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

Learn Japanese Culture with Risa
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! Visit us at JapanesePod101.com, where you will find many more fantastic lessons and learning resources. Be sure to leave us a message while you are there!

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

Japanese Reading Comprehension for Beginners
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 JapanesePod101.com series! In this lesson, we'll show you how to read a maintenance notice at the station. 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 there!  

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

Advanced Audio Blog 7
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. Visit us at JapanesePod101.com, where you will find many more fantastic lessons and learning resources. Leave us a message while you are there!

Japanese Vocab Builder #79 - Geography

Japanese Vocab Builder
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 using the vocab and phrases introduced in this lesson! 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!

Newbie #16 - Here, There and Everywhere

Throwback Thursday
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, stop by JapanesePod101.com, and be sure to leave us a post!