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In today’s episode, Yumi talk about her thoughts on the Super Mario Brothers movie and what she wanted to do after watching it! Listen and #learnJapanese #JapaneseImmersion
- 公開される to be open; to be open to the public [公開 (opening to the public; release)]
- 話題に上る to come up in conversation [話題 (topic)]
- 毎週のように almost every week [毎 (every);週(week)]
- 期待通りas expected; as hoped for [期待 (expectation; anticipation; hope)]
- 再現される to be reproduced [再現 (reproduction; recreation; reenactment)]
- 心をつかまれる to be touched; to be captured [つかまれる (to be grasped); passive form of つかむ (to catch; to grasp)]
- ネタバレ spoiler; spoiling a story [shortened fromネタがバレる; ネタ(core of a story); バレる(to be exposed)]
- 揃ってall together [adverb stemmed from 揃う(to be all present; (all pieces) to be complete)]
- この辺にしておく to leave it here [辺 (area); この辺 (around here; this vicinity); にしておく (to leave ~ as)]
- 平日 week day(s)
- 物語性 story theme; narrativity [物語 (story); 性 (nature; quality; -ness)]
- 取り入れる to adopt; to take in
- 動機 motivation; incentive
- 与える to give; to provide
- 冒険する to explore [冒険 (exploration; adventure)]
- ハマる to get hooked [slang for “to get addicted” but can be used in a good way as well; stemmed fromはまる to get stuck; to fall in (a ditch, trap etc.)]
- 続出する to appear one after another
- 誇れる can proud [potential form of 誇る (to proud)]
- 超有名 super famous [超 (super-; ultra-); 有名 (famous)]
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