This year is over. Was it a year? Japanese have chosen the kanji (Chinese ) they think describes . They chose the , "disaster". This was because there were disasters in 2018. Japan had typhoons, earthquakes, rains, and a deadly . These killed of people.
Japanese people have voted for a word of the since 1995. The kanji "peace" was this year. Last year, "north" won of North Korea's nuclear . The also had disasters. There were , hurricanes and tsunami. There were in Syria and . People want year's kanji to be "".