Archive for 17/02/2012

Photo 8, 2012

Temizuya

(Washbasin used to purify hands and mouth before worshiping at a Shinto shrine)

Deadline for caption submissions: March 1, 2012
The best captions will be announced about a week later.

Photo 7, 2012

Shuugi’bukuro

(A gift envelope. In Japan it is customary for guests to present money at a wedding, or on celebratiory occassions)

Deadline for caption submissions: March 1, 2012
The best captions will be announced about a week later.

 

The Funniest Caption of the Month (January)

The caption (photo 4) below was selected as the funniest caption of the month (January) and the prize of 5,000 yen will be awarded to the writer.

Ara yada! Uchi no otou’sann dawa (Yuri Asou, Japanese) 

Photo 3 & Photo 4 Best Captions

These captions will be published in the Hiragana Times March issue.

Photo 4, 2012

Ara, yada! Uchi no otou’sann dawa. (Yuri Asou, Japanese)

Ojisan, shikkari oudannsuruhito miteitekudasai! Ohiruno take-out menu nannkamitenaide (Yukiketo)

 Photo 3, 2012

yuzame shite aokunacchata (kimmy)

Kore godzilla no tamago desu. Totemo oishii yo. (Hide, Japanese)

Photo 6, 2012

Snow and children

(Many people enjoy skiing in winter. Children love snow)

Deadline for caption submissions: February 15, 2012
The best captions will be announced about a week later

Photo 5, 2012

Joshi’gakusei Unifrom
(Japanese High school girls wear a school uniform)

Deadline for caption submissions: February 15, 2012
The best captions will be announced about a week later