We tried loads of websites, online tools and ideas for Japanese learners - here are the ones that made us think 'e! kore' (this is great!)

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Japanese for the Western Brain

This is a site that offers an introduction to the Japanese language. Though no contents where you can actually practise yourself are available, you can read detailed explanations about Japanese.


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e! Kore

I live in Tokyo, but I can’t read Japanese. Are there any sites out there to help with remembering hiragana?

If you live in Tokyo, or you plan on going there sometime, you might find our article On the Tokyo Yamanote Line (1) interesting. Use the sites we introduce and you can learn the names of stations in Tokyo while you study!

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