Read real Japanese today.
Four short stories in Japanese for beginners. Read four short stories in real, not textbook, Japanese.
First, a few Japanese sentences are shown. Next, there is a short glossary of the Japanese and the English meanings. Finally, the English sentences are given.
Start to master Japanese kanji with this book. Learn fewer than 200 kanji and almost 2,000 kanji compound words using those kanji.
The pronunciations and the stroke order to write each kanji are given.
The book is for the Japanese learner who knows hiragana and katakana.
Pirates! Shipwreck! Hunger! Wild Animal Attacks! After pirates sink a steamship on route from Italy to Japan, a young boy and a young man land on a not-so-desert island in the Indian Ocean. When electric lights and submarines were high-tech, Oshikawa Shunro, a father of Japanese science fiction, wrote this tale that would be the inspiration for the Japanese science fiction motion picture ATRAGON.
Return to old Japan and watch the teenage samurai Hinomaru Hatanosuke combat bandits, kidnappers, thieves, and demons as well as help junior and senior citizens. Full color reproduction of the nearly 200-page, original 1937 Japanese edition.
This unfinished but classic story of friendship, loss, and the search for true happiness has inspired the creation of dozens of movies, plays, manga, anime, television shows, musical pieces, and even research papers.