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Mon 2019.10.14

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Interview with Novelist and Translator Eli K.P. William (author of “Cash Crash Jubilee” and “The Naked World”) Interviews, translation, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Wed 2019.10.09

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Juza Unno SF story available in audio narration form on Historyradio.org radio program Aside, General, translation, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2019.10.07

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A few hints to help understand Japanese classical literature General, Japanese Study: Advanced Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2019.10.01

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Japanese Light Novel Translation: “Past, Present, You” by Yuki Hoshizaki (Chapter 8) General, japanese, light novel, translation Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2019.09.30

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Japanese word highlight: “katte” (勝手) General, grammar, Japanese Study: Intermediate Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2019.09.24

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Japanese Light Novel Translation: “Past, Present, You” by Yuki Hoshizaki (Chapter 7) General, japanese, light novel, translation Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2019.09.23

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Japanese novel review: “Shoplifters” (万引き家族) by Hirokazu Kore-eda (是枝裕和) General, japanese, Japanese Study: Moderate, novel, Reviews Self Taught Japanese

Wed 2019.09.18

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Japanese grammar spotlight: だって (datte) vs だから (dakara) General, grammar, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2019.09.16

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Fairy tale about a magic organ: Mimei Ogawa’s “The Life of a Musical Instrument” culture, General, Japanese Study: Intermediate, translation Self Taught Japanese

Thu 2019.09.12

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Juza Unno SF story published on history website culture, General, translation Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2019.09.09

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Strategies for guiding a child to speak in a foreign language General, raising a bilingual child Self Taught Japanese

Fri 2019.09.06

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Beware of dubious anime subtitles on Netflix anime, General, japanese, translation Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2019.09.03

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Japanese Light Novel Translation: “Past, Present, You” by Yuki Hoshizaki (Chapter 6) General, japanese, light novel, translation Self Taught Japanese

Thu 2019.08.29

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Dystopian SF Novel review: “Cash Crash Jubilee” by Eli K.P.William Aside, culture, japanese, novels, Reviews, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2019.08.26

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Literary Japanese: shifting around the order of topics General, grammar, japanese, Japanese Study: Intermediate, translation Self Taught Japanese

Thu 2019.08.15

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まえ (mae) vs まで (made): what’s the difference? General, grammar, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2019.08.13

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Japanese Light Novel Translation: “Past, Present, You” by Yuki Hoshizaki (Chapter 5) General, japanese, light novel, translation Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2019.08.06

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Japanese Light Novel Translation: “Past, Present, You” by Yuki Hoshizaki (Chapter 4) General, japanese, light novel, translation Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2019.08.05

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Japanese term: What is “Ateji”? (当て字・あてじ) General, japanese, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, Word Origins Self Taught Japanese

Thu 2019.08.01

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Japanese Light Novel Translation: “Past, Present, You” by Yuki Hoshizaki (Chapter 3) General, japanese, light novel, translation Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2019.07.29

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Japanese Useful Word: “Baka” (ばか、バカ、馬鹿) Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, Word Origins Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2019.07.23

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Japanese Light Novel Translation: “Past, Present, You” by Yuki Hoshizaki (Chapter 2) General, japanese, light novel, translation Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2019.07.22

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Japanese word focus: 感想 (kansou) General, japanese, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, Word Origins Self Taught Japanese

Thu 2019.07.18

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A new YouTube channel for piano music Aside, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Wed 2019.07.17

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Japanese Light Novel Translation: “Past, Present, You” by Yuki Hoshizaki (Chapter 1 + Description) General, japanese, light novel, translation Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2019.07.16

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Japanese novel review: “勝手にしゃべる女” (katte ni shaberu onna) by 赤川次郎 (Jiro Akagawa) culture, General, japanese, Japanese Study: Intermediate, novel, Reviews Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2019.07.16

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Japanese particle combination: だけで (dake de) General, grammar, japanese, Japanese Study: Intermediate Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2019.07.15

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Commentary (解説): One of the Joys of Japanese Literature culture, General, japanese, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, literature, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Wed 2019.07.10

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Japanese grammar: An overview of the “te” form (and an important use nobody taught you) General, grammar, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, translation Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2019.07.08

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Short translation excerpt: 天使の卵 (Angel’s Egg) by 村山由佳 (Yuka Murayama) japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, novel, translation Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2019.07.02

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Book release: bilingual book of Japanese fairy tales (Mimei Ogawa) book, E-book publishing, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Intermediate, translation Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2019.07.01

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Site review: BFF Tokyo japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, Reviews Self Taught Japanese

Wed 2019.06.26

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Japanese Novel Review: 天使の卵 (Angel’s Egg) by 村山由佳 (Yuka Murayama) Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, literature, Reviews, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2019.06.24

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Japanese grammar: verb and adjective confusion General, grammar, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2019.06.17

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Hey man, where’s my drone? (a tale of a runaway UAV) [w/ Japanese vocabulary list] Aside, drone, General, Uncategorized, Vocabulary Lists Self Taught Japanese

Wed 2019.06.12

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Japanese Drama Review: “義母と娘のブルース” (Stepmother and Daughter Blues) drama, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, Reviews Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2019.06.10

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Japanese word focus: くだらない (kudaranai) General, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, Word Origins Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2019.06.03

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Japanese book review: 一流の人が学ぶ 氣の力 (“Ki for Business Professionals”) by 藤平信一 (Shinichi Tohei) aikido, culture, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Reviews Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2019.05.28

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Japanese useful phrase highlight: “yokattara” (よかったら) grammar, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate Self Taught Japanese

Wed 2019.05.22

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Free Japanese textbooks (for children with Japanese citizenship) Aside, culture, General, japan, japanese, raising a bilingual child Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2019.05.20

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Reader question: “What’s the hardest part of learning Japanese?” General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate Self Taught Japanese

Wed 2019.05.15

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A bittersweet afternoon at Powell’s bookstore Aside, japanese, portland Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2019.05.13

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Japanese slang term: meccha “めっちゃ” culture, General, japanese, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, slang, translation Self Taught Japanese

Thu 2019.05.09

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Japanese astronomical terms: “chidousetsu” (地動説) and “tendousetsu” (天動説) astronomy, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Word Origins Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2019.05.06

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Japanese word highlight: まま (mama) grammar, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, translation Self Taught Japanese

Fri 2019.05.03

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“Horumon Yaki”: Do the Japanese really eat grilled hormones? culture, food, Word Origins Self Taught Japanese

Wed 2019.05.01

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Ramen restaurant review: FuddoYama Ramen (Beaverton) Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2019.04.29

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Japanese particle: にて (nite) grammar, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, particles Self Taught Japanese

Wed 2019.04.24

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Removing furigana markup from Japanese text Aside, E-book publishing, japanese, translation, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2019.04.23

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Japanese novel review: さざなみのよる (sazanami no yoru) by 木皿泉 (Izumi Kizara) culture, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, novel, Reviews Self Taught Japanese