Samurai Cat, to the Internet! Watch Japanese Drama Online and Learn the Langauge (and Culture)


Are you a drama queen?

If you’re learning a new language, maybe you should be!

Japanese learners often enjoy watching Japanese television shows as a way to study the language and culture.

But when you aren’t in Japan, or if …

Learning Japanese as a Beginner? Check Out Japanese Uncovered!


In my wildest language-learning dreams, my best friend would sit down with me and patiently teach me Japanese from start to finish.

This friend would be encouraging and helpful; knowledgeable and thorough. They’d address all of my language-learning concerns, …

Learn Japanese in Style with 10 Awesome Apps Like Duolingo


Fast-paced games. A wide range of material. Free language lessons.

When it comes to studying Japanese, what’s not to love about Duolingo?

Yes, Duolingo is one of the most beloved language apps out there. But there are …

Tried and Tested: The 10 Best Japanese Textbooks for Learners


It’s one of the most important Japanese learning decisions you’ll ever make.

It’ll guide your learning for the foreseeable future and dictate your progress (or lack thereof).

What is it?

Just this: Which Japanese textbook should you get?

Whether you’re …

5 Super Spots for Japanese Speaking Online and Getting Chatty with the Locals

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I’m wktk!

No, that wasn’t a typo. That was me trying to sound hip by using some Japanese internet slang.

Being “wktk” means being excited. Isn’t that cool?

Okay, so maybe using cool slang isn’t all that exciting.

But …

Extra! Extra! Learn Japanese Through the News with Over 25 Resources


Do you want to know the latest about what’s happening in Japan? 

Want to learn how your country is perceived by the Japanese or which breaking global news makes it to Japan’s headlines?

Do you want to simply learn more …

Improve Your Japanese Skills: 12 Ways to Study Smarter, Not Harder

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When you first start learning Japanese, it feels like you’re speeding along the freeway, seeing the sights and taking in so much knowledge along the way.

But sooner or later, we all reach a point where we hit a speed