But yoroshiku isn't just for the first time you meet someone. It has a million different uses.
Let's look at the main different meanings of this magical, multipurpose Japanese word.
1. Yoroshiku means "Please!"
"Hajimemashite. Amerii desu. Yoroshiku onegaishimasu."
Nice to meet you. I'm Amelie. Please be kind to me.
2. Yoroshiku means "Thank you!"
Tojimari, yoroshiku ne.
"I'll leave you to lock up. Thanks."
Musume o yoroshiku onegaishimasu.
"Thanks in advance for taking care of my daughter."
3. Yoroshiku means "Hi!"
O-tou-san ni yoroshiku o tsutae kudasai.
Please send my best regards to your father.
O-nee-san ni yoroshiku ne.
Say hi to your sister for me.