The One about Kodansha’s Hiragana Workbook

Originally Reviewed back in 2009 Hiragana. Japanese syllabary and part of the kana system (along with “katakana” for foreign words) and utilizes no kanji. If you are a new to learning Japanese, you will need to know how to read and write hiragana and katakana and then as you progress, you will need to learn kanji (Chinese characters utilized in Japanese words and sentences). The good news is that by […]

The One about Kodansha’s Katakana Workbook

Originally Reviewed back in 2009 Katakana is a Japanese syllabary and a component of the kana system to read English or foreign words not native to Japan and are derived from components of complex kanji. If you are a new to learning Japanese, you may have just finished learning how to read and write Japanese in hiragana but now you are realizing that for English words, the Japanese use a […]