Japanese Bathroom Issues #148

No Soap or Hand Dryer? The Solution is Here

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単語 (Vocabulary)

石鹸 soap
知られている Known for
液体 liquid
観光地 tourist site
棚 shelf
化粧品 cosmetics
拭く wipe
模様 pattern; design
額縁 frame

会話の話題 (Conversation Topics)

Do you always use soap to wash your hands, or is it okay for you not to use it?

What type of hand soap do you prefer? Please share your preferences regarding the scent and form!

Do you have a habit of carrying a handkerchief or tenugui? What kind of patterns make you feel good?

Were you aware of the Japanese tenugui? If you received one as a souvenir, how would you like to use it?

'手拭い' (tenugui) is a traditional Japanese cloth that is used to wipe the hands, face, and body. It is typically made of cotton and is characterized by its thin and relatively small size, usually around 33 x 90 cm. It is often decorated with various patterns and designs, and can be used for a variety of purposes.
“Tenugui” Hand Towels Make for Perfect Souvenirs | JAPAN Monthly Web Magazine | JNTO
“Tenugui” are a type of traditional Japanese towel. Because of their smooth texture, they can be used in various ways other than just drying hands or bodies, available throughout Japan.

Video Podcast and Japanese Transcripts (Furigana Included/Excluded)

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