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About Hey! Thanks for visiting! This site is about how you can learn Japanese without taking classes, by having fun and doing things you enjoy—watching movies, playing video games, reading comic books—you know: fun stuff! Stuff that you feel guilty about doing because you should be doing “serious things”. I am your host, Khatzumoto. I didn’t take classes (except for a high-level “newspaper reading” class…which merely confirmed that classes, um, suck); I didn’t read textbooks and I had never lived in Japan. So how did I do it? So what? 1. A lot of people have since asked me questions like “hey Khatzumoto, how did you do it?” 1. Now, not everything works for everyone. So, if you’re wanting to learn Japanese but don’t know where to start, or if you already know some but want to take it further, and if you want to not just get by in Japanese but to own it, than this site is here for you, to share with you the tools and information that you can use to learn Japanese to native-level fluency.

NIHONGO-JUKU Duendecat Manyoshu The Text of Manyoshu (86K+)AcknowledgementsEditorial NoteNote on Creation of the E-TextUnavailable Kanji in the E-TextInteractive Searching of the Japanese Texts Note: Displaying or inputting Japanese characters requires software that can read and input Japanese software. 情報学研究データリポジトリ 国文研データセット 人間文化研究機構 国文学研究資料館が所蔵する古典籍(主として江戸時代以前の書物)について,国立情報学研究所が協力して提供するデータセットです。 2015/11/10 更新 データ概要 国文学研究資料館では,「日本語の歴史的典籍の国際共同研究ネットワーク構築計画」において,約30万点の古典籍を画像化した「日本語の歴史的典籍データベース」の構築を目指しています。 ここではまず,その先行公開版として国文学研究資料館が所蔵する約350点(第0.1版)をオープンデータとして提供します。 データセットは以下のもので構成されています。 古典籍画像データ 350点の各作品について,その全冊(約63,000コマ)のJPEG形式の画像データです。 これらのデータについて1点あたり1ファイル,圧縮ファイルで約415MB,展開後は約423MB平均となります。 更新情報 「国文研古典籍データセット(第0.1版)」の配布を開始しました。 提供対象者 国文学研究資料館 作『古典籍データセット(第0.1版)』はクリエイティブ・コモンズ 表示 - 継承 4.0 国際 ライセンス(CC BY-SA)で提供されています。 この条件に同意される方であればどなたでもご利用頂けます。 データ提供方法 一括ダウンロードか,作品ごとのダウンロードかを確認の上,ダウンロードしてください。 データは原則としてWebサーバからのダウンロードにより提供します。 データダウンロード こちらのページよりデータをご選択の上ダウンロードして下さい。 利用者向けページ 今後の改良に向けて,近く準備いたします。 データの提供に関する問い合わせ窓口(IDR事務局)

Minna no Nihongo (Rus) Nippon VoiceBlog We offer Kagamimochi to God from Ganjitsu, the first day of New Year, to January 11th. We wish happiness for New Year and decorate it. Kagamimochi is , so to speak, means something for people to open correspondence with gods. <日本語文>晴れの日のおもち、祝いのおもち、ねぎらいのおもち、力づけのおもちというように、おもちは何かにつけて日本人の心を表す食べ物として昔から扱われています。また、生活の中の行事に、おもちは欠かせないものとされてきました。 鏡餅は、様と人を仲介するものであり、1年間の幸せを願う「晴れの日」に神前に捧げた餅をみんなで分け合って食べることで、神様からの祝福を受けようという信仰・文化の名残りなのです。 さて、1月11日は鏡餅を食べる「鏡開き」の日です。 おもちは、焼く、煮る、炒める、揚げるなど、たくさんの食べ方があります。 みなさんも、今年はいろんなおもちを作ってみてはいかがでしょう? 今回は日本の「鏡餅」をご紹介しました

Easy to read manga for Japanese beginners I’ve been trying to learn Japanese for about one and a half years now. I had my ups and downs and even took a break from studying for a couple of months last year. It became just too frustrating and was more like an everyday burden than fun. But this all changed when I booked my flight to Toyko last October (2012). Many people obviously want to learn a new language for the primary reason to speak it in its specific country. I once learned English through watching movies with (English) subtitles, so I thought “why shouldn’t the reading-route work with Japanese too.” So here we go, my list of easy to read manga for Japanese beginners. Regarding the links: (If you buy the books through my links, I’ll get a small referral fee which will be used to buy even more awesome books for review.) If you’re in search for some transparent book covers to wrap your manga, just click on the link! 1. The obvious choice and highly recommended when it comes to manga for Japanese beginners. 2. 3. 4.

Manyoshu Best 100 Compiler's note: Man'yoshu ("Collection of Ten Thousand Leaves") is the earliest extant collection of Japanese poetry. Most of its 4,516 numbered waka (or "Japanese poems") in 20 volumes were written in the 7th and 8th centuries. For a brief description of the Man'yōshū, see: Manyoshu in WIKIPEDIA, The Free Encylopedia. An electronic online version of the complete text of the Man'yōshū is available at Japanese Text Initiative. The one hundred poems presented in these web pages are what I consider some of the best pieces in this classical anthology. Comments, corrections, and suggestions are welcome. Note: The Romanized Japanese spelling of the name of this anthology (まんようしゅう in hiragana) varies, including: Manyoshu, Man'yoshu, Man Yo Shu, Man You Shuu, Manyoushuu, and Man'youshuu.

Michael Watson - Meiji Gakuin University 謡曲「小督」英訳 papers | talks 論文一覧 - 口頭発表等 English c.v. (PDF) | 業績 (PDF) 履歴・業 績 personal | photographs 自 己紹介 - 写真 older sections (not recently updated) 平家物語 Heike monogatari 源氏物語 Genji monogatari | resources 謡曲(能) noh theatre 参考資料 reference material 年号 Japanese historical eras 701-1599 | 1600-1989 Meiji Taisho Showa Heisei teaching classes (password-protected site) 授業関連 - now using Moodle! other sites: pmjs - premodern Japanese studies (mailing list now HERE) 前近代日本研究ML ASCJ - Asian Studies Conference Japan 日本アジア研究会 information for visitors Yokohama microbus schedule Yokohama campus access to Shirokane campus map of Shirokane campus contact: watson[at] Faculty of International Studies, Meiji Gakuin University 1518 Kamikurata-cho, Totsuka-ku, Yokohama 244-8539, Japan 〒244-8539 神奈川県横浜市戸塚区上倉田町1518 明治学院大学・国際学部 マイケル・ワトソン

Arabic Song Lyrics and Translation WASHOKU - Japanese Food Culture and Cuisine Review: Kanji pict-o-graphix - Japanese Tease You all know it by now: I like to buy books, especially if the’re related to Japan or studying Japanese. I usually prefer Japanese printings for that matter with that special silky paper and the extra wrapping around the book. But this here will do as well and in the end it’s all about the content. A friend of mine put it nicely when she said “everything is just a little bit prettier down there”. And she is right. Nevertheless I bought some books from the states as well and Kanji pict-o-graphix is one of them. When I first started with learning Japanese the Kanji, the so called Chinese characters, were a big mistery for me. I probably don’t have to mention it but both didn’t help me at all to achieve my goal. Buy Kanji pict-o-graphixs at amazon.comIf you buy the book through my link, I’ll get a small referral fee which will be used to buy even more awesome books for review. Note: This will kick of a new series of articles or rather a new form.

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