Hi Japanese Learner, how are you? This is one of the most common question used in everyday life. There are many possible responses to this question and various tons to use. You must learn those different ways to respond because one answer may fit better, and having a greater range of expression is a sign of fluency. Here we go!
How do you say "I'm fine thanks, and you?" in Japanese?
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As a response to "how are you? And, is there a formal way and informal way of saying that phrase? Well, it really DOES depend on whether you want to sound formal or informal. Whether you want to sound like you learned Japanese through textbooks, or if you want to sound like the language is a natural thing for you and you have a good grasp of it. If you want to sound like you really know Japanese, whenever anyone says "Ogenki desuka? Anata wa? The word "Genki" describes more of a 'physical' state or condition.