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Kanji Video Lesson #5: Kanji Made Simple

Kanji Videos with Hiroko
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! You’re doing a great job with kanji so far! Now, you’re ready to learn a whole new word. In this Japanese video lesson, you’ll find the easy way to draw the kanji meaning “sun.” In addition to step-by-step instructions, you’ll find plenty of sample words and phrases to expand your vocabulary.

Video Vocab Lesson #3: Getting Around in Vehicles

Video Vocab Season 1
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! Here at JapanesePod101.com, we've discovered the easiest way for you to learn Japanese vocabulary words. Put us to the test with this video tutorial designed to teach you about something that you can't live without. In this Japanese video tutorial, you'll learn the words for several vehicles. They're presented so that you're sure to learn: hear a native speaker repeat the word three times, fast, slow, then fast. The video also shows the Japanese characters for each vehicle, and there's a fun self-test at the end to see just how much you learned.
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Just For Fun #6 - Setsubun (Bean Throwing Festival) - A Cruel Japanese Tradition! When will it stop?

Just For Fun
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com. Each year in early February, after the Lunar New Year, there is a Japanese tradition to hurl beans at evil spirits to drive them away. It is a fun festival. Well actually, it all depends on what side of the bean you're on. Before you throw your next bean, please watch this touching piece. It may change your outlook on the so-called fun festival. Please see our previous lesson Japanese Culture Lesson #4 for more details about Setsubun. p.s. No monsters were actually hurt filming this.

Kanji Video Lesson #4: The Origin of Kanji

Kanji Videos with Hiroko
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! Have you ever wondered how to draw the kanji that means “root” or “origin?” If so, this is the lesson for you. In this Japanese video lesson, you’ll discover easy instructions that’ll help you master the kanji for “root” in no time. Discover the many uses for this word as well as common phrases that incorporate it.

Video Vocab Lesson #2: Get Your Fruits!

Video Vocab Season 1
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! Here at JapanesePod101.com, we've discovered the easiest way for you to learn Japanese vocabulary words. Put us to the test with this video tutorial designed to teach you about something that you can't live without. In this Japanese video tutorial, you'll learn the words for all sorts of fruits. They're presented so that you're sure to learn: hear a native speaker repeat the word three times, fast, slow, then fast. The video also shows the Japanese characters for each fruit, and there's a fun self-test at the end to see just how much you learned.