日本人同士の会話のトピックとして、時々血液型について話すことがあります。それは血液型で性格や相性が読めると思われているからです。(大真面目に思っているわけではなく、トピックの一つ程度ですが。。。)

Talking about a one′s blood type is a very popular topic among Japanese people. They like judging someone’s personality by his or her blood type.

 A型:几帳面、頑固、礼儀正しい

 Type A: Well-organized. Stubborn. Polite.

 O型:楽観的、高いリーダーシップ

 Type O: Optimistic. Leadership Ability.

 B型:わがまま、情熱的、行動的、創造的

 Type B: Selfish. Passionate. Active. Creative.

 AB型:独特、不思議、芸術的

 Type AB: Eccentric. Mysterious. Artistic.

あたっていると思いますか?

Do you think it works?

 

According to people around me, it is possible to judge the marriage combability.

■Here is the ranking for best couple.

1: Male Type O with Female Type B

2: Male Type O with Female Type A

3: Male Type A with Female Type O

4: Male Type A with Female Type A

5: Male Type O with Female Type O

I am Male Type B…

 

■Here is the ranking for worst couple.

1: Male Type O with Female Type AB

2: Male Type B with Female Type A

3: Male Type AB with Female Type O

4: Male Type B with Female Type AB

5: Male Type B with Female Type B

 

Lots of people know it is not scientific, but still it is a popular topic.

Why don’t you enjoy it as a chatting topic? You may be able to make good Japanese friends.