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I Am Learning Japanese

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    At Last! - so i'm finally in uni and my first japanese lecture-thing is on monday - can't wait. although having said that i literally just finished this placement test for the...
    jiyuunatori jiyuunatori 18-21, F Sep 24, 2010

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    Learning - I took Japanese 1 and 2 in college and i'm now continuing that education at home. I love the Japanese culture and love learning everything about them.
    reyne9379 reyne9379 31-35, M Mar 29, 2012

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    Anime Rpg Like Games - most of those type of games are mainly in japanese and i like to use anime as an escape so anime like games will help even more so im learning japanese
    connorAC3 connorAC3 16-17, M Nov 17, 2013

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    Just Another American Learning Japanese - Hello Everyone, I'm Io and all my life I have wanted to learn a second language, with Japan being somewhere around the top of the list, I...
    lagomorpha lagomorpha 22-25 1 Response Apr 2, 2013

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    I Love Kanji. - A Chinese import, the kanj system has found its permanent home in the scripture system of Japan. I can't imagine learning japanese wthout kanji. It's a complex...
    Boann Boann 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 17, 2008

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    Watashi Wa Nihongo O Benkyou Shimasu! - I started learning Japanese in college, took 2 semesters of it which was all that was offered. Now I do Rosetta Stone and I love it...
    Christine268 Christine268 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 12, 2013

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    Japanese is a beautiful language. I visited the country almost four years ago and fell in love with the traditions and culture. Unfortunately, i believe my experience was shorted...
    seraphinamisbhavn seraphinamisbhavn 22-25, F 5 Responses Apr 6

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    I Can Do It! - I've got 3 CDs and 4 books to help me learn Japanese. I'm listening and reading them with an open and optimistic mind. I really hope I don't loose my will to learn...
    UnseenBlossom UnseenBlossom 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 22, 2008

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    I'm learning Japanese right now. i'm a beginners and right now I'm memorizing the Hiragana and Katakana. I would love a study partner online since I mostly spend most of my free...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Feb 5

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    My Japanese learning stemmed from my love for anime and wanting to watch it without subtitles. The more I learned Japanese and the culture behind the language the more interested...
    Kingme1234 Kingme1234 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 21

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    Sugoi Desu! - I am too learning Japanese, i started with the basics watching anime then i started to learn japanese with a japanese guy via skype
    HelloKittyFanBoy HelloKittyFanBoy 18-21, T Dec 20, 2012

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    So Far It Is Interesting - Before learning Japanese, or at least starting to, I always thought that it would be hard. I have heard that Japanese and English are the two hardest...
    NinjaGuide321 NinjaGuide321 26-30, M Dec 3, 2013

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    From A Friend - konnichiwa Just a few words here and there, but I find the language totally amazing. The sounds, the intonations. One of my new friends is from Japan, she is...
    SeekingAmanda SeekingAmanda 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 2, 2013

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    If 18 and 16 year old boys went to Japan where should they go to find people who would speak Japanese with them? The older went there last year and said it was difficult to get a...
    experimed experimed 51-55, M Apr 6

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    So I took one year, two years? in high school. Can't believe I can't even remember that now..hehe and one year in college. Just trying to remember the words, phrases and sentence...
    Goodbadladywoman Goodbadladywoman 26-30, F Apr 6

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    I am currently a first year university student in Texas in my second semester of learning beginner Japanese. It's very fun, and very difficult lol Still, I am happy and open to...
    iCaii iCaii 18-21, F Mar 28

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    Apart from my first language i.e Spanish, I can speak English and little of French. Since my love for world cinema, I watch a lot of foreign language movies and get fascinated by...
    Susana1985 Susana1985 26-30, F Mar 24

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    I don't think I will ever grow tired of learning or being a student. Of course, eventually I want to receive my university degree and pursue the career I am working towards, but...
    Sapphire14 Sapphire14 22-25, F Mar 25

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    I took a semester of conversational a few years back. It's hard but learning a language, even if difficult, can be a great way to expand your mind and understanding others.
    avrgdaddy avrgdaddy 41-45, M Mar 28

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    You Are a Henna Gaijin!, You're not Japanese, but you wish you were! You can use chopsticks with your eyes closed, and you've memorized hundreds of Kanji. You even answer your...
    ib14fun ib14fun 41-45 Apr 7

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    Jeff ate my japanese. Those who know me know the great deal of pain I've been put through. Lol
    Naty13 Naty13 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    This peony was brought to Japan from China in the early sixteen hundreds. The Japanese in an aesthetic decision decided to grow the flowers in stem counts of one or two. The plant...
    peonyladygaga peonyladygaga 22-25, F Mar 25

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    This peony was brought to Japan from China in the early sixteen hundreds. The Japanese in an aesthetic decision decided to grow the flowers in stem counts of one or two. The plant...
    peonyladygaga peonyladygaga 22-25, F Mar 25

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    Unlike other peony plants, ordinary peonies do not blossom in different seasons, but China-Plandts.com has a mysterious variety of Japanese tree peony named High Noon which can...
    CuteCactus CuteCactus 22-25, F Mar 25

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    Unlike other peony plants, ordinary peonies do not blossom in different seasons, but China-Plandts.com has a mysterious variety of Japanese tree peony named High Noon which can...
    peonyladygaga peonyladygaga 22-25, F Mar 25

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    im adopted, my father was Japanese and Chinese and my mother was French and Russian. such a weird mix!
    heartslob heartslob 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    Your Japanese Name Is: Sachi Heike
    ib14fun ib14fun 41-45 Apr 6

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    I'm in Tokyo on business at the moment and am loving Japanese culture. The food, history, language (I am struggling with that!), are fascinating to me. Travel is such a gift...
    ericpaz1967 ericpaz1967 46-50, M 5 days ago

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    I would love to be with a Japanese T-girl
    ib14fun ib14fun 41-45 4 days ago

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    I decided that I'd teach myself how to play the guitar a little over a year ago and have found it fun, challenging, and therapeutic at times. I just zone out and focus on making my...
    mcicero5 mcicero5 31-35, F Apr 7

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    After my divorce that turned my world upside down, leaving me with little to no money, without my kids sent me on a downward spiral that was coming to an abrupt ending until I met...
    DC0813 DC0813 22-25, M Mar 28

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    Learning it. Never knew learning a language could be so hard! The only plus Is a crush in that class, and he helps me. So maybe Spanish isn't that bad?
    Jaycie82 Jaycie82 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    Honestly, I think the most learning I could get right now would not come from any kind of book, nor any school or teacher. I've had more than enough advice on how I *should* live...
    shannonymous shannonymous 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I don't love studying,I hate studying. I like learning, learning is wonderful :)
    Mary0710 Mary0710 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    I have never played a stringed instrument before, so learning to play the ukulele has been a challenge, but fun! I have been playing for about a month now, and can play a few songs...
    ashlee2184 ashlee2184 26-30, F Mar 18

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    Learning Spanish oral exam😎
    Jordy94 Jordy94 18-21, M Mar 18

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    I self taught myself the piano, and then ukulele. Now onto guitar! The guitar is actually pretty similar to the ukulele, or for me anyway. It's a lot of fun learning songs. Once...
    HawaiianPunchz HawaiianPunchz 16-17, F Mar 22

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    Everyday I gain more confidence and become more accepting of the way God has made me. I am learning to embrace my flaws and accept my mistakes. I am grasping a deeper understanding...
    TryingToLoveLifeNow TryingToLoveLifeNow 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I love learning about God and all that he has created and his associations. I love Heaven because it is God's home and I love him. I love spirits and angels of God and their home...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I got put into the special education program at my school because I have a learning disability. I cant understand math's, graphs, and anything to do with numbers. I've always...
    silentgirl1234 silentgirl1234 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I am learning to let go and free myself.. To look at things from a different perspective and question everything, everyone. I am searching inside of me for inner peace that cannot...
    0silence0 0silence0 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I speak Arabic (my mother tongue) French, English and now learning Italian ;) Any Italians in here?
    Beyrouth Beyrouth 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Mine is: 藤原 Fujiwara (wisteria fields) 拓海 Takumi (open sea)
    LovingChihiro LovingChihiro 18-21, M 4 Responses Mar 18

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    The Gazette, Malice Mizer and D'Ir~En~Grey. Only those three.
    alfredsvent alfredsvent 22-25, M Mar 18

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    This opening is one of the many reason that inspired me to catch up on One Piece. http://youtu.be/c_pv4I9o4LQ it's a great opening and I just love it.
    patrick199 patrick199 16-17, M Mar 19

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    Well, though I agree that latin-spanish dub is high quality(I'm chilean), nothing compares to watching a movie or a serie in their original language. Thats the only way to persive...
    chubi1313 chubi1313 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    Kingme1234 Kingme1234 22-25, M Mar 23

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    I'm such an otaku! I've seen a bunch of animes! If ya wanna talk about it with me then go ahead! I won't bite..Yet. >;3
    XxDarkDragonessxX XxDarkDragonessxX 13-15, F Mar 29

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    I love it, just finished reading love in the mask and hes dedicated to roses. Was the best manga Ive read :)
    ohmyglob18 ohmyglob18 16-17, F Apr 2

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    What a beautiful lamguage!! I was so enthusiastic to learn, after i didn't get the class as a freshman this year, zi still talked to the sensei and he gave me a hirigana sheet to...
    whytfng whytfng 13-15, M Apr 2

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    In summer a friend of min and myself will be having a hot pot party!! I love cooking, so I will be making different sweets and a lot of the different dishes put in the hot pot. I...
    Kawiicatnipotaku Kawiicatnipotaku 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 3