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Top Apps for Studying Japanese Best apps to learn Japanese image

In this article we introduce some of the best smartphone apps for studying Japanese vocabulary, grammar, reading, and kanji.

Have fun with your own 3D character in VRoid! VRoid character imge

When I was a child, we’d often play by drawing our own characters on paper. None of the heroes and villains we drew were really any good, since we were all children, but I had quite a lot of fun like that back in the day. Have you had any experiences like this?

Tools for Listening Practice Japanese listening materials and resources image

Living and working in Japan will give you plenty of opportunities to hear natural Japanese spoken, but it’s always a good idea to do some focused study work to build this skill, just like with reading. The key word here is focus: simply hearing Japanese isn’t going to drive learning the way focused, intentional study […]

How to Prepare for the JLPT Prepare for JLPT

Despite its critics, and some alternatives, the JLPT is still a major milestone for most Japanese learners.

How to Study Kanji – Part 2 How to Study Kanji - Part 2

This is Part 2 of a two-part article offering practical advice for studying kanji. In Part 1 we looked at how important context is for learning kanji. In Part 2 we will continue with our top tips for studying kanji and list some useful resources. 6. Read You should read and read a lot. This […]