Learn Japanese with Stories for Beginners: Mike's Diary [Paperback]
Learn Japanese with Stories for Beginners: Mike's Diary [Paperback] $ 12.99
NOTE: The digital version is found in the Beginning Japanese Phrases and Stories digital bundle.  Have you only recently learned hiragana but need practice? Or perhaps, your hiragana is no problem, but you want to build reading fluency? Mike's Diary is here to the rescue! The level of this book is somewhere between our (total beginner-level) Beri- Beri- Shoshinsha and our more advance readers such as Learn Japanese with Stories. Instead of learning isolated vocabulary (no fun!), reading real Japanese is a great way to learn vocabulary and kanji in context. For the beginner, however, native reading material is too much of a challenge. Our Learn Japanese with Stories for Beginners series enables even beginners to truly enjoy reading natural Japanese. The early stories use basic vocabulary, beginner-level grammar, and simplified Japanese sentence structures. As you progress, earlier concepts build into more complex grammar, vocabulary, and sentence structures. Each story is presented in several ways. The story with spaces and complete vocabulary and explanation The story in full Japanese (without spaces, but with furigana—the small hiragana—over kanji) The story in English to cement understanding This is followed by five important kanji found in the story. There are only five kanji here, so spend some time familiarizing yourself with them. 122 Pages Includes the digital files (PDF, ePub, and MOBI) Includes all sound files  Free Anki flashcard deck of all the vocabulary from each story Scan QR codes for quick on-demand listening as you go through the book This is a physical paperback which will be shipped to you. You'll also receive the digital files for no extra charge immediately after ordering.
Beginning Japanese Phrases Volume 2 [Paperback]
Beginning Japanese Phrases Volume 2 [Paperback] $ 12.99
NOTE: The digital version is found in the Beginning Japanese Phrases and Stories digital bundle.  Have you only recently learned hiragana but need practice? Or perhaps, your hiragana is no problem, but you want to learn useful phrases you can actually use in conversation? Beginning Japanese Phrases is here to the rescue! The level of this book is somewhere between our (total beginner-level) Beri- Beri- Shoshinsha and our more advance readers such as Learn Japanese with Stories. This series is based on a weekly podcast we produce called (unimaginatively) Beginning Japanese Phrases. See here: https://thejapanesepage.com/beginning-japanese-phrases-podcast-and-videos/ This book contains the data and actual podcast files for episodes 31-60. The podcast concentrates on a single beginner-level word or phrase and then breaks down an example sentence using it. 74 Pages Includes the digital files (PDF, ePub, and MOBI) Includes all example sentence sound files  Includes all podcast sound files Scan QR codes for quick on-demand listening as you go through the book This is a physical paperback which will be shipped to you. You'll also receive the digital files for no extra charge immediately after ordering.
Beginning Japanese Phrases Volume 1 [Paperback]
Beginning Japanese Phrases Volume 1 [Paperback] $ 12.99
NOTE: The digital version is found in the Beginning Japanese Phrases and Stories digital bundle.  Have you only recently learned hiragana but need practice? Or perhaps, your hiragana is no problem, but you want to learn useful phrases you can actually use in conversation? Beginning Japanese Phrases is here to the rescue! The level of this book is somewhere between our (total beginner-level) Beri- Beri- Shoshinsha and our more advance readers such as Learn Japanese with Stories. This series is based on a weekly podcast we produce called (unimaginatively) Beginning Japanese Phrases. See here: https://thejapanesepage.com/beginning-japanese-phrases-podcast-and-videos/ This book contains the data and actual podcast files for the first 30 episodes. The podcast concentrates on a single beginner-level word or phrase and then breaks down an example sentence using it. 78 Pages Includes the digital files (PDF, ePub, and MOBI) Includes all example sentence sound files  Includes all podcast sound files Scan QR codes for quick on-demand listening as you go through the book This is a physical paperback which will be shipped to you. You'll also receive the digital files for no extra charge immediately after ordering.
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Japanese Kanji for JLPT N4-Master the Japanese Language Proficiency Test N4 [Paperback]
Japanese Kanji for JLPT N4-Master the Japanese Language Proficiency Test N4 [Paperback] $ 12.99
SAVE WITH DIGITAL! This item is included in a digital bundle at a discount. If you would like the eBook version (PDF, ePub, or Kindle MOBI) and the MP3s, please see our discounted bundles here - JLPT N4 BUNDLE Includes sound files for each Example Sentence. You will receive an email with the download link immediately; the paperback will be mailed to you soon after that.Japanese Kanji for JLPT N4 covers the kanji needed to pass the Japanese Language Proficiency Test level N4.  Whether you are planning to take the Japanese Language Proficiency Test N4 or just would like a solid start on learning upper beginner-level kanji, this book will teach you the most useful characters in an easy-to-understand way. Download the MP3s and the accompanying PDF for a complete learning system (included for no extra charge). Download the sound files for every Japanese example sentence within.  Learn the readings (pronunciations) and meanings of each kanji. Learn the stroke order for each kanji. Helpful mnemonic stories are offered to help remember the meaning of each kanji. Each kanji includes several vocabulary words with the kanji and one example sentence. UPPER BEGINNER LEVEL
Yonde Miyo~! Volume 2 - Short and Fun Japanese Stories in Hiragana and Basic Kanji [Paperback]
Yonde Miyo~! Volume 2 - Short and Fun Japanese Stories in Hiragana and Basic Kanji [Paperback] $ 12.99
NOTE: The digital version is found in the Beri- Beri- Shoshinsha bundle.  Have you only recently learned hiragana but need practice? Or perhaps, your hiragana is no problem, but you want to build your hiragana and kanji reading comprehension? This new collection of stories is here to the rescue! Read real Japanese—beginner level but not boring Japanese! You won't find the Japanese version of Dick and Jane, but you will find stories written for adults. Enjoy reading flash fiction, super short essays, and funny stories of common mistakes made by learners of Japanese.Best of all, the only requirement is that you can read hiragana and have a very basic understanding of Japanese. Vocabulary and grammar will be defined and explained. The format is a little different from our other more advanced readers. The idea is for the reader to read the entire story three times. Each page will have a sentence or two in hiragana (with spaces between words for you to see “words” instead of syllables) at the top and that same content in full Japanese (with furigana—small hiragana over kanji) at the bottom. The middle will have the glossary and grammatical explanations. Lastly, the story is presented in Japanese without furigana. See if you can read it after going through the previous two versions and explanations. If you have just learned hiragana, you may want to listen to the sound file while reading the hiragana section to practice correct pronunciation. If you have studied Japanese a bit longer, you may want to start with the bottom version and take note of the glossary for understanding.The glossary will have the word as it appears in the story, but it will also give the “dictionary” form so you can look the word up further. Having fun while learning a language is a great way to increase motivation. With increased motivation, you are less likely to skip a day's study. A skipped day can quickly become a lost week and then a lost… forever. And so, we hope you will have as much fun reading these stories as we had writing them. This is a physical paperback which will be shipped to you. You'll also receive the digital files for no extra charge immediately after ordering.
Japanese Reading for JLPT N5-Master the Japanese Language Proficiency Test N5 [Paperback]
Japanese Reading for JLPT N5-Master the Japanese Language Proficiency Test N5 [Paperback] $ 12.99
SAVE WITH DIGITAL! This item is included in a digital bundle at a discount. If you would like the eBook version (PDF, ePub, or Kindle MOBI) and the MP3s, please see our discounted bundles here - JLPT N5 BUNDLE Includes sound files for each Example Sentence. You will receive an email with the download link immediately; the paperback will be mailed to you soon after that.Japanese Reading for JLPT N5 helps you practice the reading section of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test level N5. This is the easiest of the test levels and is suitable for beginners who have mastered hiragana. Whether you are planning to take the Japanese Language Proficiency Test N5 or just would like to practice reading, this book will give you a way to build your reading comprehension. Download the MP3s and the accompanying PDF for a complete learning system (included for no extra charge). Download the sound files for every story or essay.  Quiz your reading comprehension by answering the questions (similar to what would be on the test) Grammatical notes: understand difficult sentence structure or grammatical patterns. Key vocabulary words are defined. BEGINNER LEVEL - It is recommended to know basic sentence structure, grammar, and vocabulary before getting this book.
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Japanese Kanji for JLPT N5-Master the Japanese Language Proficiency Test N5 [Paperback]
Japanese Kanji for JLPT N5-Master the Japanese Language Proficiency Test N5 [Paperback] $ 12.99
SAVE WITH DIGITAL! This item is included in a digital bundle at a discount. If you would like the eBook version (PDF, ePub, or Kindle MOBI) and the MP3s, please see our discounted bundles here - JLPT N5 BUNDLE Includes sound files for each Example Sentence. You will receive an email with the download link immediately; the paperback will be mailed to you soon after that.Japanese Kanji for JLPT N5 covers the kanji needed to pass the Japanese Language Proficiency Test level N5. This is the easiest of the test levels and is suitable for beginners who have mastered hiragana. Whether you are planning to take the Japanese Language Proficiency Test N5 or just would like a solid start on learning kanji, this book will teach you the most useful characters in an easy-to-understand way. Download the MP3s and the accompanying PDF for a complete learning system (included for no extra charge). Download the sound files for every Japanese example sentence within.  Learn the readings (pronunciations) and meanings of each kanji. Learn the stroke order for each kanji. Helpful mnemonic stories are offered to help remember the meaning of each kanji. Each kanji includes several vocabulary words with the kanji and one example sentence. BEGINNER LEVEL
Harvey & Etsuko's Manga Guide to Japan
Harvey & Etsuko's Manga Guide to Japan $ 9.99
Charles Danziger and Mimei Sakamoto team up for Harvey & Etsuko's Manga Guide to Japan, a zany "east meets west" look at what happens when an irascible mouse from Manhattan (Harvey) asks a cartoon cat from Tokyo (Etsuko) to help him find the keys to manga fame and fortune in Japan. Etsuko offers to introduce Harvey to the country's most famous manga artist, but only if he can first pass a test about all things Japanese. Meanwhile, Harvey is on another, equally important mission -- to track down a kidnapped cartoonist known as "The Big Cheez." Thus begins Harvey's adventure into the wonderful world of capsule hotels, public baths, pachinko parlors, karaoke clubs... and more!
Learn Japanese through Dialogues Volume 7: On a Date [Paperback]
Learn Japanese through Dialogues Volume 7: On a Date [Paperback] $ 12.99
SAVE WITH DIGITAL! Don't need a physical book? This is also available in this Money-Saving Digital Bundle. 126 Pages | Includes Digital Files | 5.5 x 8.5 inch Paperback Note: this is a physical paperback that will be shipped to you. You'll also receive the digital files by email immediately after ordering.   Finally, a fun and easy way to learn REAL conversational Japanese! (And get FREE MP3s of all the dialogues too!)   Learn Japanese vocabulary in context, improve your listening comprehension, and learn how to talk to others in Japanese.   This was written for beginners of Japanese, but if you haven't yet learned hiragana, please see our Beri- Beri- Shoshinsha here.   We are including, at no extra charge, MP3s for the seven dialogues found in this book. Create play-lists to study on the go or burn the sound files to a CD to listen at home. The download link will be emailed to you immediately after ordering. The MP3s are all recorded by native voice actors and actresses.   The dialogues found in this book are all about context and how Japanese is actually used with friends casually and when peppered with politeness among new acquaintances.    Please use the sound files (included in this download). We hope this book by itself will be helpful, but the sound files--in our opinion--give it most of its value. ContentsDialogue One: Asking Someone Out on a DateDialogue Two: Let's Go to the MoviesDialogue Three: Rejected! (At a Party)Dialogue Four: Meeting Someone for a Date Dialogue Five: Conversation while a DateDialogue Six: Sharing Movie Interests Dialogue Seven: Saying Goodbye DOWNLOAD LINK    What are you waiting for? Ninja up your Japanese. Click “Add to Cart” now!   Please note: This is a physical paperback which will be shipped to you. You'll also receive a download link for the digital files immediately after ordering. Please check your spam folder if you don't see it.
Learn Japanese through Dialogues Volume 6: Business Japanese [Paperback]
Learn Japanese through Dialogues Volume 6: Business Japanese [Paperback] $ 12.99
SAVE WITH DIGITAL! Don't need a physical book? This is also available in this Money-Saving Digital Bundle. 92 Pages | Includes Digital Files | 5.5 x 8.5 inch Paperback Note: this is a physical paperback that will be shipped to you. You'll also receive the digital files by email immediately after ordering.   Finally, a fun and easy way to learn REAL conversational Japanese! (And get FREE MP3s of all the dialogues too!)   Learn Japanese vocabulary in context, improve your listening comprehension, and learn how to talk to others in Japanese.   This was written for beginners of Japanese, but if you haven't yet learned hiragana, please see our Beri- Beri- Shoshinsha here.   We are including, at no extra charge, MP3s for the seven dialogues found in this book. Create play-lists to study on the go or burn the sound files to a CD to listen at home. The download link will be emailed to you immediately after ordering. The MP3s are all recorded by native voice actors and actresses.   The dialogues found in this book are all about context and how Japanese is actually used with friends casually and when peppered with politeness among new acquaintances.    Please use the sound files (included in this download). We hope this book by itself will be helpful, but the sound files--in our opinion--give it most of its value. Contents:IntroductionDialogue 1: A Job InterviewDialogue 2: Making Copies for a MeetingDialogue 3: Business Meeting: SnacksDialogue 4: Business Meeting: Radio AdvertisingFREE MP3s   What are you waiting for? Ninja up your Japanese. Click “Add to Cart” now!   Please note: This is a physical paperback which will be shipped to you. You'll also receive a download link for the digital files immediately after ordering. Please check your spam folder if you don't see it.
Yonde Miyo~! Volume 1 - Short and Fun Japanese Stories in Hiragana and Basic Kanji [Paperback]
Yonde Miyo~! Volume 1 - Short and Fun Japanese Stories in Hiragana and Basic Kanji [Paperback] $ 12.99
NOTE: The digital version is found in the Beri- Beri- Shoshinsha bundle.  Have you only recently learned hiragana but need practice? Or perhaps, your hiragana is no problem, but you want to build your hiragana and kanji reading comprehension? This new collection of stories is here to the rescue! Read real Japanese—beginner level but not boring Japanese! You won't find the Japanese version of Dick and Jane, but you will find stories written for adults. Enjoy reading flash fiction, super short essays, and funny stories of common mistakes made by learners of Japanese.Best of all, the only requirement is that you can read hiragana and have a very basic understanding of Japanese. Vocabulary and grammar will be defined and explained. The format is a little different from our other more advanced readers. The idea is for the reader to read the entire story three times. Each page will have a sentence or two in hiragana (with spaces between words for you to see “words” instead of syllables) at the top and that same content in full Japanese (with furigana—small hiragana over kanji) at the bottom. The middle will have the glossary and grammatical explanations. Lastly, the story is presented in Japanese without furigana. See if you can read it after going through the previous two versions and explanations. If you have just learned hiragana, you may want to listen to the sound file while reading the hiragana section to practice correct pronunciation. If you have studied Japanese a bit longer, you may want to start with the bottom version and take note of the glossary for understanding.The glossary will have the word as it appears in the story, but it will also give the “dictionary” form so you can look the word up further. Having fun while learning a language is a great way to increase motivation. With increased motivation, you are less likely to skip a day's study. A skipped day can quickly become a lost week and then a lost… forever. And so, we hope you will have as much fun reading these stories as we had writing them. This is a physical paperback which will be shipped to you. You'll also receive the digital files for no extra charge immediately after ordering.
Learn Japanese through Dialogues Volume 5: With Friends - The Japan Shop
Learn Japanese through Dialogues Volume 5: With Friends [Paperback] $ 12.99
SAVE WITH DIGITAL! Don't need a physical book? This is also available in this Money-Saving Digital Bundle. 168 Pages | Includes Digital Files | 5.5 x 8.5 inch Paperback Note: this is a physical paperback that will be shipped to you. You'll also receive the digital files by email immediately after ordering.   Finally, a fun and easy way to learn REAL conversational Japanese! (And get FREE MP3s of all the dialogues too!)   Learn Japanese vocabulary in context, improve your listening comprehension, and learn how to talk to others in Japanese.   This was written for beginners of Japanese, but if you haven't yet learned hiragana, please see our Beri- Beri- Shoshinsha here.   We are including, at no extra charge, MP3s for the seven dialogues found in this book. Create play-lists to study on the go or burn the sound files to a CD to listen at home. The download link will be emailed to you immediately after ordering. The MP3s are all recorded by native voice actors and actresses.   The dialogues found in this book are all about context and how Japanese is actually used with friends casually and when peppered with politeness among new acquaintances.    Please use the sound files (included in this download). We hope this book by itself will be helpful, but the sound files--in our opinion--give it most of its value. Contents:IntroductionDialogue 1: About the PartyDialogue 2: Surprising MaryDialogue 3: Surprise Birthday PartyDialogue 4: Talking about the Latest MovieDialogue 5: Two Friends going ShoppingDialogue 6: A New CarDialogue 7: Deciding on a RestaurantFREE Sound Files What are you waiting for? Ninja up your Japanese. Click “Add to Cart” now!   Please note: This is a physical paperback which will be shipped to you. You'll also receive a download link for the digital files immediately after ordering. Please check your spam folder if you don't see it.
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Japanese Grammar for JLPT N5 -- Master the Japanese Language Proficiency Test N5 - The Japan Shop
Japanese Grammar for JLPT N5-Master the Japanese Language Proficiency Test N5 [Paperback] $ 12.99
SAVE WITH DIGITAL! This item is included in a digital bundle at a discount. If you would like the eBook version (PDF, ePub, or Kindle MOBI) and the MP3s, please see our discounted bundles here - JLPT N5 BUNDLE Included at no extra charge are the sound files of each Example Sentence. The download link is found on the last page. Japanese Vocabulary for JLPT N5 covers the grammar needed to pass the Japanese Language Proficiency Test level N5. This is the easiest of the test levels and is suitable for beginners who have mastered hiragana. Whether you are planning to take the Japanese Language Proficiency Test N5 or just would like a solid start on learning the basics of Japanese grammar, this book will teach you the most useful particles, counters, and grammatical patterns in an easy-to-understand way. Download the MP3s and the accompanying PDF for a complete learning system (included for no extra charge).* Download the sound files for every Japanese example sentence within. Link found on the last page. <br>* Explanations in plain English with several examples per grammar point. <br>* Most example sentences are broken down with a literal word-by-word translation to aid comprehension. <br> BEGINNER LEVEL Download the sound files for every Japanese example sentence within. Link found on the last page. Explanations in plain English with several examples per grammar point. Most example sentences are broken down with a literal word-by-word translation to aid comprehension.  Each kanji has furigana (small hiragana over the kanji)
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Learn Japanese through Dialogues Volume 1: Beginning Conversations [Paperback + Digital Download] - The Japan Shop
Learn Japanese through Dialogues Volume 1: Beginning Conversations [Paperback] $ 12.99
SAVE WITH DIGITAL! Don't need a physical book? This is also available in this Money-Saving Digital Bundle. 115 Pages | Includes Digital Files | 5.5 x 8.5 inch Paperback Note: this is a physical paperback that will be shipped to you. You'll also receive the digital files by email immediately after ordering.   Finally, a fun and easy way to learn REAL conversational Japanese! (And get FREE MP3s of all the dialogues too!)   Learn Japanese vocabulary in context, improve your listening comprehension, and learn how to talk to others in Japanese.   This was written for beginners of Japanese, but if you haven't yet learned hiragana, please see our Beri- Beri- Shoshinsha here.   We are including, at no extra charge, MP3s for the seven dialogues found in this book. Create play-lists to study on the go or burn the sound files to a CD to listen at home. The download link will be emailed to you immediately after ordering. The MP3s are all recorded by native voice actors and actresses.   The dialogues found in this book are all about context and how Japanese is actually used with friends casually and when peppered with politeness among new acquaintances.    Please use the sound files (included in this download). We hope this book by itself will be helpful, but the sound files--in our opinion--give it most of its value.   Contents: 1    Dialogue One: Jane introduces Herself to a Coworker 2    Dialogue Two: Jane meets her New Boss 3    Dialogue Three: Jane introduces Herself 4    Dialogue Four: Jane meets her Neighbor 5    Dialogue Five: Jane has a Headache 6    Dialogue Six: Jane and Neighbor Tanaka 7    Dialogue Seven: Eating Out FREE MP3s   What are you waiting for? Ninja up your Japanese. Click “Add to Cart” now!   Please note: This is a physical paperback which will be shipped to you. You'll also receive a download link for the digital files immediately after ordering. Please check your spam folder if you don't see it.
The Manga Cookbook Vol. 3: CRUNCHYROLL SPECIAL EDITION Japanese Fusion Food with Character - The Japan Shop
The Manga Cookbook Vol. 3: CRUNCHYROLL SPECIAL EDITION Japanese Fusion Food with Character $ 19.95
Paperback. 192 pages. 8 x 5.75 inches. For the third volume in its award-winning "Manga Cookbook" series, the Manga University Culinary Institute has come up with an imaginative menu that merges traditional Japanese food with other regional cuisines. A cast of manga characters introduces each of the 29 recipes, all of which feature illustrated step-by-step instructions. There's a mobile-suit pilot who snacks on umami potato nuggets during a tense showdown in space. And a super-sized sumo wrestler who makes a mighty fine tofu burger. A digital pet that craves furikake-flavored kettle corn. And a Neo-Tokyo cyborg who finds inner peace baking pizza toast. Plus many more. And joining us for her cooking debut is Crunchyroll's own mascot, Crunchyroll-Hime, with a special dessert recipe! So step into the kitchen with Manga University and make yourself some Japanese fusion food with character!
Learn Japanese through Dialogues Volume 4: Directions - The Japan Shop
Learn Japanese through Dialogues Volume 4: Directions [Paperback] $ 12.99
SAVE WITH DIGITAL! Don't need a physical book? This is also available in this Money-Saving Digital Bundle. 108 Pages | Includes Digital Files | 5.5 x 8.5 inch Paperback Note: this is a physical paperback that will be shipped to you. You'll also receive the digital files by email immediately after ordering.   Finally, a fun and easy way to learn REAL conversational Japanese! (And get FREE MP3s of all the dialogues too!)   Learn Japanese vocabulary in context, improve your listening comprehension, and learn how to talk to others in Japanese.   This was written for beginners of Japanese, but if you haven't yet learned hiragana, please see our Beri- Beri- Shoshinsha here.   We are including, at no extra charge, MP3s for the seven dialogues found in this book. Create play-lists to study on the go or burn the sound files to a CD to listen at home. The download link will be emailed to you immediately after ordering. The MP3s are all recorded by native voice actors and actresses.   The dialogues found in this book are all about context and how Japanese is actually used with friends casually and when peppered with politeness among new acquaintances.    Please use the sound files (included in this download). We hope this book by itself will be helpful, but the sound files--in our opinion--give it most of its value. Contents:IntroductionDialogue 1: Where is the (train) station?Dialogue 2: How do I get to the library from here?Dialogue 3: Looking for Kasuga's HouseDialogue 4: Looking for the District OfficeDialogue 5: Looking for the American ConsulateDialogue 6: Looking for the American Consulate Part IIDialogue 7: Looking for a Convenience StoreFREE MP3s   What are you waiting for? Ninja up your Japanese. Click “Add to Cart” now!   Please note: This is a physical paperback which will be shipped to you. You'll also receive a download link for the digital files immediately after ordering. Please check your spam folder if you don't see it.
Learn Japanese through Dialogues Volume 2: Meeting and Greeting - The Japan Shop
Learn Japanese through Dialogues Volume 2: Meeting and Greeting [Paperback] $ 12.99
SAVE WITH DIGITAL! Don't need a physical book? This is also available in this Money-Saving Digital Bundle. 131 Pages | Includes Digital Files | 5.5 x 8.5 inch Paperback Note: this is a physical paperback that will be shipped to you. You'll also receive the digital files by email immediately after ordering. Finally, a fun and easy way to learn REAL conversational Japanese! (And get FREE MP3s of all the dialogues too!)   Learn Japanese vocabulary in context, improve your listening comprehension, and learn how to talk to others in Japanese.   This was written for beginners of Japanese, but if you haven't yet learned hiragana, please see our Beri- Beri- Shoshinsha here.   We are including, at no extra charge, MP3s for the seven dialogues found in this book. Create play-lists to study on the go or burn the sound files to a CD to listen at home. The download link will be emailed to you immediately after ordering. The MP3s are all recorded by native voice actors and actresses.   The dialogues found in this book are all about context and how Japanese is actually used with friends casually and when peppered with politeness among new acquaintances.    Please use the sound files (included in this download). We hope this book by itself will be helpful, but the sound files--in our opinion--give it most of its value.   Contents:  Dialogue One in Japanese: Meeting for the First Time Dialogue Two in Japanese: Meeting a Friend in the MorningDialogue Three in Japanese: Meeting One Summer AfternoonDialogue Four in Japanese: Some Enchanted Winter EveningDialogue Five in Japanese: How About Coffee?Dialogue Six in Japanese: What do You Think of Japan?Dialogue Seven in Japanese: What Do You Want to Do?DOWNLOAD LINK What are you waiting for? Ninja up your Japanese. Click “Add to Cart” now!   Please note: This is a physical paperback which will be shipped to you. You'll also receive a download link for the digital files immediately after ordering. Please check your spam folder if you don't see it.
The Manga Cookbook Vol. 2: More Popular and Delicious Japanese Dishes! - The Japan Shop
The Manga Cookbook Vol. 2: More Popular and Delicious Japanese Dishes! $ 16.99
NEW RELEASE! Paperback. 160 pages. 8 x 6 inches. The award-winning culinary crew at Tokyo's Manga University is back with another original illustrated step-by-step guide for making the same kinds of food you see in all your favorite manga and anime series. Included are such classic dishes as omurice and chirashizushi; vegetarian options like yasaidon and wafu salad; and signature drinks and treats from the Manga University campus kissaten. But leave room for dessert, as our ultimate Tower of Honey Toast is also on the menu! Join the Manga University Culinary Institute's top chefs and their cooking sidekicks in the kitchen and follow Tadashi Koda's charming illustrated step-by-step instructions to make your own yummy manga meals.
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The Manga Cookbook: Japanese Bento Boxes, Main Dishes and More! - The Japan Shop
The Manga Cookbook: Japanese Bento Boxes, Main Dishes and More! $ 16.99
Paperback. 160 pages. 8 x 6 inches. Reading manga sure can make a person hungry! Food appears frequently in Japanese comics, but what exactly is it that the characters are eating? Introducing The Manga Cookbook, an illustrated step-by-step guide to preparing simple Japanese dishes using ingredients found in every Western kitchen. Learn to identify and make the same things you see in all your favorite manga: authentic onigiri (rice balls), yakitori (skewered chicken), oshinko (pickled vegetables), udon (Japanese noodles), okonomiyaki (Japanese-style pizza) and many others! Includes sections on how to assemble bento boxed lunches and properly use chopsticks. Featuring recipes by chef and registered nutritionist Yoko Ishihara and original illustrations by Chihiro Hattori, The Manga Cookbook has been praised by Gourmet Magazine and The San Francisco Chronicle, while the American Library Association's Young Adult Service's division named the book to its Top 10 "Popular Paperbacks" list for 2011."When I first spotted the Manga Cookbook I just loved the concept. It was the perfect combination of my 2 new found hobbies, cooking and reading comics," writes Esther Keller in School Library Journal.Pick up a copy of The Manga Cookbook today, and soon you too can enjoy a meal fit for a manga character!
Samurai Confidential: The Fascinating Lives of Japan's Ancient Warriors - The Japan Shop
Samurai Confidential: The Fascinating Lives of Japan's Ancient Warriors $ 19.95
Acclaimed storyteller and manga artist Ryuto Kanzaki makes her English-language debut with  Samurai Confidential, a sweeping pictorial that showcases the private, often complex lives of Japan's most famous samurai warriors. More than just a lavish picture book, though,  Samurai Confidential  is rich with nuggets of information not normally found in mainstream history books. From the Tokugawa shogunate to the final days of Edo, from Kenshin to Ieyasu to Musashi, Samurai Confidential has all the bushi bases covered. A stunning 64-page hardcover with 16 color pages, this hand-drawn masterpiece is as beautiful as it is educational. A perfect gift for anyone that is interested in Japan, its art, or its history. About the AuthorRyuto Kanzaki has been writing short stories and drawing manga for more than 30 years. Among her best-known books are Yashaou; Bay City Blues; and Maka ga Mieru (which she wrote under the pen name Aoi Nana). Her family is descended from the legendary Taira no Masakado, one of Japan's first bushi.
Manga Moods 40 Faces + 80 Phrases - The Japan Shop
Manga Moods 40 Faces + 80 Phrases $ 9.99
Hardcover: 96 pages Do you have mood swings? Well, you're not alone! The kawaii (that's Japanese for "cute") characters in Saori Takarai's Manga Moods: 40 Faces + 80 Phrases know exactly how you feel. Whether they're giddy or grumpy, confident or confused — or something in between — these cuties always manage to put on their best faces. And while they're at it, they'll teach you how to speak a little Japanese, too. So find yourself a quiet, comfy place, kick back, and let Manga Moods lift your spirits! Manga Moods is the first in a series of hardcover gift books released by Manga University. Its delightful, full-color illustrations and compact design make it an ideal gift for anyone who is a fan of cute Japanese manga and anime characters! About the AuthorSaori Takarai is a rising star among the new generation of color manga artists in Japan. Her distinctive illustrations have been featured in several MU publications, including Manga Moods Too, Manga Sisters, and Manga Tarot.
Kanji de Manga Volume 3 - The Japan Shop
Kanji de Manga Volume 3 $ 9.99
Paperback. 144 pages. 7 x 5 inches. -----------------     Our award-winning series continues with another fun-filled volume packed with original manga illustrations to help readers instantly recognize and write the essential kanji characters in the Japanese language — enough to get by on a trip to Japan, decipher newspaper headlines and begin to understand manga in its purest, untranslated form. "A brilliant idea!" says Ronald A. Morse, retired professor of Japan Studies at UCLA and the University of Las Vegas, Nevada. "Japanese kanji — the written symbols adapted from Chinese — were originally drawings of images from real life. Japanese comic books and cartoons now provide fresh images to help us learn. Kanji de Manga uses today's manga images to make the kanji learning process fun and easy for otaku of all ages. This is a brilliant approach to learning the language." Each page features its own comic strip, kanji pronunciation guide, stroke order, and English explanations. Created by Glenn Kardy, editor of several volumes in the popular How to Draw Manga series, including Getting Started, the first book of its kind to be used at major universities in the United States (UCLA) and Japan (Waseda). Artwork by Chihiro Hattori, niece of legendary manga artist Eichi Fukui.
Kanji de Manga Volume 2 - The Japan Shop
Kanji de Manga Volume 2 $ 9.99
Paperback. 144 pages. 7 x 5 inches. -----------------     This is the second volume in the award-winning series from Manga University that uses original comic artwork to teach readers how to identify and write the most common Japanese kanji ideographs. Volume 2 introduces 80 basic kanji that all Japanese schoolchildren are required to learn before entering the third grade. "A brilliant idea!" says Ronald A. Morse, retired professor of Japan Studies at UCLA and the University of Las Vegas, Nevada. "Japanese kanji — the written symbols adapted from Chinese — were originally drawings of images from real life. Japanese comic books and cartoons now provide fresh images to help us learn. Kanji de Manga uses today's manga images to make the kanji learning process fun and easy for otaku of all ages. This is a brilliant approach to learning the language." Each page features its own comic strip, kanji pronunciation guide, stroke order, and English explanations. Created by Glenn Kardy, editor of several volumes in the popular How to Draw Manga series, including Getting Started, the first book of its kind to be used at major universities in the United States (UCLA) and Japan (Waseda). Artwork by Chihiro Hattori, niece of legendary manga artist Eichi Fukui.
Kanji de Manga Volume 1 - The Japan Shop
Kanji de Manga Volume 1 $ 9.99
Paperback. 144 pages. 7 x 5 inches. -----------------     This award-winning series from Manga University uses original comic artwork to teach readers how to identify and write the most common Japanese kanji ideographs. Volume 1 introduces 80 basic kanji that all Japanese schoolchildren are required to learn before entering the third grade. "A brilliant idea!" says Ronald A. Morse, retired professor of Japan Studies at UCLA and the University of Las Vegas, Nevada. "Japanese kanji — the written symbols adapted from Chinese — were originally drawings of images from real life. Japanese comic books and cartoons now provide fresh images to help us learn. Kanji de Manga uses today's manga images to make the kanji learning process fun and easy for otaku of all ages. This is a brilliant approach to learning the language." Each page features its own comic strip, kanji pronunciation guide, stroke order, and English explanations. Created by Glenn Kardy, editor of several volumes in the popular How to Draw Manga series, including Getting Started, the first book of its kind to be used at major universities in the United States (UCLA) and Japan (Waseda). Artwork by Chihiro Hattori, niece of legendary manga artist Eichi Fukui. Features a foreword by Tomonori Morikawa, Professor of International Studies at Waseda University, Tokyo.
Kana de Manga Special Edition: Shortcuts - The Japan Shop
Kana de Manga Special Edition: Shortcuts $ 9.99
Paperback. 112 pages. 7 x 5 inches. -----------------     How much Japanese do you know? Probably a whole lot more than you think, even if you've barely studied the language ... or haven't tried to at all! Japanese is rich in vocabulary borrowed from other languages, especially English. These loanwords offer you a little shortcut on the long road toward mastery of the language. And many of the words have been turned into simple abbreviations, contractions, and acronyms, which makes them even easier to memorize. For instance, we watch anime (animation), shop at the depato (department store), send text messages on our sumaho (smartphone), and listen to BGM (background music) while studying. This Kana de Manga special edition features nearly 200 abbreviations, contractions, and acronyms. Studying these shortcuts is a fun and easy way to jump-start your Japanese!
Japanese Vocabulary for JLPT N4: Master the JLPT N4 [Paperback + Digital Download] - The Japan Shop
Japanese Vocabulary for JLPT N4: Master the JLPT N4 [Paperback] $ 12.99
Included are over 1,200 MP3s of each Vocabulary and Example Sentence. There are also individual chapter list MP3s which combine the Japanese vocabulary word, the example sentence, and then the English translation. We put this MP3s together so you can listen while driving while walking the dog, or while going through the book. UPPER BEGINNER LEVEL Over 1,200 MP3s MP3s both with individual vocabulary words and example sentences Bonus Chapter MP3s listening in order Chapter MP3s include the vocabulary word, each example sentence, and then the English translation [Designed to be listened to with or without the eBook] Includes PDF, ePub, and MOBI Kindle eBook formats Each kanji has furigana (small hiragana over the kanji)   Taking the Japanese Language Proficiency Test is a great way to not only assess your Japanese skills but also to give yourself a concrete goal for your learning. I am a firm believer in setting goals. It is the quickest way to make progress.   Unfortunately, with goal-setting, there is usually the problem of maintaining motivation. By paying money and making plans to sit in a test (usually) in a different city; however, you are making a major investment of time and money. There are few pressures in life that can motivate better than time or money. That’s why we always recommend any serious student of Japanese to sign up and study for the JLPT.   Japanese Vocabulary for JLPT N4 covers all the vocabulary needed to pass the Japanese Language Proficiency Test level N4. This is the easiest of the test levels and is suitable for beginners who have mastered hiragana.   Add the 1,200+ MP3s to your MP3 player, iPhone, or computer and listen while studying the book. Compilation MP3 files of each chapter's list are also included. These have each word followed by the example sentence for sequential learning.
Kanji de Manga Special Edition: Yojijukugo - The Japan Shop
Kanji de Manga Special Edition: Yojijukugo $ 9.99
Paperback. 112 pages. 7 x 5 inches. -----------------     "Yojijukugo" are timeless Japanese idioms consisting of four kanji — written characters adapted from Chinese. The kanji themselves were originally drawings of images from real life. Japanese comic books and cartoons now provide fresh images to help us learn. "Kanji de Manga," recipient of the Saitama (Japan) Prefectural Government Business Innovation Special Award, uses today's manga images to make the kanji learning process fun and easy for "otaku" of all ages.   Written by Glenn Kardy, editor of several volumes in the popular How to Draw Manga series, including Getting Started, the first book of its kind to be used at major universities in the United States (UCLA) and Japan (Waseda). Artwork by Chihiro Hattori. Features a foreword by Ronald A. Morse, retired professor of Japan Studies at UCLA and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
Kana de Manga Special Edition: Japanese Sound FX! (Plus FREE Bonus) - The Japan Shop
Kana de Manga Special Edition: Japanese Sound FX! $ 9.99
Paperback. 112 pages. 7 x 5 inches. -----------------     Have you ever wondered what a cat's meow sounds like in Japanese? How about the grumble of an empty stomach, the vroom of an automobile or the crash of an ocean wave? Japanese Manga artists rely heavily upon onomatopoeia — sound-effects words — and this special entry in the best-selling Kana de manga and kanji de manga language-learning series from Manga University is jam-packed with nearly 200 illustrated examples of Japanese sound effects (and their English translations) in action! Written by Glenn Kardy, editor of several volumes in the popular How to Draw Manga series, including Getting Started, the first book of its kind to be used at major universities in the United States (UCLA) and Japan (Waseda). Artwork by Chihiro Hattori. Features a foreword by Ronald A. Morse, retired professor of Japan Studies at UCLA and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
Japanese Vocabulary for JLPT N5 -- Master the Japanese Language Proficiency Test N5 - The Japan Shop
Japanese Vocabulary for JLPT N5 -- Master the Japanese Language Proficiency Test N5 [Paperback] $ 12.99
SAVE WITH DIGITAL! This item is included in a digital bundle at a discount. If you would like the eBook version (PDF, ePub, or Kindle MOBI) and the MP3s, please see our discounted bundles here - JLPT N5 BUNDLE Included at no extra charge are 1,445 MP3s of each Vocabulary and Example Sentence. The download link is found on the last page. Japanese Vocabulary for JLPT N5 covers all the vocabulary needed to pass the Japanese Language Proficiency Test level N5. This is the easiest of the test levels and is suitable for beginners who have mastered hiragana.   BEGINNER LEVEL Over 1,400 MP3s MP3s both with individual vocabulary words and example sentences Bonus Chapter MP3s listening in order Chapter MP3s include the vocabulary word, each example sentence, and then the English translation [Designed to be listened to with or without the eBook] Includes PDF, ePub, and MOBI Kindle eBook formats Each kanji has furigana (small hiragana over the kanji) Add the 1,445 MP3s to your MP3 player, iPhone, or computer and listen while studying the book. Five large MP3 files are also included. These have each word followed by the example sentence for sequential learning.
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The Temporal $ 15.99
ETERNITY: Existence outside time... Who are the Temporal? After his wife leaves him for a former friend, Sam Williams moves to Japan to start his life over. But a quiet life for Sam was not to be. A devastating earthquake in central Japan sends eternity crashing into time, enabling Sam to hear echoes of the past and even the future. Through the echoes, Sam and a mysterious Japanese woman learn of a terrorist plot that could plunge the world into turmoil and position a murderer as the leader of the free world. They alone have the knowledge and ability to stop the plot. But even with eternity on their side, can they stop it in time? -- Book One in The Temporal Series. Book Two, A Temporal Trust, is now available for Kindle and paperback. This novel has 73,000 words and is about 361 printed pages.
Kanji De Manga Volume 4: The Comic Book That Teaches You How To Read And Write Japanese! (v. 4) - The Japan Shop
Kanji De Manga Volume 4: The Comic Book That Teaches You How To Read And Write Japanese! (v. 4) $ 9.99
Paperback. 144 pages. 7 x 5 inches. -----------------   Our award-winning series moves forward with an all-new selection of 80 kanji geared toward intermediate learners of the language. Upon completion of this and the previous three volumes, students will have learned a total of 320 kanji, enough to prepare them for the advanced levels of the official Japanese Language Proficiency Test. "A brilliant idea!" says Ronald A. Morse, retired professor of Japan Studies at UCLA and the University of Las Vegas, Nevada. "Japanese kanji — the written symbols adapted from Chinese — were originally drawings of images from real life. Japanese comic books and cartoons now provide fresh images to help us learn. Kanji de Manga uses today's manga images to make the kanji learning process fun and easy for otaku of all ages. This is a brilliant approach to learning the language." Each page features its own comic strip, kanji pronunciation guide, stroke order, and English explanations. Created by Glenn Kardy, editor of several volumes in the popular How to Draw Manga series, including Getting Started, the first book of its kind to be used at major universities in the United States (UCLA) and Japan (Waseda). Artwork by Chihiro Hattori, niece of legendary manga artist Eichi Fukui.
Sound Words in Japanese [Instant Digital Download] - The Japan Shop
Sound Words in Japanese [Paperback] $ 12.99
This is for the paperback version which will be mailed to you. It includes the digital files, but if you prefer digital only, check out our money-saving Vocabulary Booster Bundle here. Sound Words in Japanese  99 Essential Sound and Action Words in Japanese Struggling to sound natural in Japanese? Looking for a Japanese "text"book that's as fun as it is educational? Learn how to use ninety-nine essential Japanese onomatopoeic sound words. Japanese uses these fun sound words more often than we do in English. This book covers ninety-nine of the most useful sound words. In addition, each word also has an example sentence to show context. Each of the ninety-nine entries begins with the target word itself and several English definitions. A single example sentence showing usage follows. At the bottom of the page are some notes either about the word itself or the example sentence. Each word has its own MP3. The sound file is named for the word itself. The MP3 has the word and example sentence in Japanese.     * Furigana (small hiragana over each kanji)      * Completely new recordings of all Japanese     * Corrected mistakes and expanded with new words     * Added comments for every single sound word
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Learn Japanese through Dialogues Volume 3: at the Restaurant - The Japan Shop
Learn Japanese through Dialogues Volume 3: At the Restaurant [Paperback] $ 12.99
SAVE WITH DIGITAL! Don't need a physical book? This is also available in this Money-Saving Digital Bundle.   134 Pages | Includes Digital Files | 5.5 x 8.5 inch Paperback Note: this is a physical paperback that will be shipped to you. You'll also receive the digital files by email immediately after ordering. Finally, a fun and easy way to learn REAL conversational Japanese! (And get FREE MP3s of all the dialogues too!)   Learn Japanese vocabulary in context, improve your listening comprehension, and learn how to talk to others in Japanese.   This was written for beginners of Japanese, but if you haven't yet learned hiragana, please see our Beri- Beri- Shoshinsha here.   We are including, at no extra charge, MP3s for the seven dialogues found in this book. Create play-lists to study on the go or burn the sound files to a CD to listen at home. The download link will be emailed to you immediately after ordering. The MP3s are all recorded by native voice actors and actresses.   The dialogues found in this book are all about context and how Japanese is actually used with friends casually and when peppered with politeness among new acquaintances.    Please use the sound files (included in this download). We hope this book by itself will be helpful, but the sound files--in our opinion--give it most of its value. Contents:Dialogue 1: Making ReservationsDialogue 2: Getting a Table for a FriendDialogue 3: Meeting Sally LateDialogue 4: OrderingDialogue 5: Waiting for FoodDialogue 6: UdonDialogue 7: New Year and SobaDialogue 8: At a Donut Shop   What are you waiting for? Ninja up your Japanese. Click “Add to Cart” now!   Please note: This is a physical paperback which will be shipped to you. You'll also receive a download link for the digital files immediately after ordering. Please check your spam folder if you don't see it.
Kana de Manga - The Japan Shop
Kana de Manga $ 9.99
Paperback. 144 pages. 7 x 5 inches. -------------------   Great for beginners! American pop culture is turning Japanese. Every day, millions of kids spend hours watching translated anime on Cartoon Network and reading telephone book-sized comics called manga. From Spirited Away to Shonen Jump, if the label says "Made in Japan," it's cool. But what if you want to enjoy anime and manga in its original language? Written Japanese consists of three scripts: the phonetic hiragana and katakana syllabaries, each comprised of 46 characters (collectively known as kana); and kanji, a complex set of characters based on Chinese ideographs. Hiragana and katakana are the true "ABCs of Japanese," as they can be used to write complete sentences. Children in Japan learn to read and write hiragana and katakana long before they are introduced to kanji. Most manga targeted toward the youngest readers in Japan are also written completely in kana. Kana de Manga makes learning hiragana and katakana easy and fun for students who already enjoy Japanese comics. Each page has a humorous manga illustration representing a word that begins with the hiragana or katakana character featured prominently at the top. A brief explanation accompanies each drawing; the English equivalent of the word is given, and there is a work area where students can practice writing the characters. Written by Glenn Kardy, editor of several volumes in the popular How to Draw Manga series, including Getting Started, the first book of its kind to be used at major universities in the United States (UCLA) and Japan (Waseda). Artwork by Chihiro Hattori. Features a foreword by Ronald A. Morse, retired professor of Japan Studies at UCLA and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.