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‘Tax’ is 2023’s Kanji of The Year

It's that time of year again! Japan's Kanji of the Year has arrived, and we're here to explain why 2023 was the year of tax. 

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10 Great Anime for Learning Japanese

Love anime and want to learn Japanese? Here are 10 anime for a fun and engaging way to familiarize yourself with the language.

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Everything You Need to Know About the JLPT

A practical guide to the Japanese Language Proficiency Test.

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The 10 Best Phone Apps for Learning Japanese

Find your new favorite app to level up your Japanese!

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How to Use Japanese Counters

You can count on us to make Japanese counters easy! Let's sum of the basics with real-world examples.

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5 More Games for Learning Japanese

Try these games to supplement (or take a breather from) your textbooks.

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5 Japanese Textbooks for Absolute Beginners

These five books will teach you the basics from grammar to vocabulary, taking you from the beginner plateau to soaring through intermediate.

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5 Podcasts to Help You Learn Japanese

Study Japanese on your commute, on your morning run or whenever with these five great podcasts for beginner to advanced learners.

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5 Games on Steam to Learn Japanese

Hate textbooks but love videogames? Here are five games you can download on Steam to learn Japanese while you play.

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Potsu Potsu: Japanese Words for Rain

What are rain-related sounds and phrases in Japanese?

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How to Talk About the Future in Japanese

In Japanese, the future is now.

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Advanced Japanese Words for Giving

Level up with these tricky forms during the most generous time of the year.

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