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    1. japanese

      How to Use こそあど Words to Refer to Things You Can't See Enhance Your Japanese Experience by Understanding the Intricate Nuances of These Seemingly Simple Words

      | Mami Suzuki
    2. reviews

      Todai Easy Japanese News App A Great First-Foray Into Regular Japanese Language Content

      | Ian J. Battaglia
    3. reviews

      A Review of "Quartet: Intermediate Japanese Across the Four Language Skills vol. 1" Is Quartet the Best Next Stop After Genki?

      | Ian J. Battaglia
    4. japan

      MEXT Research Scholarship: How to Get a Master's Scholarship in Japan for Free Continuing Your Education on the Prime Minister's Dime

      | Emily Suvannasankha
    5. japanese

      Uchi and Soto: Complementary Concepts That Will Help You Learn the Ins and Outs of the Japanese World 内 & 外: A Pair of Words That Can Define Social Relations in Japan

      | Mami Suzuki
    6. japanese

      New Japanese Learning Resources: Fall 2021 This season's best tools to help you learn Japanese

      | David Honeycutt, Ian J. Battaglia, and Rachel Grant
    7. japanese

      Futokoro — A Deep Pocket Full of Unique Expressions Fill Your Pocket With a Lot of Interesting Expressions Using Futokoro!

      | Mami Suzuki
    8. japanese

      あける, あく, ひらける, and ひらく: Differences Between Four Different "OPEN"s in Japanese Open the door to the most detailed explanation of how あける, あく, ひらける, and ひらく are used

      | Mami Suzuki
    9. japanese

      もったいない — The Japanese Virtue of Guilt-Tripping over Wastefulness Learn About Mottainai Because It's Mottainai If You Don't

      | Kanae Nakamine
    10. japanese

      に vs で: Which Particle To Choose And Why Two ways to specify location and time with particles

      | Mami Suzuki
    11. reviews

      A Review of "Polar Bear Café" Is "Shirokuma Café" Really The Perfect Book For Beginners?

      | Kanae Nakamine
    12. japanese

      New Japanese Learning Resources: Summer 2021 This season's best tools to help you learn Japanese

      | Kanae Nakamine and Rachel Grant
    13. japanese

      中 vs 内: The Difference Between These Two Japanese Words for ''Inside'' Come inside and learn when 中 and 内 are the same and when they're different

      | Mami Suzuki and Jenny Stainton
    14. japanese

      New Japanese Learning Resources: Spring 2021 This season's best tools to help you learn Japanese

      | Cameron Lombardo, Jenny Stainton, Kanae Nakamine, Machiko Yasuda, Mami Suzuki, and Rachel Grant
    15. japanese

      Japanese Books for Upper Beginners Practice Reading with Authentic Native Materials for the Upper Beginner Level

      | Kanae Nakamine
    16. japanese

      Is あなた Polite or Rude? My Sensei Said I Should Never Use あなた, So Why Did I Learn It in the First Place?

      | Kanae Nakamine
    17. japanese

      New Japanese Learning Resources: Winter 2020 This season's best tools to help you learn Japanese

      | Cameron Lombardo, Jen Kim, Jenny Stainton, Kanae Nakamine, Michael Richey, and Rachel Grant
    18. japanese

      What Should I Call "You"? How To Address and Refer to "Others" in Japanese

      | Kanae Nakamine
    19. japanese

      New Japanese Learning Resources: Fall 2020 This season's best tools to help you learn Japanese

      | Cameron Lombardo, Jenny Stainton, Kanae Nakamine, Machiko Yasuda, and Rachel Grant
    20. japanese

      さすが Is Not Always a Compliment A Word That Is Not "As You Expect"

      | Kanae Nakamine
    21. japanese

      よ and ね: What Do These Particles Really Mean to Japanese Speakers? よ is for new information and ね is for shared information

      | Mami Suzuki and Moeko Norota
    22. japanese

      New Japanese Learning Resources: Summer 2020 This season's best tools to help you learn Japanese

      | Cameron Lombardo, Jenny Stainton, Mami Suzuki, Moeko Norota, Rachel Grant, and Kanae Nakamine
    23. japanese

      は and が: What's the Difference Between These Japanese Particles, Really? は shines a spotlight 💡and が points a finger 👈

      | Jenny Stainton
    24. japanese

      24 Other Ways You Can Say 考える Thought you knew everything about 考える and its synonyms? Think again!

      | Mami Suzuki
    25. japanese

      Beyond the Binary: A Queer Take on Gendered Japanese How to Navigate Gendered Language no Matter your Identity

      | Cameron Lombardo
    26. japanese

      Let's Think About "Thinking": 思う vs 考える Are You Thinking With Your Heart or Your Head?

      | Kanae Nakamine
    27. japan

      Coming Out in Japan From Pots and Pans to Alphabet Soup: Japanese Queer Identities in Context

      | Cameron Lombardo
    28. japanese

      Making Sense of な-Adjectives and の-Adjectives Do な-adjectives "always" take な? The answer is の (Pun Intended).

      | Moeko Norota and Cameron Lombardo
    29. travel

      Aoi Ike Pond: Literally, "Blue Pond" Visit Hokkaido's Happy Little Accident, an "Unintentionally" Human-Made Pond.

      | Kanae Nakamine
    30. japanese

      New Japanese Learning Resources: Spring 2020 This season's best tools to help you learn Japanese

      | Cameron Lombardo, Jenny Stainton, Mami Suzuki, Moeko Norota, Rachel Grant, and Kanae Nakamine
    31. travel

      カニの爪オブジェ: A Giant Crab Claw Sticking out of the Northern End of Japan The Largest Statue of Its Kind in the World (I Didn’t Double-Check, but I Am Pretty Sure)

      | Kanae Nakamine
    32. travel

      Dezuka Suisan: Deep-Fried Fish Cakes, Hot and Fresh Welcome to the Flavor Capital of Northern Japan

      | Kanae Nakamine
    33. travel

      Abashiri Prison Museum: The Perfect Place to Learn About How Prisoners Slept, Ate, Worked, Bathed (and Sometimes Escaped) Travel Back in Time to the Meiji Era to See, Feel, and Experience Japan's Northernmost Prison and Its History

      | Kanae Nakamine
    34. travel

      Ezura Farm: A Place You Can Be a Hokkaido Farmer Just for However Long You Want

      | Kanae Nakamine
    35. japanese

      New Japanese Learning Resources: Fall 2019 This season's best tools to help you learn Japanese

      | Cameron Lombardo, Jenny Stainton, Mami Suzuki, Michael Richey, Moeko Norota, and Rachel Grant
    36. japanese

      だ and です : Venturing Beyond Textbook Rules into Real-Life Use Learn how style choice matters in authentic communication

      | Cameron Lombardo, Jenny Stainton, Mami Suzuki, and Moeko Norota
    37. japanese

      New Japanese Learning Resources: Summer 2019 This season's best tools to help you learn Japanese

      | Cameron Lombardo, Jenny Stainton, Kanae Nakamine, Koichi, Kristen Dexter, Mami Suzuki, Michael Richey, and Moeko Norota
    38. japanese

      面: Counting Masks, Binoculars, Land, and Generally Anything that Has a Surface Ironically, we'll be going way beyond the surface with this one

      | Mami Suzuki and Kristen Dexter
    39. japan

      How to Live (And Sometimes Work) in Japan on Working Holiday: The Ultimate Guide The best way to get a working visa for Japan and then spend most of your time vacationing

      | Julia Mascetti
    40. japanese

      New Japanese Learning Resources: May 2019 This month's best tools to help you to learn Japanese

      | Kristen Dexter and Michael Richey
    41. japanese

      発: Counting Shots, Hits, Punches, and More POW! You're gonna learn this counter in 1発!

      | Mami Suzuki
    42. japanese

      基: Counting Big, Stable Things Use this to count all the Moai statues your neighbor set up on their front lawn

      | Mami Suzuki