Archive

    1. Why English Is Hard and Japanese Is Easy And why they both make everyone else want to cry

      | Linda Lombardi
    2. 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
    3. How to Learn Japanese from Songs A musical journey into Japanese language study

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

      | Koichi
    16. Weird Kanji Unusual Readings and their Origins

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

      | Rebecca
    37. 8 Little Things You Can Do To Improve Your Japanese They're so small you have no excuse not to do them

      | Cal
    38. Sorry for Saying Thank You The Many Uses Of Sumimasen

      | Sarah W
    39. Five Fun Activities to Improve Your Fluency in Japanese すもももももももものうち

      | Sarah W
    40. How To Gain Free Time and Be More Productive Learn Japanese and do more with your life

      | John and Koichi
    41. What I Learned About Learning Japanese From Spending 3 Weeks In Taiwan 3 weeks. 1 lesson. 1 country. Taiwan.

      | Koichi
    42. How To Be PeraPera Tips On Speaking Conversational Japanese More Fluently

      | Rachel B