The Japanese in MangaLand series from JPT introduced language learners to an innovative, entertaining and educationally-sound way of learning Japanese. Japanese in MangaLand is a book (it’s actually a series of books) that help you attain mastery in Japanese from beginner to intermediate levels. The primary. If you’re like me when it comes to speaking Japanese – extremely clunky with with a limited conversational vocabulary but can read the two.

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Oct 25, Dgg32 rated it really liked it. No trivia or quizzes yet. The errors might be in localization.

Japanese in Mangaland: Basic Japanese Course Using Manga

Trolling, immature, or hostile behavior will result in a warning or ban 6. Ivan Sobrino olle rated it it was amazing Aug 13, Jul 18, Mouna Hezbri rated it it was amazing Shelves: Maybe it would msngaland, except for the next problem: I like how this book is made.

To submit a translation request, visit here instead. Between this, a semester of university Japanese, and WWWJDIC, I had enough knowledge to start on low-level manga, and I beefed up my vocab by slogging through those word by unknown word, which, while painful, was probably about as efficient as the flashcards had been, and came with the fringe benefit that I actually got to read manga.

Realizing that this is useless as a starting point, each such example includes first a romaji transcription, and then a “literal” or rough translation into English that the author uses as an intermediary between the original text and a full English translation.


That said, this scholarly review of JiM suggests that it actually does have some factual errors; I haven’t read it myself, so I’ll leave it for others to comment on that, but it’s something to consider.

I received this book used from a friend, who thought he could give himself a crash course in Japanese and be a semi-fluent tourist in less than a couple months.

Though unsurprisingly he had chapters focusing on those topics, seeing as how the entirety of the book is based around reading manga.

Trivia About Japanese in Manga I don’t think the book would hold up well for someone who’s a total beginner, but as a refresher book for some basic material, it’s not bad.

If you’re looking for a nice review of Japanese, this book can be japanesse of fun.

Japanese in Mangaland: Basic Japanese Course Using Manga by Marc Bernabé

In every lesson, the student will learn jpanese to 12 kanji and then move on to the exercise section, which features one page of manga using all the characters learnt in that lesson; a page of different types of exercises; and a page with the correct answers, translations and a summary of the new drawing-compounds that will appear in the next lesson.

There are some minor errors in the book however, pretty dangerous for fresh Japanses students. Titles in Order Sort by: Lists with This Book.

This book is amazing! The three volumes in the Japanese in MangaLand series combine the enjoyment of reading manga with an innovative and entertaining approach to language instruction.


We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite japajese. The following will result in post removal: Thanks for telling us about the problem. I never bought the separate workbook, but I’m sure it would’ve been a nice addition to have alongside this book. Therefore, I think this book is useful for linguistic interests, rather than; manga and anime Fan!

Things I really liked: All the chapters were basically review for me, except for little bits here and there like some of the body parts chapter. Mar 09, Sam rated it liked it Shelves: The few exercises the book itself has mangalnad okay, but they’re certainly not enough to drill anything in.

Unfortunately, this intermediate language includes an arbitrary collection of abbreviations for grammatical jargon that doesn’t translate literally, so his rough translations are peppered with nonsense syntactic markers like “EP” and “DOP”.

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