Category Archives: milestone

A Japanese conversation

Had to write this post quickly, and also update you guys on my progress. The last two weeks haven’t been the most productive i’ll admit. What I do when I don’t have much time to learn new words is to … Continue reading

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Monster Hunter update (2 weeks)

I wrote a blog post roughly two weeks ago give or take a day. It was called “Seeing the Light in the Monster” and it related to a very popular video game called Monster Hunter portable, for PSP. If you’ve … Continue reading

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The Horizon Ahead

What’s on the horizon now? I took this picture in Hakone, on top of a mountain that faces the majestic mount Fuji, which I have climbed. When I looked on Fuji from Hakone, it felt very strange to me that … Continue reading

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Finished the Heisig method! 2042 Kanji!

The monstrous goal  has been reached! After a year and a half (give or take a few months : p ) I’ve finally completed all 2,042 Kanji for the Heisig method! I will admit I kind of sped through the … Continue reading

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Seeing the light in the Monster

One thing many students of Japanese greatly desire to do is be able to play Japanese video games. Today I felt like I took a step closer towards that goal. When I was living in Tokyo, I would go to … Continue reading

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1900 Kanji! 十九百漢字!

Doing my video blogging and really getting back into my study of Japanese has helped me to keep pushing towards the enviable goal of going through the list of 2,040 Kanji that the Japanese government requires people to know for … Continue reading

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Learning without studying, from noise to understanding

I took a big plunge and feel the momentum of my Japanese progression. See, for the last several months i’ve been learning Japanese passively. Meaning, I haven’t been actively studying, speaking more than normal, practicing, listening to Japanese music or … Continue reading

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