Category: Japan

BBC website offers a touch of Japanese

I recently surfed into an unexpected but interesting and very useful Japanese learning resource on the BBC website called A Touch of Japanese. Don’t expect...

Akihabara@DEEP – the Otaku J-Dorama

Akihabara@DEEP is a very interesting drama and the third series I have seen through to the end. The series combines action and comedy well while...

Katakana Natto Challenge Lost

I boldly challenged Chris when he jokingly tweeted an open Katakana study challenge on iKnow (now Smart.fm). Unfortunately I came up just short and one...

iKnow rebranded as Smart.fm

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...

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...

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...

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...