Thursday, May 31, 2018

嫁, Yome - Meaning in Japanese

The word yome means "wife" in Japanese, or "bride," or "daughter-in-law," the "wife of your son," or "bride of your son," or it can mean "read!" too but that's something else entirely and has nothing to do with what this article is about.
Sunday, May 20, 2018


In Japanese, ojousama お嬢様 means "daughter", just like the word musume 娘, but it can also mean a "young girl," or a "rich girl." In the anime fandom, ojousama, or ojou-sama, refers to a rich anime girl.
Friday, May 18, 2018

坊っちゃん, Bocchan - Meaning in Japanese

You might have heard the word bocchan in anime before, being used by maids and butlers to refer to a boy whom they serve, their "young master." But what's the real meaning of bocchan in Japanese?
Thursday, May 3, 2018


In Japanese, goshujinsama ご主人様 means the "master" of a servant, in anime, mostly of a maid. The word may also refer to the "owner" of a house or shop, to one's "husband," or to a pet's "owner."