https://www.duolingo.com/AnimeFanBoy213

FOR ANIME!

I really an truly doing this for when I go to Tokyo someday and so I don't have to listen to English dub's of Anime. Yay!

2 weeks ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/Pamela803159

As someone with a major in Japanese and is currently studying abroad here, I highly encourage you to drop that mindset.. please. Everyone in my freshman year classes who signed up thinking they would do it for anime dropped after a year because it "got too hard" and they got frustrated that they couldn't understand Naruto without subs. Not saying anime and manga can't be a helpful learning tool, because it can be!! But if you're only learning it for anime, you will be nothing but frustrated.

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/N.u.N
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he did say when he goes to tokyo, also.

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Sapphires_Roses

Actually me tho... My friend and I both want to visit Japan for many reasons and being able to simply read signs would be very nice XD

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Redrum.Cinemas

not to be a party pooper, but if you're learning a language, it's a waste of time learning it just so you don't need to listen english dub's. you should expand your learning, not just for anime.

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ktn.chva
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That's great! I do advise that you go beyond Duolingo to learn more, like taking actual language classes and using other mobile applications.

You only need to know a couple of basic phrases (for directions). People in Tokyo are quite good in English compared to other prefectures (in my opinion). You should also try to be familiar with how the Japanese speak English because their accent is quite rough.

Good luck and do your best!

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SilentMoose

Same xD I don't want to read the subtitles anymore. Dattebayo!

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Keikou_
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I bet 90% of y'all will drop out at some point. Not trying to be rude but this kind of motivation won't last very long. Also, what's wrong with subs?

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Ken913586

I disagree. Many people want to learn a language to read books or visit a country, the motivation for these isn't any different. Most people will drop out at some point but that is because Japanese is very difficult, most people with any motivation to learn Japanese will drop out. In my opinion, you have to keep in mind how important patience is.

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/N.u.N
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they can be VERY inaccurate. plus, what is the point of reading anime? no disrespect, but I'm getting some light novels for reading.

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/White-Camillia

got me distracted, the subs

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Esen.

I learn, so that I go to Akihabara without having to ask people in English every step, buy manga from there and read them in Japanese. It is an awesome vision, if you ask me.

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/IsakNygren1
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Just don't speak anime style in public in Japan. It will only be awkward.

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Azusa-sama

I watched subbed anime, due to my ability to speed read. But one day I want to be able to speak it. Then I won't have to read the subs.

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/jjspot
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Since when is speeding reading needed to read subtitles ? :p

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/PapaSloth1

Go watch Tatami Galaxy and then report back.

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/N.u.N
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tatami galaxy.... oh, man.

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/PapaSloth1

It's a bit faster than Non Non Biyori ;)

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/N.u.N
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"GASP" You take that back! just kidding!

4 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/N.u.N
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Me, too. I read very fast, and when i watch anime with my siblings they always ask for dubbed, plus, they are nosey, so I can't write an honest journal. if i learn japanese, they'll stop bugging me, AND I can take in the full beauty of anime without having to read subtitles!

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/N.u.N
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And I could write whatever I want, and they couldn't even guess what it says

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AntonelaS
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Me too! I watch it with subs, I still need them, but I wanna ger rid of them asap. Also, my loved one want us to go to Japan on our honeymoon, so...

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AnthonyLAZR

Yes man. Keep practicing you will make progress.Just don't make my mistake on procrastination

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/hinotaiiuwu

me too :>

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/White-Camillia

I hate reading the subtitle, I want to watch the anime, not spending half the time looking at the subtitles.

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ninefoldrin

After a while you get used to the subtitles and your brain learns to take in the rest of the anime while you read the subtitles. I use subtitles even for English stuff these days so I don't miss anything that's said.

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/IsakNygren1
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It sounds like you are living in a country where subtitles are rare? In my country we're used to it since we have subtitles on almost everything.

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/White-Camillia

I do live in Amercian, but I don't get to watch animes much.

2 weeks ago
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