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English LingQ 2.0 Podcast, EnglishLingQ 2.0 Podcast #2, Life in Japan. (2)

EnglishLingQ 2.0 Podcast #2, Life in Japan. (2)

Um, how is your language, your Japanese study going now?

Eric: Oh, it's good. Good. So, um, yeah, no, I'm conversational now. I would say, um, I can read, uh, quite a bit of material. It's going to take me a long time to get comfortable though.

I think reading, I really want to get better at reading. It just takes time. I read podcasts, which is my favorite kind of content, because it feels like the person's talking to you and you're learning a lot of, uh, everyday, uh, vocabulary. Um, novels. Okay. So I like, I I've read a couple novels. Uh, they can be quite difficult, like 20% of the words are unknown.

So I'm just doing a lot of, uh, LingQing on LingQ. I could just look up words. Yeah. If I can find a novel, that's not too difficult, but just enough. That's perfect. I found one. Um, and I went through that and I read that novel. It was the first novel I read and it was, it was good. Uh, I understood pretty much what was going on.

You just get a ton of new words that pop up to you. But, um, of course when you read a novel, it's a little bit different how then, uh, compared to when you speak. So that's why I would say podcasts with transcripts and YouTube channels with a transcripts as well. I think are the absolute best. I mean, when someone's picking a topic and they just stick cause they stick to the topic too.

So you, you get a really good understanding. While in novels, I found sometimes when you're starting out, it's a little bit difficult to see who's talking. When there are several people in the story and the conversation. So, um, but it's, uh, instead of novels, I found manga, uh, to be quite useful. I don't read it as much now, but you get pictures and that really helps a lot to understand what's going on.

So, um, novels to me is probably a little bit, uh, towards the intermediate level. Um, but yeah, no, I would say, uh, yeah, I've been studying for, I don't know, two years, but it's probably like 1200 hours I put in, um, I think 2000 hours and I will be quite okay. Um, but I don't really think like that. I just keep doing it.

So I'd like to go back to Japan. It's probably one of the main reasons why I really want to go back to Japan, um, is because I can actually use the language now and it's just going to be a, quite a different experience. So it's like, that's my motivation. Um, I had no motivation to study when I was in Japan, but once you, once you get to a certain level and you just start being able to understand.

Well, my case, the more I was able to understand, the more I wanted to learn. So cause you get more content, you can start understanding.

Jahrine: Right? Right. What, uh, I think a lot of people listening maybe will be, are interested in Japanese culture or maybe learning Japanese. So what some of the podcasts you mentioned just now that you're listening to mainly podcasts, what are some that jump to mind?

The, your favorite content?

Eric: So there's a podcast called let's talk in Japanese. That's a really good one. There's uh, transcripts as well. Um, there is a YouTube channel called Sayuri Saying she's a good teacher. She makes videos on a variety of topics and she has her own transcripts in the YouTube clos captions.

So those two, I would start off. Um, they're not for beginners, like they are late-stage beginners because they're a hundred percent in Japanese. So. Once you learn hiragana, katakana and some Kanji, I would say after three, four months, those podcasts are quite helpful. Um, and then after that you could get into a little bit more advanced podcasts.

Um, there's a lot out there. Um, but for the most part, those two let's talk in Japanese and Sayuri Saying they're quite good.

Jahrine: Okay, excellent. I will put, um, I'll put the links to those in the description so people can check them out. So you've been away from Japan now... you left in 2018, did you say?

Eric: Yes, I left in 2018.

Jahrine: Okay. So

two. Okay. So what, uh, what are you missing most about Japan?

Eric: Um, the food's really good. The food is excellent in Japan, I would say, well, I know because of the Corona situation, this doesn't really apply right now, but going out and going to a lot of restaurants at night, um, I know right now everything closes earlier because of the virus situation.

But, uh, once that's over, I mean, Japan is going to go back to how it was before that. And I really like, you can pretty much get lost and have a good time in Tokyo. Um, Tokyo is an interesting place. It's kind of like its own world. And in every station, there are a variety of different places you can go check out, um, around the station.

Um, every station has its own world. I would say, just from street culture to, um, beer culture, to anime culture, you get different experiences and there's something for everyone. I would say for sure.

Jahrine: I always felt pretty overwhelmed. I lived in Sendai, which isn't, which is in the Northeast of Japan. And, um, you know, it's like, I think it's a population of around 2 million.

So nothing on Tokyo. I always found, felt quite overwhelmed when I went to Tokyo. I loved it, but I felt that I could only be there for a couple of days and then I needed to go back to my kind of semi-country city up there... I thought Sendai was the perfect size anyway, but um, yeah, I have to agree with you with the food.

I really miss the food and not just restaurants. I talk about this with my husband all the time, who I met in Japan, in Sendai. Um, we miss the Seven Eleven bento boxes. So good. This is, you know, a plastic bento box and some rice and some, whatever, you know, little fried pork and all kinds of little treats and it's delicious.

And it's so cheap. And I think I ate that, those for dinner a lot on my way home from teaching when I was teaching at night, especially, um... yeah. I really, really miss the food.

Eric: The

food's great... yeah. Luckily in Vancouver we get a good variety of sushi.

Jahrine: We do. That's that's very true. There is. Um, I live in North Vancouver.

There's a sushi place down the street that I could walk to and it's-Japanese-run and it is just like being in Japan. It's great. I'm really fortunate for that.

Eric: And speaking of the, yeah, the convenience stores they're open 24/7. For those that don't know they're open 24/7. You can buy anything. You can buy alcohol, which is insane to me.

Um, coming from Vancouver, you can, um, yeah, and then they have the, quite a big selection. They have those giant jugs of sake, which look like giant water bottle, like for the water containers. It's pretty funny.

Jahrine: Yeah. 300 yen bottles of wine... it was terribly. I was. You know, straight out, fresh out of university when I went there, didn't have any money. So our weekends were fuelled, my friends and I, by these 300, I think they were called Mon Frere

Eric: oh, that sounds very, that sounds very high end.

Jahrine: It was, you had a hangover the next day after that, but 300, 300 yen. What is that in Canadian?

Eric: That's about um, that's like $3 American, so like $3.50.

Jahrine: For a bottle of wine.

Eric: Wow. That's cheap. Yeah. I saw the one cup sake, which is like a dollar tastes like gasoline when you drink it. Me and my friends we were... like we were just doing a few of those in the beginning, but then we just stopped because it was, it was not good. Um, and then I was going to say the Chu-Hi, the strong zero, the infamous drink for those who've been to Japan, probably know.

Did you ever have a strong zero? I had one, but I knew about it prior. I don't, I stay away from them. They'll they'll just, they'll give you a bad hangover and you see a lot of young people drink them. Cause they're so cheap, but they're just packed with sugar.

Jahrine: It's so sweet. Yeah. It's basically like, yeah.

It's Alco pop.

Eric: Yeah. Pretty much.

Jahrine: Times a million.

Yeah. Super, super sweet. Yeah. That's a huge drinking culture in Japan. Actually. I can think of, I think you see the images of people passed out in the streets, the salary, man, I know you're living in Tokyo. You must've seen this. I, one image comes to mind for me in Sendai.

I remember walking home at the early hours of the morning, one Friday, Saturday night. And there was a man in a suit, a salary man. And he had his McDonald's bag and he had his milkshake just kind of propped to his chin and a little, little trickle down his chin. And he was fast asleep and his, you know, his wallet, his keys, his phone are on him, I imagine.

I don't remember seeing them... totally safe. Nobody called the calls the police or anything. It's just, it's just a hardworking salary man having a good night out. He's deserved it, passed out drunk in the street. That is another thing that surprised me, actually, about Japan. I don't know if you knew about that before you went there.

Eric: Oh, well, I've been in Japan a couple of times before, so I'd seen it already. So when I moved there, it didn't. Yeah. It was just something I've already seen, but no, yeah. It's pretty funny.

If for those who don't know, you can check it out on, you can just Google there's an Instagram page called the Shibuya Meltdown.

And I think they're just pictures of salary men. Just, just, uh, from a long night. So it's, it's it's yeah, that's another thing it's just. It just goes with the territory and it's quite safe in Japan. So you can kind of leave your wallet out and no one's gonna take it. Um, hopefully, but, uh, yeah.

Jahrine: Yeah, it's happened. I had a friend who dropped, um, her purse and I think hours later we went back and someone had just put it on a little wall next to it where she dropped it. It's...so, so safe. I mean, it's not... also had a bike stolen from outside my apartment. My husband did, but, um, but I'd like to tell the story of that.

The police were incredible. Um, so the bike was left outside. No lock. We reported it. The police came. For a stolen bike. Now, two police officers, they came in and they asked us questions. They took measurements outside our apartment. I'm not really sure what that was all about. They drove us to the police station and asked more questions and then they took it really, really seriously.

So yeah, it is a really safe, it's a safe culture. And when there is a crime it's taken seriously.

Eric: Yeah. Bikes get stolen actually often. That's what I thought. Uh, when I was there, they get misplaced. Um, and also when you have a bike, one thing that I learned the hard way is you gotta make sure to park, in the designated areas, my bike got, I guess, towed, you could say so many times that I had to go pay a fee, pick it up.


EnglishLingQ 2.0 Podcast #2, Life in Japan. (2)

Um, how is your language, your Japanese study going now?

Eric: Oh, it's good. Good. So, um, yeah, no, I'm conversational now. だから、ええと、ええ、いいえ、私は今会話しています。 所以,嗯,是的,不,我现在正在交谈。 I would say, um, I can read, uh, quite a bit of material. ええと、私はかなりの量の資料を読むことができます。 Eu diria, hum, eu posso ler, uh, bastante material. 我会说,嗯,我可以阅读,嗯,相当多的材料。 It's going to take me a long time to get comfortable though. でも、快適になるには長い時間がかかります。 Mas vai levar muito tempo para ficar confortável. 不过,我要花很长时间才能舒服。

I think reading, I really want to get better at reading. It just takes time. 時間がかかるだけです。 Просто нужно время. I read podcasts, which is my favorite kind of content, because it feels like the person's talking to you and you're learning a lot of, uh, everyday, uh, vocabulary. 私の好きな種類のコンテンツであるポッドキャストを読んでいます。なぜなら、その人があなたと話しているように感じ、あなたはたくさんの、ええと、毎日、ええと、語彙を学んでいるからです。 我阅读播客,这是我最喜欢的内容,因为感觉就像这个人在和你说话,而你正在学习很多,呃,每天,呃,词汇。 Um, novels. Okay. So I like, I I've read a couple novels. Uh, they can be quite difficult, like 20% of the words are unknown. ええと、単語の20%が不明であるように、それらは非常に難しい場合があります。

So I'm just doing a lot of, uh, LingQing on LingQ. So I'm just doing a lot of, uh, LingQing on LingQ. だから私はLingQでLingQingをたくさんやっています。 Então, estou apenas fazendo muito, uh, LingQing no LingQ. I could just look up words. I could just look up words. Yeah. Yeah. If I can find a novel, that's not too difficult, but just enough. If I can find a novel, that's not too difficult, but just enough. 小説を見つけることができれば、それはそれほど難しいことではありませんが、それで十分です。 That's perfect. That's perfect. I found one. I found one. Um, and I went through that and I read that novel. Um, and I went through that and I read that novel. Hum, e eu passei por isso e li aquele romance. It was the first novel I read and it was, it was good. It was the first novel I read and it was, it was good. Uh, I understood pretty much what was going on. Uh, I understood pretty much what was going on. Uh, eu entendi muito bem o que estava acontecendo.

You just get a ton of new words that pop up to you. You just get a ton of new words that pop up to you. شما فقط یک کلمه کلمه جدید دریافت می کنید که به شما نشان می دهد. Você acaba de receber uma tonelada de novas palavras que surgem para você. 你只会得到大量的新词。 But, um, of course when you read a novel, it's a little bit different how then, uh, compared to when you speak. 但是,嗯,当然,当你看小说的时候,和你说话的时候相比,嗯,这有点不同。 So that's why I would say podcasts with transcripts and YouTube channels with a transcripts as well. So that's why I would say podcasts with transcripts and YouTube channels with a transcripts as well. 这就是为什么我会说带有成绩单的播客和带有成绩单的 YouTube 频道。 I think are the absolute best. I think are the absolute best. Eu acho que são os melhores absolutos. I mean, when someone's picking a topic and they just stick cause they stick to the topic too. I mean, when someone's picking a topic and they just stick cause they stick to the topic too. つまり、誰かがトピックを選んでいて、彼らがただ固執するとき、彼らもそのトピックに固執するのです。 Quero dizer, quando alguém está escolhendo um tópico e eles simplesmente aderem porque também aderem ao tópico. Я имею в виду, когда кто-то выбирает тему, и они просто придерживаются, потому что они тоже придерживаются этой темы. 我的意思是,当有人选择一个主题并且他们只是坚持,因为他们也坚持这个主题。

So you, you get a really good understanding. So you, you get a really good understanding. だからあなたは本当によく理解できます。 Então você tem um entendimento muito bom. While in novels, I found sometimes when you're starting out, it's a little bit difficult to see who's talking. Enquanto nos romances, descobri que às vezes, quando você está começando, é um pouco difícil ver quem está falando. When there are several people in the story and the conversation. Quando há várias pessoas na história e na conversa. So, um, but it's, uh, instead of novels, I found manga, uh, to be quite useful. 所以,嗯,但它,呃,而不是小说,我发现漫画,呃,非常有用。 I don't read it as much now, but you get pictures and that really helps a lot to understand what's going on. 我现在读的不多,但你会得到图片,这真的有助于理解发生了什么。

So, um, novels to me is probably a little bit, uh, towards the intermediate level. Dus, eh, romans zijn voor mij waarschijnlijk een beetje, eh, richting het gemiddelde niveau. Então, um, romances para mim é provavelmente um pouco, uh, em direção ao nível intermediário. 所以呢,嗯,小说对我来说大概是有点,呃,中级水平的。 Um, but yeah, no, I would say, uh, yeah, I've been studying for, I don't know, two years, but it's probably like 1200 hours I put in, um, I think 2000 hours and I will be quite okay. Hum, mas sim, não, eu diria, uh, sim, estive estudando por, eu não sei, dois anos, mas provavelmente são 1200 horas eu coloquei em, hum, acho que 2000 horas e fique bem. 嗯,但是是的,不,我会说,嗯,是的,我已经学习了,我不知道,两年,但我可能投入了 1200 小时,嗯,我想 2000 小时,我会没事。 Um, but I don't really think like that. Hum, mas eu realmente não penso assim. 嗯,但我真的不这么认为。 I just keep doing it. 我只是继续做。

So I'd like to go back to Japan. 所以我想回日本。 It's probably one of the main reasons why I really want to go back to Japan, um, is because I can actually use the language now and it's just going to be a, quite a different experience. É provavelmente uma das principais razões pelas quais eu realmente quero voltar para o Japão, hum, porque eu posso realmente usar a língua agora e será uma experiência bem diferente. 这可能是我真正想回到日本的主要原因之一,嗯,因为我现在可以真正使用这种语言,这将是一种完全不同的体验。 So it's like, that's my motivation. 所以就像,这就是我的动力。 Um, I had no motivation to study when I was in Japan, but once you, once you get to a certain level and you just start being able to understand. えーと、日本にいたときは勉強するモチベーションがありませんでしたが、一度、ある程度のレベルに達すると、理解できるようになります。 嗯,我在日本的时候没有学习的动力,但是一旦你,一旦你达到一定的水平,你就会开始能够理解。

Well, my case, the more I was able to understand, the more I wanted to learn. Nun, mein Fall, je mehr ich verstehen konnte, desto mehr wollte ich lernen. ええと、私の場合、理解できれば学ぶほど、もっと学びたいと思いました。 好吧,我的情况,我越能理解,我就越想学习。 So cause you get more content, you can start understanding. したがって、より多くのコンテンツを取得することで、理解を始めることができます。 Então, como você obtém mais conteúdo, pode começar a entender. 因此,由于您获得了更多内容,因此您可以开始理解。

Jahrine: Right? Right. What, uh, I think a lot of people listening maybe will be, are interested in Japanese culture or maybe learning Japanese. 什么,呃,我想很多人可能会听,对日本文化或学习日语感兴趣。 So what some of the podcasts you mentioned just now that you're listening to mainly podcasts, what are some that jump to mind? Então, quais são alguns dos podcasts que você mencionou agora e que está ouvindo principalmente podcasts, quais são alguns que vêm à mente? Итак, какие из подкастов вы только что упомянули, когда слушаете в основном подкасты, какие из них приходят на ум? 那么你刚才提到的一些播客,你主要收听的是播客,有哪些让你想到了什么?

The, your favorite content?

Eric: So there's a podcast called let's talk in Japanese. That's a really good one. There's uh, transcripts as well. 还有,成绩单。 Um, there is a YouTube channel called Sayuri Saying she's a good teacher. 嗯,有一个 YouTube 频道叫小百合,说她是个好老师。 She makes videos on a variety of topics and she has her own transcripts in the YouTube clos captions. Ze maakt video's over verschillende onderwerpen en ze heeft haar eigen transcripties in de onderschriften van YouTube. Ela faz vídeos sobre uma variedade de tópicos e tem suas próprias transcrições nas legendas finais do YouTube. Она снимает видео на самые разные темы, и у нее есть собственные расшифровки стенограмм в закрытых подписях на YouTube.

So those two, I would start off. Então, esses dois, eu começaria. Итак, эти двое, я бы начал. Um, they're not for beginners, like they are late-stage beginners because they're a hundred percent in Japanese. Hum, eles não são para iniciantes, como se fossem iniciantes em estágio avançado porque estão cem por cento em japonês. So. Once you learn hiragana, katakana and some Kanji, I would say after three, four months, those podcasts are quite helpful. Um, and then after that you could get into a little bit more advanced podcasts. Hum, e depois disso você poderia entrar em podcasts um pouco mais avançados.

Um, there's a lot out there. Hum, há muito lá fora. Um, but for the most part, those two let's talk in Japanese and Sayuri Saying they're quite good. Hum, mas na maior parte, aqueles dois vamos conversar em japonês e Sayuri Dizendo que eles são muito bons. 嗯,但在大多数情况下,这两个让我们用日语和小百合说他们很好。

Jahrine: Okay, excellent. I will put, um, I'll put the links to those in the description so people can check them out. Vou colocar, hum, vou colocar os links para aqueles na descrição para que as pessoas possam verificá-los. So you've been away from Japan now... you left in 2018, did you say? Então você está longe do Japão agora ... você saiu em 2018, não disse?

Eric: Yes, I left in 2018.

Jahrine: Okay. So

two. Okay. So what, uh, what are you missing most about Japan? 那么,呃,你对日本最怀念的是什么?

Eric: Um, the food's really good. The food is excellent in Japan, I would say, well, I know because of the Corona situation, this doesn't really apply right now, but going out and going to a lot of restaurants at night, um, I know right now everything closes earlier because of the virus situation. A comida é excelente no Japão, eu diria, bem, eu sei por causa da situação do Corona, isso realmente não se aplica agora, mas saindo e indo a muitos restaurantes à noite, hum, eu sei agora tudo fecha mais cedo devido à situação do vírus. 日本的食物非常好,我会说,好吧,我知道因为新冠疫情,这现在并不适用,但是晚上出去和去很多餐馆,嗯,我现在什么都知道由于病毒情况,提前关闭。

But, uh, once that's over, I mean, Japan is going to go back to how it was before that. Mas, uh, quando isso acabar, quero dizer, o Japão vai voltar a ser como era antes disso. 但是,呃,一旦结束,我的意思是,日本将回到之前的状态。 And I really like, you can pretty much get lost and have a good time in Tokyo. E eu realmente gosto, você pode se perder e se divertir em Tóquio. 我真的很喜欢,你几乎可以迷路,在东京玩得开心。 Um, Tokyo is an interesting place. It's kind of like its own world. É como se fosse seu próprio mundo. And in every station, there are a variety of different places you can go check out, um, around the station. E em cada estação, há uma variedade de lugares diferentes que você pode conferir, hum, ao redor da estação. 而且每个车站都有很多不同的地方可以去看看,嗯,车站周边。

Um, every station has its own world. I would say, just from street culture to, um, beer culture, to anime culture, you get different experiences and there's something for everyone. Eu diria que, apenas da cultura de rua para, hum, cultura da cerveja, para a cultura de anime, você tem experiências diferentes e há algo para todos. I would say for sure. 我肯定会说。

Jahrine: I always felt pretty overwhelmed. جهرین: من همیشه احساس غرق شدن می کردم. Jahrine: Sempre me senti muito sobrecarregada. I lived in Sendai, which isn't, which is in the Northeast of Japan. And, um, you know, it's like, I think it's a population of around 2 million.

So nothing on Tokyo. Portanto, nada em Tóquio. I always found, felt quite overwhelmed when I went to Tokyo. Eu sempre encontrei, me senti bastante sobrecarregado quando fui para Tóquio. 当我去东京时,我总是发现,感觉相当不知所措。 I loved it, but I felt that I could only be there for a couple of days and then I needed to go back to my kind of semi-country city up there... I thought Sendai was the perfect size anyway, but um, yeah, I have to agree with you with the food.

I really miss the food and not just restaurants. I talk about this with my husband all the time, who I met in Japan, in Sendai. Um, we miss the Seven Eleven bento boxes. Hum, sentimos falta das caixas de bento Seven Eleven. So good. This is, you know, a plastic bento box and some rice and some, whatever, you know, little fried pork and all kinds of little treats and it's delicious. Das ist, wissen Sie, eine Plastik-Bento-Box und etwas Reis und etwas, was auch immer, wissen Sie, etwas gebratenes Schweinefleisch und alle möglichen kleinen Leckereien und es ist köstlich. Dit is, weet je, een plastic bento-box en wat rijst en wat, wat dan ook, je weet wel, beetje gebakken varkensvlees en allerlei kleine lekkernijen en het is heerlijk. Esta é, você sabe, uma caixa de bento de plástico e um pouco de arroz e um pouco, sei lá, porco frito e todos os tipos de petiscos e é delicioso.

And it's so cheap. And I think I ate that, those for dinner a lot on my way home from teaching when I was teaching at night, especially, um... yeah. E eu acho que comia isso, aqueles para o jantar muito no meu caminho para casa do ensino quando eu estava ensinando à noite, especialmente, hum ... sim. I really, really miss the food.

Eric: The

food's great... yeah. Luckily in Vancouver we get a good variety of sushi. Felizmente, em Vancouver temos uma boa variedade de sushi.

Jahrine: We do. That's that's very true. There is. Um, I live in North Vancouver.

There's a sushi place down the street that I could walk to and it's-Japanese-run and it is just like being in Japan. Es gibt ein Sushi-Lokal die Straße runter, zu dem ich laufen könnte, und es wird von Japanern geführt, und es ist, als wäre man in Japan. Er is een sushirestaurant in de straat waar ik naartoe zou kunnen lopen en het is-Japans-gerund en het is net alsof ik in Japan ben. Há um restaurante de sushi descendo a rua que eu poderia ir a pé e ser dirigido por japoneses e é como estar no Japão. 街上有一家寿司店,我可以步行去,它是日本人经营的,就像在日本一样。 It's great. I'm really fortunate for that. Tenho muita sorte por isso.

Eric: And speaking of the, yeah, the convenience stores they're open 24/7. Eric: E por falar em, sim, as lojas de conveniência estão abertas 24 horas nos sete dias da semana. For those that don't know they're open 24/7. Für diejenigen, die es nicht wissen, sie sind rund um die Uhr geöffnet. Para quem não sabe, está aberto 24 horas por dia, 7 dias por semana. You can buy anything. You can buy alcohol, which is insane to me. Você pode comprar álcool, o que é uma loucura para mim.

Um, coming from Vancouver, you can, um, yeah, and then they have the, quite a big selection. Ähm, wenn man aus Vancouver kommt, kann man, ähm, ja, und dann haben sie die, ziemlich große Auswahl. Hum, vindo de Vancouver, você pode, hum, sim, e então eles têm uma seleção bem grande. They have those giant jugs of sake, which look like giant water bottle, like for the water containers. Eles têm aqueles jarros gigantes de saquê, que parecem uma garrafa de água gigante, como os recipientes de água. 他们有那些巨大的酒壶,看起来像巨大的水瓶,就像装水的容器一样。 It's pretty funny.

Jahrine: Yeah. 300 yen bottles of wine... it was terribly. Garrafas de vinho de 300 ienes ... era terrível. 300日元一瓶酒……太可怕了。 I was. You know, straight out,  fresh out of university when I went there, didn't have any money. Weißt du, direkt, frisch von der Universität, als ich dorthin ging, hatte ich kein Geld. Você sabe, direto, recém saído da universidade quando fui para lá, não tinha nenhum dinheiro. 你知道,当我去那里的时候,刚从大学毕业,没有钱。 So our weekends were fuelled, my friends and I, by these 300, I think they were called Mon Frere Also wurden unsere Wochenenden, meine Freunde und ich, von diesen 300 angeheizt, ich glaube, sie hießen Mon Frere Então, nossos fins de semana foram abastecidos, meus amigos e eu, por esses 300, acho que se chamavam Mon Frere 所以我们的周末很热闹,我和我的朋友,这 300 个人,我想他们被称为 Mon Frere

Eric: oh, that sounds very, that sounds very high end. Eric: oh, isso soa muito, soa muito agudo.

Jahrine: It was, you had a hangover the next day after that, but 300, 300 yen. Jahrine: Foi, você teve uma ressaca no dia seguinte, mas 300, 300 ienes. Jahrine: Bolo, na druhý deň po tom si mal kocovinu, ale 300 300 jenov. Jahrine:是啊,那之后你第二天就宿醉了,不过300、300日元。 What is that in Canadian? O que é isso no canadense? 加拿大那是什么?

Eric: That's about um, that's like $3 American, so like $3.50. Eric: Isso é cerca de $ 3 americanos, então algo como $ 3,50. 埃里克:这大约是 3 美元,3.5 美元。

Jahrine: For a bottle of wine. Jahrine:为了一瓶酒。

Eric: Wow. That's cheap. Yeah. I saw the one cup sake, which is like a dollar tastes like gasoline when you drink it. Eu vi o saquê de uma xícara, que tem gosto de um dólar quando você bebe. 我看到了一杯清酒,就像一美元喝起来像汽油一样。 Me and my friends we were... like we were just doing a few of those in the beginning, but then we just stopped because it was, it was not good. Eu e meus amigos estávamos ... como se estivéssemos fazendo alguns daqueles no começo, mas depois paramos porque era, não era bom. 我和我的朋友们……就像一开始我们只是做了一些这样的事情,但后来我们就停下来了,因为它是,它并不好。 Um, and then I was going to say the Chu-Hi, the strong zero, the infamous drink for those who've been to Japan, probably know. えーと、それから私はチューハイ、強いゼロ、日本に行ったことがある人のための悪名高い飲み物、おそらく知っていると言うつもりでした。 Hum, e então eu ia dizer o Chu-Hi, o zero forte, a bebida infame para quem já foi ao Japão, provavelmente conhece. Hm, a potom som chcel povedať, že Chu-Hi, silná nula, neslávne známy nápoj pre tých, ktorí boli v Japonsku, pravdepodobne vedia. 嗯,然后我要说 Chu-Hi,强零,那些去过日本的人可能知道的臭名昭著的饮料。

Did you ever have a strong zero? Você já teve um zero forte? 你有过强零吗? I had one, but I knew about it prior. Ich hatte eine, aber ich wusste vorher davon. Eu tinha um, mas já sabia antes. Mal som jeden, ale vedel som o ňom skôr. I don't, I stay away from them. Eu não, eu fico longe deles. Ja nie, držím sa od nich ďalej. They'll they'll just, they'll give you a bad hangover and you see a lot of young people drink them. Eles vão apenas, eles vão te dar uma forte ressaca e você vê muitos jovens bebendo deles. 他们会的,他们会让你宿醉,你会看到很多年轻人喝它们。 Cause they're so cheap, but they're just packed with sugar. Weil sie so billig sind, aber sie sind nur vollgepackt mit Zucker. Porque eles são tão baratos, mas são embalados com açúcar.

Jahrine: It's so sweet. Jahrine: É tão fofo. Yeah. It's basically like, yeah.

It's Alco pop. Het is Alco pop. É Alco pop. 这是阿尔科流行音乐。

Eric: Yeah. Pretty much.

Jahrine: Times a million. Jahrine: Vezes um milhão. Jahrine:一百万次。

Yeah. Super, super sweet. Super, super doce. Yeah. That's a huge drinking culture in Japan. Essa é uma grande cultura de bebida no Japão. Actually. I can think of, I think you see the images of people passed out in the streets, the salary, man, I know you're living in Tokyo. Ich kann mir vorstellen, ich glaube, Sie sehen die Bilder von Menschen, die ohnmächtig auf der Straße sind, das Gehalt, Mann, ich weiß, dass Sie in Tokio leben. Eu posso pensar, eu acho que você vê as imagens das pessoas desmaiadas nas ruas, o salário, cara, eu sei que você está morando em Tóquio. Napadá ma, myslím, že vidíš obrázky ľudí, ktorí omdleli na uliciach, plat, chlape, viem, že žiješ v Tokiu. 我能想到,我想你看到人们在街上昏倒的图像,薪水,伙计,我知道你住在东京。 You must've seen this. Das müssen Sie gesehen haben. Você deve ter visto isso. I, one image comes to mind for me in Sendai. Ich, ein Bild kommt mir in Sendai in den Sinn. Eu, uma imagem vem à mente para mim em Sendai.

I remember walking home at the early hours of the morning, one Friday, Saturday night. Lembro-me de voltar para casa de madrugada, uma sexta-feira, sábado à noite. And there was a man in a suit, a salary man. Und da war ein Mann im Anzug, ein Angestellter. En er was een man in een pak, een salarisman. E havia um homem de terno, um assalariado. And he had his McDonald's bag and he had his milkshake just kind of propped to his chin and a little, little trickle down his chin. Und er hatte seine McDonald's-Tüte und er hatte seinen Milchshake nur irgendwie an seinem Kinn und ein kleines, kleines Rinnsal sein Kinn hinab. و او کیف مک دونالد خود را داشت و شیشه شیر را نیز به نوعی چانه اش چسبیده بود و کمی و چانه از چانه اش فرو ریخت. E ele tinha sua sacola do McDonald's e seu milkshake meio que apoiado no queixo e um pequeno, pequeno gotejamento pelo queixo. A mal svoju tašku z McDonaldu a svoj mliečny kokteil mal tak trochu opretý o bradu a po brade mu stekal malý, malý pramienok. 他有他的麦当劳包,他的奶昔只是支撑在他的下巴上,一点点,一点点滴下他的下巴。 And he was fast asleep and his, you know, his wallet, his keys, his phone are on him, I imagine. Und er war fest eingeschlafen und seine, du weißt schon, seine Brieftasche, seine Schlüssel, sein Handy sind bei ihm, nehme ich an. E ele estava dormindo profundamente e sua, você sabe, sua carteira, suas chaves, seu telefone estão com ele, eu imagino. 他睡得很熟,他的,你知道的,他的钱包,他的钥匙,他的电话都在他身上,我想。

I don't remember seeing them... totally safe. Não me lembro de tê-los visto ... totalmente seguros. Nobody called the  calls the police or anything. Ninguém ligou para a polícia nem nada. It's just, it's just a hardworking salary man having a good night out. É apenas um assalariado trabalhador tendo uma boa noite fora. 只是,只是一个勤劳的上班族度过了一个美好的夜晚。 He's deserved it, passed out drunk in the street. Ele mereceu, desmaiou de bêbado na rua. Zaslúžil si to, omdlel opitý na ulici. 他活该,醉倒在街上。 That is another thing that surprised me, actually, about Japan. 事实上,关于日本,这也是让我感到惊讶的另一件事。 I don't know if you knew about that before you went there. 我不知道你去那里之前是否知道这一点。

Eric: Oh, well, I've been in Japan a couple of times before, so I'd seen it already. Eric: Oh, no, v Japonsku som bol už niekoľkokrát, takže som to už videl. Eric:哦,好吧,我以前去过日本几次,所以我已经看过了。 So when I moved there, it didn't. Então, quando me mudei para lá, isso não aconteceu. Takže keď som sa tam presťahoval, tak nie. Yeah. It was just something I've already seen, but no, yeah. It's pretty funny.

If for those who don't know, you can check it out on, you can just Google there's an Instagram page called the Shibuya Meltdown. Si pour ceux qui ne le savent pas, vous pouvez le vérifier, vous pouvez simplement rechercher sur Google une page Instagram appelée Shibuya Meltdown. Se para quem não sabe, você pode conferir no Google, há uma página do Instagram chamada Shibuya Meltdown. 如果对于那些不知道的人,您可以查看一下,您可以在 Google 上搜索一个名为 Shibuya Meltdown 的 Instagram 页面。

And I think they're just pictures of salary men. A myslím, že sú to len obrázky platových mužov. Just, just, uh, from a long night. So it's, it's it's yeah, that's another thing it's just. It just goes with the territory and it's quite safe in Japan. So you can kind of leave your wallet out and no one's gonna take it. Also kannst du deine Brieftasche einfach draußen lassen und niemand wird sie nehmen. Então você pode deixar sua carteira de fora e ninguém vai pegá-la. Takže môžete vynechať peňaženku a nikto vám ju nevezme. Um, hopefully, but, uh, yeah. Um, espero, mas, uh, sim.

Jahrine: Yeah, it's happened. I had a friend who dropped, um, her purse and I think hours later we went back and someone had just put it on a little wall next to it where she dropped it. 私には友人がいて、彼女の財布を落としました。数時間後、私たちは戻ってきて、誰かがそれを隣の小さな壁に置いて、彼女がそれを落としたと思います。 Eu tinha uma amiga que deixou cair sua bolsa e acho que horas depois voltamos e alguém tinha acabado de colocá-la em uma pequena parede ao lado dela onde ela deixou cair. 我有一个朋友掉了,嗯,她的钱包,我想几个小时后我们回去了,有人刚刚把它放在旁边的小墙上,她把它掉了。 It's...so, so safe. I mean, it's not... also had a bike stolen from outside my apartment. Quer dizer, não é ... também teve uma bicicleta roubada de fora do meu apartamento. Teda, nie... tiež mi ukradli bicykel spoza môjho bytu. 我的意思是,这不是……还有一辆自行车从我的公寓外面被偷了。 My husband did, but, um, but I'd like to tell the story of that. Meu marido fez, mas, hum, mas eu gostaria de contar a história disso. Môj manžel áno, ale, ehm, ale rada by som vám o tom porozprávala. 我丈夫做了,但是,嗯,但我想讲一个故事。

The police were incredible. A polícia foi incrível. Um, so the bike was left outside. Ähm, also wurde das Fahrrad draußen gelassen. Hum, então a bicicleta foi deixada do lado de fora. Hm, takže bicykel zostal vonku. No lock. Não feche. We reported it. The police came. For a stolen bike. Por uma bicicleta roubada. Now, two police officers, they came in and they asked us questions. They took measurements outside our apartment. Eles tiraram medidas do lado de fora do nosso apartamento. I'm not really sure what that was all about. Não tenho certeza do que se tratava. Nie som si istý, o čom to celé bolo. They drove us to the police station and asked more questions and then they took it really, really seriously. Eles nos levaram até a delegacia de polícia e fizeram mais perguntas e então levaram muito, muito a sério. 他们开车送我们到警察局,问了更多问题,然后他们非常非常认真地对待这件事。

So yeah, it is a really safe, it's a safe culture. And when there is a crime it's taken seriously. そして、犯罪があるとき、それは真剣に受け止められます。 当发生犯罪时,它会被认真对待。

Eric: Yeah. Bikes get stolen actually often. Na verdade, as bicicletas são roubadas com frequência. Bicykle sa kradnú naozaj často. That's what I thought. Uh, when I was there, they get misplaced. Uh, als ich dort war, werden sie verlegt. Uh, quando eu estava lá, eles se perderam. Um, and also when you have a bike, one thing that I learned the hard way is you gotta make sure to park, in the designated areas, my bike got, I guess, towed, you could say so many times that I had to go pay a fee, pick it up. E também quando você tem uma bicicleta, uma coisa que eu aprendi da maneira mais difícil é que você tem que se certificar de estacionar, nas áreas designadas, minha bicicleta foi, eu acho, rebocada, você poderia dizer tantas vezes que eu tive que vá pagar uma taxa e pegue. Hm, a tiež, keď máte bicykel, jedna vec, ktorú som sa naučil ťažko, je, že musíte zaparkovať na určených miestach, môj bicykel bol hádam odtiahnutý, dalo by sa povedať toľkokrát, že som musel choď zaplatiť poplatok, vyzdvihni si to. 嗯,而且当你有一辆自行车时,我很难学到的一件事是你必须确保在指定区域停车,我猜我的自行车被拖了,你可以说很多次我不得不去交费,去取。