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Does anybody like mangas? Does it help in learning Japanese?

June 16, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Inka_89

I also use manga and anime to learn Japanese. The easiest ones to understand are high-school dramas because they use basic vocabulary and the plot is easy to grasp. You can find some titles (One-Punch Man, for example) here: https://tonarinoyj.jp/

At the moment, I'm reading The Promised Neverland (約束のネバーランド) which is quite gripping and Japanese there is not so difficult.

June 16, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MariyanaVo

Hi! It's fun, and therefore good for keeping you motivated, which is probably the most important thing when learning a language. Just keep in mind as you progress that the language in all manga is (sometimes wildly) exaggerated and nobody actually speaks like that. It's a much bigger gap than between the language you hear or read in, say, american media, and the actual language used in the states.

June 17, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/keweii

i got the mangas of Death note and ouran high school host club and they've helped me a lot with recognizing the hiragana characters and the stories are also amazing. i do recommend getting a manga or two either for learning or just reading or both :) it was difficult to find them in japanese though.

June 16, 2018

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    I used to read a magazine called Mangajin that used comics to teach Japanese, and also had informative articles on Japanese culture. They're defunct now, but scanned copies can be found here: http://www.genkijacs.com/blog/index.php?itemid=1289

    June 17, 2018

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/PJici

    Seriously, this is so cool. Thank you so much for sharing. This is a really valuable resource.

    June 18, 2018

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/24Haru

    Thanks

    June 16, 2018

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/frpmacc

    I do, and I think about ~half of my Japanese vocabulary comes from there. The Japanese of a typical manga is much less intimidating than that of "proper" literature.

    June 17, 2018

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/cyn-caras

    I am Japanese, I recommend Doraemon. Because Doraemon's Japanese is very simple and easy to understand, it is a daily conversation. Tezuka Osamu's comics are also very nice. However, there are some difficult words in there.

    June 18, 2018

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/IDaDarkneZzI

    That's awesome to hear! Thanks for the tip!

    June 18, 2018

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/GavinVincent

    I do read manga pretty often, and yes, I believe that in certain cases it could help. (Although I would stick to manga that is intended for different audiences for different studying practices.)

    June 19, 2018

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/uS323.

    I only started learn it.

    June 20, 2018

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/janet58ott

    Any more recommendations on easy manga to read? I like the ones posted here, but I would like more to add to my list XD

    July 24, 2018

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Sasasarthasus

    I like manga, and i guess it could help because you read them right to left, which is how they read in japan

    December 1, 2018

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Char_Star

    I enjoy manga, though I don't use them to learn Japanese. However, I believe there are a few books which use manga as a teaching tool. I can't speak for their quality, but I know they're out there.

    June 17, 2018

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/24Haru

    If you guys like mangas, I recommend a manga named Nisekoi.

    June 17, 2018

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AmanVyas5

    hai

    June 18, 2018

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/24Haru

    hi

    June 5, 2019

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/PJici

    I'm not very active in learning Japanese but as someone familiar with the culture, I think high school/slice of life manga would certainly be helpful since you get some basic, everyday vocabulary, and some practice reading the characters.

    June 18, 2018

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/PewDieCake

    Yes,I love Anime and Mangas!!! I don't have much interest...but,helps a lot!

    June 18, 2018

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/nick557563

    Japanese the Manga Way: An Illustrated Guide to Grammar and Structure by Wayne P. Lammers

    ISBN-10: 1880656906

    Japanese in Mangaland: Learning The Basics by Marc Bernabe

    ISBN-10: 4889961151

    June 20, 2018

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/eliastieber

    I like mangas, i never tried to read one in Japanese but im sure it does help to learn the language.

    June 20, 2018

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MakaAlbarns

    I love Manga.

    June 26, 2018

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/BiologicalLang

    I know an anime series that is really good to learn Japanese. It's called Diamond no Ace cand you can watch all the episodes if you search them in Dailomotion. There is a user that uploaded all of them.

    Hope it helps you guys out as well!

    August 29, 2018

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