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  • Hanne 02/18/2019 at 5:35 am on Achieving Your Japanese Goals – February 2019All done with Jalup Beginner. Now I’ll work on reviews, RTK and my vocab deck for a couple of weeks before diving into Jalup Intermediate.
  • AdamAdam 02/16/2019 at 10:48 am on Jalup App – Notes Feature and Jalup ChampionGlad you are enjoying it. It's possible in the future. I'll consider it if I make any updates to the immersion player. Thanks for the suggestion.
  • AdamAdam 02/16/2019 at 10:47 am on Interesting vs. Understandable – Which is More Important?Good points. A manga you love is a powerful tool :)
  • Gervais 02/15/2019 at 10:29 pm on Jalup App – Notes Feature and Jalup ChampionThank you for bringing the Listening function to Android! Would it be possible in a future update to select which sentences to use for immersion? Let´s say I would like to listen just to the last 10., 20, 30 sentences that I have learned recently....
  • LucasadeLucasade 02/15/2019 at 1:26 pm on Interesting vs. Understandable – Which is More Important?Interesting content seems the way to go as I still remember stuff from manga that I’ve picked up without anki or studying, just multiple reads. From ベルセルク I learnt stuff like 領主、繭、烙印、悪霊、連中、etc. But I can recall those words and read them now with no studying....
  • AdamAdam 02/15/2019 at 10:08 am on Interesting vs. Understandable – Which is More Important?I did two things: 1. Similar to Jesper, I created cards of the most common names (last names, first names, and place names). 2. But more importantly, I watched and read the same stories. When you watch the news, there are Japanese subtitles (and of...
  • AdamAdam 02/15/2019 at 10:05 am on Interesting vs. Understandable – Which is More Important?I think 宇宙兄弟 is such an amazing manga, it is worth it to keep it up for the interest factor, regardless of the difficulty.
  • Jesper T 02/15/2019 at 3:09 am on Interesting vs. Understandable – Which is More Important?I've had the same problem, so I have actually started adding lots of names of people and places to my own J-J deck. I essentially just do a sentence, where the name is the unknown. I mark good if I remember that it is a...
  • JonathonJonathon 02/14/2019 at 10:12 pm on Interesting vs. Understandable – Which is More Important?I think I had around a 70-30 ratio during my early years as well. It feels like a good balance. I have an off topic question for you, Adam. When I read news articles it is troubling that with a lot of the names of...
  • JonathonJonathon 02/14/2019 at 10:06 pm on Interesting vs. Understandable – Which is More Important?Keep fighting the good fight, Greg! I remember only understanding enough of Tokyo Ghoul to barely make it through, but the methods here really work! It’s hard to see yourself a few years in the future but the little improvements really add up over time....
  • Greg 02/14/2019 at 8:05 pm on Interesting vs. Understandable – Which is More Important?I’m going for interesting. I’m currently reading 宇宙兄弟。I’ve always been interested in space so it’s a great topic for me. No furigana though. I actually enjoyed よつばと quite a bit as well. The only depressing thing about the harder manga is that it makes me...
  • AdamAdam 02/14/2019 at 12:11 pm on Jalup IntermediateThank you. Going forward, it is easier for me to have incorrect card links reported to me by e-mail. I keep a running list as I get reports from people and release periodic updates on them.
  • Kiralover 02/13/2019 at 12:43 pm on Jalup IntermediateJalup Android, Intermediate JI98 - there is no brach on the last word (超)
  • AdamAdam 02/11/2019 at 12:07 pm on Jalup App – Notes Feature and Jalup ChampionThanks for the feedback. I'll add it to the suggestion list and will probably add additional Interval Timing settings in the future.
  • Kiralover 02/11/2019 at 2:21 am on Jalup App – Notes Feature and Jalup ChampionI wish there will be option for even longer intervals, something like equivalent of Anki's 350-500% interval modifier, because when you learn a lot of cards everyday, you will(I) need to look up words in definition anyway(look up=rep) (branching in intermediate+ decks is awesome) so...
  • Gervais 02/10/2019 at 8:14 pm on Achieving Your Japanese Goals – February 2019Glad to be part of the JALUP community!
  • Jim 02/10/2019 at 5:06 pm on Achieving Your Japanese Goals – February 2019My goal is to be 954 cards into the modified RTK deck.
  • AdamAdam 02/10/2019 at 2:22 pm on 箱入り息子の恋 (Blindly in Love) ReviewYou can get it on YesAsia or Amazon.
  • Chris 02/10/2019 at 7:45 am on 箱入り息子の恋 (Blindly in Love) ReviewHi, how did you watch the movie. I live in Germany and would like to buy it... But how??
  • AdamAdam 02/08/2019 at 12:33 pm on Overcoming the Many Good Things – One Bad Thing RatioI'm glad this could help cheer you up. 元気だしてね ^^
  • AdamAdam 02/08/2019 at 12:29 pm on Jalup Champion – Preorders & Other Important InfoYes it is happening and I've already started. A lot of good stuff coming soon.
  • AdamAdam 02/08/2019 at 12:27 pm on Achieving Your Japanese Goals – February 2019Welcome to the site Gervais, and rock those February goals!
  • AdamAdam 02/08/2019 at 12:27 pm on Jalup Champion – Preorders & Other Important InfoThanks Hanson! You'll be up to Champion level in no time :)
  • Casandra 02/08/2019 at 12:01 pm on Overcoming the Many Good Things – One Bad Thing RatioI ran the full gambit of these reactions and emotions during my holiday in Japan. From understanding more than last time and feeling awesome to getting super frustrated with still not being bloody fluent. Thanks, I needed to read this today.
  • laddr 02/08/2019 at 10:22 am on Jalup Champion – Preorders & Other Important InfoIt looks like this should happen. I still don't have specific manga I want to pick but I would prefer something from a fantasy/scifi genre. Anything is great though can be anything from ninjas, to epic fantasy, to mmorpgs, to gundam, to samauri, to space....
  • laddr 02/08/2019 at 10:19 am on Jalup App – Notes Feature and Jalup ChampionI have been using it like crazy, no issues that I have seen. Finding it very easy to use, easy to add/update, and displays exactly as I was hoping. In short perfect implementation. Thanks again
  • Gervais 02/07/2019 at 4:49 pm on Achieving Your Japanese Goals – February 2019Just bought the Maximum package. I love it! Great not to have an English translation. Goal for February: Jalup Beginner, 30 cards a day Pimsleur: 20 lessons Genki II: Reading of the grammars points (at least 6 lessons)
  • Fiora 02/07/2019 at 9:30 am on Achieving Your Japanese Goals – February 2019Thank you! I'll do my best.
  • Hanson 02/06/2019 at 10:23 pm on Jalup Champion – Preorders & Other Important InfoBought the last one. I don't need it at this point (soon I'll finish expert), but I see real value in continuing series. When it comes to manga choice,it's hard as I'm not big fan of that. I've started reading them for the sake of...
  • 名前などない猫 02/06/2019 at 9:59 pm on Jalup App – Notes Feature and Jalup ChampionWith the marrying thing, you wouldn't really be able to take their last name any more than you could registering a 通称名 -- as that is actually what you would end up doing. If you go all the way to make it your name ,...
  • AdamAdam 02/06/2019 at 12:32 pm on Jalup App – GuidebookThanks Corri. The Android version will continue to evolve, as I know a lot of people are waiting on it.
  • AdamAdam 02/06/2019 at 12:30 pm on Jalup App – Notes Feature and Jalup ChampionI know you had been waiting a long time, so I'm glad I could finally release it. It took a while to get it to work easily from learning or reviews, but I think it'll be a big addition to the app :)
  • AdamAdam 02/06/2019 at 12:05 pm on Achieving Your Japanese Goals – February 2019Hi Fiora, Thanks for making a comment on the monthly goal post. Best of luck in February!
  • laddr 02/05/2019 at 3:18 pm on Jalup App – Notes Feature and Jalup ChampionAmazing!!! I have been really excited for notes so I can add my own mnemonics. Thanks so much Adam. This came faster than I expected and from the screenshots it seems like a really flexible implementation. Excited to update my cards asap
  • Corri 02/05/2019 at 2:29 pm on Jalup App – GuidebookSuper excited about the app, need to save some for all card access though.. looking forward to the extra functionality as well from the iOS versions too. Def planning on using what I can in the meantime. Thank you!