"Did you feel the quake?"
"There's only two people in the kitchen but they have made all this food for the buffet."
"Well ... that was officially the worst summer ever."
"Dad, your signature is really messy."
"I can't believe that people in Tokyo are in such a hurry to get to work."
"There's nothing quite like the terror of an angry wasp trapped in an enclosed train carriage."
"Mom, this flower doesn't smell."
"I want to do whatever I want until I get sick and you have to look after me."
"Mom, there's that wine you like drinking so much!"
"Hurry up and pack your bag. We've got to get back to Tokyo. You've got school tomorrow."
"So how many homes do you have now?"
"Sometimes I feel as if I'm in a jousting tournament in Japan."