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The Top 6 Classic Japanese Movies for Language Learners

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When was the last time you watched a movie made before 2010?

What about a movie in a language other than English?

Oh man, you’re missing out!

Japan has a wonderful, rich filmmaking history. Some of the greatest …

Beyond YouTube: Finding and Effectively Using Videos for Japanese Students

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Imagine eating at the same restaurant every single day.

Even if we’re talking about a restaurant with great food and a huge menu, after a few weeks you’d probably start craving something else.

A new cuisine. Different flavors. Anything to …

6 Japanese Animated Movies to Bring Your Learning to Life

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Do you love watching movies as much as I do?

It’s one of the best ways to relax after a long day and get sucked into another world.

Japanese books, video games and films are well-known for extravagant world …

The 12 Best Blogs in Japanese About Travel, Food, Culture and Lifestyle

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Sugar, spice and everything nice.

That’s what Japanese lifestyle blogs are made of.

Well, that plus mouthwatering food photography, street fashion inspiration, recipes for lovely culinary creations, offbeat home decorations, cool gadgets and DIY everything.

You might already love blogs

11 Top-notch Audiobooks by Famous Japanese Writers

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If there was a contest for “the most challenging written language in the world,” Japanese would easily win it.

It has three scripts, thousands of characters and infinite spelling variations that frustrate the best efforts of would-be readers.

Being …

Learn Japanese with Video Games: A Starter Guide

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Chances are, if you’re learning Japanese, you’ve played some Japanese video games.

Playing video games in the original Japanese may even be one of the driving forces behind your quest for fluency.

And that’s perfectly okay.

In fact, it’s …

How to Learn Japanese Just by Watching Videos

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In Japan, there’s a proverb: “継続は力なり” (けいぞくはちからなり).

It means “in anything you do, persevering every day will reap rewards.”

What I love about this idea is that it doesn’t proclaim that we must take enormous steps or knock down significant …