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  • Hiragana Times Apr 2017 NO. 365
    Hiragana Times is a highly recommended monthly publication that combines useful current events with learning the Japanese language. A monthly magazine that features articles both in English and in Japanese, complete with furigana pronunciation, to help learners who haven't mastered kanji yet. Filled with tons of cultural articles that make you think relating to current events, interviews with famous Japanese celebrities, Japanese pop culture, travel, and even articles written by readers themselves who wish to share their own personal experience within the Japanese culture. All articles in English and Japanese, with furigana (hiragana above the kanji) for easier reading. In this issue: Issue #366 features articles explaining how to find out when cherry blossoms will bloom in Japan, information on accommodations for long term visitors to Japan, current trends of game centers, introducing the Shikoku area to travel to, and plenty of study material that you wouldn't normally get elsewhere.
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  • Hiragana Times May 2017 NO. 367
    Hiragana Times is a highly recommended monthly publication that combines useful current events with learning the Japanese language. A monthly magazine that features articles both in English and in Japanese, complete with furigana pronunciation, to help learners who haven't mastered kanji yet. Filled with tons of cultural articles that make you think relating to current events, interviews with famous Japanese celebrities, Japanese pop culture, travel, and even articles written by readers themselves who wish to share their own personal experience within the Japanese culture. All articles in English and Japanese, with furigana (hiragana above the kanji) for easier reading. In this issue: Issue #367 features articles about Japanese Hot Springs, Japanese people who aren't satisfied with their apperances as well as places welcoming anime fans to sacred spots and plenty more fun articles to read and immerse yourself in!
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  • Thomas HIRAGANA Practice Notebook
    Improve your hiragana writing style with the help of Thomas the Tank Engine. The notebook comes with the complete hiragana table that shows the stroke direction and order of each letter plus a sticker sheet of your progress (stick them after you completed certain number of pages). Each page have illustrations of things that start with the letter you are learning to write, you can even color them! A fun and useful way to learn how to write hiragana. cat1a
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  • Pokemon HIRAGANA Training Book
    Here's a cool and fun way of keeping you motivated to practice writing Japanese. Let Pikachu and other Pokemon help you learn hiragana with this fun workbook. The book shows you the stroke order of the characters and gives you a practice section on the bottom filled with cute illustrations of Pokemon to keep you motivated. A great study guide supplement to all studying the Japanese language.
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  • Moekana 2nd Edition   Learn Hiragana with Mirai-chan
    The Goodsmile Company teams up with Danny Choo and Culture Japan to bring you this series of moe moe flash cards to help you memorize your hiragana alphabet. Each of the cards features a hiragana character, a simple vocab word to help you remember it, and a kawaii illustration starring one or more of Culture Japan's adorable mascot characters - Mirai Suenaga, Haruka Suenaga, and Kanata Hoshikawa. What a great way to study Japanese! cat1a
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  • Beginner KANJI Practice ROKUDOHOU Notebook   Hiragana, Katakana, Kanji 240 characters
    Improve your writing style and learn the fundamentals of Japanese with these Kanji practice notebooks. Each page shows not only the correct stroke count and technique, but also the proper way to balance your lines to make your Kanji look professional and beautiful. This beginner's book includes Hiragana, Katakana, and the 240 most basic Kanji everyone needs to know. A must have for those who are learning Japanese. Best of all, in addition to a great kanji studying workbook, you get a useful kanji poster you can pull out and hang on your wall for extra motivation.
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  • Zebra Red "Check Set"   Best for Memory Retention
    There's a reason why the Japanese consistently students are able to score among the world's best students: they have excellent study techniques, and are good at rote memorization. Here's a super item for all students who want to give themselves an advantage: a "Check Set" that helps you memorize any information, be it English, Japanese kanji, history or what have you. To use the study kit, take the included green pen and highlight the important words in your study material, either in your textbook or written in your notebook. After you highlight the information you need to memorize with the included highlighter pen, place the included "check sheet" over your material, which causes the highlighted section to become invisible, allowing you to test your knowledge Move the plastic sheet to check the correct answers as you quiz yourself. The highlighted pen is completely erasable with the included eraser pen -- when you've learned the material, you can remove the highlighted marks completely, like magic. Both the highlight pen and the "eraser" pen have two tips, one for writing fat lines and the other for writing thin ones. This study system is really outstanding and we've sold thousands of these -- you can learn anything effectively using this amazing tool from Japan! Especially recommended for studying for the JLPT (Japanese Language Proficiency Test), though there's really no limit to what you can teach yourself.
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  • Genki Plus: Kanji Look and Learn  Workbook
    A very handy workbook for the new Genki Plus kanji study system. Each section is divided into 16 kanji to learn, split into subsections of 8 kanji each. With a total of 32 different lessons to work through, this is an excellent guide that will help you get your foot in the door of mastering one of the most difficult written languages in the world. 178 pages. From The Japan Times.
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  • Genki Plus: Kanji Look and Learn TEXTBOOK
    A great new book from the creators of the Genki textbook series! This book will introduce you to the first 512 kanji you will need to know to start your way onto Japanese fluency, in an easy to understand illustration and mnemonic learning style. Each section is divided into 16 kanji to learn, split into subsections of 8 kanji each. With a total of 32 different lessons to work through, this is an excellent guide that will help you get your foot in the door of mastering one of the most difficult written languages in the world. 244 pages. From The Japan Times.
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  • Japanese Smash (T-Shirt)
    Here's a great shirt with random Japanese sound effects, totally random and an awesome thing to wear on your chest. We're always fascinated with the written Japanese language which we encounter in manga, and it's great learning how hiragana, katakana and kanji (the Japanese alphabet). This product ships out of our San Diego location for your convenience.
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  • The First Japanese Textbook for Foreigners in English
    J-List sells a lot of Japanese textbooks and study materials, and now here's a new one: The First Japanese Textbook for Foreigners in English. The book is specifically geared towards self-study, with lessons in English which explain the Japanese grammar in English, which is good for keeping up with the lessons. The book includes romaji, that is, Romanized Japanese text as well as the original hiragana, katakana and kanji, to help you read. Includes an audio CD, too, right inside the book.
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  • School Resort vol. 1
    This is an adorable new manga by KR Comics and illustrator Ragho that tells us the story of four girls who decided to sleep in the school, treating it as a "School Resort." It's a 4-koma comic featuring four girls, and the interactions between them are super cute. The reading level is slightly harder, because there are no hiragana beside the kanji, on the other hand the kanji themselves are only grade 3 or four and below. Enjoy this fun new book!
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  • "Twintails" Tribute (T-Shirt)
    We love twintails, the cute hairstyle seen in every anime character from Sailor Moon and Azusa Nakako to Vocaloid Hatsune Miku and beyond. If you love the cute twintail hair style too, then we've got a great new J-List T-shirt for you, which is a tribute to all characters with this cute moe hair style! The katakana message on the T-shirt says, "Twintail, dayo!" and a parody of the "Mikudayo" slogan.
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  • Rewrite Comic Anthology Flower Stories
    This is a great anthology comic for fans of Rewrite, the smash hit game from Key, and now a popular anime series too. This anthology comic is 13 chapters based on the characters, with sweet and charming stories involving all of them. These are all creative side stories, not necessarily central to the main story, and they are pleasant to read. The kanji have hiragana next to them, making them much easier to read, so this is good for students wanting to learn Japanese. 140 pages.
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  • Fate Grand Order Comic Anthology 4
    If you love Fate/Grand Order, here's a fun anthology comic for you, filled with lighthearted comics from 16 different artists, who create everything from action stories to four panel numerous gag comics, and more. The comic has 150 pages, and the kanji have hiragana (actually called furigana in this case) by them for easy reading.
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  • Eromanga Sensei vol. 3
    Eromanga Sensei is a popular light novel, and now the manga, by Oreimo creator Tsukasa Fushimi and illustrated by Hiro Kanzaki the. It's the story of a high school student named Masamuna Izumi who loves writing white novels, but since he can't draw he has his anonymous partner Eromanga Sensei (Professor Adult Manga) to the illustrations for him. Imagine his surprise when he finds that his secret illustrator is really his younger sister Sagiri, a hikikomori who never leaves her room. What awesome adventures are in store for both of them? This manga is in Japanese, but there are hiragana / furigana next to the kanji, making them easier to read, and great for students! This is volume 3.
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  • Eromanga Sensei vol. 1
    Eromanga Sensei is a popular light novel, and now the manga, by Oreimo creator Tsukasa Fushimi and illustrated by Hiro Kanzaki the. It's the story of a high school student named Masamuna Izumi who loves writing white novels, but since he can't draw he has his anonymous partner Eromanga Sensei (Professor Adult Manga) to the illustrations for him. Imagine his surprise when he finds that his secret illustrator is really his younger sister Sagiri, a hikikomori who never leaves her room. What awesome adventures are in store for both of them? This manga is in Japanese, but there are hiragana / furigana next to the kanji, making them easier to read, and great for students! This is volume 1.
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  • Eromanga Sensei vol. 2
    Eromanga Sensei is a popular light novel, and now the manga, by Oreimo creator Tsukasa Fushimi and illustrated by Hiro Kanzaki the. It's the story of a high school student named Masamuna Izumi who loves writing white novels, but since he can't draw he has his anonymous partner Eromanga Sensei (Professor Adult Manga) to the illustrations for him. Imagine his surprise when he finds that his secret illustrator is really his younger sister Sagiri, a hikikomori who never leaves her room. What awesome adventures are in store for both of them? This manga is in Japanese, but there are hiragana / furigana next to the kanji, making them easier to read, and great for students! This is volume 2.
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  • "YU" NOREN
    Start your own bathhouse with an official Japanese onsen noren. Add a touch of Japan to your room with this stylish door curtain that you can hang across any doorway or window to add privacy. This kind of curtain is a common feature in Japanese bath houses and hot spring resorts, to indicate where the bath room is. Made from 100% cotton, it has a large print of the hiragana letter "Yu" which means "hot bath" plus a cute illustration of a Maneki Neko or Lucky Cat at the bottom left side. Made in Japan. Note: This noren does not come with the supporting rod to hold it up, but can be easily purchased from a home center, or it can be set into place using tacks, tape or staples as an alternative method.
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  • GanGan JOKER Oct 2016
    This is GanGan JOKER, a gorgeous monthly manga that's filled with only the best stories for manga fans. Being a monthy manga, the quality is excellent, with beautiful printing quality and higher quality paper than most manga magazine. The kanji have hiragana (furigana) beside them, making the manga magazine great for learning Japanese. There are 10 different manga chapters in this issue, including Yumotan, Is It Okay to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?, Hokago no Himesama and Pandora Hearts. This issue comes with a free poster for fans too, from Akame ga Kiru.
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  • Kana Practice Flashcards   White Rabbit
    Mastering the basics of the Japanese writing system is essential to success in learning the language. The two basic writing forms of Japanese are Hiragana and Katakana which are phonetic symbols and often referred to as kana as a group. Learning kana is not only important to be able to read and write the Japanese language, but it is also important in order to proceed to advance levels of study. White Rabbit Press' top-selling Japanese Kana Flashcards have helped thousands of Japanese language learners, in as many as 23 countries, master Japanese kanji, and now come to you in a basic Kana flash card set, specifically designed for the very beginner in mind. For just a few cents per card, the meticulously designed and researched cards save you countless hours by bringing together all the information you need to master Japanese kana in a convenient flashcard format to make study and drills as efficient as possible. Master hiragana and katakana with visual mnemonics, learn 450 basic Japanese vocabulary words, learn to write kana with stroke by stroke diagrams and more. Quality Construction Cards are poker-size, 3.5" x 2.5" (8.89 cm x 6.35 cm), printed on UV coated card stock with rounded-corners for increased durability. Box: Dimensions (in inches) 8.25 x 6 x 2.75 Weight: About 3 pounds.
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  • Genki I (Second Edition) Textbook   An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese 1 Textbook
    One of the questions we get asked at J-List a lot is, "I want to start learning Japanese, what book do you recommend?" Most textbooks are entirely dry, uninteresting, and cannot follow a student's pace, leaving students frustrated. However, a new series by The Japan Times has recently taken Japanese language for foreigners by storm, and comes highly recommended by anyone who has taken it -- Genki, An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese. The entire course has 23 lessons, guiding the student from the beginning until the student has mastered elementary grammar and can read not only hiragana and katakana but over 300 of the most commonly used kanji as well.Each lesson has: 1) a dialogue introducing vocabulary and grammar in a situation the student may find familiar; 2) a list of the vocabulary with hiragana, katakana, kanji and English meaning; 3) grammar with full explanations in English; 4) interesting usage notes; 5) several pages of practice questions designed to be fun and interesting incorporating dialogue skills, writing skills, and thinking skills; 6) additional vocabulary. Each lesson also has a complementary lesson in hiragana/katakana/kanji, with reading and writing exercises. The separate workbook has more writing exercises and kanji writing practice. This is simply the recommended textbook for anyone beginning Japanese up to 3rd level in the JLPT.THIS BOOK: This book is textbook I (Second Edition), starting from no knowledge to knowing hiragana, katakana and the first 145 kanji. Romanization of Japanese is used in the first two lessons to help students unfamiliar with hiragana and katakana, but soon tries to ween the student off romanization. Has Lessons 1 - 12 and follows the structure as written above. Indexes are in the back as well as tables for numbers, counters, hiragana/katakana chart, map of Japan and verb conjugations. 7" x 10" (18 x 25.5 cm) 382 pages, perfect bound. A CD teaching guide in MP3 format (not available in the previous edition) is included and also features updated expressions used in Japan's modern society, easier to follow grammar explanations and new columns on Japanese culture and life .The Genki Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese Series:Genki I (Lessons #1‾12): Textbook - Companion Workbook - Genki II (Lessons #13‾23): Textbook - Companion Workbook - Click here to see all the items we carry from the Genki Integrated Japanese series. A great bilingual textbook for studying the JLPT (Japanese Language Proficiency Test).
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  • Genki I (Second Edition) Workbook   An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese 1 Workbook
    One of the questions we get asked at J-List a lot is, "I want to start learning Japanese, what book do you recommend?" Most textbooks are entirely dry, uninteresting, and cannot follow a student's pace, leaving students frustrated. However, a new series by The Japan Times has recently taken Japanese language for foreigners by storm, and comes highly recommended by anyone who has taken it -- Genki, An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese. The entire course has 23 lessons, guiding the student from the beginning until the student has mastered elementary grammar and can read not only hiragana and katakana but over 300 of the most commonly used kanji as well.Each lesson has: 1) a dialogue introducing vocabulary and grammar in a situation the student may find familiar; 2) a list of the vocabulary with hiragana, katakana, kanji and English meaning; 3) grammar with full explanations in English; 4) interesting usage notes; 5) several pages of practice questions designed to be fun and interesting incorporating dialogue skills, writing skills, and thinking skills; 6) additional vocabulary. Each lesson also has a complementary lesson in hiragana/katakana/kanji, with reading and writing exercises. The separate workbook has more writing exercises and kanji writing practice. This is simply the recommended textbook for anyone beginning Japanese up to 3rd level in the JLPT.THIS BOOK: This is the workbook complementing textbook I. Each lesson follows what has been learned in the corresponding lesson in the textbook, with written exercises to test comprehension of grammar and vocabulary (approximately 6-8 pages of material per lesson). A separate kanji section is included, with space to practice writing kanji (or make copies so you can practice more), and questions to test kanji knowledge with meanings and readings of the kanji. A perfect complement to the textbook and an excellent way to practice and test what has been learned. 7" x 10" (18 x 25.5 cm) 136 pages, card cover perfect bound. A supplemental CD-Rom w/ MP3 lessons (not available from previous edition) is also included to help you on your way to Japanese language proficiency. The Genki Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese Series:Genki I (Lessons #1‾12): Textbook - Companion Workbook - Genki II (Lessons #13‾23): Textbook - Companion Workbook - Click here to see all the items we carry from the Genki Integrated Japanese series. A great bilingual textbook for studying the JLPT (Japanese Language Proficiency Test).
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  • Kanji Practice Flashcards vol.1 version 2 - Level 4 & 3   White Rabbit
    A great new tool for anyone aspiring to study Japanese, this is a totally revised and updated set of high-quality laminated study cards that feature all the kanji you need to master for the Japanese Proficiency Test, levels 3 & 4, the first two levels that students of Japanese should attempt. A meticulously researched set of die-cut cards, you get 103 introductory and 181 intermediate cards. The double-sided flashcards each feature 6 kanji compound words for more than 1700 vocabulary words, all readings for each kanji, and a writing guide to allow to you learn to write each kanji in the correct stroke order. The cards are printed on 12 point Caroline card stock with rounded corners for increased durability, and cards for the different study levels are color coded -- dark green for level 4, dark blue for level 3. Importantly, all Japanese words are written in hiragana and katakana, without any romanized Japanese words -- the recommended way to master reading Japanese. The cards also come with a high-quality reference card for hiragana and katakana and an index. Comes with high-quality two-part box with plastic tray, that allows you to separate the sets of cards. This new set has been updated, with improved card designs and a thicker, baked-on UV finish for longer life, the addition of radicals on kanji cards, and other improvements. This is the third revised edition, by White Rabbit. Great for studying the JLPT (Japanese Language Proficiency Test).
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  • CAMPUS Kanji Practice B5 School Notebook   150 square 30 Sheets
    The way to learn to write Japanese is to write -- repeatedly -- until you get it. Here is a wonderful Japanese notebook that offers a great way to practice writing Japanese -- either hiragana, katakana or kanji. Each page features 150 squares for practicing your Japanese. The squares are extra large and easier to write in than smaller squared books. A wonderful Japanese study aid! A wonderful Japanese study aid! Great for studying the JLPT (Japanese Language Proficiency Test). A Campus B5 sized notebook.
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  • Japonica Kanji Japanese Practice Notebook(100 squares)
    The way to learn to write Japanese is to write -- repeatedly -- until you get it. Here is a wonderful Japanese notebook that offers a great way to practice writing Japanese -- either hiragana, katakana or kanji. Each page features 100 spaces for practicing your Japanese. This is an extremely handy item to have for anyone learning either the two kana syllabaries or kanji, and we're glad to be able to offer it to you. A wonderful Japanese study aid! A wonderful Japanese study aid!
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  • Nihongo Koredake! 1   The Only Book You Need
    This is a great new Japanese textbook series called Nihongo Koredake (The Only Book You Need for Learning Japanese), which is a great place to start learning Japanese. Vol. 1 in Japanese, and features romaji (Romanized Japanese) for people who can't yet read the hiragana, katakana and kanji. Parts of the books also explain in Korean and Chinese, but not all. The book is organized into logical chapters, like around town, parts of the body, relationships, and the pictures make everything fun and easy to learn. The book includes a plastic shitajiki (pencil board) with Japanese language references. 96 pages.
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  • Japonica SAKUBUN Notebook   120 Squares
    Here's a great writing practice notebook you can use for perfecting your kanji, as well as hiragana and katana. Each page has 8 columns of 15 squares you can fill in with whatever is currently giving you the most trouble, until you can master it with smooth, beautiful strokes. 120 pages.
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  • Square Totoro (Kids)
    There's no doubt about it: everyone loves Totoro, the cute protector of the forest, who guards the trees with his friend the Cat Bus. This new T-shirt design features a very cubic-looking Totoro, who looks more or less like a block of very cute tofu. This totally "kawaii" character will be your friend when you feel down. The message below says "Square Totoro" in katakana. This is a standard safari green-colored T-shirt. This product ships out of our San Diego location for your convenience.
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  • Square Totoro (T-Shirt)
    There's no doubt about it: everyone loves Totoro, the cute protector of the forest, who guards the trees with his friend the Cat Bus. This new T-shirt design features a very cubic-looking Totoro, who looks more or less like a block of very cute tofu. This totally "kawaii" character will be your friend when you feel down. The message below says "Square Totoro" in katakana. This is a standard safari green-colored T-shirt. This product ships out of our San Diego location for your convenience.
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  • Square Totoro (Women's Fitted)
    We love our super-cute Square Totoro design, which takes the famous anime character that we all know and love and turns him into a work of cubic art. This is our stylish fitted T-shirt for girls, which will make you feel cozy when you wear it, just like riding the Cat Bus. The message below says "Square Totoro" in katakana. This is a fitted girl's T-shirt in willow green. This product ships out of our San Diego location for your convenience.
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  • The Complete Japanese Verb Guide
    A companion volume to The Complete Japanese Expression Guide and The Complete Japanese Adjective Guide, with over 600 verbs. Great for studying the JLPT (Japanese Language Proficiency Test).The key to Japanese is knowing how to use verbs, and no other book about Japanese verbs contains as much useful information as The Complete Japanese Verb Guide. Compiled and edited with the needs of the student in mind, this book is an invaluable reference guide for anyone learning the Japanese language. Besides introducing over 600 verbs and heir meanings, this authoritative reference and study aid lists each verb in romaji, hiragana, and kanji; indicates whether a verb is transitive or intransitive, and presents all the conjugated forms. Also included are explanations of polite language and lists of compound verbs and suru verbs. Conjugated forms not ordinarily used with particular verbs are denoted. Furthermore, hundreds of example sentences show how to use verbs correctly - a great help to students who must compose sentences in Japanese. The Complete Japanese Verb Guide will enable you to:Instantly find any conjugation for hundreds of verbsUse the right preposition for each verb Write each verb using its Japanese characters Improve your command of the colloquial language.
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  • Otaku University (T-Shirt)
    Here's a great shirt that proves you went to Otaku University, the most hardcore school of all! Spending countless hours studies the fine points of Japanese culture, anime artwork and the Japanese language of hiragana, katakana, and kanji. Great quality printing on high quality 100% cotton T-shirt blanks. Made by Anishirts, printed in the USA. This product ships out of our San Diego location for your convenience.
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  • Basic Kanji Drill New -- 1st Grade
    For students of Japanese who want another way to increase their kanji skills, or for those who just want a good way to practice, here is a kanji workbook to get you up to speed starting from the Japanese first grade school level. This workbook takes you through step-by-step exercises that give you writing practice for the basic kanji characters learned by lower level Japanese elementary school students, with basic-use words that are probably familiar to second or third level Japanese language learners who can already read Hiragana. Includes writing exercises and quizzes with an answer key. 64 pages. Great for studying the JLPT (Japanese Language Proficiency Test).
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  • Basic Kanji Drill New -- 2nd Grade
    For students of Japanese who want another way to increase their kanji skills, or for those who just want a good way to practice, here is a kanji workbook to get you up to speed starting from the Japanese second grade school level. This workbook takes you through step-by-step exercises that give you writing practice for the basic kanji characters learned by lower level Japanese elementary school students, with basic-use words that are probably familiar to second or third level Japanese language learners who can already read Hiragana. Includes writing exercises and quizzes with an answer key. 64 pages. Great for studying the JLPT (Japanese Language Proficiency Test).
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