Learn Japanese with Anime: “One Room SECOND SEASON” (Beginner Level)

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53% Good

Like its predecessor, it was made from a man's perspective. Some viewers may not accept it physiologically. But the drawing is relatively stable and the background is Great for a short animation. You can see it if you don't hate it.

  • Story/Worldview 50 %
  • Character 60 %
  • Animation/Background 60 %
  • Songs/Sound 50 %
  • Originality/Enjoyment 45 %
  • User Ratings (0 Votes) 0 %

 

1. Information

Title (Eng)One Room SECOND SEASON
Title (Jpn)One Room SECOND SEASON
TypeTV
Episodes12
Aired Year2017
GenresRomance
PrequelOne Room
Sequel

 

 

2. Synopsis

Second season of One Room.

Source: https://myanimelist.net/anime/36431/One_Room_2nd_Season

 

3. Character’s Way of Speaking

Hanasaka Yui not only uses simple honorific expressions such as “です” and “ます” at the end of the word, but also uses humble words like “xxx と申します” in the greeting for moving. Ordinary high school students like her can properly use honorific language, humble language and polite language. Her way of speaking is very polite and very feminine. She looks young, but I hope she can emulate her way of speaking. (Same as the previous work)

Nanahashi Minori speaks in the tone of a lively girl, such as “xxx だね” and “xxx だよ”. She communicates with the main character as if she were a brother and sister. There are many expressions that are often used by families, such as “おはよう” and “いってらっしゃい”. He is a very good character for listening to Japanese because he pronounces it very clearly and clearly.

Amatsuki Mashiro says, “xxx の” and “xxx でしょ” in a distance-inducing tone. Because she didn’t meet the main character very well, she calls him “変態さん” (へんたいさん, MR.PERVERT). It’s set up as a university student who is looking for a job, so there are some scenes where they practice for interviews. In such situations, she uses honorific language, so you can learn how important it is to communicate in Japan.

 

4. Terms and Talking Contents

Like the previous animation, the audience is the main character’s point of view, so it feels like you are spending time with the character. The good thing about this animation is that you can listen to the lines about ordinary daily life. You can hear realistic tones that are very close to reality.

 

 

5. Beginners can Learn Japanese with This Anime

The animation is designed from the perspective of the viewer’s first person, so it can concentrate on listening to female characters’ lines. There are few difficult terms. It’s as difficult as Middle School. It is very easy to watch if you learn 12 terms listed in the Term List beforehand. Recommended for Beginner’s Japanese learners.

 

Difficult Terms Occurrence Rate 1.0 terms/episode

= 12 / 12

Difficulty Level8th grade

= Middle School

Total Difficulty Score8.0 points= 1.0 * 8
   
Comprehensive JudgmentVery Easyin 0 to 29.9 points
Recommended Japanese LearnerBeginner 
JLPTN5 

 

The List of Difficult Terms that Appear in this Anime (=12 terms)
#よみ漢字Meaning
1せんとう銭湯public bath; bathhouse​
2しんろしどう進路指導guidance counseling​
3つぐ継ぐto succeed (a person, to a position, etc.); to inherit
4しんたいそう新体操rhythmic sports gymnastics​
5いんたい引退retirement
6やきもちやきもちjealousy
7ぶようじん不用心insecurity; carelessness​
8げしゅくにん下宿人lodger; roomer​
9こきつかうこき使うto work (someone) hard; to push (someone) around
10なんぱナンパpicking up women; hitting on women
11やたい屋台cart (esp. a food cart); festival float
12まちぶせ待ち伏せambush

 

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