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A personal site about Japanese culture, learning the language and your very own eccentric virtual Japanese bookstore. I’m a 27 year old guy from southern Germany who has a special interest in Japanese culture and books. My love for this foreign land came through watching Japanese films. It had to be somewhere around 2004 when I discovered […]

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Japan Blog: Advanced Japanese for Beginners

Advanced Japanese for Beginners

Japanese linguistic trivia. Interesting etymologies, history and word play, covering vocabulary, grammar, kanji and pronunciation. It’s not a Japanese learning blog, but just a collection of things I’ve found interesting in the course of my studies. Some knowledge of Japanese is required, but I hope it’s still accessible enough for the beginner. URL: Start Date: April […]

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Japan Blog: Joy o Kanji

Joy o’ Kanji

In my weekly blog, JOK Notebook, I write about the joyful discoveries I constantly make in my study of kanji. I’m trying to entice people to fall in love with kanji, just as I have. To understand kanji, you need to know a great deal about Japanese culture, so I inevitably end up giving a […]

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Japan Blog: Maggie Sensei

Maggie Sensei – Japanese Lessons with Maggie

Maggie Sensei is a funny way to learn Japanese from Maggie – a dog. It features many practical situations and lessons and each post comes with pictures Maggie and her dog friends in dialogues. URL: Start Date: August 1, 2009 Location: – About this Japan blogger

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Japan Blog: Learn Japanese through Pictures

Learning Japanese thru Pictures – picture blog that teaches Japanese

It is a personal photoblog that shares pictures and a simple Japanese lesson everyday. Also consist of my personal experience during my stay in Japan and my views about the Japanese culture. URL: Start Date: September 1, 2011 Location: Malaysia About this Japan blogger Speaks 5 languages including Japanese. Only took me a year to learn Japanese. […]

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Japan Blog: Pink Daisy

PinkuDaisy’s Blog – Learning Japanese

A personal blog about learning Japanese with many example sentences and a nice collection of Japanese videos, often with subtitles, to train comprehension. A girl from Croatia trying to learn Japanese language. URL: Start Date: November 2, 2010 Location: Croatia

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Japan Blog: Hiragana Mama

Hiragana Mama

Hiragana Mama – A resource for parents wanting to teach their children the Japanese language and about Japanese culture or for anyone beginning to learn Japanese. I also post about useful websites for learning Japanese, Japanese food for children, and bilingualism. A mama trying to teach her kids Japanese in America. URL: Start Date: October, 2010 Location: United […]

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