Hello Junkie! I assume you already learned Hiragana, which is why you’re here. If you haven’t, I suggest starting here first: How To Learn Japanese Hiragana in Under 1 Hour. Part 1 And if you have absolutely no idea what Hiragana and Katakana are, and you just want to know the damn Japanese alphabet, read…

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Hello Junkie! Every new Japanese learner gets confused about Japanese characters as soon as they realize they need to learn to read and write. Common questions include: What’s the alphabet of Japanese? I hear there’s more than one? Does Japanese have an alphabet? Which should I learn first? Why do my socks smell? To answer…

Read More For Beginners: The Alphabet of Japanese Or Learning Japanese Characters

Hello Junkie! The best way to learn Japanese? Out of necessity. Especially if you’re sitting at home and freezing because you can’t figure out your Japanese air-conditioner. Learn Japanese or die, baby. I’ll guide you through. The Japanese Air Conditioner. It’s worse than Japanese toilets, and Japanese toilets are pretty DAMN awesome. Perhaps I’m making…

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Hello Junkie! Ah, Japanese particles. These little words and letters can instantly change the meaning of your sentence. The good news is, there aren’t so many of them like there are vocabulary and kanji. Master yo’ Japanese particles and you can start stringing coherent sentences instead of speaking like Tarzan. “Me, Go, Eat, Sushi, Love…

Read More The Big Fat Master List of Japanese Particles. Part 2.

  Hello Junkie! Ah, Japanese particles. These little words and letters can instantly change the meaning of your sentence. The good news is, there aren’t so many of them like there are vocabulary and kanji. Master yo’ Japanese particles and you can start stringing coherent sentences instead of speaking like Tarzan. “Me, Go, Eat, Sushi,…

Read More The Big Fat Master List of Japanese Particles. Part 1.