Blurt

開口一番
kai.kou.ichi.ban

Literally: open – mouth – one – [ordinal counter]

Alternately: The first thing out of someone’s mouth. The very first thing someone says when they start talking. Alternately, to start speaking suddenly and without warning.

KaiKouEpisode

The title of the first episode (appropriately enough) of the Durarara!! anime. It looks like every episode’s Japanese title is a yojijukugo, actually.

About Confanity

I love the written word more than anything else I've had the chance to work with. I'm back in the States from Japan for grad school, but still studying Japanese with the hope of becoming a translator -- or writer, or even teacher -- as long as it's something language-related.
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