Doraemon is a manga series by Fujiko Fujio which ran from 1969 to 1996. The titular character is a robotic cat who has a “fourth-dimensional pocket” that can bring gadgets and tools from the future.
I’m not entirely sure of this, but Kouga called Adonis a taco/タコス…? I feel like I’m missing something here, but please let me know if I’ve gotten this wrong and I’ll fix it right away!
Prologue - 2
When you purchase a smartphone in Japan, you have to sign a contract with the company and if, for some reason, you decide to switch companies/brands, you’ll have to terminate your previous contract. This is very different to what I have in my country, where you can simply throw away the “number” you’ve been given/registered under, and then buy a new one.
The original was “lowering [my] head” (bowing; respect/begging), but since we don’t have that in western culture, I’ve decided to use something similar instead; getting down on one’s knees, aka begging.
Chapter - 3
Apparently, developmental fever is “fever that brings with it an intellectual or psycho-developmental growth spurt” (glosbe.com).
Although it may be obvious enough, but the original should be “a piece of cake”, meaning something simple, easy.
Okara or soy pulp is the residue from tofu or soybean milk production.
The original is “万歳/banzai” (lit. ten-thousand years of age) which is commonly expressed as “hooray” or “long live XX” or crying out one of the aforementioned phrases while raising your hands in the air. It’s also a nice trick for kids to lift their arms up when you want to take off their shirt or something similar. If I remember correctly, they have a similar custom in Korea as well (만세/manse). Please do correct me if I’m wrong, though.
Chapter - 9
Urashima Tarou is a Japanese legend where the titular character, a fisherman, rescues a turtle and is taken to the Dragon’s Palace as a reward. He stays there for three days and realises that he has arrived 300 years in the future when he comes back to land.