A naginata is a Japanese spear, although it is more like a short, curved sword attached to the end of a pole. I found a site that had these cartoons, so I thought I’d share.
All right, I know what you’re thinking. The average American is not going to get this—it’s in Japanese, for Pete’s sake. Tetsudatte, kudasai! That means, “Please help.” So I will. Here is what the cartoon figure is writing on the naginata: “This is my naginata.”