General Japanese

Guides for Japanese


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General Japanese

Apps and Programs Individual registration required.

A language learning website which can help you learn Japanese vocabulary.

Duolingo Individual registration required.

A mobile app for learning languages, including Japanese.

Memrise Individual registration required.

Uses pictures and memes to help you memorize many different levels of vocabulary in various languages, including Japanese.

NHK World: Easy Japanese

A series of online lessons from Japan's public broadcasting organization.

News in Slow Japanese

Practice Japanese listening skills with short and slowly read news clips. (Some premium content may require payment)

The Mixxer: Language Exchange for Everyone Individual registration required.

Hosted by Dickinson College, the site is open to anyone looking to practice a with a native speaker in exchange for help with their own.

Usagi-Chan's Genki Resource Page

Contains short videos of character stroke order and some vocabulary for Japanese learners.

Reference (Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and Bibliographies)

East Asian Information Literacy Tutorial

A series of short video tutorials on researching with Chinese, Japanese, and Korean topics and languages.

Japan Past & Present Abstract only.

"Japan Past & Present is a global information hub and repository that promotes research and teaching in the Japanese humanities across disciplinary, temporal, and geographic borders."

Tangorin Japanese Dictionary

Online Japanese-English dictionary. Mobiles apps available.


Online Japanese-English dictionary.

Related Periodicals (Journals, Magazines, and Newspapers)