ã‚´ãƒ«ãƒ‰, which is french for "Au Revoir"
Gold must be the only kanji I don't understand, because I see it everywhere I go, too.
Paulo oughtta know some kanji too, right? We could totally have him make fun of us... err.. teach us some more.
I talked to my thesis supervisor today. He says I'm pretty behind. Guilty gear XX isn't going to make it any better.
Speaking of ggxx, there's a story mode which is in japanese, with japanese subtitles and japanese narration. Since they normally say simple things "hello, old man", "I'm not an old man, call me 'big brother'", "something something old man something something"... etc. etc. It's good, because you can pick up bits of conversation. It's like a japanese lesson and fighter in one!