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Top 20 Best Apps for Learning Japanese – 2021

Ever imagined yourself being fluent in the Japanese Language? Procrastinating and giving yourself excuses to deter yourself from picking up the language? Then this is the time to start. No more excuses as learning Japanese has never been any more convenient than this. Accessible anywhere and any time as long as you have a smartphone.  […]
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10 Best Apps to Learn Japanese Like a Boss in 2021 – Teacher’s Choice

What a great time to be learning Japanese! As long as you’re connected to the internet, you have plenty of platforms to learn Japanese – podcasts, Youtube channels, music, and many more. Above all, a language learning app is a wonderful tool for getting acquainted with Japanese. But you might be thinking, which one should […]
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What Does Nakama Mean?

Find out the meaning of Nakama in Japanese. How is it used by Luffy from the Anime: One Piece? Let's find out...
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What does Domo mean in Japanese? -Domo Japanese meaning

 どうも -pronounced “Dou-mo” is a phrase you’d come across when you eating in at an Izakaya or a restaurant. Domo is equivalent to the English version of “very much” and “very”. In many situations, the word is used to express appreciation. “Arigato Neko” by jpmatth is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 If you know Japan, you have probably come […]
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What does Yare Yare mean in Japanese?

If you already watched or read JoJo’s Bizzarre Adventure in Japanese, you would know the iconic phrase by Jotaro Kujo: “やれやれ” -pronounced “Yare Yare”. The phrase is trasnlated to intrepretations such as “well well”, “good grief” and “give me a break.” It is a common expression in Japan used to show disappointment. It is also […]
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Top 10 Japanese phrases from Anime you should NOT use

Anime is a great way to learn Japanese! It helps you familiarize yourself with daily conversations in Japanese… It lets you grasp what life in Japan is like… And most importantly, it’s fun! However, some of the phrases used in anime are very informal, rude, or impolite. Here are the top 10 Japanese phrases you […]
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10 Useful Japanese phrases you should know

Maybe you have come over from our Beginner Japanese Phrases or Most useful Japanese Phrases article and thought, okay, I want to take my Japanese to the next level. What better to have more useful Japanese phrases under your sleeve? In this article, we will introduce you phrases that are helpful in many situations, from […]
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What Does Yamete Mean in Japanese? How to Say Stop in Japanese

Have you ever heard the word “yamete” in Japanese before?   Do you know what it means or how to use it? There is a good chance you have heard this word before if you live in Japan or watch Japanese shows or TV.  “Yamete” (やめて) is a relatively basic Japanese word, and can be used […]
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How to start learning Japanese from zero

Learning a complete new language from square one may seem terrifying. The process of understanding the grammar structure, building up a good vocabulary based, and strengthening communication skills may seem too much of a work to do. Let’s be honest, learning a new language is not easy. But with endurance, a motivated attitude and with […]
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10 Phrases from Japanese Anime That Have Real-life Use Case – Part 2!

Are you learning Japanese from watching Anime?  Have you already read our article “10 Phrases from Japanese Anime that you can actually use – Part 1“? Want to learn even MORE practical Japanese found in various anime series? In this second article of Japanese phrases from anime that have real world use case, we introduce […]
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Japanese Learning Clubs on Clubhouse

Have you ever heard of the newly launched social media platform Clubhouse? Clubhouse is an exclusive platform, allowing users to interact with not only celebrities, but people around the world through conversations. Sure, Japanese podcasts and radios may be a great way to learn Japanese, but Clubhouse offers something new to the table. Through Clubhouse, […]
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JLPT N4 Grammar: 〜かどうか (How to say “Whether or not~” in Japanese)

In English, we often use “whether or not~” in various contexts.  But do you know how to express this phrase in Japanese? Whether or not you know how, in today’s blog we examine the JLPT N4 grammar point: 〜かどうか – meaning “whether or not”.  This is a useful word to know as it has different […]
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