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This separate workbook is designed for students who are ready to move beyond beginning Japanese. Following the Integrated Approach, Textbook, this text uses a systematic approach to address the various needs of intermediate students in vocabulary-... Read More »

Obento Supreme is the new taste sensation combining the best selling Obentoo 2 and Obentoo 3 into one concise and engaging text. Obento Supreme provides continuity between Obento Deluxe and Obento Senior and a manageable increase in the level of... Read More »

In Adventures in Japanese, Volume 2 textbook, students expand their horizons by learning to express themselves in a Japanese speaking community. This textbook builds on the lessons learned in Volume 1, reviewing and introducing new topics in a... Read More »

In Adventures in Japanese, Volume 1 textbook, students learn to talk about themselves (family, daily routines, hobbies, school) and learn about Japanese culture. Each lesson begins with two or three tasks, which are the proficiency goals for each... Read More »

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 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 »

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 »

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 »

by Margaret Lee, Yuka Ito

The Tsumiki 1 Audio CDs cover dialogues from the student book, as well as the dialogues required for the listening activities in the workbook. All tracks are professionally recorded by native speakers, using normal and slow speeds.

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 »

The Mirai Stage 1 Audio CD contains the audio material for the Stage 1 Course Book, Activity Book, and Teacher’s Book. This single CD contains audio recordings of the cartoons, manga, and listening activities in the Course Book; audio material for... 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 »

Hiromi Peterson, Naomi Hirano-Omizo

The Adventures in Japanese, Volume 1 audio CDs provide important listening material corresponding to the Volume 1 textbook and workbook. With the Volume 1 audio CDs, students will learn to understand and speak Japanese at a basic level. This set of... Read More »

The Adventures in Japanese, Volume 2 audio CDs provide important listening material corresponding to the Volume 2 textbook and workbook. This set of five audio CDs includes all dialogues, vocabulary, and pronunciation guides for each lesson spoken... 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 audio CDs provide important listening material corresponding to the Volume 3 textbook and workbook. This set of four audio CDs includes all dialogues, vocabulary, and pronunciation guides for each lesson spoken... 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 »

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