Do you ever wish that you could speak more idiomatic Japanese? You are about to enter a world inhabited by a host of diverse characters, including: samurai, frogs, snakes, merchants, sparrows, thieves, tigers, devils, and fools. A guide to the most useful and common Japanese proverbs. The proverbs are given in kanji, hiragana, and romaji. English definitions and cultural explanations are included. Recommended for all students of the Japanese language, and anyone with an interest in Japanese culture.