Some Advanced Engrish Phrases from Moetan

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Moetan brings us again how Engrish is supposed to be used! This new lesson is updated with the latest events and fads in the Engrish-speaking(?) world.

Here are the phrases as they appear in the video. How many can you identify the sources?

But, I was never even beaten by my dad!
Amuro Ray says this in Episode 9 of Kidou Senshi Gundam after Bright Noa hit him.

I’m the one who will be the King of Pirates.
Monkey D. Luffy says this at the beginning of One Piece.

It’s a Nice Boat.
TV Kanagawa replaced the bloody last episode of School Days with a documentary with a boat in a lake. The incident was identified as “Nice Boat” since.

Nipa-☆ That’s too bad.
Furude Rika from Higurashi no Naku Koro ni.

I have no interest in ordinary people. If there are any maids, elementary school students, or magical girls around, come to me.
A modified version of Suzumiya Haruhi’s self introduction in her first day of high school.

There’s not a woman out there who hates gay.
Oono Kanako from Genshiken.

Did I say something wrong? Maybe you should cool off a bit.
Takamachi Nanoha before she beats the crap out of insubordinate Teana in Mahou Shoujo Nanoha StrikerS

A flat chest is a sign of status. It has scarcity value.
Izumi Konata from Lucky Star.

It’s hopeless. I’m depressed over my scrony body, looking like that of an elementary school student.
A spoof of Itoshiki Nozomu’s routine in Sayonara Zetsubou Sensei

He has stolen the unthinkable: your heart.
Hakurei Reimu says this in the famous IOSYS video: Marisa ga Taihen na Mono wo Nusunde Ikimashita.
*** hiroki pointed out that this was originally from a line by Zenigata to Clarisse in Lupin III: Castle of Cagliostro. Aha, so that’s where Reimu’s brown suit in the flash come from. Thanks hiroki!

I want to become one with you.
Sousei no Aquarion’s slogan

There’s no Aichi version.
TV Aichi aired Moetan uncut, so Aichi version refers to uncut anime with possibly risque content.

Just give the guy an elbow.
Advice given by his brother to professional boxer Kameda Daiki when it was apparent that he was losing.

I’m going to ink-ink you.
A spoof of “Mikku Miku ni Shiteageru,” a very popular song rendered by Hatsune Miku.

My job is to guard my house.
The job of a NEET.

Today marks the day of independence from 3D.
Err… I don’t know this. Probably just a random Otaku utterance.

Are the white panties of the Federation a monster?
A bastardization of “Is the Federation’s white mobile suit a monster?” which refers to Amuro Ray’s Gundam.

To those who read this, expose the truth somehow. That is all I hope for.
Written in Maebara Keiichi’s letter at the end of Higurashi’s Onikakushi-hen.

It’s not like I did it for you.
Typical tsundere line.

I’m tired of tsundere.
Either random Otaku utterance or the creator’s poking fun at himself.

For viewing purposes, for archival purposes, for diseminating purposes.
They say Otaku would buy three copies of the same item: one to look at, one to keep, and one to distribute.

I think if you work, you’ve lost.
An excuse of a NEET not to work.

Hey, mister. Why don’t you work?
Don’t know this. Probably the creator just want poke fun at NEETs.

It whispers to me what to do; my ghost does.
Kusanagi Motoko from Ghost in the Shell.

There’s no one inside or anything.
Momoi Haruko said this every time she did “Nakahara Komugi no Magical Nurse Station” radio program.

That’s ’cause I’m a guy who slays demons.
Kawasumi Mai from Kanon.

So I can make a goal now, right?
Kamio Misuzu in the last episode of Air.

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  1. Posted April 7, 2008 at 8:20 pm | Permalink

    LOL – It’s a Nice Boat.

  2. hiroki
    Posted August 26, 2008 at 3:00 pm | Permalink

    >He has stolen the unthinkable: your heart.
    >Hakurei Reimu says this in the famous IOSYS video: Marisa ga Taihen na Mono wo Nusunde Ikimashita.

    It’s originally said by Inspector Zenigata for Clarisse in the end of the movie: “Lupin III: The Castle of Cagliostro” (1979)

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