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“Because when I get angry, even flies don’t dare to fly!”

地震雷火事親父 (Jishin kaminari kaji oyaji; “Earthquake, thunder, fire, father”) Definition: Scary things. The first and third are self-explanatory for an earthquake-prone archipelago that was home, especially by the end of the Edo era, to dense urban centers built almost entirely … Continue reading

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