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. How to Handle the Transition from Classroom to Self-Learning Welcome to the real world

      | John
    2. Majoring in Japanese? Here's What You Can Expect 5 reasons not to and 2 to maybe consider it

      | John
    3. The Biggest Spelling Mistakes in Japanese Nobody's perfect, even in Japanese

      | Hashi
    4. How To Survive, Get Ahead, And Then Conquer Your Japanese Language Class How to rocket to the head of the class

      | Koichi
    5. How To Look Up and Read Kanji You Don't Know Because everyone needs help sometimes

      | Koichi
    6. Japanese Reading Practice For Beginners Ease yourself in gently, like it's a hot, hot bath of language

      | Koichi
    7. How to Stay Motivated When Learning Japanese Keeping momentum for the long term

      | John
    8. Spotting The Hidden Meanings Hiding Within Animal Kanji Is that a pigeon I see in your kanji?

      | Koichi
    9. How to Kick Start Your Japanese Fluency With Pictures Visual learners listen up!

      | John
    10. How to Learn Japanese Without Really Doing Anything Nothing is never nothing, though

      | John
    11. How Romaji Can Ruin Your Day Maybe you should just learn actual Japanese?

      | Hashi
    12. Yojijukugo: The Four Kanji That Make One Idiom With 一所懸命 you will learn them all

      | Koichi
    13. Mixing It Up With Japanese Wordplay Becoming smarter and more fluent the fun way!

      | Hashi
    14. 9 Things Starcraft Can Teach You About Learning Japanese My life for Tofugu... er... Aiur

      | Koichi
    15. Your Name in Japanese - The Right and Wrong Way to Do It There are two ways to write your name in Japanese. And one of them is wrong.

      | Hashi
    16. Why Do Japanese People Talk So Fast? Try to keep up, junior

      | Koichi
    17. How To Conquer the Intermediate Japanese Plateau You've achieved a lot. But you can achieve more.

      | John
    18. Practicing Japanese To Insanity Get Fluent the Crazy Way

      | Koichi
    19. 8 Things That Will Improve Your Japanese in Two Hours We all have a couple hours to spare

      | Koichi
    20. What Does It Mean To Be Fluent In Japanese? にほんごわかりますか?

      | Hashi
    21. Why People Say Japanese Is Hard to Learn and Why They're Wrong Don't believe everything you hear.

      | Hashi
    22. 10 Things I Wish I Knew About Japanese Learning When I Was First Starting Out herp derp derp derp herp derp

      | Koichi
    23. Hentaigana: How Japanese Went from Illegible to Legible in 100 Years Very pretty text becomes readable text

      | Hashi
    24. How Little Epiphanies Add Up to Big Gains Level up your Japanese

      | Koichi
    25. The Kana, They Are A-Changin' The post-war attempts to change kana forever

      | Hashi
    26. Yamato Kotoba: The REAL Japanese Language The language of the ancients

      | Koichi
    27. Goroawase: Japanese Numbers Wordplay How To Remember Japanese Telephone Numbers

      | Koichi
    28. Download Japanese Books for Free with Aozora Bunko! Tons of Japanese reading material absolutely free

      | Hashi
    29. Babigo: A Fun Japanese Language Game! The Japanese version of Ubbi Dubbi.

      | Hashi
    30. Want To Learn Japanese? Maybe You Should JFDI Seriously

      | Koichi
    31. Studying With Japanese Drama: The Step-By-Step Guide Turn your addiction into knowledge

      | Koichi
    32. The Best Paid Services for Your Japanese Language Learning Use your money wisely

      | Koichi
    33. The Ultimate Kanji Test: Kanji Kentei You don't have what it takes, trust us.

      | Koichi
    34. Using “Jerry Seinfeld’s Secret To Productivity” To Learn Kanji What's the deal with kanji?

      | Koichi
    35. What Does Yoroshiku Onegaishimasu Mean? It's the double rainbow of Japanese

      | Koichi
    36. The 100+ Most Important Japanese Words The minimum amount of Japanese you should learn before traveling to Japan.

      | Koichi
    37. When Learning Japanese, It’s All About The Little Victories Every day is something to celebrate

      | Koichi
    38. Japanese Words That Make It Into English Dictionaries Samurai, Futon, and delish Sushi

      | Koichi
    39. Using Japanese Kids' Newspapers to Study for the JLPT: A 5-Step Method Don't say Japanese kids never did nothin' for ya

      | Nick
    40. Why It's Okay To Forget Kanji What were we talking about, again?

      | Koichi
    41. How To Trick Yourself Into Good (Japanese) Study Habits If you don't trick your brain, it'll fight you the whole way

      | Koichi
    42. Using Kid’s Songs to Learn Japanese Because who isn't a kid on the inside?

      | David