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Learn Japanese with Daily Podcasts from Tokyo Whether you are Japan-bound or a seasoned speaker, our lessons offer something for everyone. We incorporate culture and current issues into each episode to give the most informative, both linguistically and culturally, podcasts possible. For those of you with just the plane ride to prepare, check our survival phrase series at Japanesepod101.com. One of these phrases just might turn your trip into the best one ever! Yoroshiku O-negai Shimasu!

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Beginner Lesson S4 #49 - Do You Talk About Other People?  

Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! We love to talk about other people, whether it’s saying something nice or gossiping. In English, it’s very easy to say, “Look at that person over there. I can’t believe what she’s wearing!” Would you know how to effectively say the same thing in Japanese? In this beginner Japanese lesson, learn how [...]

Learn Japanese Culture with Risa #14 - How To Properly Open an Onigiri  

Learn about Japanese culture with Risa and JapanesePod101.com! Join Risa on her cultural adventures around Japan—from visiting cat cafés, to trying unique Japanese foods and special restaurants. You’ll learn more about Japan and its people and culture with this fun, vibrant video series! In this lesson, we will show you how to open an Onigiri properly! [...]

Japanese Reading Comprehension for Beginners #3 - A Japanese Maintenance Notice at the Station  

Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! Welcome to the Japanese Reading Comprehension for Beginners series. In this series, you will continue to build up your Japanese reading skills through lessons focussed on everyday activities at the train and bus station. You’ll learn how to read notices, report lost items, and more. Improve your reading with this useful [...]

Advanced Audio Blog S7 #2 - News and Current Topics in Japan: SMAP Splitting Up  

Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! Knowing more about what’s popular in Japan is a great way to build on your Japanese conversation skills. This audio blog series, which is entirely in Japanese, will equip you with advanced vocabulary and phrases on a range of current topics in Japan. In this lesson, you’ll learn about SMAP Splitting Up. [...]

Japanese Vocab Builder #79 - Geography  

Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! Our Japanese vocabulary lists are listener favorites, and now we’ve made it even better! In each lesson, you’ll hear the Japanese words and phrases from the Japanese vocabulary lists. Join us for Japanese Vocab Builder! In this lesson, you’ll learn words and phrases for Geography. Click here to make your own flashcards [...]

Newbie #16 - Here, There and Everywhere  

Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! It’s getting late, and Tomoko hasn’t come home. Her parents are getting worried. Today, we’ll make a phone call in Japanese and find out if Tomoko is at her friend’s house. This newbie Japanese lesson features some important grammar points: koko (”here”), soko (”there”) and their polite forms. After listening, [...]

Culture Class: News and Current Events in Japan #1 - Lowering the Voting Age to 18  

Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! Keeping up to date with the news in Japan is a great way to build up your conversation topics. This introductory audio blog series, which is entirely in English, will equip you with insight into news and current events in Japan. In this lesson, you’ll learn about Lowering the Voting [...]

Japanese Vocab Builder #78 - Top 15 Words for Winter Snow Days  

Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! Our Japanese vocabulary lists are listener favorites, and now we’ve made it even better! In each lesson, you’ll hear the Japanese words and phrases from the Japanese vocabulary lists. Join us for Japanese Vocab Builder! In this lesson, you’ll learn words and phrases for Top 15 Words for Winter Snow Days. Click [...]

News #283 - Go From Failure To Achieving Your Japanese New Year’s Resolution  

2017 is here. A new year. A fresh start to the Japanese learning season. Millions have made their resolutions. Most will give up after one month. But you? You’re mastering Japanese this year. How? With JapanesePod101!Take the 12-Month Challenge - We’ll Teach You Japanese. Click Here to Get Up to 45% OFF Premium & Premium PLUS! Guarantee your [...]

Learn Japanese Culture with Risa #13 - The Oldest Temple in Tokyo: Senso-ji  

Learn about Japanese culture with Risa and JapanesePod101.com! Join Risa on her cultural adventures around Japan—from visiting cat cafés, to trying unique Japanese foods and special restaurants. You’ll learn more about Japan and its people and culture with this fun, vibrant video series! In this lesson, Risa will go to the oldest temple in Japan: [...]

Advanced Audio Blog S5 #25 - Top 10 Japanese Historical Figures: Hideyo Noguchi  

Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! You worry that you will never make enough money at your job in Japan to move out of your Japanese parents’ home. Although you earned a good education from a respected Japanese university, and even though many of your Japanese friends say that you are intelligent, your career in Japan seems [...]

Advanced Audio Blog S7 #1 - News and Current Topics in Japan: Lowering the Voting Age to 18  

Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! Keeping up to date with the news in Japan is a great way to build on your Japanese conversation skills. This audio blog series, which is entirely in Japanese, will equip you with advanced vocabulary and phrases related to news and current events in Japan. In this lesson, you’ll learn about ”Lowering the [...]

Japanese Vocab Builder #77 - Happy New Year! Words & Phrases for the New Year!  

Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! Our Japanese vocabulary lists are listener favorites, and now we’ve made it even better! In each lesson, you’ll hear the Japanese words and phrases from the Japanese vocabulary lists. Join us for Japanese Vocab Builder! In this lesson, you’ll learn words and phrases for Happy New Year! Words & Phrases for the [...]

Do you Really Need to Learn Kanji? How to Remember Japanese Characters  

Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! To get ready for your move to Japan you’ve been learning with JapanesePod101.com, and you’re very happy with your progress. You’ve built up an impressive vocabulary, and your reading skills are good. But you can’t help but be worried about having your first Japanese conversation, especially if it’s about Japanese culture. [...]

Japanese Listening Comprehension for Advanced Learners #16 - Which Bank Should You Choose in Japan?  

Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! Do you find yourself missing the nuances in Japanese conversations? Would you like to understand more of what’s happening around you in daily life in Japan? Then this Japanese Listening Comprehension for Advanced Learners series is for you! In each lesson of this five-part series, you’ll see an image, hear a [...]

Japanese Children’s Songs: Easy Videos for Beginners #7 - Japanese Hiragana Song - あいうえおのうた  

Learn Japanese Children’s Songs with JapanesePod101.com! This series is a great way to improve your Japanese and discover new music at the same time! Learn the song’s key words and phrases, then add it to your playlist to master it 100%. By listening over and over, you’ll reinforce your learning in the most sweet-sounding way! [...]

Video Culture Class: Japanese Holidays #27 - Learn How to Celebrate New Year’s Day in Japan  

In this video, you’ll learn How to Celebrate New Year’s Day in Japan. Visit us at JapanesePod101.com, where you will find many more fantastic Spanish audio and video lessons and learning resources! Leave us a message while you’re there! Lesson Video Download Video

Video Culture Class: Japanese Holidays #26 - How To Say “Happy New Year” in 34 Languages  

In this lesson, you’ll learn how to say “Happy New Year” in 34 languages. Visit us at JapanesePod101.com, where you will find Japanese lesson notes and many more fantastic lessons and learning resources. Leave us a message while you are here! Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! Lesson Video Download Video

Japanese Vocab Builder #76 - Tableware  

Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! Our Japanese vocabulary lists are listener favorites, and now we’ve made them even better! In each lesson, you’ll hear the Japanese words and phrases from the Japanese vocabulary lists. Join us for Japanese Vocab Builder! In this lesson, you’ll learn words and phrases for Tableware. Click here to make your own flashcards [...]

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