#5 つるのおんがえし Learn Japanese with a Short Story ~Tsuru no Ongaeshi

learn Japanese with a short story

Learn Japanese with a Short Story. Today’s lesson is Tsuru no Ongaeshi つるの おんがえし The Grateful Crane, a very famous Japanese Fable. Please enjoy the lesson video, the whole story in Japanese and Vocabulary/Phrases list. Explanatory Video つるのおんがえし(鶴の恩返し) Story Outline 鶴の恩返し One day, the grandfather saves a crane that was caught in a hunter’s trap. On the evening of the … Read More

#4 こぶとりじいさん Learn Japanese with a Short Story ~Kobutori Jiisan

Learn Japanese with a short story

Learn Japanese with a Short Story. Today’s lesson is Kobutori Jiisan こぶとりじいさん The Old Man with a Lump, a very famous Japanese Fable. Please enjoy the lesson video, the whole story in Japanese and Vocabulary/Phrases list. Explanatory Video こぶとりじいさん Story Outline こぶとり爺さん Once upon a time, there were two old men with big bumps on their cheeks. The old man … Read More

#3 因幡の白兎 Learn Japanese with a Short Story ~Inaba no shiro usagi

Inaba no shirousagi Learn Japanese with a short story

Learn Japanese with a Short Story. Today’s lesson is Inaba no shiro usagi 因幡の白兎 Hare of Inaba, one of the stories of Japanese Myth. Please enjoy the lesson video, the whole story in Japanese and Vocabulary/Phrases list. Explanatory Video  いなばの しろうさぎ Story Outline 因幡の白兎 A rabbit from Izumo mythology. In order to get from Okishima to Inaba, he crossed the … Read More

#2 北風と太陽 Learn Japanese with a Short Story ~Kitakaze to Taiyo

Learn Japanese with a short story

Learn Japanese with a Short Story. Today’s lesson is Kitakaze to Taiyo 北風と太陽 The North Wind and the Sun, a very famous Aesop’s Fables. Please enjoy the lesson video, the whole story in Japanese and Vocabulary/Phrases list. Explanatory Video きたかぜ と たいよう Story Outline 北風と太陽 One day, the North Wind and the Sun decide to have a contest of strength. … Read More

Learn Japanese with a Short Story #1 ~Kasajizo かさじぞう

Learn Japanese with a short story 1

Do you know any Japanese folktales? You might heard some of the famous ones like Momotaro and Kintaro. I have started a new Japanese lesson section, Learn Japanese with short stories. I’m planning to make it a series, so please keep in touch with us! Today’s short story is one of Japanese folktales, Kasa Jizō. This is another famous folktale … Read More

Your Ultimate Guide to Japanese Trains

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Japan’s public transportation system is known for being one of the most advanced and reliable in the entire world! If you’re visiting Japan, the train system is an especially convenient and affordable way to travel. Here’s everything you need to know about taking the trains in Japan.

How to Write Your Name in Japanese (Katakana)

If you’re learning Japanese, one of the first things you should learn is how to introduce yourself! And you can’t do that unless you know your name in Japanese, right? Here is how to write your name in Japanese!

How to pass your Japanese Job Interviews

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If you plan to work for a Japanese company in Japan, this blog and video are very useful for you. I introduced what kind of questions will be asked and how to reply.