Japanese

    You may start out skimming the surface of the Japanese language, but at some point going deeper will pay dividends. Whether that's focusing on on'yomi/kun'yomi, rendaku, or the real-life use of です, the deeper you go with the fundamental components of Japanese, the more benefits you gain from study time. Start fortifying your foundation with our articles below. Each one you read is another step toward fluency.
    1. New Japanese Learning Resources: April 2018 This month's best tools to help you to learn Japanese

      | Kristen Dexter
    2. Transitive and Intransitive Verbs in Japanese and How To Use Them Never mix them up again!

      | Kristen Dexter
    3. New Japanese Learning Resources: March 2018 This month's best tools to help you to learn Japanese

      | Kristen Dexter
    4. New Japanese Learning Resources: January–February 2018 This month's best tools to help you to learn Japanese

      | Kristen Dexter and Michael Richey
    5. The Best Japanese Textbooks, Reference Books, and Dictionaries for Beginners Minna, Busy People, Genki, From Zero. It’s like a Japanese textbook Justice League in here

      | Michael Richey and Kristen Dexter
    6. New Japanese Learning Resources: The Best of 2017 The year's best tools to help you learn Japanese!

      | Kristen Dexter
    7. New Japanese Learning Resources: December 2017 This month's best tools to help you to learn Japanese

      | Kristen Dexter
    8. What Makes a Good Japanese Translator? Japanese translation advice from the guy who worked on Vagrant Story, Phoenix Wright, and multiple Final Fantasies.

      | Michael Richey
    9. New Japanese Learning Resources: November 2017 This month's best tools to help you to learn Japanese

      | Kristen Dexter
    10. 12 Ways to Answer Your Own Questions About Japanese No teacher? No problem.

      | Michael Richey
    11. Aisekiya Izakaya: Practicing Your Japanese For Cheap at Japan's Random Group Date Restaurant Free food, free drinks, and free language partners

      | Kanae Nakamine
    12. "What I Use To Study Japanese" - Matthew Chozick How a TV star in Japan studies Japanese

      | Matthew Chozick
    13. New Japanese Learning Resources: October 2017 This month's best tools to help you to learn Japanese

      | Kristen Dexter
    14. "What I Use To Study Japanese" - Loretta "Kemushichan" Tips for speaking Japanese fluently

      | Loretta "KemushiChan"
    15. New Japanese Learning Resources: September 2017 This month's best tools to help you to learn Japanese

      | Kristen Dexter and Michael Richey
    16. New Japanese Learning Resources: August 2017 This month's best tools to help you to learn Japanese

      | Kristen Dexter
    17. Japanese Sentences and the Best Ways to Study with Them Graduate from Japanese vocabulary drills and move forward

      | Koichi
    18. On'yomi And Kun'yomi in Kanji: What's the Difference? Understanding one of the most difficult aspects of kanji

      | Kristen Dexter
    19. Japanese Grammar KOTOKARA: The Definitive Guide Understanding the Japanese conjunction made of two particles (and when it's appropriate)

      | Koichi and Dan Bornstein
    20. New Japanese Learning Resources: July 2017 This month's best tools to help you to learn Japanese

      | Kristen Dexter
    21. "What I Use To Study Japanese" - Jonathan Kirk from Kanshudo A kanji expert's strategy for learning to read Japanese

      | Jonathan Kirk
    22. Learn Kanji with Radicals and Mnemonics: The Definitive Guide WaniKani's secret sauce revealed, so you can build your own superfast kanji learning system

      | Koichi and Kristen Dexter
    23. "What I Use To Study Japanese" - Michael from Tofugu Japanese methods for learners climbing toward intermediate

      | Michael Richey
    24. New Japanese Learning Resources: June 2017 This month's best tools to help you to learn Japanese

      | Kristen Dexter and Michael Richey
    25. Using the Keyword Mnemonic Method to Learn Japanese Vocabulary The only brain cheat that's not really cheating

      | Koichi
    26. Spaced Repetition and Japanese: The Definitive Guide All the best SRS programs and how to use them

      | Koichi
    27. How Kim Ahlstrom, Creator of Jisho.org, Uses Dictionaries to Learn Japanese The best Japanese dictionaries according to a dictionary maniac

      | Kim Ahlstrom
    28. 27 Katakana Charts: Stroke Order, Mnemonics, Practice, and More Download the chart that fits your learning style

      | Michael Richey
    29. "What I Use To Study Japanese" - James from ALT Insider 5 ways James uses SRS to achieve fluency

      | James Winovich
    30. "What I Use To Study Japanese" - Adam from Jalup NEXT The creator of Jalup NEXT shares his secrets

      | Adam Shapiro
    31. New Japanese Learning Resources: May 2017 This month's best tools to help you to learn Japanese

      | Kristen Dexter
    32. "What I Use To Study Japanese" - Dogen Japanese resources used by a phonetics expert

      | Dogen
    33. Japanese Learning Advice from Manga Translator Zack Davisson The award-winning translator of Showa offers his advice

      | Zack Davisson
    34. "What I Use To Study Japanese" - Dan from Reajer Japanese resources used by an advanced learner

      | Dan Bornstein
    35. New Japanese Learning Resources: April 2017 This month's best tools to help you to learn Japanese

      | Kristen Dexter
    36. Otonagai: Spending Your Adult Money on Kid's Collectibles Finally, you have a name for your Pokemon card-buying compulsion

      | Chiaki Hirai
    37. New Japanese Learning Resources: March 2017 This month's best tools to help you to learn Japanese

      | Kristen Dexter
    38. Japanese Particle MONONO: The Definitive Guide I was confused by the meaning of ものの, but then I found the perfect guide.

      | Dan Bornstein
    39. "What I Use To Study Japanese" - Koichi from Tofugu All the Resources and Techniques the Tofugu Founder Uses To Improve his Japanese Fluency

      | Koichi
    40. New Japanese Learning Resources: February 2017 This month's best tools to help you to learn Japanese

      | Kristen Dexter
    41. Japanese Particle KANA: The Definitive Guide I wonder if there are more uses than just "I wonder...?"

      | Jack
    42. New Japanese Learning Resources: January 2017 This month's best tools to help you to learn Japanese

      | Kristen Dexter