What a Japanese Summer BBQ is Like
(AIKO) Hello, world! Where I’m from in Japan, this is what a summer barbecue is like. (GREG) OK, Aiko. What’s a Japanese summer barbecue like? (AIKO) Well, it’s different like as America and Canada, and, well, Canada has big meat, and Japan has smaller meat I can eat like in one bite, and there’s lots of vegetables. (SOUTA) Ah, It’s hot!!! (GREG) And where is your hot dog bun? (AIKO) Um… We just eat the hot dog. Well you put lots of fish and stuff that comes from the sea. (GREG) And you also cook on these things… Are those called “hibachi”?
(AIKO) No. (GREG) No. What are those called?
(AIKO) Grill. (GREG) On grills. OK.
(AIKO) Yeah. When they put the fire on, they put coal and newspaper and they burn it. (GREG) And what is this called?
(AIKO) Yakisoba. (GREG) And that’s pork and vegetables and… uh… soba noodles!
(AIKO) Yup. (SHIN) I’m swimming! It’s not deep. It’s just like this. But it’s still fun. It’s my super gun. Woooaaaaa!!! (GIRL) Stop it! (SHIN) I ate almost all of the grapes.
(GREG) I know. I saw you. You had a huge pile. (SHIN) And I ate it with no like munching. (GREG) No munching. You just swallowed it?
(SHIN) Yup. (GREG) And what is this?
(AIKO) “Nagashi somen”. (GREG) And what is “nagashi somen”? (AIKO) Um… There is a noodle called somen and then you put it in a machine and goes around. (MAN) How is it, Shin-chan? (AIKO) Thanks for wathching! See you next time. Bye! What’s a summer barbecue like where you’re from?