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Mangajin 06 - The Japan Shop
Mangajin 06 $28.00
PLEASE NOTE: Mangajin ceased publication in 1998. These back issues may be new or used, but they will not be pristine. A few are still in sealed bags (for mailing), but even those are unlikely to be pristine due to shelf-wear and the amount of time passed. Please consider these as learning tools to be used rather than for collecting. That being said, if condition is important to you, please contact us with specific issues and we'll send you photos of the actual items.   Mangajin was a wonderful magazine for learners of Japanese. Each issue somehow had something for every level, but we recommend them most for upper beginners.  Those interested in translation will love how Mangajin breaks down the manga it presents, explaining grammar, vocabulary, and cultural references with ease. The cover image above and the table of contents below are for this particular issue. The extra sample pages inside may or may not be from this exact issue.   
Mangajin 59 - The Japan Shop
Mangajin 59 $14.00
PLEASE NOTE: Mangajin ceased publication in 1998. These back issues may be new or used, but they will not be pristine. A few are still in sealed bags (for mailing), but even those are unlikely to be pristine due to shelf-wear and the amount of time passed. Please consider these as learning tools to be used rather than for collecting. That being said, if condition is important to you, please contact us with specific issues and we'll send you photos of the actual items.   Mangajin was a wonderful magazine for learners of Japanese. Each issue somehow had something for every level, but we recommend them most for upper beginners.  Those interested in translation will love how Mangajin breaks down the manga it presents, explaining grammar, vocabulary, and cultural references with ease. The cover image above is for this particular issue. The sample pages inside may or may not be from this exact issue.  
Mangajin 47 - The Japan Shop
Mangajin 47 $19.00
PLEASE NOTE: Mangajin ceased publication in 1998. These back issues may be new or used, but they will not be pristine. A few are still in sealed bags (for mailing), but even those are unlikely to be pristine due to shelf-wear and the amount of time passed. Please consider these as learning tools to be used rather than for collecting. That being said, if condition is important to you, please contact us with specific issues and we'll send you photos of the actual items.   Mangajin was a wonderful magazine for learners of Japanese. Each issue somehow had something for every level, but we recommend them most for upper beginners.  Those interested in translation will love how Mangajin breaks down the manga it presents, explaining grammar, vocabulary, and cultural references with ease. The cover image above is for this particular issue. The sample pages inside may or may not be from this exact issue.   Special Feature:New Religions· Review Of Nisus Writer 4.0· Learning Japanese The Fun Way FEATURES 特集 tokushu 14 New Religions in Japan: Seeking the Way Charismatic leaders, tightkit communities, and the promise of health, wealth, and happiness, are attracting millions of Japanese into the new religions. Ann Saphir investigates their appeal, and comes close to joining one herself. 22 Book Review: Summer Study Fun Ginny Skord Waters reviews two recent products that claim to take the starch out of study: Do-It-Yourself Japanese Through Comics and Sing Japanese. 28 Taiyaku: 50 Years Later, the War Ends for Yokoyama Ryuichi The US government finally pays the 85-year-old creator of Fuku-chan for using his comic strip during World War II without his permission.   DEPARTMENTS 連載/コラム rensai / koramu 4 Letters & Bloopers 8 Brand News (Innovative uses of the Japanese Language) If office supplies could talk, what would they say? 9 Political Cartoon Iridescent words raise hackles at home and abroad. 23 On the Bookshelf Recently released books about Japan. 24 Computer Corner Nisus Writer 4.0 Multilingual Word Processer does everything but the dishes. 38 Basic Japanese: Commands, Part 2 When used right, abrupt commands get immediate results. 92 Translator's Note Translator Editor Wayne Lammers delves further into the mysteries of the particle ni. 93 Vocabulary Summary 94 Classifieds   MANGA 漫画 manga 34 Garfield, by Jim Davis 36 Calvin and Hobbes, by Bill Watterson 44 OL Shinkaron · OL進化論, by Akizuki Risu 46 Kono Hito ni Kakero · この女に賭けろ, by Shu Ryoka & Yumeno Kazuko 55 Living Game · りびんぐげーむ, by Hoshisato Mochiru 74 Ningen Kosaten · 人間交差点, by Yajima Masao & Hirokane Kenshi  
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Mangajin 10 - The Japan Shop
Mangajin 10 $28.00
PLEASE NOTE: Mangajin ceased publication in 1998. These back issues may be new or used, but they will not be pristine. A few are still in sealed bags (for mailing), but even those are unlikely to be pristine due to shelf-wear and the amount of time passed. Please consider these as learning tools to be used rather than for collecting. That being said, if condition is important to you, please contact us with specific issues and we'll send you photos of the actual items.   Mangajin was a wonderful magazine for learners of Japanese. Each issue somehow had something for every level, but we recommend them most for upper beginners.  Those interested in translation will love how Mangajin breaks down the manga it presents, explaining grammar, vocabulary, and cultural references with ease. The cover image above and the table of contents below are for this particular issue. The extra sample pages inside may or may not be from this exact issue.   
Mangajin 53 - The Japan Shop
Mangajin 53 $14.00
PLEASE NOTE: Mangajin ceased publication in 1998. These back issues may be new or used, but they will not be pristine. A few are still in sealed bags (for mailing), but even those are unlikely to be pristine due to shelf-wear and the amount of time passed. Please consider these as learning tools to be used rather than for collecting. That being said, if condition is important to you, please contact us with specific issues and we'll send you photos of the actual items.   Mangajin was a wonderful magazine for learners of Japanese. Each issue somehow had something for every level, but we recommend them most for upper beginners.  Those interested in translation will love how Mangajin breaks down the manga it presents, explaining grammar, vocabulary, and cultural references with ease. The cover image above is for this particular issue. The sample pages inside may or may not be from this exact issue.  
Mangajin 48 - The Japan Shop
Mangajin 48 $19.00
PLEASE NOTE: Mangajin ceased publication in 1998. These back issues may be new or used, but they will not be pristine. A few are still in sealed bags (for mailing), but even those are unlikely to be pristine due to shelf-wear and the amount of time passed. Please consider these as learning tools to be used rather than for collecting. That being said, if condition is important to you, please contact us with specific issues and we'll send you photos of the actual items.   Mangajin was a wonderful magazine for learners of Japanese. Each issue somehow had something for every level, but we recommend them most for upper beginners.  Those interested in translation will love how Mangajin breaks down the manga it presents, explaining grammar, vocabulary, and cultural references with ease. The cover image above is for this particular issue. The sample pages inside may or may not be from this exact issue.   Japan's most powerful family· Sony Data Discman (Japan's most powerful PDA)· The Karaoke Phenomenon FEATURES 18 Cover Story: Karaoke in the 21st Century What started out twenty years ago as a clunky machine holding 400 eight-track tapes has become a multi-billion dollar industry. The future of karaoke is now.   MANGA 27 Living Game · りびんぐげーむ, by Hoshisato Mochiru An old man struggles to keep his house in downtown Tokyo despite intense pressure to sell. 44 American Comics · アメリカの漫画 Garfield (by Jim Davis) and Calvin and Hobbes (by Bill Watterson) in Japanese. 48 Kono Hito ni Kakero · この女に賭けろ, by Shu Ryoka & Yumeno Kazuko Ms. Harashima Hiromi takes on the banking world with an airy confidence that shocks her colleagues. 74 Run! Run! Alcindo!! · Run! Run!アルシンド, by Ohira Kazuo Some foreign players on J-League soccer teams are finding fame off the field. 78 Ningen Kousaten · 人間交差点, by Yajima Masao & Hirokane Kenshi A man tries to understand why people were drawn to his mother, the late founder of a religious sect.   DEPARTMENTS 16 Brand News (Innovative uses of the Japanese Language) Tempting treats to tantalize the tongue; laundry faster than a speeding train. 17 Political Cartoon Japan's coalition government pulls together and takes on France. 62 Book Review: The Brothers: The hidden world of Japan's Richest Family An epic tale of money, greed, and power -- and it's all true. Lesley Downer documents the incredible story of the Tsutsumi family, owners of the vast Seibu empire. 63 On the Bookshelf Recently released books about Japan. 64 Computer Corner The Sony Data Discman -- a virtual reference library that weighs little more than a pound.   LANGUAGE LEARNING 94 Basic Japanese: Forms of desire You can't always get what you want -- without using the proper forms, anyway.. 100 Translator's Note Translator Editor Wayne Lammers warns against pronoun dependency. 101 Vocabulary Summary   MISCELLANEOUS 7 Publisher's Note 14 Letters 15 Bloopers 102 Classifieds    
Mangajin 46 - The Japan Shop
Mangajin 46 $19.00
PLEASE NOTE: Mangajin ceased publication in 1998. These back issues may be new or used, but they will not be pristine. A few are still in sealed bags (for mailing), but even those are unlikely to be pristine due to shelf-wear and the amount of time passed. Please consider these as learning tools to be used rather than for collecting. That being said, if condition is important to you, please contact us with specific issues and we'll send you photos of the actual items.   Mangajin was a wonderful magazine for learners of Japanese. Each issue somehow had something for every level, but we recommend them most for upper beginners.  Those interested in translation will love how Mangajin breaks down the manga it presents, explaining grammar, vocabulary, and cultural references with ease. The cover image above and the table of contents below are for this particular issue. The extra sample pages inside may or may not be from this exact issue.   
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Mangajin 18 - The Japan Shop
Mangajin 18 $28.00
PLEASE NOTE: Mangajin ceased publication in 1998. These back issues may be new or used, but they will not be pristine. A few are still in sealed bags (for mailing), but even those are unlikely to be pristine due to shelf-wear and the amount of time passed. Please consider these as learning tools to be used rather than for collecting. That being said, if condition is important to you, please contact us with specific issues and we'll send you photos of the actual items.   Mangajin was a wonderful magazine for learners of Japanese. Each issue somehow had something for every level, but we recommend them most for upper beginners.  Those interested in translation will love how Mangajin breaks down the manga it presents, explaining grammar, vocabulary, and cultural references with ease. The cover image above is for this particular issue. The sample pages inside may or may not be from this exact issue. See below for a table of contents (retrieved from http://www.nyx.net/~cbrown/mangajin/mangajin_toc.html) The Corporate WarriorA Dying Breed? FEATURES 特集 tokushu 6 Kigyo Senshi, The Corporate Warrior Is the Japanese "salaryman" a selfless corporate soldier, prepared to make even the ultimate sacrifice for his company? There seems to be dissension in the ranks.   DEPARTMENTS 連載/コラム rensai / koramu 4 Letters Seward's compaint; raves for The Tunnels; ablooper story, & more. 5 Brand News What do you call a new kind of washing machine that cleans with air bubbles? 14 Books Rising Sun, by Michael Crichton; Shoshaman, by Arai Shinya; books on business 21 Computer Corner Info on CompuServe's Japan and Japanese-related forums 22 Basic Japanese: Informal Politeness The word "politeness" is a convenient simplification, but there are actually several dimensions involved. 76 Classifieds 78 Mangajin · Mono New this issue: Obatarian 5-volume set; O-jama Shimasu 3-volume set 80 Vocabulary Summary   MANGA 漫画 manga 10 Sarariiman Senka · サラリーマン専科, by Shoji Sadao 18 Calvin and Hobbes, by Bill Watterson 26 Obatarian · オバタリアン, by Hotta Katsuhiko 27 O-jama Shimasu · オジャマします, by Imazeki Shin 29 Eigyo Tenteko Nisshi · 営業てんてこ日誌, by Gyu & Kondo 45 The Phoenix · 火の鳥, by Tezuka Osamu 63 Oishinbo · 美味しんぼ, by Kariya & Hanasaki
Mangajin 39 - The Japan Shop
Mangajin 39 $21.00
PLEASE NOTE: Mangajin ceased publication in 1998. These back issues may be new or used, but they will not be pristine. A few are still in sealed bags (for mailing), but even those are unlikely to be pristine due to shelf-wear and the amount of time passed. Please consider these as learning tools to be used rather than for collecting. That being said, if condition is important to you, please contact us with specific issues and we'll send you photos of the actual items.   Mangajin was a wonderful magazine for learners of Japanese. Each issue somehow had something for every level, but we recommend them most for upper beginners.  Those interested in translation will love how Mangajin breaks down the manga it presents, explaining grammar, vocabulary, and cultural references with ease. The cover image above is for this particular issue. The sample pages inside may or may not be from this exact issue.  
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Mangajin 14 - The Japan Shop
Mangajin 14 $28.00
PLEASE NOTE: Mangajin ceased publication in 1998. These back issues may be new or used, but they will not be pristine. A few are still in sealed bags (for mailing), but even those are unlikely to be pristine due to shelf-wear and the amount of time passed. Please consider these as learning tools to be used rather than for collecting. That being said, if condition is important to you, please contact us with specific issues and we'll send you photos of the actual items.   Mangajin was a wonderful magazine for learners of Japanese. Each issue somehow had something for every level, but we recommend them most for upper beginners.  Those interested in translation will love how Mangajin breaks down the manga it presents, explaining grammar, vocabulary, and cultural references with ease. The cover image above is for this particular issue. The sample pages inside may or may not be from this exact issue.  
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Mangajin 11 - The Japan Shop
Mangajin 11 $21.00
PLEASE NOTE: Mangajin ceased publication in 1998. These back issues may be new or used, but they will not be pristine. A few are still in sealed bags (for mailing), but even those are unlikely to be pristine due to shelf-wear and the amount of time passed. Please consider these as learning tools to be used rather than for collecting. That being said, if condition is important to you, please contact us with specific issues and we'll send you photos of the actual items.   Mangajin was a wonderful magazine for learners of Japanese. Each issue somehow had something for every level, but we recommend them most for upper beginners.  Those interested in translation will love how Mangajin breaks down the manga it presents, explaining grammar, vocabulary, and cultural references with ease. The cover image above and the table of contents below are for this particular issue. The extra sample pages inside may or may not be from this exact issue.