Materials: Self-Learning Japanese

List of Japanese Learning Resources

Roadmap

Complete Roadmap: How to Speak Japanese
♦All Levels

This is  guideline carefully explains how to learn to speak Japanese with practical materials and figures. By following this method, you will certainly achieve your target.

Japanese Pronunciation with Tongue Position

Wasabi’s Japanese Pronunciation Lessons
♦All Levels

These materials focus on enabling you to practice while viewing pictures and videos showing how native speakers’ tongues and mouths move. If you know the theories in place, you can make your Japanese pronunciation very natural.

Japanese grammar

Wasabi’s Online Grammar Reference
♦Beginner to Upper-intermediate (JLPT N5 to N2)

We have designed the contents to be both learning tools and references. Thus, you can systematically learn Japanese grammar from the beginning or refer to something difficult while proceeding with your learning. (*work in progress)

Instantaneous Composition

Japanese Grammar with Instantaneous Composition Method
♦Lower-Intermediate (JLPT N4)

The idea of the method comes from a training method for interpreters. By utilizing this, you will be very familiar with Japanese grammar and be able to use it almost effortlessly. The effect has already been proven. Let’s give it a try.

Japanese Fairy tale

Read-Aloud Method with Easy Japanese 
♦Lower-Intermediate Level (JLPT N4)

We have remade well-known fairy tales and short stories that are already public domain with easy Japanese. You can learn Japanese with the interesting stories, the Japanese script, the English translation, and the audio files.

Picture: radio

Read-Aloud Method with Radio Programs
♦Intermediate Level (JLPT N3)

Through a special association with Shimabara FM (a Japanese radio station), we have developed one of the most practical materials, Wasabi Japanese Radio Podcasts, in terms of conversation. You can learn Japanese with the real radio programs and the best traditional method, Read-Aloud.

Manga: Give My Regards to Black Jack

[Manga] Give My Regards to Black Jack
♦Intermediate Level (JLPT N3 or more)

“Give My Regards to Black Jack” is one of the best-selling mangas in Japan. This thrilling and intense story focuses on a young doctor who just graduated from university and faces the dark side of the medical industry. These materials are created based on the Terms of Use and the Copyrights of Mr. Shuho Sato.