Little Charo Bonus Episode 9

This article is part of a series on the game Little Charo for Nintendo DS. For more information please see this introductory post.

Episode Overview

Here we have another bonus story about Sirius. This time, we get to see what happened after he was sent back for retraining.

Bonus9Requirements

For this episode to be unlocked, you have to have cleared episode 23, obtained 3700 points, have found all of the English coins in episode 23, and answered 16 of the strange dog’s questions.

Frequently Used Vocabulary

Here are some words which occur more than once:

訓練    くんれん    (n,vs) practice; training; (P)
甘える    あまえる    (v1,vi) to behave like a spoiled child; to fawn on; to take advantage of; to depend on; (P)
現場    げんば    (n) actual spot; scene; scene of the crime; site; location; (P)
警察官    けいさつかん    (n) police officer
成績    せいせき    (n) results; record; grades; marks; (P)
再    さい    (pref) re-; again; (P)

Script

Click here to go directly to the master spreadsheet, which will allow you to save the contents to your PC.

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If you have any questions regarding the Japanese used in this episode, please post in the comments!

Little Charo Episode 23

This article is part of a series on the game Little Charo for Nintendo DS. For more information please see this introductory post.

Episode Overview

Charo meets up with Sirius, and they both try to do some research about Japan at the bookstore. This is a somewhat long episode, and to be honest, a little boring. It mostly revolves around picking up random trivia from books. There are quite a few good words and phrases to learn here though.

Frequently Used Vocabulary

本棚    ほんだな    (n) bookshelves; bookshelf; bookcase; (P)
秋田犬    あきたけん    (n) Akita (breed of dog)
浮世絵    うきよえ    (n) ukiyoe (color print of everyday life in the Edo period)
通勤ラッシュ    つうきんラッシュ    (n) commuter rush; rush hour
背表紙    せびょうし    (n) spine (of book); binding (of book)
学術書    がくじゅつしょ    (n) academic book; scholarly book;
和食    わしょく    (n) Japanese food; Japanese-style meal; Japanese cuisine; (P)
反対側    はんたいがわ    (n) opposite side
地名    ちめい    (n,adj-no) place name; (P)
心理学    しんりがく    (n) psychology
うま味    うまみ    (n,ateji) umami; good flavor; good taste; deliciousness;
前足    まえあし    (n) forefoot; forelimb
案内    あんない    (n,vs) information; guidance; (P)

Script

Click here to go directly to the master spreadsheet, which will allow you to save the contents to your PC.

Or click here to access an HTML version of the script that is compatible with Rikai-chan.

If you have any questions regarding the Japanese used in this episode, please post in the comments!

Little Charo Bonus Episode 8

This article is part of a series on the game Little Charo for Nintendo DS. For more information please see this introductory post.

Episode Overview

It’s bonus story time again! This time, we get to learn a little more about Louis!

Bonus8Requirements

For this episode to be unlocked, you have to have cleared episode 22, obtained 3100 points, and found all of the English coins in episodes 21 and 22.

Frequently Used Vocabulary

Just a few words this time:

天性    てんせい    (n-adv,n-t) nature; innate disposition
避ける    さける    (v1,vt) to avoid (situation); to ward off; to avert; (P)
見事    みごと    (adj-na,n) splendid; magnificent; (P)

Script

Click here to go directly to the master spreadsheet, which will allow you to save the contents to your PC.

Or click here to access an HTML version of the script that is compatible with Rikai-chan.

If you have any questions regarding the Japanese used in this episode, please post in the comments!

Little Charo Episode 22

This article is part of a series on the game Little Charo for Nintendo DS. For more information please see this introductory post.

Episode Overview

Charo wakes up in an unfamiliar place. Looks like he is going to make some new friends!

Frequently Used Vocabulary

記憶    きおく    (n,vs) memory; recollection; (P)
看板    かんばん    (n) signboard; sign; (P)
煙    けむり    (n) smoke; fumes; (P)
奇跡    きせき    (n,adj-no) miracle; wonder; marvel; (P)
坊や    ぼうや    (n) boy
想い出    おもいで    (n) memories; recollections; (P)
劇場    げきじょう    (n,adj-no) theater; (P)
セリフ    セリフ    (n) script, lines; (P)

Script

Click here to go directly to the master spreadsheet, which will allow you to save the contents to your PC.

Or click here to access an HTML version of the script that is compatible with Rikai-chan.

If you have any questions regarding the Japanese used in this episode, please post in the comments!

Little Charo Episode 21

This article is part of a series on the game Little Charo for Nintendo DS. For more information please see this introductory post.

Episode Overview

It’s finally time for Margherita to leave New York. And with that, it seems like Charo is finally all alone. Will he be able to get by all by himself?

Frequently Used Vocabulary

This is a short episode and only has a few words that appear multiple times.

匂い    におい    (n) odor; scent; smell; (P)
浮かぶ    うかぶ    (v5b) to float; to be suspended; (P)

Script

Click here to go directly to the master spreadsheet, which will allow you to save the contents to your PC.

Or click here to access an HTML version of the script that is compatible with Rikai-chan.

If you have any questions regarding the Japanese used in this episode, please post in the comments!