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


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


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


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


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


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


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 …

Bookmark These 4 Free Japanese E-book Sites and You’ll Always Have a Book by Your Side


There are two feelings that can make almost any human being happy.

The first is curling up with a cup of tea and a good book on a cozy weekend afternoon.

The second is getting free stuff.

Want to combine …