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In this episode, Azra welcomes you to the Nihongo Master podcast! Nihongo Master is a Japanese e-learning site focused on helping learners at every level master the Japanese language.
Azra teaches keystone pieces of survival Japanese, which will help you navigate the complexities of everyday life.
Azra talks about Japanese “matsuri” (祭) or festivals! Whether it’s dancing celebrations or times of paying somber respects, there are many festivals year-round that shape the Japanese tradition.
Azra interviews Taylor Dondich! Taylor is the Founder and CEO of Nihongo Master. He founded Nihongo Master in late 2011 after taking a trip to Japan.
We talk about the mystical animals of Japan!
We cover three different categories of islands: famous main islands, quirky tourist islands and some far-flung exotic islands which feel a world away from Tokyo.
We discuss about the famous munchies of Japan! We cover kaiseki, sushi, Shojin Ryori, street food, and Ramen. There’s a good chance you’ve tried sushi and ramen, but do you know it’s history?
Anyone with an interest in Japan will definitely have seen pictures online of all the weird and wonderful fashion out here: from girls dressed like 18th century toddlers to guys that look like they walked right off the set of the musical Grease.
All you need to know about the Japanese gaming culture!
Let's take a walk down memory lane of Japanese's fashion throughout the ages!
We dive into the art culture of Japan! Art is one of the best windows into the character of a nation and culture, and Japan has one of the richest artistic traditions in the world.
Manners make the people, and the people make the country. The Japanese are famously known for their politeness, and we have their highly-valued customs to thank for that.
This special Halloween episode involves us telling Japanese ghost stories!
We talk about the lives and times of the Japanese Emperors (and Empresses)!
In this episode of Nihongo Master podcast, we spice things up a bit — an interview with Overland Japan about all things business and nature!
Let's talk about Japanese film!
We introduce our language series, Study Saturday!
Listen to Japanese tunes and beats!
We give you a second Study Saturday with the grammar points for “it looks like…”!
We’re all about that packed lunch in a box, also known as a bento.
In our third Study Saturday, we talk about ways to ask and answer, “do you know...?”
We look at the Japanese fashion triumvirate.
In our fourth Study Saturday, we talk about expressing opinions using "I think..."
We talk about the various ceremonial stages of life!
In our fifth Study Saturday, we discuss how to express our desires and wants (for Christmas, especially) by saying “I want...”.
Let's discuss about a few of the top Japanese contemporary artists!
In our fifth Study Saturday, we look at how to express we got something, gave something, and someone gave something to us for Christmas!
We talk about the magic of Japanese winter.
Let's chat about Japan’s Seijin no Hi holiday — also known as Coming of Age Day.
We discuss how to say “I’ll try…” as part of our Study Saturday language series!