While I had watched a few episodes of the One Piece anime many years ago, for whatever reason I stopped watching it. Then when the Netflix live-action series came out a few months ago I watched it immediately and was really impressed––it seemed like one of the best anime to live-action adaptations to date. The… Read More »
I’ve collected a list of Japanese vocabulary words related to the popular space RPG game Starfield.
I’m happy to announce the 6th book of my series on Japanese classic fairy tales, written by Mimei Ogawa. Each story is published both in English-only and parallel English/Japanese versions.
In the 7th episode of my podcast about Japanese grammar I teach how to count from 0-99, give a quiz to test your knowledge of the last few episodes, and teach a useful expression for ordering things at a restaurant.
In this 5th episode of my new podcast for beginning Japanese, a talk about the negative verb tense, another usage of the “wa” particle, and a useful daily expression.
In episode 4 of my new podcast for Japanese beginners, I discuss the two verbs of existence, as well as the particles “ni” and “ga”.
I’ve released the second episode of my new podcast, “Japanese grammar and more!”. This time I’ll be going over basic word order, nouns and verbs, dictionary tense, and a basic introduction to particles.
This is the first episode of a new podcast I am starting about Japanese grammar basics, targeted at beginning students (but also helpful for intermediate students).
This is a review of my second box of goodies from Sakuraco, containing sweet treats and other delicious things from Japan.
These days calligraphy has been taking a big chunk of my hobby time, and I feel like I have been gradually improving. However, the other day something strange happened to one of my brushes, and after much research and experimentation I finally managed to solve the issue, so I wanted to talk about this for… Read More »