The Japanese in MangaLand series from JPT introduced language learners to an innovative, entertaining and educationally-sound way of learning Japanese. Japanese in MangaLand is a book (it’s actually a series of books) that help you attain mastery in Japanese from beginner to intermediate levels. The primary. If you’re like me when it comes to speaking Japanese – extremely clunky with with a limited conversational vocabulary but can read the two.

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We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Without a workbook or something to practice on, the lessons in Japanese in Mangaland would be quickly forgotten. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Japanese in Mangaland: Basic Japanese Course Using Manga

Fraeulein rated it really liked it Sep 21, I thought it was quite good. Asking “How do I learn Japanese?

Spend your money on the Genki series. A beginner would hit a wall mangalad, when the book suggests they master the hiragana and katakana writing systems before beginning even learning “konnichiwa”. Consider the OP’s skill level when answering a question. The Workbook offers more than complementary activities, divided into six sections that enable students to practice writing hiragana, katakana and kanji, as well as to optimize the vocabulary and grammar that were taught in the textbook itself.

That said, this scholarly review of JiM suggests that it actually does have some factual errors; I haven’t read it myself, so I’ll leave it for others to comment on that, but it’s something to consider.


I think in that appeal, the audience this series is geared for is probably middle to high school students. Sign me up manglaand get more news about Nonfiction books.

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mantaland All the chapters were basically review for me, except for little bits here and there like some of the body parts chapter. Its clear explanations and vivid japznese help one naturally to get the “feel” for the basic patterns of Japanese grammar and at the same time to remember vocabulary associated with concrete situations. An exciting special feature — 24 pages of a Rakujo manga created exclusively for this workbook — further enhances the learning experience.

Nov 05, Nadia Astor rated it it was amazing Shelves: I loved seeing actual manga examples, but when going through them when I did, most of them were just too difficult for me or any beginner.

I like how this book is made.

Japanese in MangaLand Series

For an intermediate language learner, a book like this could be a fantastic learning tool. Japanese in Mangaland 6 books. The first seven of these cover all 80 kanji characters learnt by Japanese children in their first primary school year.

Other books in the series. After having gone through college and taking Japanese classes there, I went through the Genki series, and if yo I got this book back when I was self studying Japanese in high school.

Its clear explanations and vivid examples help one naturally to get the “feel” for the basic patterns of Japanese grammar and at the same time to remember vocabulary associated with concrete situations.


Japanese in MangaLand Series

Katy Holder rated it it was amazing Feb 21, This is an inherent problem with trying to learn a language in real-world source material before you have a grounding in it.

By the end of the book I still hadn’t memorized his notation. I did enjoy the unique chapters, like swear words, onomatopoeia, etc.

Mar 23, Melissa rated it liked it Shelves: Looking for beautiful books? Refresh and try again. New to the sub? Description This book is designed to help one master the basics of the Japanese language using the popular “manga” Japanese comics as a didactic tool.

Other Series You Might Like. Titles in Order Sort by: I don’t think the book would hold up well for someone who’s a total beginner, but as a refresher book for some basic material, it’s not bad.

I’ve never really liked this approach, because I find that I pick vocabulary much slower than I do grammar patterns flashcards and vocab lists just bore me to tears. This book is a very useful tool for beginner learners looking to develop the necessary skills to read manga RAW. Do not guess or attempt to answer questions beyond your own knowledge. Jessica rated it liked it Feb 18,