Want to Learn Japanese? Here’s how I did it.
Find out how to remember 2,000 kanji in just two months!
How Do You Study Japanese?
Find out how The Japan Guy lifted himself from zero to the plateau of effective Japanese communication.
Learn Japanese Like Darth Vader
This Star Wars Japanese-English dictionary teaches you to talk like Lord Vader!
8 Ways to Learn Japanese for (Almost) Free!
Learning Japanese can be easy, fun, and nearly free if you're ready to take on the challenge of getting more locally immersed!
Download these Kanji Worksheets Free!
To help everyone looking to start learning Japanese, the Nihon Ichiban team has created a beginners' kanji ebook that you can view and download totally free!
Use Penmanship to Help You Stand Out in Japan
Bestselling books and apps prove that handwriting is still a vital skill in the digital age.
The Japan Guy's 6 Best Japanese Lessons
Donald Ash has spent years in Japan helping people find their way, both linguistically and pragmatically. These are our six favorite lessons from his extensive site!
Learn Japanese Vocabulary with Chocolate!
Chocolates that teach Japanese onomatopoeia words unveiled at the 2015 Paris Design Show.
Survival Japanese at the Ramen Shop!
Pick up the key vocabulary and phrases that will get you by in almost any ramen spot!
What Time? Kanji Time!
Strut the streets of Tokyo with this high-fashion kanji watch.
Who Wants to Play With Katakana Transformers!
These plastic toys are shaped like the names of animals written in katakana—which then transform into the actual animals they represent!
Shodo Robot Combines Technology with Tradition
Watch a robot that can perform the delicate art of Japanese calligraphy.
5 Reasons the Japanese Language is Crazy
2,000 years of development can leave a pretty big linguistic jumble.
I’m Bad at Learning Japanese (And That’s Okay)
Truth is, there are a lot of ways to learn a foreign language. In class is a really great way—but if it’s not working for you, don’t be afraid to try other methods too.
The 10 JLPT Commandments
Ten rules to live by to ensure a heavenly score on the Japanese Language Proficiency Test.
7 Ways to Learn Japanese Like a Ninja
A short list of tips and tricks for boosting your Japanese language ability and making studying less of a chore.
Downloadable Hiragana & Katakana Workbook
Improve your hiragana and katakana writing skills with the "Hiragana + Katakana Print Yourself" workbook—available online for less than $2!
No Wonder You Speak Japanese So Well!
When you have a Japanese husband, people assume you can learn the language through osmosis.
Anime Shows How Kanji Can Help You Get Girls
This sweet high-school anime shows how learning kanji can be the key to getting a girlfriend!
White Rabbit's JLPT Kanji Flashcards
Spending hours writing lines of kanji doesn't work for you? Then why don't you try playing with them and learning the ones that look alike, allowing you to learn twice as fast!