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  • Victoria 05/25/2022 at 6:34 am on The End of JalupI haven’t commented in a LONG time, but want to say THANK YOU for everything! I started learning Japanese 8 years ago - and started JALUP 7 years ago. I just moved back from A 3.5 year stay in Japan, which included 2 years of...
  • Max 05/24/2022 at 11:51 am on What Would You Do If You Woke Up Fluent In Japanese?I'd probably start recording myself saying random things in Japanese and playing it all back just for fun.
  • Tufu 05/15/2022 at 9:05 pm on The End of JalupI've always lurked around this site and haven't really used the jalup service itself, but I just wanted to say that these blog posts changed my experience with Japanese. I don't know of I ever would have learned about anki, RTK, tips on how to...
  • Max 05/07/2022 at 2:33 pm on The End of JalupMaybe this gives new ideas. As a customer of this page and regular visitor I would love to see this page stay online to help other language learners. I know different webpages who stay alive through donations. I could see this work on with this...
  • Thank You 05/06/2022 at 12:51 am on The End of JalupJust wanted to say thank you. I think for many of us JALUP genuinely provided the bridge between beginner level and advanced. And although there is still a long way to go after finishing the decks, they, plus the immersion advice, 100% give you the...
  • laddr 05/05/2022 at 9:19 am on The End of JalupJust wanted to say I followed the instructions Adam linked to up top and it worked! I am 100% in anki now. Best of luck all.
  • Álvaro 05/03/2022 at 8:33 am on The End of JalupI'm happy you are finding new places for Jalup. I joined to this party when it was officially finishing, but I hope your content (specially decks and blog, as the app's fate seems sealed) will stay with us for a long time.
  • laddr 04/18/2022 at 11:22 am on The End of JalupI spent some time today trying to figure out how I may go about getting my progress out of the app and into anki. I have the anki decks for the app cards, I have my export from the app but it is very intimidating...
  • Kou 04/17/2022 at 12:32 pm on The End of JalupIs there no way to follow you after everything has been deleted? Like a twitter, instagram, or something? I'm really grateful for all the work you've done.
  • Dana 04/06/2022 at 8:42 pm on How Much Money to Spend on Learning JapaneseFor now, I'm a Free Learner because I'm still studying and living with my parents (which is common for Asians) I can't really push myself to ask for money from my parents. Though I want to work, they wouldn't allow me since they want me...
  • Dana 04/06/2022 at 6:34 pm on Why are you Studying Japanese?I've been in love with anime and manga for years that I really want to learn にほんご just for them. I want to watch and read them without the need for subtitles and English translations in the future. There are also cool novels that Japanese...
  • Gareth W 04/06/2022 at 2:52 am on The End of JalupI would like to echo this, it would be nice if this information could be accessible even after the site is gone, if that is somehow possible. Adam, you know how much I love this app and the system, and I will be sad to...
  • Free Rodriguez 04/05/2022 at 9:27 pm on The End of JalupIt's been a great journey reading your posts and using your anki deck in the early years of my Japanese journey. Thank you for being a part of it and I wish you the best in family life and other dreams.
  • Matt 04/05/2022 at 7:22 pm on The End of JalupThe blog on this site was a great source of inspiration and motivation for me on my first few years of learning Japanese. Sorry to see it go but thanks for all the great resources.
  • Robert Tighe 04/05/2022 at 5:55 pm on The End of JalupWith the site/app closing down, do you recommend purchasing the Anki decks and going from there? I'm still at the beginning and have learned so much. thanks for all you've done.
  • Rob 04/05/2022 at 5:44 pm on The End of JalupSo long, and thanks for all the taiyaki!
  • パイレート 04/05/2022 at 5:11 pm on The End of JalupAww this is sad to hear. I wondered if this would happen, though. I've been using the Jalup app daily for about 21 months now and I will definitely reach out to get an Anki version to make the transition to Anki. If anyone knows...
  • laddt 04/05/2022 at 5:02 pm on The End of JalupAfter such a long break on the blog I thought this may eventually come. Congrats on what you built and sad if at the end it goes away in such a permanent way. I guess I wasn't expecting such a hard shutdown. I use Anki...
  • Todd 04/05/2022 at 2:56 pm on The End of JalupHave you thought about open sourcing the app if it doesn't sell? Then at least someone who is passionate about the app could update it.
  • Drew V. 04/05/2022 at 12:30 pm on The End of JalupI understand all your reasoning for for not wanting to continue. Most language learners get sucked up by flashy resources that require little commitment. This site was always most attractive to the niche of people who would do whatever it takes for fluency. Maybe doing...
  • Maike 04/05/2022 at 12:24 pm on The End of JalupThank you for all the hard work you've done! What a great journey it's been <3 I kinda hope the material stays available for new learners in one form or the other (from hopefully the buyer you find), just because I find it so valuable....
  • Mike Spertus 04/05/2022 at 7:58 am on The End of JalupRather than talking about how I will miss having jalup (although I will), I want to celebrate it. The jalup decks are among the most remarkable learning tools ever, and your thoughtfulness of design and passion of execution shone through (thanks for the heads up...
  • Nathan Franklin 04/04/2022 at 8:11 pm on The End of JalupHi Adam. I’m somewhat new to Jalup - I purchased Jalup maximum on the iOS app around November of last year. While I am sad to see you write this and to see the Jalup universe be seemingly going away when it’s still so new...
  • Gareth W 03/20/2022 at 8:30 am on Jalup Intermediate was Hard – Getting Through it Made me Feel InvincibleI'm happy that you feel this post was helpful :) Good luck in your Japanese journey!
  • Cassian A 03/18/2022 at 11:50 am on Jalup Intermediate was Hard – Getting Through it Made me Feel InvincibleThanks for normalizing these feelings. I'm glad to have stumbled across since beginning intermediate earlier this week, I thought I was going mad. Also, knowing the Red and Green button secret functions would have come in handy earlier lol, better now than later I guess....
  • Matt V 02/26/2022 at 10:44 am on Jalup Intermediate was Hard – Getting Through it Made me Feel InvincibleWe've moved over to Discord! More info here: https://japaneselevelup.com/jalup-discord-group/
  • Burton 02/25/2022 at 9:10 am on Jalup Intermediate was Hard – Getting Through it Made me Feel InvincibleHow can I get into this group on line or who can add me on a group on line
  • パイレート 02/20/2022 at 2:46 pm on Jalup Intermediate was Hard – Getting Through it Made me Feel InvincibleJust wanted to stop in and say this is a great article. I just finished Jalup intermediate and this really matched my experience with it. To anyone just starting out: don’t give up! You got this!
  • laddr 02/09/2022 at 6:11 pm on When Do You Stop Adding New Cards To Anki?Hey Noxsora, For me I didn't start my own deck until I finished all of Jalup. There isn't any one way to do it though of course. Whatever you feel works for you. I wouldn't feel any pressure at all to make your own deck...
  • Noxsora 02/08/2022 at 6:40 pm on When Do You Stop Adding New Cards To Anki?There is probably a better artical to put this question on... So I am 200 cards into jalup intermediate. Which is not the Japanese stage this artical is about. But I have acouple questions abought when I should add new cards. 1) If all of...
  • Noxsora 01/30/2022 at 9:19 pm on Achieving Your Japanese Goals – February 2020I hope no one minds me re-using this thread for Feb 2022: 500 kanji cards (690 unseen at the end of the month) 5000 XP (I am using XP navi)
  • Noxsora 01/30/2022 at 7:39 pm on Review Of Tofugu’s WaniKaniIn March of 2020 I decided to start learning Japanese. I tried Wanikani, Duolingo, Lingodeer, Bunpro, Jalup, Kanshudo, Genki and Kanjidamage. I wanted a life time membership. I wanted SRS because I have forgoten what I have learned before. I went with Kanjidamage over KanjiKindgom...
  • Nihon Scope 01/29/2022 at 2:47 am on Review Of Tofugu’s WaniKaniTo make it to level 60 is not the faint of heart... Seriously. You can read my latest article about the levels on my profile there under this name. It turns into beast mode at the last 10 levels (they are short)... I was just...
  • Noxsora 01/13/2022 at 11:06 pm on Everyone’s Working On Their Core…2000 – In ReviewTatsumoto-ren talks about why he likes cards where the question is a sentence, like Jalup, rather than having an example sentence on the back which is default for core decks. tatsumoto-ren.github.io/blog/discussing-various-card-templates If anyone else is checking out core 〇〇K deck, I recomend reading his blog....
  • エールElle 01/03/2022 at 11:30 am on 8 Catchy Songs To Learn Hiragana And Katakana愛餓's あいうえお (hiragana) song from the 70s --> https://youtu.be/klPtGQXT-wQ