Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! "Come watch the television with us," your friends tell you in Japanese. Since they spoke in Japanese, you answer in the same, "Why, what's so important to watch?" "The launch," they reply in Japanese. "Don't you know about the launch?" "What launch? Is it a boat? A ship? A new vacation cruise ship?" They all look at you as if you were a little off. Of course, your friends are all very savvy in technology, but you're not, so you get those kinds of looks often. "The rocket launch," they say, "Don't you know the Japanese Space Agency is launching a rocket today?" You didn't even know Japan had a space agency. "They're televising the launch, and we all want to watch it. Come with us. It'll be great." Well, they are your friends, so you decide to go along. At least the picture on the television is a really good one. You can see every detail of the rocket as you watch the final moments before countdown. Countdown! Now you can hear the announcer countdown in Japanese, "Ten, nine,…" Amazing! You can understand every word of the Japanese countdown!!!Learning Japanese with JapanesePod101.com is the most fun and effective way to learn Japanese! This Basic Japanese video lesson teaches you the numbers in Japanese from one to ten. Obviously, these are some of the most important things to know in Japanese. You can't do much shopping in Japan unless you know the Japanese numbers. You can't talk to an operator to get a number in Japanese. You can't do much of anything without knowing the Japanese numbers. Visit us at JapanesePod101.com where you will find many more fantastic Japanese lessons and learning resources! Leave us a message while you are there!