Resources

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I: Online Dictionaries (check out some reviews here)

  1. Denshi Jisho
  2. E Words
  3. Yahoo.jp Dictionary
  4. Space ALC (absolute favorite)
  5. Zoguko Dictionary
  6. Tangorin

II: Sites focused on learning with or finding sentences

  1. RhinoSpike
  2. Tatoeba
  3. Tangorin
  4. Space ALC
  5. Read the Kanji

III: Sites focused on Kanji learning

  1. Kanji Damage
  2. Koohii RTK

IV: Grammar orientated sites

  1. Tae Kim’s Grammar Guide

V: All-in-One

  1. TextFugu
  2. AJATT Silver Spoon

VI: English blogs about Learning Japanese (just overall good info for self learners)

  1. AJATT / AJATT+
  2. Tofugu
  3. Japanese Level Up
  4. Liana’s Extensive Reading Journal
  5. Lan’dorien’s Mysterious Journey
  6. Three Pounds Flax

VII: Cooking Websites

  1. Adventures in Bento Making
  2. Cook Pad
  3. E-Recipe

VIII: Lots of Reading materials (books and such and a lot more to add soon)

  1. Kankomie (sadly this one is down, going to leave link in case it comes back later :( )
  2. RevTK’s Audio books w/transcripts
  3. Hukumusume
  4. Mokuji
  5. Japanese Log’s Listing of stories w/transcripts

IX: Flash Card Reviewing and Games

  1. Smart.fm / Iknow
  2. Quizlet
  3. Anki (woot, the best <3)
  4. Usagichan’s Genki Resources (the little flash games entertain me)
  5. surusu
  6. Memrize

X: Sites that link useful sites (haha I know, but you might find something I didn’t like in them, but I still found them useful!)

  1. Nihongo E na
  2. Tofugu’s 100 best resources

XI: Tools and Random Sites

  1. Lang8 – get your writing corrected by natives
  2. Ameba – popular Japanese Blog site
  3. Ameba pigg – because chatting with Piggs is best (jk)
  4. Blog Ranker – Japanese blogs that are popular
  5. ReMOD – Read More or Die Contest held every 3 months, lots of fun!
  6. Kaosute – Shows various text emotes common in the Japanese online community
  7. Robert Loparo Photography – Beautifully taken pictures of Japan
  8. LWT: Learning With Text (Online info through Fluent in 3 Months)
  9. LWT: Learning with Text (Downloadable Open source information)
  10. Dani’s Space Inserter (for lwt)
  11. ReadtheKanji

XII: Media and News sites

  1. Last.fm – Music fixation station
  2. Crunchy  Roll – because taking subs off anime is best!
  3. GyaO – streaming Japanese (JP ip needed)
  4. Niconico Douga – beats youtube’s socks
  5. D-Addicts – for the Drama Addicts out there
  6. NHK Online
  7. Stickam Japan – interesting site, live streams
  8. Weekly World News
  9. Mainichi – News for kids
  10. Manga News – because news is so much better with pictures
  11. Simul Radio – radio stations in Japan

XIII: Blogs about all sorts of things

  1. Cat’s Blog – because I can never get enough of them!
  2. Culture Japan – Danny Choo Network
  3. Japan from Jamie’s perspective: Trying to achieve being a Manga-ka
  4. JASSO

This will be constantly changing as I pull links from Twitter that I was saving for later dates, or new ones I begin to use.

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