Learning Materials

Minna no KyôzaiExternal link

Image of Minna no KyozaiThe Japan Foundation launched the Minna no Kyôzai Japanese version in May 2002 and the English version in November 2004. The Japan Foundation is aiming to help Japanese-language teachers from all over the world produce teaching materials that are suited to every local learner.

“Erin’s Challenge! I Can Speak Japanese.” on the WebExternal link

Image of " Erin's Challenge! I Can Speak Japanese"A free Japanese-Language learning site on which you can have fun while learning. (Japanese / English / Spanish / Portuguese / Chinese / Korean / French / Indonesian)

“Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture.”External link

Image of Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture.

KANJI Memory Hint 1[English version]External link

Image of KANJI Memory Hint 1[English version]This app allows you to learn kanji in a fun way using mnemonic pictures and games.


Hirogaru, get more of Japan and JapaneseExternal link

Image of Hirogaru, get more of Japan and JapaneseThis site lets Japanese language learners study the language by reading information articles on 12 topics that they may be interested, watching videos of people talking in Japanese, and exchanging comments with other users. New articles will be frequently posted.

JF Japanese e-Learning MinatoExternal link

JF Japanese e-Learning Minato is a Japanese language learning platform provided by the Japan Image of Minna no KyozaiFoundation. Users can take online courses to learn Japanese and interact with worldwide communities of like-minded people.

HIRAGANA/KATAKANA Memory HintExternal link

Image of HIRAGANA/KATAKANA Memory HintHIRAGANA Memory Hint and KATAKANA Memory Hint are apps that allow you to learn hiragana and katakana in a fun way using mnemonic pictures. They include plenty of quizzes for you to test your understanding.

MARUGOTO+(MARUGOTO Plus)External link

Image of MARUGOTO PlusMARUGOTO+ (MARUGOTO Plus) is a website where users can learn about Japanese language and culture based on the contents of the “MARUGOTO: Japanese Language and Culture,” the official coursebook of the Japan Foundation, which complies with the JF Standard for Japanese-Language Education.

Portal for Learning Japanese NIHONGO e External link

Image of Portal for Learning Japanese NIHONGO e なNIHONGO e Portal for Learning Japanese is a site dedicated to introducing all kinds of websites and online tools useful for studying Japanese!

Japanese in Anime and MangaExternal link

Image of Japanese in Anime and MangaJapanese anime and manga are really popular with young people all over the world today. This is an e-learning website for those who want to learn Japanese from anime and manga. Users can study expression distinctive of characters with audio playback or words used in a specific genre, such as LOVE, through quizzes. It’s a fun way to learn Japanese!

Nihongo de Care-naviExternal link

Image of Nihongo de Care-naviJapanese-English / English-Japanese dictionary with useful expressions in nursing and caretaking scenes for supporting your Japanese Language learning.


“Easy Japanese” by NHK, Japan’s public broadcaster

Easy JapaneseIt’s a radio program of Japanese language lessons, and one great feature is that you can learn Japanese in 17 different languages, including Hindi, Bengali, Urdu, and of course, English.



Learning Nihongo: Making it simple, easy to memories and inventive 

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