TURNING JAPANESE
Can you name these Japanese words or terms from the description?
1. The art of folding paper into decorative shapes and figures?
 Origami
2. A system of unarmed combat using the hands and feet to deliver and block blows, widely practised as a sport?
 Karate
3. A form of entertainment in which people take turns to sing popular songs into a microphone over pre-recorded backing tracks?
 Karaoke
4. An action-centered religion, focused on ritual practices to be carried out diligently, to establish a connection between present-day Japan and its ancient past?
 Shinto - or Kami-no-michi
5. A style of Japanese film and television animation, typically aimed at both adults and children?
 Anime - 'hentai' is specifically targeted at adults
6. In Japanese history, a mercenary or wandering samurai who had no lord or master?
 Ronin
7. A death caused by overwork or job-related exhaustion?
 Karoshi
8. A dish of bite-sized pieces of raw fish eaten with soy sauce and wasabi paste?
 Sashimi - Sushi is a dish consisting of small balls or rolls of vinegar-flavoured cold rice served with a garnish of vegetables, egg, or raw seafood.
9. The Japanese term for "master", "teacher" or "doctor". It can be used to refer to any authority figure, such as a schoolteacher, professor, priest, or politician?
 Sensei
10. A long, loose traditional robe, often madeof silk, with wide sleeves, tied with a sash?
 Kimono