When starting out with one's Japanese study, often the question that first comes to mind for a lot of people is...
...Just how does everyone else out there go about learning the language？
Some of you already have your own special study method, but if there are other effective ways of learning, I bet you want to know them. If that's the case, you should try reading wikiHow /How to Learn Japanese.
On this site, Japanese learners the same as you introduce some of their own preferred Japanese study methods (wikiHow/How to Learn Japanese Introduction article can be found here).
Read this before beginning your Japanese language studies and you may find some useful hints to set you off in the right direction. There are lots of 'Tips' written here too.
Let's have a brief look at other sites concerned with Japanese study methods.
Two aspects of this site really set it apart. Firstly, there is the personal tone - this is a blog grounded in the author's own experiences of learning Japanese. Second, the wealth of information and links collected here give you plenty of study material to sink your teeth into.
The site's introduction article is here.