Top Japanese Books of 2022: My Highlights

In 2022, I read more books in Japanese than ever before and with all that progress in reading comprehension was also able to finally enjoy reading some truly exceptional Japanese novels. In this post, I'll be sharing my personal highlights of this year and I'll also provide links to each book in case you want… Continue reading Top Japanese Books of 2022: My Highlights

Advice, Blog

Introduction to reading Japanese novels – Where to get books with furigana

Reading novels in Japanese can be a real challenge if your reading flow comes to a stop every time you encounter a kanji you can't read. These books with 100% furigana on all kanji will help cutting back on that frustration so you can focus on reading in Japanese.

Book Review, Fiction, N2

[N2] コンビニ人間

Furukura Keiko doesn't really fit into societal standards, but as soon as she steps into her workplace - a smile mart chain convenience store - she is able to fulfill the role of a turning cog in society. I read this novel by Murata Sayaka as part of the 2022 target language reading challenge by… Continue reading [N2] コンビニ人間