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Many people shy away from learning Japanese because they think it’s too difficult. While the language is very different from English, with a knowledgeable teacher and the right resources, you can learn Japanese!

Remember, however, learning any new language is not an overnight process. It takes time and diligence, but we have the language-learning tools to help you reach your goals. Check out our library of Japanese articles, study tips, and resources below to get started!

Japanese Writing Systems for Beginners: Learn Romaji

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When learning Japanese you're introduced to several writing…
Japanese Dialects

The Ultimate Guide to Major Japanese Dialects

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If you live in the United States, you’ve probably noticed…

15 Fun-to-Say Japanese Onomatopoeias (With Audio)

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What Are Japanese Onomatopoeias? An onomatopoeia is a word…
japanese holidays

12 Japanese Holidays and Celebrations [Infographic]

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From January through December, there are many Japanese holidays…