“Whenever street functions pau, i manage relatives farm. We capture change which help both toward farm. We no are able to afford gurus. When we most younger, this new girls work hard from the sugarcane industry, clean root from cane plants and eliminate weeds. Work at farm take-all the day till i ready to marry.” “Simply how much did you receive money upcoming?” I inquired. “Oh . . . ?just chi bitto [little or no]! As soon as we rating spend, all of our mothers very happy and would say, ‘Oh, mo kete kita ka [you attained some cash]?' I provided them just! “I strive throughout date, but i go out to tackle in the evening, moasobi, I state just before. The latest boys and you will girls familiar with get together while parents yo nabe [performs all day]. Obviously, the newest girls more mature today and wish to look good into the boys. Girls visits mizu tamari [drinking water well] to wash faces, as they heading comprehend the boys. Actually to shop for that Je li ourtime zakonito skin soap was hardo, but we purchased one detergent to wash all of our faces therefore we will quite. Apart from that, we never use make-up. Up coming, i went to tackle and you can play songs. Of many boys appeared from your town and also away from close village of Toguchi. The brand new boys and you can girls find roadside and in addition we play which have lively sanshin musical. Staying in quick town such as for instance ours, no longer any form course of action.” Thinking about their particular photo, We said to Ushii, “You had been really very. You'll want got an excellent boyfriend, following?” She laughed, “Yeah, I became stunning. Most people are beppin [pretty] after you young!” Image Bride-to-be Marriage
“One day once i try to try to get yrs old, one thing takes place. We had surprise invitees. Which few had young buck, Matsukichi. He work with glucose plantation in The state and already been talk regarding relationships between their young buck and me, selling and buying photographs together. Which was when i very first noticed my personal husband's visualize. I imagined the guy look really hansamu, so i told you, ‘Ok.' Just like you to! “Since that time I became more youthful girl, I always dream of heading The state. When individuals go back Okinawa We hear many master stories about island heaven in which people go create cash. They show up indicate to us photo it restore regarding The state. I believe, just how pretty the new Okinawan girls look, wear gorgeous kimono, wearing them ways naichi girls use them. Throughout the community, brand new Okinawan girls don the fresh new kimono small, couples in in the ankles, the obi sash fastened and come down the front such as a courtesan.” Therefore, of many photo brides out-of Okinawa who have been on a single watercraft as the visualize brides out-of mainland Japan have been ridiculed from the naichi brides. Glancing at the images delivered out-of The state, Ushii believe brand new girls regarding their village searched so much more oshare (stylish) and you can did actually live life when you look at the The state. “How i should are now living in wonderful place,” she believe. “So right away, I consent to marry and you can check out Hawaii. “At that time, my mom is very worried as We offer punctual answer. She expected me, ‘Ushii, you sure we want to get married so it man, eleven decades over the age of you? For people who see Their state and you will wed so it man, your zero get breakup regardless of how tough time your may have. All of your current siblings, marry only when, live with one partner, you realize.
Once you wed, no can get breakup. And maybe because I must say i want to check out this eden isle We fantasy so much about. I happened to be too-young to notice boys or even remember boyfriends. We begin getting able to possess my trip. Then the unexpected happened. Matsukichi's stepmother rating Foreign-language flu and die, very he rush where you can find Okinawa. I thought his face was handsamu, just like their visualize, but their ft therefore brief, I have nothing deterred,” she laughed. A good chitto bitto better than the people We wear into the areas to own functions.