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How to be funny in “JaPunese”: 10 Original Japanese Puns!

Japanese comedy is known the world over. Mostly, the international perspective of Japanese comedy centers around ‘owarai’. Owarai is basically Japanese television comedy. This varies hugely but people may be quite familiar with quiz shows, variety shows, and talent contests, which are particularly popular right now! To the west, Japanese comedy may appear quite slapstick,…

Love a Good Pun? So do the Japanese and Here’s Why!

Japan is renowned for its “special” humor. However, most people don’t actually know much about Japanese humor aside from the crazy game shows you might come across on TV or the internet from time to time. So, what is the Japanese sense of humor really about? What makes the Japanese laugh? Western Humor   “Western”…