How I’m learning Japanese!

みなさん、こんにちは! It’s been a while since I wrote about this, but I’ve been diligently keeping up my Japanese studies. And while I’m still far from fluent, my current self-study methods have helped me dramatically, and I wanted to share them with you. So without further ado, Anki (website) Anki is a free and open-source spaced repetition flashcard program. “Anki” (暗記) is the Japanese word for “memorization”. The SM2 algorithm, created for SuperMemo in the … Continue reading How I’m learning Japanese!

A Story and Introduction to Kōans

Recently I bought the Blu-Ray set for Avatar the Last Airbender because who doesn’t need some Uncle Iroh in their life? I guess I’ve been stressed and conflicted a lot lately, and I just felt like Iroh has always had a calming effect on me. I mean I even named my dog Mako after Iroh’s original voice actor, so clearly there’s something to the character’s … Continue reading A Story and Introduction to Kōans

Top 5 Favorite Anime Youtubers

If anyone knows the artist for my Featured Image I would greatly appreciate the info! Love the image, but can’t make out the name! When I think about some of my favorite things, anime and YouTube are pretty high on the list. After all I’ve been obsessed with both of them for as long as I can remember, so I figured why not combine the … Continue reading Top 5 Favorite Anime Youtubers