Minato: Kanji courses (Registration)
This course is for those who can study Kanji by themselves. Using interactive study materials you will learn kanji, vocabulary, read sentences, and match kanji with their meanings. Also, for those who wish to practice typing and writing kanji we have supplementary study materials for you. There are two courses for each level, “A1-1” and “A1-2”. For those interested in kanji and who wish to study thoroughly from the basic level, we highly recommend you study kanji with this course!
Kanji Memory Hint App (Downloadable)
KANJI Memory Hint series are an apps that lets you check whether you have learned a “kanji” in a game after you have studied it using associative drawings. We recommend it for Japanese language learners at the starter and beginner’s level. There are three levels, so please make use of them according to your own Japanese language level. Click on the links, and we hope you find them useful in your study of the Kanji!
MARUGOTO Plus (No registration needed)
MARUGOTO+ (MARUGOTO Plus) is a website where users can learn about Japanese language and culture based on the contents of the “MARUGOTO: Japanese Language and Culture”, the official coursebook of the Japan Foundation. Learners can use this website to review and practice at their own pace. There are practice sections for kanji, as shown in the link above. It is recommended as a material that encourages self-study of letters.
Other Links (Free): Letters / Tagaini Jisho
Here are some useful websites which are two links above to help you learn Kanji. We recommend these websites for your own Kanji study or as a self-study tool for you. Please look and try to use it!
TUNAHIRO –つながるひろがる (Free)
Characteristics of the Japanese language
This page outlines characteristics of the Japanese language that are helpful to know before learning Japanese.
Reading and Writing in Daily Life
The Japanese language contains many types of letters, and a lot of people may find it challenging. Here, it will give you tips on reading and writing in daily life and introduce ways to familiarize yourself with reading and writing.