Am I 'Watashi', 'Boku' or 'Ore'? from Tamarahco Hen Productions on Vimeo.

First watch:
youtube.com/watch?v=eimK-eVfLMI
youtube.com/watch?v=ncwS47Fc-sw&feature=related
youtube.com/watch?v=QFracPoUwBo&feature=related
and read
kyotojournal.org/gender/redesigning_people.shtml

Then watch "Am I 'Watashi', 'Boku' or 'Ore'?"

This presentation focuses on first-person pronoun usage in Japanese. The presenter asks if the paucity of options available to females in comparison to males is "a problem" -- and if so, for whom?

Key words-phrases: 'watashi', 'atashi', 'boku', 'bokura', 'ore', language usage, word coinage, equality.

Compare: Why do we capitalize the word “I”? (NYT, 2008) nytimes.com/2008/08/03/magazine/03wwln-guestsafire-t.html
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