Episode 26: Kanji of the year
What word would you use to describe your 2023?
Three Kyodo News journalists –- Yamaguchi-san, Eduardo and Su-san –- talk about the kanji choice of the year among Japanese businesses: "change." Listen as they discuss the nuances of kanji characters and other words they believe could be used to describe the year in global politics as well as their personal lives.
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Kyodo News presents a bilingual podcast for English learners about the ins and outs of news writing and how to translate tricky Japanese phrases into English. Have fun listening to journalists discuss recent articles as they occasionally go off on unrelated tangents.