Learn Japanese by using Netflix in Japanese – Japanese Netflix Vocabulary List

Posted by on May 27, 2020 – Japanese Study
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This year has changed many people’s lifestyles. We’re all spending a lot of time at home binge watching our favorite shows. For Japanese Language learners – Netflix presents a wonderful opportunity to learn Japanese with some of your favorite shows.

But did you also know that you can pick up some important vocabulary simply by using your account and changing your language settings?

Let’s introduce you to some vocabulary on the Netflix interface in Japanese.

Netflix interface

【Netflix Interface Vocabulary】

ホーム – hōmu – home page
海外ドラマ – kaigai dorama – International TV series
受賞のあるTV番組 – Jushō no aru TV bangumi – Award-Winning TV shows
Netflix オリジナル作品 – netflix orijinaru sakuhin – Netflix Originals
視聴中コンテンツ – shichō-chū kontentsu – Continue Watching
新作.準新作 – shinsaku . jun shinsaku – New Releases
新着エピソード – shinchaku episōdo – New Episode
イチオシ – ichioshi – Highly recommended
人気急上昇の作品 -ninki kyūjōshō no sakuhin – Trending Now
今日の総合TOP10 -kyō no sōgō toppu 10 – Top 10 Today
おなじみの人気 TV番組 – onajimi no ninki TV bangumi – Familiar TV Favorites
いっき見したい -ikki mi shitai – Binge worthy
マイリスト -mairisuto – My list
字幕 – jimaku – subtitles
音声 -onsei- sound
吹き替え -fukikae – dubbing
オリジナル -orijinaru – original
再生 -saisei – playback; view
リアリティ . バラエティー番組 – riaritibaraeti bangumi – Reality, Variety Shows

【Movie Genres】

国内映画 – kokunai eiga – Domestic movie
海外映画 -kaigai eiga – International
韓国映画 – kankoku eiga – Korean
華流映画 – fāryū eiga – Chinese
ヨーロッパ映画 – yōroppa eiga – European Movies
実写化映画 – jissha-ka eiga – Live-action Movies based on Manga
アニメ – anime – Anime
アクション – akushon – Action
SF.ファンタジー – fantajī – Sci-Fi & Fantasy
ヒューマンドラマ – hyūmandorama – Dramas
コメディ – komedi – Comedies
サスペンス – sasupensu – Thriller
ホラー – horā – Horror
ラブロマンス – rabu romansu – Romance
青春.学園 – seishungakuen – Youth
キッズ ファミリー – kizzuFamirī – Children & Family
受賞歴のある映画 – jushō-reki no aru eiga – Award-Winning
インディーズ映画 – indīzu eiga – Independent
ドキュメンタリー – dokyumentarī – Documentaries
歴史 – rekishi – History
自然 .科学 – shizenkagaku – Science & Nature
音楽.ミュージカル – ongakuMyūjikaru – Music & Musicals

【 Learn Japanese from the Popular Shows on Netflix 】 (updating)

We will soon update this page with several vocabulary lists in Japanese from your favorite netflix shows.

Stay tuned!

① Money Heist (Spanish)

② Tiger King (English)

③ Sex Education (English)

④ Stranger Things (English)

鬼滅の刃 Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba (Japanese)

⑥ The Good Place (English)

Terrace House (Japanese)

image credits Netflix

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