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Has Jalup Actually Produced any Fluent People?

Has Jalup Actually Produced any Fluent People?

Japanese Level Up is a pretty big site now, growing over 7 years since its creation. There is a mountain ...
Who Did What To Whom?

Who Did What To Whom?

Ever feel lost on what a sentence means from Jalup Beginner? I purposely made it challenging by leaving out all ...
Is it Okay to Use Japanese Subtitles?

Is it Okay to Use Japanese Subtitles?

My view on using English subtitles is pretty well known on this site. The short answer: I don't recommend them ...
The Difficulty Ranking of Getting Access to Japanese Video

The Difficulty Ranking of Getting Access to Japanese Video

There are many difficult things about studying Japanese. The one thing that shouldn't be difficult is you spending money to ...
Jalup Expert Audio Pre-Order (Round 2)

Jalup Expert Audio Pre-Order (Round 2)

***Update*** Thank you so much to everyone that contributed! The first 1,000 audio files for Jalup Expert have now been ...
Dragon Ball Entertainers Travel Variety Show

Dragon Ball Entertainers Travel Variety Show

Recently, I talked about an up-and-coming entertainer named アイデンティティ田島(Identity Tajima). He  dresses up like the 80 year old voice actor who ...
Japanese Kanji Kandy - Learning Through Sugar

Japanese Kanji Kandy – Learning Through Sugar

Have you ever needed sugar to get you through a painful (or sleepy) Japanese study session? We've all been there, and ...
Updating Anki Decks Without Losing your Progress

Updating Anki Decks Without Losing your Progress

Anki reviews are a strange thing. You may not look forward to doing them, but once you get them done, ...
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