Archive

    1. The Language Hack Where You Learn 1,000+ Japanese Words This Week It's almost as if you already know these words

      | Koichi
    2. Your Japanese Weak Point Figure it out and fix it already

      | Koichi
    3. JET Program Japanese Study: Setting Yourself Up for Success Ready, Set, Immersion!

      | Michael Richey
    4. What Does "Japanese Fluency" Mean? A new definition for "fluency"

      | Koichi
    5. Why Reading Japanese Is So Difficult: The First Page Syndrome Why is reading in another language so damn difficult?

      | Koichi
    6. What Does Baka Mean? Japan’s Most Popular Profanity Calling something dumb, foolish, stupid, lacking, crazy, and more can be done with one magic word

      | Mami Suzuki
    7. Why English Is Hard and Japanese Is Easy And why they both make everyone else want to cry

      | Linda Lombardi
    8. Getting Started with Hokkaido Dialect If you're a small-faced garbage thrower who can't describe the feeling of your underwear, this dialect is for you

      | Verity Lane
    9. How to Learn Japanese from Songs A musical journey into Japanese language study

      | Linda Lombardi
    10. Japanese Body Parts Vocabulary and Idioms Use your head when talking about your body parts in Japanese

      | Chelsea Bernard
    11. Learning Japanese from Kid's Anime From anpan-headed heroes to Rastafarian konnyaku, Tofugu recommends the best cartoons for learning Japanese

      | Rich
    12. Japanese Loanword Phonology For when you've read the same katakana word over 10 times and still can't decipher it

      | Linda Lombardi
    13. The Meaning Of 国 Ask not what your kuni can do for you, but what the heck is a kuni anyway?

      | Adam Ledford
    14. The Ghibli Dictionary: Learning Japanese from Ghibli Films Learn Japanese with John Lasseter's favorite anime

      | Stephen
    15. The Wonderful World of Kaomoji (☝ ՞ਊ ՞)=☞)՞ਊ ՞)(≼⓪≽⋌⋚⋛⋋≼⓪≽)

      | Koichi
    16. Why Quantity, Not Quality, Makes You Fluent In Japanese Sometimes you just have to let go to make progress.

      | Koichi
    17. How to Use a Kanji Dictionary Someday you might use one!

      | Kristen Dexter
    18. How to Find The Kanji Radical Finding the core of kanji

      | Kristen Dexter
    19. Wasei Eigo I Can't Believe It's Not English!

      | Chelsea Bernard
    20. The Ultimate Guide To Becoming A Japanese Translator You've been dreaming it. Now make it real.

      | Kristen Dexter
    21. Learn Katakana: The Ultimate Guide Memorize katakana in hours or days, not weeks or months.

      | Koichi
    22. Weird Kanji Unusual Readings and their Origins

      | Kristen Dexter
    23. Gaming To Learn Japanese You're already playing games. Why not learn while you do it?!

      | Kristen Dexter
    24. Learn Hiragana: The Ultimate Guide Memorize hiragana in hours or days, not weeks or months.

      | Koichi
    25. Kobun (Classical Japanese) - Old Kana Why the "ye" in "Yebisu" is even a thing.

      | Rochelle
    26. How To Learn Japanese From Anime The Guide You've Been Waiting For

      | Koichi
    27. Kobun (Classical Japanese) & Honorifics I humbly ask that honorable you read this guide

      | Rochelle
    28. The Mindset of Japanese Arguments How Japanese people argue differently

      | Rudy Barrett
    29. Kobun (Classical Japanese) - Adjectives & Musubi Describe things eloquently (and oddly) in Japanese

      | Rochelle
    30. Japanese Syllable Structure and the Past Tense of Verbs What the language is made of

      | Linda Lombardi
    31. Kobun (Classical Japanese) and How To Use Helper Verbs What do dinosaurs, SNL, and classical Japanese have in common?

      | Rochelle
    32. Kobun (Classical Japanese) Verbs & How To Use Them Actioning in an ancient way

      | Rochelle
    33. The 7 Different Ways to Learn Kanji (As I See It) Which one is right for you?

      | Koichi
    34. An Introduction To Reading Kobun (Classical Japanese) If Shakespeare lived in Japan, this is how he would talk.

      | Rochelle
    35. How To Count Anything In Japanese Know exactly how to say that you want 1000 sushi for dinner

      | Koichi
    36. Japanese Gendered Language How to talk like a girl or boy

      | Koichi
    37. How To Guess A Kanji's Stroke Order Master those strokes

      | Koichi
    38. Rendaku aka "Sequential Voicing" ひ-ひ-ひ-ひとびと

      | Koichi
    39. しか、さえ、and すら: Three Japanaese Particles That Are Easily Confused Get smart. Particle smart.

      | Rochelle
    40. Thank you. Don't Touch My Mustache. Mnemonics for visitors

      | Lenna
    41. Learning Japanese Through Cooking (Or Any Activity That You Enjoy)

      | Rochelle
    42. Learning Japanese During Your Study Abroad Maximize your learning

      | Rebecca