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Tarenagashi (垂れ流し – Streaming Continuously)

  • Tarenagashi


    I often work while doing tarenagashi (垂れ流し) of YouTube videos or music.

    Since tare (垂れ) means “dripping,” and nagashi (流し) means “flowing,” the literal meaning of tarenagashi is “dripping and flowing.”
    「垂れ」は “dripping”、「流し」は “flowing” を意味するため、「垂れ流し」の文字どおりの意味は “dripping and flowing” となります。

    Originally, tarenagashi referred to the continuous release of undesirable fluids such as wastewater or excrement. However, it can also be used metaphorically to describe the continuous streaming of videos or music.

    Currently, in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the ONE PIECE anime, all episodes (1081 as of today) are being live-streamed repeatedly.
    現在、ONE PIECE のアニメが25周年ということで、第1話から最新話(現在1081話)までを繰り返しライブ配信しています。

    This streaming started on October 29 and will continue 24/7 for over a year, and I am now doing tarenagashi of this anime.

    However, while memorable episodes are streamed, I often find myself pausing my work, reducing my productivity.

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