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What are your Japanese study goals?

What are your Japanese Study Goals? YOSH! It’s 2017. Let’s do this people! What are you Japanese study goals for 2017? Do you want to learn the basics of Japanese? Would you like to learn phrases for traveling in Japan? Would you like to learn how to read manga or understand Anime? Perhaps you want […]

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Fun Friday: Review of 2016

2016 in Japan in Review Fun Friday is back, Hoorah! And if you don’t know what Fun Friday is, it is a podcast where we temporarily put down our textbooks and talk about life, the universe and everything related to life in Japan. In this episode, Yoshiko joined me to review 2016. We talked about […]

Free Kanji Course PDF Download

PDF DOWNLOAD: Kanji for daily life for foreigners 外国人のための生活漢字 Hoorah! It’s my 2nd vlog and I’ve got a fantastic free resource for you if you are starting to study kanji and not sure where to start. It’s a free downloadable PDF entitled 外国人のための生活漢字 / Kanji for daily life for foreigners  It contains 82 pages of […]

Learn Japanese Pod Vlog 01

So…here’s an experiment. This is the first of series of short vlogs I’m going to post to show you cools stuff around Japan, update you with the latest news from Learn Japanese Pod and also answer your questions and comments. In this vlog you can see me (stupidly) brave one of the recent typhoons battering […]

Pokemon Go released in Japan

So, after some delays, Pokemon Go has finally come to Japan. And… It…was…nuts… Being completely out of it and knowing next to nothing about Pokemon Go, my suspicions were first aroused when walking into Yoyogi park. There, congregating under a tree was a crowd of mostly young guys with backpacks, staring at their phones, the […]