When I was at my friend’s house a few months ago, we watched a Japanese drama about two deaf people who fell in love. Their entire dialogue was done in sign language, which I know a fair amount of. The good thing is that it was done in subtitles for those who don’t know sign language. There were bits of it in Japanese, which I know pretty well as well since I have practically lived at my friend’s house at times growing up. Her family speaks Japanese more than English, so it was only natural that I would learn their native language pretty well.
They also watch a lot of Japanese programming, often preferring that over American TV shows and films. When we were younger, that meant maybe watching a DVD every now and again. Read more