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JapanesePod101 Review: Is It Worth Your Money?

By Donald Ash | How To Learn Japanese - For Beginners , Japanese Language Basics , Learn Japanese , learning Japanese , The Japan Guy Reviews...

Hey gang!  Before we even get started with this Japanesepod101 review, I want to let you know that YES, I am an affiliate for the Japanese pod. If you decide purchase this program through any of the links on this page, I do earn a commission for it.  However, I do want you to know that I would NEVER […]

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Review of the N4-N5 Nihongo Challenge Textbook

Nihongo Challenge Kanji Textbook Review N4-5

By Donald Ash | Japanese Kanji , Japanese Textbook Reviews , Nihongo Challenge N4-5 Kanji , The Japan Guy Reviews...

Kanji is one of those subjects that classroom Japanese students and Japanese self-study advocates alike struggle with. Believe me, I know first hand that studying kanji can be a rather sharp pain in the butt. Why is learning/studying kanji so damn hard? Well, for starters there are just so frickin’ many of them: they say […]

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Genki One Japanese, Textbook Review

The Ultimate Genki Textbook Review: Is It Any Good?

By Donald Ash | Genki One Textbook Review , Japanese Textbook Reviews , The Japan Guy Reviews...

If you’re an expat who didn’t major in Japanese during your college days and you’re starting to learn Japanese from scratch here in Japan, it can be daunting to say the least. You’re not alone.  Actually, you would be exactly like me when I came.  Heck, that’s why I decided to do a genki textbook review […]

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Kanji Learner's Course with Stars

Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Course Review: Is It A Waste of Time?

By Donald Ash | Japanese Kanji , Japanese Textbook Reviews , Learn Japanese , learning Japanese , The Japan Guy Reviews... , The Kodansha Kanji Learner's Course

Today we’ll take an in-depth look at a a kanji-learning textbook in this Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Course Review…Remember when you started studying Japanese and you thought, “This is fun!” “This is exciting.” You started learning those basic phrases and actually started remembering them! You even got that hiragana stuff down without even breaking a 汗 […]

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The Japan Guy Reviews…Mastering Manga by Mark Crilley

By Donald Ash | Japanese Textbook Reviews , The Japan Guy Reviews...

Quick Book Info Title: Mastering Manga with Mark Crilley: 30 Drawing Lessons from the Creator of Akiko Author: Mark Crilley Length: 128 pages 
Subject: A step-by-step guide to quickly learning the basics of manga-style art. Copyright: 2012 Price: $22.99 (USD) / $23.99 (CAN) Where to Buy: AMAZON (the book is up to 44% cheaper in the […]

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