By the way, if you want to use these two videos to learn to read in Japanese, you might appreciate the other content of the JapanesePod101, including video and audio sources, full course notes and grammar, transcripts of each lesson, and more. “Good Night, Panda is a children’s book featuring simple, readable hiragana and katakana for Japanese children and beginners. In the list of Japanese killer reading resources that we have compiled, we have also found nine Japanese fantasy novels for all levels. The WaniKani method of Tofugu focuses on teaching Japanese reading to beginners and advanced through mnemonic technique, radicals, vocabulary and a distributed revision system. You can download tons of different Japanese flash card games covering kanji, hiragana, katakana and whole sentences. First we will look at some excellent teaching tools to learn to read Japanese. Although technically a children’s book, the kanjis and canoes used are very difficult for most beginners, making them a good choice for advanced students. It’s ideal for beginners because it mainly contains Hiragana characters and some of the most popular Kanji characters. We have compiled a list of nine books that are perfect for learning Japanese and reading at different levels. “Good evening, Panda! uses a parallel text that supports both English and Japanese, making it the perfect book for new students. It is an excellent book for Japanese students to practice their canoeing and pronunciation. Kanji, on the other hand, is the old way of spelling Japanese words with symbols that represent the whole word. We wish you a lot of fun learning Japanese literature through these wonderful sources and novels! We bet that at least one of these lectures will be one of the new favorites in your library. FluentU is a small and excellent program that you can use to practice your Japanese reading skills. You have learned the Japanese kana by heart and have some kanji in your reading toolbox. This is what you would probably use in a formal Japanese classroom, and individual online Japanese students will always recommend this book.