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The Adventures in Japanese, Volume 4 Teacher’s Handbook offers teachers additional course materials and resources for the Volume 4 textbook, workbook, and audio CDs. The handbook provides teachers with overhead materials that explain vocabulary and... Read More »

The Adventures in Japanese, Volume 2 Teacher’s Handbook offers teachers additional course materials and resources for the Volume 2 textbook, workbook, and audio CDs. The handbook provides teachers with overhead materials that explain vocabulary and... Read More »

The Adventures in Japanese, Volume 1 teacher’s handbook offers instructors additional course materials and resources for the Volume 1 textbook, workbook, and audio CDs. The handbook provides teachers with overhead materials that explain vocabulary... Read More »

In the Tsumiki 1 Student Book, students follow two main characters from Australia, Andrew and Mariana, as they learn Japanese. In Units 1-5 Andrew and Mariana communicate with Japanese students who are visiting their schools and homes, and in Unit 6... Read More »

The Tsumiki 1 Teacher Resource Book gives the teacher ideas on how to enhance the students’ learning of the Tsumiki 1 lessons and tasks. The book contains unit overviews, comprehensive lesson notes for each unit in the student book and workbook,... Read More »

Tsumiki 1 Workbook contains tasks that reinforce lessons learned in the student textbook. The tasks include Listening, Reading, Writing, Investigating, Calculating and Surveying. The fun activities, such as crosswords and puzzles, stress specific... Read More »

Obento Deluxe is the new, revised edition of the first level, formerly called Obentoo 1. In this revised edition, sections are uniquely designed to correspond to the variety of dishes one would find in an obentoo (lunchbox). For example, the Teeburu... Read More »

by Meg Evans, Yoko Masano, Setsuko Taniguchi

The Mirai Stage 1 Course Book is a high-energy, full-color textbook that offers a fun but challenging approach to learning the Japanese language. This book represents the first stage of study for beginning learners of Japanese. Written for a mixed-... Read More »

by Meg Evans, Yoko Masano, Setsuko Taniguchi

The Mirai Stage 1 Activity Book gives students the chance to practice and apply what they’ve learned in the classroom. The Activity Book is designed to accompany the beginning-level Mirai Stage 1 Course Book and features hiragana and kanji writing... Read More »

by Meg Evans, Yoko Masano, Setsuko Taniguchi, Miwa Groves-Moriwaki

The Mirai Stage 1 Activity Book gives students the chance to practice and apply what they’ve learned in the classroom. The Activity Book is designed to accompany the beginning-level Mirai Stage 1 Course Book and features katakana and kanji writing... Read More »

by Meg Evans, Yoko Masano, Ikuo Kawakami, Setsuko Taniguchi

The revised 2nd Edition of the Mirai Stage 6 Course Book is suitable for students who have already studied Japanese for three or four years. It is part of a complete six-stage Japanese series for secondary schools. the second of two textbooks... Read More »

This companion to the bestselling Japanese: the Spoken Language begins with the two kana syllabaries and introduces approximately 300 kanji, following the Spoken Language text lesson by lesson. Appropriate for classroom or self-study programs. Non-... Read More »
A Collection of Poems Ancient and Modern

Translated by Laurel Rasplica Rodd, Mary Catherine Henkenius

This book is the first complete translation of the tenth-century Kokinshu, one of the most important anthologies of the Japanese classical tradition. Winner of the 1982 Japan-US Friendship Commission’s Literary Translation Award, Kokinshu links... Read More »

The Adventures in Japanese, Volume 1, Hiragana & Katakana workbook offers a complete practice guide for mastering hiragana and katakana scripts. The workbook emphasizes writing of Japanese syllabaries through practice grids that teach the... Read More »
His Life and Works

by Janine Beichman

"Excellent...Anyone interested in Shiki should consult [this] by all means." -Burton Watson The first critical biography of Shiki in English, this book offers a complete portrait of the life and far-reaching influence of "the father of modern haiku... Read More »

The Adventures in Japanese, Volume 3 workbook contains reading and writing exercises that correspond to the lessons in the Volume 3 textbook, and listening exercises from the Adventures in Japanese, Volume 3 audio CDs. Anime-inspired illustrations... Read More »

The Adventures in Japanese, Volume 2 workbook contains reading and writing exercises that correspond to the lessons in the Volume 2 textbook, and listening exercises from the Adventures in Japanese, Volume 2 audio CDs. Anime-inspired illustrations... Read More »
An Anthology of Fiction, Film, and Other Writing Since 1945

Edited by Howard Hibbett

Lovers of Japanese and Asian literature, rejoice! This superb survey of one of the most active and interesting literary scenes of the twentieth century is back in print. Contemporary Japanese Literature brings together works in translation from... Read More »

The Adventures in Japanese, Volume 4 Workbook contains reading and writing exercises that correspond to the lessons in the Volume 4 textbook, and listening exercises from the Adventures in Japanese, Volume 4 audio CDs. Anime-inspired illustrations... Read More »

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The Adventures in Japanese, Volume 1 workbook contains reading and writing exercises that correspond to the lessons in the Volume 1 textbook, and listening exercises from the Adventures in Japanese, Volume 1 audio CDs. Anime-inspired illustrations... Read More »
101 Modern and Contemporary Tanka

Edited and translated by Kozue Uzawa, Amelia Fielden

Winner of the 2007 Japan-US Friendship Commission Prize for the Translation of Japanese Literature, Ferris Wheel delivers the world of modern Japanese tanka to Western readers. Astonishingly complex imagery and emotions condensed into 31 syllables... Read More »

The Adventures in Japanese, Volume 3 Teacher’s Handbook offers teachers additional course materials and resources for the Volume 3 textbook, workbook, and audio CDs. The handbook provides teachers with overhead materials that explain vocabulary,... Read More »

by Hiromi Peterson, Naomi Hirano-Omizo, Michael Muronaka (Illustrator), Emiko Kaylor (Illustrator)

In Volume 3 of Adventures in Japanese, students experience Japan from the point of view of a young traveler. Ken, the central character throughout Adventures in Japanese, arrives in Tokyo and is greeted by his Japanese host family. Students will... Read More »
Blind Musician of Japan
Second Edition

by Susan Matisoff

Who was Semimaru? Whether he was a blind wandering lute player or a beggar who was once a prince, Semimaru's legend has inspired many of Japan's literary giants for over a thousand years. From origins in the Golden Age of classical Japan, the story... Read More »

by Seiichi Makino, Michio Tsutsui

An indispensable reference tool for beginning-level students of Japanese, A Dictionary of Basic Japanese Grammar offers a new approach to the interpretation of Japanese grammar and provides a convenient dictionary of grammar-related expressions. The... Read More »

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