Osias wrote:I'm watching Evangelion. Why are the names of Shinji and Misato written in katakana? Being native Japanese names, shouldn't them have kanjis?
All native Japanese names can be written in kanji, but they don’t have to be and not all are. My friend’s Japanese-born wife, for instance, has a Native Japanese name (Risa) whose official form is written in hiragana.
"Richmond is a real scholar; Owen just learns languages because he can't bear not to know what other people are saying."--Margaret Lattimore on her two sons