Learn Japanese from Anime and Manga
- Teach yourself Japanese with your favorite anime, manga, or book
Become fluent in Japanese without having to be in Japan
Acquire learning methods that have been tried and tested
- Correct your own pronunciation
- Make learning materials that are fun and effective
- Beginner's Level in Japanese
Become Fluent in Japanese by anime, manga, and novels!
This course covers all the tools and methods you need to teach yourself to become fluent in Japanese.
Can I really learn Japanese by anime and manga?
Definitely. What you need is a set of tools to forge your understanding of the materials and let you review and practice what you have learned. That being said, you will want to have a basic understanding of Japanese grammar. The more you know, the faster you will learn.
Who is this course for?
This course works best after you have mastered basic Japanese grammar and simple expressions.
Complete beginners can also benefit from the course materials. If you are just starting out, you should focus on first mastering materials in Lecture 3 [Jump in with little to zero prior knowledge!]
Learners focusing on listening and speaking skills. Many techniques covered help you quickly improve your speaking skills.
What are these methods for learning Japanese?
Building online flash cards
Building your vocabulary database
Locating the pauses and breathing points in sentences
Finding the intonations on word-level and sentence-level
Shadowing: repeating what a native speaker says
What else does this course cover?
Where to find anime transcripts
Where to buy Japanese e-books
Where to find audio resources for these books
- Anyone who wants to improve their Japanese
This lesson covers
Demonstratives for locations ここ、そこ、あそこ、どこ
Location-indicating particle に
Verb to locate things or people: あります（ある）、います（いる）
Past tense でした
The following animations are cited:
Kiniro Mosaic Episode 10
Fafner in the Azure Episode 1
Kanon Episode 9