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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

Thu 2019.08.08

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Chapter 20: Legend! Aldas, Famous For One Challenge General creativesteamedbun.com

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

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

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
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

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 2019.06.24

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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

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

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 2019.04.22

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Japanese phrase highlight: うまくやんなよ (umaku yan na yo) General, grammar, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, translation Self Taught Japanese

Thu 2019.04.18

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Cute Little Staff Members and a Con(vention) General, Why Duke? HaruPARTY
Audio Book Review: “Kyoudan X” (教団 X)by Fuminori Nakamura (中村文則) General, japanese, literature, Reviews Self Taught Japanese

Sun 2019.04.14

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Japanese Book Review: “The Power of Ki” (氣の威力)by Koichi Tohei (藤平光一) aikido, culture, General, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, Reviews Self Taught Japanese

Fri 2019.04.12

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Just read it General, Why Duke? HaruPARTY

Thu 2019.04.11

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Japan trip 2019 report (Part 4) General, japan, japanese, travel, Travels in Japan 2019, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Wed 2019.04.10

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Japan trip 2019 report (Part 3) General, japan, japanese, travel, Travels in Japan 2019, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Wed 2019.04.10

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Training Aikido in a Japanese Dojo: An intriguing experience aikido, Aside, culture, General, japan, japanese, Travels in Japan 2019 Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2019.04.09

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Japan trip 2019 report (Part 2) General, japan, japanese, travel, Travels in Japan 2019, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2019.04.08

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Japan trip 2019 report (Part 1) General, japan, japanese, travel, Travels in Japan 2019, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2019.04.08

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New projects, New staff, New recruitment campaign General, Summon Kitchen HaruPARTY

Mon 2019.04.01

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A thoughtful discourse on literature with Japanese author Fuminori Nakamura (中村文則) Aside, culture, General, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, novels, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2019.03.25

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Japanese Book Review: “ふしぎがわかるよ!” (A visual encyclopedia for children) encyclopedia, General, japan, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, Reviews Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2019.03.18

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Interview with Ben Hourigan: author, editor, Japan aficionado culture, E-book publishing, General, interview, Interviews, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2019.03.12

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Japanese slang word: あざす(azasu) [“Thanks”, without the politeness] azasu, culture, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2019.03.11

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Japanese pronunciation: when vowels get quiet General, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, pronunciation Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2019.03.05

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What’s the difference between a 翻訳者 (‘honyausha’) and 翻訳家 (‘honyakuka’)? General, honyakuka, honyakusha, japanese, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, translation, Word Origins Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2019.03.04

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A few more confusing Japanese loanwords General, japanese, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, loanwords Self Taught Japanese

Sat 2019.03.02

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HaruPARTY is back…and a little more drunk General, Snow White's Stepmother, Villainess x Commoner, Why Duke? HaruPARTY

Tue 2019.02.26

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Japanese words that mean “not at all” (zenzen [全然], etc.) General, japanese, Japanese Study: Intermediate, Uncategorized, Vocabulary Lists, zenzen Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2019.02.19

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The *other* uses of polite language in Japanese General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Intermediate, keigo, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Thu 2019.02.14

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Talking about ways of doing things in Japanese with 〜かた (~kata) General, grammar, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, kata, translation Self Taught Japanese

Wed 2019.02.13

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The upward spiral of language learning aikido, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, spiral, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Fri 2019.02.08

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Japanese word 我慢 (gaman): putting up with it General, japanese, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, translation Self Taught Japanese

Thu 2019.02.07

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Pronunciation: one of the hardest parts about learning Japanese (and a review of a great resource to help with that –– OJAD) General, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, pronunciation, Reviews Self Taught Japanese

Fri 2019.02.01

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Fiction Curation for Translation curation, E-book publishing, General, translation, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Thu 2019.01.31

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Japanese novel review: “火星に住むつもりかい?” by 伊坂幸太郎 (Koutaru Isaka) General, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, review, Reviews Self Taught Japanese