A little insight to a japanese dining custom…


Our Japanese-language writer used to give himself a pass, until he encountered a woman who changed his mind. If you’ve watched many Japanese TV drama or anime series, you’ve no doubt come across a scene where someone sits down for a meal and says “Itadakimasu” before beginning to eat, often accompanied by an awkwardly phrased…

via Should you say “Itadakimasu,” Japan’s pre-meal expression of thanks, when eating by yourself? — RocketNews24


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