Have you already taken the national Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) and are looking for a new challenge? Or maybe you just want a more thrilling way to show off your Japanese skills? Japan is a test-taking kingdom.
Remember this motto: If something exists, there is a test for it.
So what are some of these amazing and official Japanese tests waiting for you out there, that would shine like gold on your resume?
Get drunk before and during your exam. Worried about practice? There are plenty of review books to work with.
Mario? No this is the real (food) thing. They even have a theme song and music video. Yes you heard that right.
We all get older. Japan just does it better and in more abundance. This is knowledge that must be mastered.
Japan takes its fortune telling and palm reading culture very seriously. Enough that their official mascot is a random picture of a golden retriever.
I heard somewhere that Japan has few shrines throughout the country. Nothing that can’t be covered in a weekend.
The Shinsengumi were a special samurai police force during Japan’s Bakumatsu period and appear in every anime you’ve ever watched (mostly). They look and act badass. You definitely don’t know enough about them.
You sure you know how to buy things properly online? Better find out.
You can admit that you still think ninjas live in Japan. Brush up on your ability to handle every life situation possible that can be solved with ninjas.
There isn’t a person alive who doesn’t know Hello Kitty. But do you reallllly know her?
Of course not. There are dozens of more challenges waiting for you here! From TV, to high school baseball to specific anime series, you will never leave your study desk again. JLPT? Boring! Here are the relevant exams.
Which exam do you want to take?
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