POPULAR JAPANESE SLANG
As you dive deeper into the world of Japanese music and fashion you might want to gain a better understanding of the Japanese language, but there are a few things you won't learn in any Japanese language lesson plan. Just like the English language there are several slang words and phrases in Japanese, and just like in the English language those slang words fall in and out of favor.
The slang is a mash-up of the words オンライン (online) and 飲む (to drink) and it refers to online meeting places where people meet up to drink together.
Taken from the Italian word “amore” for “love,” and added a Japanese twist to it.
Refers to people who like parties.
Is a wedding that has pleasing the guests as its highest priority.
Insta bae means that an image is instagrammable and aestheticly pleasing.
This is used primarily among young girls and is similar to “ROFLMAO”.
Imagine a heart filled with emotion or being chocked up because of powerful feelings. This is a way to say love you, or my heart beats only for you!
Asease literally translates as “sweat sweat” and it is used to express being frustrated or embarrassed about something.
If you are looking for the Japanese equivalent to "What's Up Bro?" this is as close as it gets. Generally used between the male population this term is a familiar greeting for laid back and casual male friends.
This means exactly what it sounds like. "Now"