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First, put your money in the ticket vending machine and push the button of the item you want to eat. You will get a pair of tickets, so give both to the waiter. The waiter will give one back to you, so check the number on that ticket.
“Tsuke yakiba” means knowledge or skills that you quickly learned to get through a situation. The literal meaning is covering a dull sword with a tempered steel blade.
“Mizu kusai” means that food is tasteless. The flavor becomes weak due to high moisture in the food. Literally translated, it means water smell. When you use this word figuratively to describe someone, it means “Don’t act like a stranger/You treat me like a stranger”.
Simply going to Tokyo is not called “Jou kyou”. For example, we do not say “Jou kyou” to go to Tokyo on school transfer or work transfers. We use this word to move to Tokyo and live there with a specific purpose in mind such as making a dream come true or getting a job.
To confess one’s own feelings or love to someone is called “Kokuhaku suru” (告白する, こくはくする) in Japanese. It is also called “Kokuru” (告る, こくる) for short.
Kanazawa University is located in Kakuma Town, Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture, and has three campuses: Kakuma, Takaramachi and Tsuruma. The location of “Angel Beats!” is the Kakuma (かくま, 角間) campus.
In Japan, “彼は金槌だ” (Kare wa Kanazuchi da, he is a hammer.) means that he can’t swim. This is a very common phrase. When a person who can’t swim gets an invitation to go to the sea or a swimming pool by friends, he can decline it by saying “I am a hammer.”
“Em mo takenawa” is the moment when a party is at its peak, or the time before a party starts to approach it’s end. “宴” (えん, Em/En) means a party, and “たけなわ” (Takenawa) means the most exciting time.
In Japan, you must not bring “Yuri” (ゆり, lily flowers) to hospitals. Lilies are unsuitable for small hospital rooms because they have a strong scent. They also bloom downwards, which remind Japanese people of death. Although it all depends on the condition and circumstances of the patient, it is generally sensible to avoid giving lilies as gifts.