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The Best Way to Learn Kanji (Effectively) in 8 Steps

If you’re learning Japanese, you’ve probably heard of kanji — those intricate characters that make up a significant part of the written language. But with over 50,000 kanji characters in existence, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed and wonder if you’ll ever be able to read and write kanji. The good news is, you don’t need […]
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Top 16 Unique and Easy Kanji Beginners Can Learn

Welcome to the world of Kanji, one of the most fascinating yet challenging aspects of the Japanese language. For beginner learners, Kanji can be overwhelming with its complex strokes and countless characters. In fact, to be considered fluent, you need to learn somewhere from 1500 to 2500 kanji characters! Thankfully, Kanji characters can be broken down […]
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Japanese Writing System: Kanji, Hiragana, and Katakana Explained

Hiragana, katakana, and kanji make up the Japanese writing system. When you first start learning Japanese, figuring out how to read and write can feel overwhelming; after all, Japanese is completely different from the Roman alphabet! You then learn that there are actually three different writing systems used all at once. How is that even […]
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JLPT N5 Kanji Self-Study Course is now available

Although using flashcards is an easy way to study Kanji, it won’t fully prepare for what’s to come in the JLPT N5 Exam. As a more effective study method for the exam, Coto now offers the JLPT N5 Kanji Course – a new self-study course that contains plentiful resources and opportunities to test your knowledge […]
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Top 5 apps for Kanji Writing

Do you struggle with writing Japanese Kanji?  Can’t seem to grasp how to remember the order of the strokes and positions? Many Japanese learners out there are also feeling the same pain. With smartphones, desktops and tablets, you can study and practice Japanese kanji wherever you go! You don’t necessarily need to have a quiet […]
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Kanji Worksheet Free PDF Download: JLPT N2 – Unit 5: Stations

While travelling in Japan, have you ever got lost in the complicated train network? Japan has the most complicated railway systems in the world. Don’t worry, let’s learn some common kanji you will see in the station with our free download Kanji Worksheet. Click here to download: FREE Kanji Writing Practice Sheet – JLPT N2 Unit […]
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Kanji Practice Worksheet Free Download: JLPT N2 -Unit 4: Recruitment & Jobs

If you are planning to work in Japan, or finding a part-time job during your time studying in Japan. The business level Japanese skills are required in most cases. Before you start job hunting in Japan, let’s learn some kanji with our Kanji worksheet. Our Business Japanese course designed to help you reach Japanese business […]
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How to find Kanji Stroke order using Kanjibro

Are you struggling with stroke order? You’re not alone.Some kanji have more than a few strokes to remember.That is why we are so happy to share about this!Kanjibro is a new tool for finding the stroke order of most common Kanji (Kanji that appear in open source Japanese dictionaries.)Using Kanjibro to find stroke order is […]
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Kanji Worksheet Free Download: JLPT N2 – Unit 3: Food Labels

For foreigners living in Japan, reading food labels may be particularly challenging. In this Kanji worksheet, we sort out some common kanji to help you understand the information written on Japanese food labels and packaging. To learn more N2 kanji related to themes such as “Food”, “Advertising” and “ Signboards” (total 14 units), You can […]
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Kanji Worksheet Free PDF Download: JLPT N2 – Unit 2: Body parts

In this new Kanji worksheet, we are going to learn how to write some body parts. For example, 腕(arm), 腰(waist) and 肩(shoulder). To learn more N2 kanji related to themes such as “Food”, “Advertising” and “ Signboards” (total 14 units), You can download the full workbook here !Are you looking to pass the JLPT N2? Enrollment […]
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Kanji Worksheet Free PDF Download: JLPT N2 – Unit 1: Detergent

When shopping at drugstores and supermarkets in Japan. Kanji can be seen on the detergent bottles, medicine packages…etc. In our first unit of N2 Kanji Workbook, we’ll be presenting to you commonly used of household goods. Before that, let’s take a look at the JLPT Kanji Worksheet.  Are you looking to pass the JLPT N2? […]
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The Best Video Game to Learn Japanese Kanji – Kanji Drop

The best video game to learn Japanese Kanji – Kanji Drop is tetris for Kanji learning with a dictionary and flashcards. You can learn Kanji Kanji Drop – The Best Video Game for Japanese Learning   We rarely post an entire blog dedicated to one learning app – but we think that this is hands […]
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