Japanese Study

How to use the Japanese word “かっこいい (Kakkoii)”

What’s かっこいい (Kakkoii)? Calling someone… Ugly/Uncool? Sentence Examples When NOT to use かっこいい (Kakkoii)   What’s かっこいい (Kakkoii)? Ever walked across the stre...

10 Best Apps for Japanese Language Exchange

There are many uses for a Language Exchange Application. Some use it to learn and practice a new language, some may just want to find someone to talk to, while others may use it as a platform to search for their soulmate. Today, we will be introducing 10 Language Exchange Applications that you could make use of while in Japan!

Expressing Who, What, When, Where, Why and How in Japanese!

Who What When Where Why/How More commonly known as the 5W’s and 1 H, these are words there are more or less the essentials to almost every language when it...

Saying “No” in Japanese

Refusing someone in English is already difficult enough. But refusing a friend or a colleague politely in Japanese? Today we will be exploring some of the different variations that you can use to reject someone and not come across as too harsh. 

The Various Ways to Saying “You’re Welcome” in Japanese!

The Most Common Way to Say “You’re Welcome!” Other ways of Saying “You’re Welcome!” in a more Casual Tone In a more Formal Situation… The ...

20 Ways to use the Japanese Word: すごい (Sugoi)!

What is すごい (Sugoi)? Examples Conclusion   What is すごい (Sugoi)? We might have heard of the word before, be it through a Japanese TV Show, Anime or even in Pop Culture.......

Japanese Essentials: Ordering a Bowl of Ramen in Japan

When going to Japan, trying out the various foods that Japan has to offer is a must. But what’s the first food that comes to the minds of us foreigners?...

Japanese Learning Resources: Learning Japanese through Video Games

Japan is famous for its video game characters.  From Sonic to Mario to Pokémon – Japanese Video Games have become a global phenomenon that spans multiple generations. It isn&...

Top 20 Best Apps for Learning Japanese

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 s...

Let’s learn some Japanese Halloween Vocabulary!

Places/Objects Characters Feelings/Emotions   With Halloween just around the corner, let’s take a look at some Japanese words related to this SPOOKY season. First up, le...

Learn Animal Names in Japanese with these drawings

“にゃん~”、 “わんわん”、“げろげろ”。These are Japanese Onomatopoeia called 擬声語 (Giseigo) used to put into words the sounds animals make. But, do you know what the names of these animals are in J...

Japanese Basic Grammar Guide Part IV – Verbs

Introduction Dictionary Form ます (Masu) Form て (Te) Form Hello! Today we’ll be taking a look at some Japanese Verbs with illustrations provided by one of our students! Introduction ...