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Kanji for Shintō

Shintō is often regarded as Japan’s indigenous religion. This article introduces the very basic vocabulary and kanji related to Shintō, which can be useful when visiting a shrine. Caution: depending on the shrine, slightly...


Why should I bother learning kanji?

Why should anyone bother learning kanji? Let me assume you found this website because you would like to learn Japanese. In order to be fluent in Japanese, it is rather useful to know kanji. My opinion is that knowing kanji is key...