Tuesday, October 09, 2007

I am the Warrior

After finally taking the time to order a blood test kit online, I have determined my ketsuekigata (血液型). As my fellow residents are no doubt aware, the Japanese place a great deal of significance on how their blood types influence personality.

Blood type theory
Japanese blood types


Type O – The Warrior

trendsetter
loyal
passionate
self-confident
independent
ambitious
vain
jealous

Type A – The Farmer

calm
patient
sensitive
responsible
overcautious
stubborn
unable to relax

Type B – The Hunter

individualist
dislike custom
strong
optimistic
creative
flexible
wild
unpredictable

Type AB – The Humanist

cool
controlled
rational
sociable
popular
critical
sometimes standoffish
indecisive


And my students thought I was a stuck-up type A... ha!

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