A number of characters appear in this story, but each one of them has a distinctive way of speaking so they are easy to understand. Although it is full of comedy, no disturbing slangs come out so you can relax and enjoy this anime.
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Characters range from children to adults, so the expressions and vocabulary depend on the character’s age. Each character has a distinctive habit, and viewers can listen to a variety of Japanese. It is easy to listen to since it mainly consists of conversations among primary or junior high school students.
You can hear the frank tone of high school students and the Tohoku region dialect. Since the atmosphere of the anime is kind and calm, the conversations you hear in it make peaceful impressions in daily conversations.
Compared to other anime, there are very few characters introduced. And the conversation between Chito and Yuri is the main plot point. Because they both speak at a slow speed, it is very easy to understand. A few technical military terms appear, but since most of the conversation consists of plain terms, I would like to recommend it to elementary level Japanese learners.
This story features conversations between female high-school students. There is no character who speaks a female language. You can enjoy laid-back conversations between female high-school students who speak in a natural tone. Considering the difficulty level of the Japanese language used in this anime, it is suitable for intermediate Japanese learners, but if you’re the same generation as them, you can challenge even if you’re an elementary Japanese learner.
The main three characters all have the kanji “葉” (は, Leaf) in their name. The title: three leaves three colors is based on an idiom “Sansha-sanyo”, meaning everyone is unique.
The main theme song of this anime is very well-known for its amazingly fast lines and the associated dance performance. There are characters who have a distinctive way of speaking, such as geeky girls’ tone and lady-like tone.
A work depicting the life of students going to Asahigaoka Bunko, set in a countryside in Japan. Some characters speak in a unique language while some others speak in a dialect, making viewers notice the ways Japanese language could transform.
It is an anime that depicts school girls’ club activities, and a lot of everyday conversations in Japanese appear. As the characters are basically speaking in a frank tone, you can reference the way they speak when you talk with your friends. In terms of conversations between friends, learning Japanese from this anime is very effective.
The main characters are using standard Japanese (Only Yakusa Chimo uses Hiroshima dialect). There are also scenes using polite language for a superior person and overall wording is polite. Slang words do not appear.