Airsoft – in Japan, is referred to as サバイバルゲーム or Sa Ba I Ba Ru gamu – Sabage for Short. It is kind of like paintball, only it can be done without ruining the carpet.
Throughout the course of playing with Japanese people, I quickly realized that I should probably learn some Airsoft Japanese
Here is a list of Japanese Airsoft Vocabulary Terms;
アサルトライフル – Asarutoraifuru – Assault Rifle
カムフラージュ – Kamufurāju – Camoflauge
ヒット- Hitto – Way to say that youre hit! (You can also say – ヒットとります – hitto torimasu – I’ve been hit)
近接戦闘（CQB）- Kinsetsu sentō (CQB) – There are generally two types of airsoft – close quarters indoor and outdoor. CQB refers to close quarters airsoft.
グルーピング – Gurūpingu – Grouping – Where your bullets hit, showing a sign of accuracy.
スコープ – Sukopu – Scope – Aiming sight for a sniper rifle.
援護 – Engo – Cover/ Suppcort – Asking for covering fire.
援護射撃 – Engo shageki – Covering Fire! ( Used to request cover fire.)
右 – Migi – Right (Used to indicate direction.)
左 – Hidari – Left (Used to indicate direction.)
あそこ – Asoko – Over There
います – Imasu – Theres someone! – You can say this to indicate that there is someone waiting around a corner.
アイアンサイト – Aian saito – Iron Sight – Metal sight connected to the gun and used for aiming.
レイル – Reiru – Rail – Refers to a rail attachment system that guns use so that they can add attachments. Very popular!
援護に回れ – engo ni maware – Go provide support!
I will be adding to this list in the coming weeks so check back for more updates!