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I recommend these 10 anime for beginners to learn Japanese. The 10 anime were selected not based on their story or interest, but on their suitability for studying Japanese. In these anime, Japanese culture, the character of the Japanese and their way of thinking are described in an easy-to-understand manner. If you look at not only words but also these factors, learning will be more fun.
It is impossible to learn Japanese only with anime. However, it is possible to learn Japanese by using anime well. The key is to complete basic learning such as vocabulary, kanji, and grammar before using anime. If you can do that, you will be able to understand Japanese culture and Japanese values by learning Japanese through anime.
When you start to get tired of learning Japanese the normal way, by using textbooks, give learning Japanese through music a try. In this first column, I will introduce 14 songs with a Japanese difficulty level of “Very Easy” to you! These are songs that will be good practice for listening/speaking, even for beginners of Japanese language learning.
A certain number of Japanese women wear their wrist watches on the inside of the wrist. Have you ever questioned this gesture? They do it because of historical and lifestyle reasons. This article is going to explain the background of how this gesture was created, factor by factor.
You will have seen the symbol of “Aiai-gasa” in Japanese animation and manga. You already know that this mark implies the mam and woman are already or almost in a romantic relationship. Do you know that there are 7 patterns in “Aiai-gasa”?
You probably know Japanese people speak Japanese which is just like English. Such Japanese is called “Japanglish”, “Japanglish” and “Wasei eigo” in English. These are Japanese which entirely looks like English. In fact, it’s surely made from English words but it has own unique meaning. This problem has been confusing Japanese learners until now.