In Japanese you sometimes refer to people by name, even when talking directly to them.
Just curious if someone could give me a few examples of what this looks like when used in a conversation, as I've struggled to find any good examples.
You can think of using a person's name to address them as the standard usage in Japanese.
Hahaoya: "Ima kara kaimono ni dekakeru kedo, Tarō mo kuru?"
Musuko (Tarō): "Un, iku."
Mom: "I'm going shopping. Would you like to come too?"
Son (Taro): "Sure. I'd like to go."
Suppose two girls, 美樹 and 理恵, are intimate friends.
Miki: I like Tomoya . How about you?
Rie : I found Yuki something special.
if 美樹 says あなたは? insted of 理恵は?, it sounds quite unfriendly.