Category: Japan

iKnow rebranded as Smart.fm

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For the past day or two the  iKnow website was down and displaying message saying that they were doing major upgrades on the service and it would be back in a few hours. I visit the iKnow site almost every day especially now that I...

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Nobuta wo Produce

Nobuta wo Produce is the second Japanese drama I have taken the time to watch properly and see through to the end. My Japanese drama plunge continues and my readers can look forward to many more reviews of Japanese dramas that I enjoy watching. Have...

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My Boss My Hero – Hilarious Japanese Drama

My Boss My Hero was one of the first suggested series when I asked my readers to recommend some Japanese dramas for me to watch so I could finally take the Japanese drama plunge. After just reading the description about My Boss My Hero I...

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Learning Japanese Online with iKnow

A few weeks ago I was introduced to iKnow to by Jonas from yonasu.com. After kicking myself for not knowing about this service since it was launched I dived into exploring the service and I have loved it since. iKnow is a free website that ...

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Finally Taking the Japanese Drama Plunge

Lately I have been practicing more Japanese and will be making more updates on my progress in Japanese this year in the form of Japanese only posts, reviews of Japanese study resources and I am actively seeking a Japanese friend in Japan that hopefully I...

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My Japanese Coach – Update

It’s about a month now since I’ve been playing the Nintendo DS game My Japanese Coach in my spare time. So far Most of what I have covered I was taught when you used to go to classes or I have read in books but...

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I’ve bought My Japanese Coach for the Nintendo DS

I’ve been meaning to buy a title for my Nintendo DS that would aid my study of Japanese and my latest purchase for my DS is a recently released title called “My Japanese Coach” which is a member of Ubisoft’s My Coach series. I’ve been...

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Learning Japanese is complicated but not difficult

This is my entry for September’s Japan Blog Matsuri on the topic “The language of Japan” being hosted by Tae Kim. This post is about my experience trying learn Japanese over the past 5 or so years. My relationship with the Japanese language is a...

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Japanese Language related entries recap

Since my “I shall tame the beast called the Japanese language” post I have been hard at work in my free time putting draft posts together to continue posting about and practicing Japanese through my blog. I have put all my Japanese language study material...

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Japanese study material has arrived

I have tonnes of Japanese study material, all kinds of text books, notebooks, workbooks, print-outs, websites and audio CDs but with my busy life it’s hard for me to find enough time to study and the little time I get I am tired or mentally...

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