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Mina Otsuka

Mina Otsuka is a translator and writer living in Tokyo. Partially raised in Southern California, she often misses the warm climate but not the Fahrenheit scale. She enjoys writing about the Japanese language and culture.

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Swearing in Japanese: Why Formal and Informal Speech Is Important

It’s not a word, but the delivery of the language that makes for insulting and derogatory speech.

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