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From Like to Daisuki: Learn Japanese with Over 20 Instagram Accounts

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Beautiful photographs.

Funny, interesting captions.

Fascinating glimpses into the lives of people around the world.

Hashtags galore.

There’s just something about Instagram that makes it irresistible.

In fact, you might find yourself tapping to open Instagram instead of your favorite …

Watch Japanese Anime for Every Language Level with These 12 Top Anime Picks

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Let’s make a pretty bold guess here:

Did getting hooked on アニメ (あにめ) — anime make you want to learn Japanese?

There’s no shame in that. In fact, anime’s been a gateway for Westerners becoming interested in Japanese culture for …

LOL and Learn: The Top 10 Japanese Comedy Shows for Language Students

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Let’s not kid around.

Japanese comedy can be… strange.

But in a good way.

There’s not much else like it and Western comedy really can’t match the ironic surrealism of Japan’s token comedy styles.

If you’re a Westerner who …

Learn Japanese Today with These 10 Fantastic Free Apps

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Everything is better when you don’t have to leave the house.

Work, food, parties, language learning.

So what can you do to minimize your no-pajama-wearing time and still learn Japanese?

You might already be learning with courses, classes and …

The Smart Saver’s Guide to Learning Japanese with MOOCs

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DIY is the thing right now.

IKEA hacks. Brew-your-own-beer kits. At-home Japanese learning.

It’s everywhere!

But if you’ve ever tried to put together a trendy hanging bookshelf that immediately fell apart, you know that a little structure and direction can …

Japanese Variety Shows: 6 Shows to Teach You the Language

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Are you ready to delve into the world of entertainment on an entirely different level?

And enhance your Japanese while you’re at it?

Variety shows are very common in Japan and Korea, going toe-to-toe in popularity with television dramas.…

6 Authentic Japanese Learning Videos for Real-world Language Skills

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No more Splenda.

Don’t give me imitation crab.

And keep that tofurkey far, far away.

I only want the real deal.

On my plate, and in my Japanese learning, too.

To use Japanese like a native speaker, you’ve got …