Japanese Dialects Explained by Each Region

When you travel around Japan or watch some anime, you might recognize people talk differently sometimes with unique accents. Japan consists of 47 prefectures and like other countries have the dialect of each region, Japan as well has distinct dialects in each region. From the north to south, the Japanese dialect can be easily recognizable if you’ve learned the basics of Japanese. Although more people tend to speak standard Japanese nowadays and you can hardly catch any dialect especially if you live in Tokyo, you’ll be surprised how different the language can be when you meet the local people at your travel destinations.As we said, many people, especially young people like […] …continue reading