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My Manga #1 – Point in time

My Manga #1 Point in Time – From Death Note. Okay, so this is an observation from Death Note about point in time. I am not a grammar beast yet, but I find that trying to read through these sentences … Continue reading

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Context Manipulation

  Context Manipulation It:s a rainy morning here in Tokyo, and I was on the train, fiddling with Death Note. During a burst of inspiration a few months ago, I tried going “All Japanese All the Time” to push myself … Continue reading

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1700 Kanji and the Skimming Hypothesis

So I’m finally almost done with Heisig. I’ve been doing about 50 to 100 Kanji per day and I am almost there. A few key things I have noted recently. I mentioned in a previous post that I was shedding … Continue reading

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1500 Kanji, 73% done with RTK1

1500 Kanji I’m burning through my last 500 Kanji now. I’m at frame 1512 and I’m starting to feel as if I am achieving something. I mentioned in a previous post that I am not getting too hung up on … Continue reading

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今年もおめでと!

Wishing everyone a happy new year from Japan to Jamaica. It’s been an interesting year for me, and looking back there were some nice moments and some rough patches. Last this year, I had just come back from a trip … Continue reading

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[Long post] A serious note on my learning journey thus far…

  More on passive learning. I’ll start this post with saying I haven’t been completely honest with those of you might have been following the blog over the last year. When I said that living in Japan was difficult, I was … Continue reading

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Blazing through the last 800 Kanji, a test method

I’m going to implement this today. I think when people are using systems, sometimes they might do things a little differently, or create processes that help them to work around time constraints, etc. AJATT refers to this as “throw away … Continue reading

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