIC822, KIC674, KIC31)

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Originally posted 2013-02-12 00:47:57.

Kanji Kanban Japanese Sign #88-Beware of Bread Loving Kites!

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川周辺で食事をさせる方はとんびにご注意下さい。

Use the rikaichan popup dictionary or your favorite reference tool with my transcription below the photo if you need help reading the kanji characters on this sign I saw recently at a Kyoto bakery.

I knew immediately from experience what it’s referring to-I remember strolling along the nearby Kamogawa lost in thought with a fresh roll of bread in my hand when a kite(とんび)swooped down and knocked it to the ground,  hardly touching me.

I’ve heard others talk about similar experiences along the river, and one friend told me about a friend who had a very unfortunate experience while walking her small dog along the river without a leash.  I don’t know if that’s true, but I do know that the bakery’s sign is there for good reason as far as protecting your hard earned lunch goes!  The とんび photo is courtesy of Kohei314-CC and was taken in Saga, Japan.

The numbers below refer to the kanji I’ve transcribed below the photo, and correspond to their order of appearance in both Heisig’s Remembering the Kanji and Kanji in Context.

To learn more about how this information can help you learn kanji, please read this.

Heisig(H127, H317, H284, H1472, H1156, H490, H267, H608, H50)

Kanji In Context(KIC101, KIC558, KIC962, KIC131, KIC237, KIC13, KIC290, KIC291, KIC32)

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Originally posted 2013-02-11 00:21:25.

Kanji Kanban Japanese Sign #87-Post Office Kit Kat Campaign

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がんばるよ、受験。

ありがとう、キットメール。

応援してるよ!

おじいちゃん おばあちゃん

より

Use the rikaichan popup dictionary or your favorite reference tool with my transcription below the photo if you need help reading the words on this Japan Post poster.

It’s advertising their annual Kit Kat sales campaign aimed at friends and relatives of 受験生, students preparing for school entrance exams.

The boxes have space on the outside for a message of support and encouragement, and can be sent as is in the mail. In the closeup you can see the characters 紅白, red and white, printed on the box along with mini KitKat bars in both red and white wrappers.

These colors are used for auspicious occasions. Foreigners in Japan often first hear mention of 紅白 at the end of the year when someone talks about the 紅白歌合戦 televised New Year’s Eve singing contest.

When I saw this poster I noticed that it includes two examples of the sentence-final particle よ in a very natural context, and it reminded me of  Kate Elwood’s January 21st  Cultural Conundrums column in The Daily Yomiuri,  which focused on various usages of よ and the mistakes that non-native speakers are prone to make when using it. I got a lot out of the vivid examples and the studies she cited, and it was an entertaining read.  You can check out Kate Elwood’s take on it here.

The numbers below refer to the kanji I’ve transcribed below the photo, and correspond to their order of appearance in both Heisig’s Remembering the Kanji and Kanji in Context.

To learn more about how this information can help you learn kanji, please read this.

Heisig(H735, H1980, H607, H1951)

Kanji In Context(KIC269, KIC793, KIC1119, KIC1270)

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Originally posted 2013-02-10 00:03:05.

Kanji Kanban Japanese Sign #86-Allergy Medicine

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1日1回1錠でしっかり効くのはアレジオン10

しかも独自の医療用成分配合だから、眠くなりにくい。

脳に入りにくい

イメージ図

Use the rikaichan popup dictionary or your favorite reference tool with my transcription below the photo if you need help reading the words on this poster for the allergy medicine アレジオン10 featuring popular model, singer and actress Yu Yamada.

The numbers below refer to the kanji I’ve transcribed below the photo, and correspond to their order of appearance in both Heisig’s Remembering the Kanji and Kanji in Context.

To learn more about how this information can help you learn kanji, please read this.

Heisig(H12, H586, H383, H1276, H522, H36, H1694, H1709, H1181, H361, H781, H1436, H253, H1835, H1934, H779, H1180)

Kanji In Context(KIC16, KIC162, KIC1604, KIC501, KIC559, KIC63, KIC325, KIC1362, KIC308, KIC377, KIC26, KIC727, KIC271, KIC978, KIC1109, KIC186, KIC329)

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Originally posted 2013-02-08 01:10:58.

Kanji Kanban Japanese Sign #85-Western Book Shop

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洋書

Use the rikaichan popup dictionary or your favorite reference tool with my transcription below the photo if you need help reading the kanji characters on this sign.

The numbers below refer to the kanji I’ve transcribed below the photo, and correspond to their order of appearance in both Heisig’s Remembering the Kanji and Kanji in Context.

To learn more about how this information can help you learn kanji, please read this.

Heisig(H549, H327)

Kanji In Context(KIC917, KIC181)

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Originally posted 2013-02-07 23:44:36.

Kanji Kanban Japanese Sign #84-Daniel Day-Lewis as Lincoln

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世界を変えた、夢がある。

ステイーベン スピルバーグ監督作品

ダニエル デイ=ルイス

リンカーン

Use the rikaichan popup dictionary or your favorite reference tool with my transcription below the photo if you need help reading the characters on this movie poster. The top horizontal line is so small that it’s a challenge to read even on the original, but clicking on the photo will help somewhat.  I used the context to guess what it says before I confirmed it, thinking about the wording on such posters in English, since that format is fairly standardized.

The numbers below refer to the kanji I’ve transcribed below the photo, and correspond to their order of appearance in both Heisig’s Remembering the Kanji and Kanji in Context.

To learn more about how this information can help you learn kanji, please read this.

Heisig(H28, H251, H1745, H305, H1453, H719, H1142, H23)

Kanji In Context(KIC156, KIC157, KIC222, KIC800, KIC925, KIC926, KIC137, KIC683)

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Originally posted 2013-02-06 00:28:57.