What Should I Call “You”?

How To Address and Refer to “Others” in Japanese

Steven Kraft’s Japanese Projects

Take a look around this site and you will find a ton of great resources. The first two sections shown on Kraft’s site focus on verb and adjective conjugation practice. You can select which individual conjugation form you would like to practice or choose the randomized option. The system will then generate a verb and conjugation combination that you will have to come up with … [ Read more ]

Manga Sensei

Manga Sensei offers multiple free options for learning Japanese, including a daily grammar podcast, a daily Kanji video on YouTube, a 30 day basic grammar challenge, and an original manga strip that teaches different grammar and cultural lessons. The latter follows the Yamaguchi Family as they travel Japan and meet interesting characters and grow up. Each weekly theme is written by Japanese natives for all … [ Read more ]


Kanshudo is the fastest and most enjoyable way to learn and remember the Japanese kanji and written Japanese generally. Whatever your current level of Japanese ability, Kanshudo will help you improve, with assessment tools such as our unique visualization of your kanji ability, the Kanji Wheel, games such as Kanji Match and Word Match, the Kanji Quiz, fun and engaging Beginner lessons and Intermediate lessons, … [ Read more ]

sci.lang.japan FAQ

This is a Frequently Asked Questions for the Usenet newsgroup sci.lang.japan, which is an internet discussion forum concentrating on the Japanese language.

Japanese! Japanese!

A group blog that touches on pretty much any aspect of Japanese learning, depending on the whim of the authors.


“Your Conversational Language Learning Resource Center and Community”

– Live Webcam Audio/Video Chatroom – Meet language exchange partners and friends in this live webcam based audio/video and textual virtual classroom.
– Language Exchange Pen-Pals – Community of people from around the world interested in teaching their language and sharing their culture with you.
– Online Phrasebook – Internet’s largest database of common, useful, … [ Read more ]

The Japanese Language

A basic overview of the characteristics, history, and varieties of the Japanese language.