Tako doesn't sound as dangerous as octopus :)
I have tried to get a very very basic understanding of the Japanese written language, but it still does not make any sense. But Kaki is fun to say!
With borrowed Chinese letters, and two sets of symbols representing sounds; it does get confusing.
Thanks so much for sharing these things, Adam. Somehow some of the words in Japanese seem easier than in English! Love your posts.
Interesting translations, although sea food is still blah to me.