Japanese Catchup #3 aka What Have I Achieved This Year?

Japanese Catchup #3 aka What Have I Achieved This Year?

2022 was the year that I finally decided to sit down and start learning Japanese properly. I’d tried before, multiple times and I had things I could use because of it, but I was fed up with always giving up. I’ve been writing about my experience to encourage me to keep going and I have!

I’ve been learning Japanese for a few months now and that’s a success.

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Book Review: Thousand Mysteries of the World by Rima Kitaki and Morinobu Ota

Book Review: Thousand Mysteries of the World by Rima Kitaki and Morinobu Ota

I’ve made it very clear in the past that I’m British and still in the early stages of learning Japanese. But thanks to translation apps, I decided that I just had to read this middle-grade novel, despite being Japanese. Obviously, a translation app won’t translate perfectly, but despite that, I was still able to really lose myself in this story. I had the opportunity to read this book as an e-arc from NetGalley.

This book follows Michito and his father as they travel across the world for a series of paranormal incidents. All these incidents have been talked about in real life, so it could really strike something in the kids who read this. They’ll have plenty to look into if they want to.

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