an honorific denoting a junior; often used in addressing a younger boy
an honorific denoting great respect
an honorific used like "Miss" or "Mister"
an honorific denoting an upperclassman
an honorific used to denote a teacher
used in the same way as "hooray"
candy made of rice flour that is shaped into tiny balls and skewered on a toothpick
"princess" hairstyle; it's like a chin-length bob in the front with shoulder-length hair in the back
a fashion subculture comprising deep tans, pale concealer makeup worn on the eyes and lips, brightly colored or bleached hair, and brightly colored clothing
"beckoning" cat, also called a lucky cat; a figurine usually made of ceramic that brings the owner good luck
Japanese comics/graphic novels
powdered green tea
candy made from glutinous rice flour
otaku, otaku, seishin hakujaku
literally translated, means "geek, geek, mentally handicapped geek"
Chinese-style wheat noodles
means "girl"; used to describe Japanese graphic novels aimed at a young girl audience
the leader of an all-girl gang of delinquent school girls; girls in such gangs are often identified by permed or brightly colored hair, and school uniform adjustments such as lengthened skirts and colorful socks
a pastry filled with sweet bean paste and an outer waffle shell shaped like a fish