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I continually remembered the image on the page more than the definition, pict–graphix I could just flip thru the book and find the kanji I was looking for really easily — a lot easier than with a traditional kanji dictionary. In Japan, children are made to practise kanji repeatedly until the alphabets are etched firmly into their minds. It’s going to take me forever to get my Japanese up to the level of your typical high school student, much less PhD. If you truely want to learn Japanese, you’ll absolutely need to know kanji readings.

Decent tool to learn kanji. When you are trying to learn Japanese, the easy part is to learn the hiragana and katakana two sets of forty-six syllables and their variants. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Write a product review. Jul 14, Clodjee rated it liked pict-o-gtaphix Shelves: Many of the mnemonics are just purely silly.

The book twists the character into a different, and much less plausible, horse. They also include vocabulary, seeing kanji tied together to make words, and example sentences for every.

Carey Hiles rated it it was amazing Mar 15, But sometimes the radical or component is right there on the same page; it’s just ordered AFTER some kanji that depend on it, so you’ll already have gone through the process of being bemused for a while before finally getting to the tiny bit of info that could have saved you the trouble. I would never remember some of them. Ppict-o-graphix does one learn kanji, the characters of written Japanese?


Drawings are very imaginative. Here’s how terms and conditions apply. Keep in mind, this review is coming from someone who uses WaniKani, so I might be The Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Course: The chapters are organised according to themes like power, plant and tree. Another reason this is better than the Kanji Pict-o-grraphix is that it gives both the kun and the on readings while KS gives only the kun and then later expects you to know See, this book is much better than the Kanji Starter books.

Japanese Vocabulary Quick Study Academic. Fully Japanese written characters, or kanji, have their origin in a picture-language developed in ancient China.

Please try again later. It’s engaging, fun, and actually helpful. After a brief introduction explaining the origins of kanji and how mnemonics work, the book starts with the kana syllabaries and then divide the basic kanji in eleven themes: It also mentions the On and Kun readings of the kanji, which RTK doesn’t do, and so if you’re planning to learn some of the pronunciations of the kanji then it can help with that. Lists with This Book. If your learning Japanese then this book should be among your collection of study guides.

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Kanji Pict-o-Graphix : Over 1,000 Japanese Kanji and Kana Mnemonics

It real easy to use and picture use in the book are sometime a little funny. For example, the character for “horse” really looks like a horse. The illustrations are really cool and provide meanings that one can remember. Pict-og-raphix book presents approximately 1, kanji characters, along with mnemonics designed to help you memorize the meanings. Trivia About Kanji Pict-o-Grap Share your thoughts with other customers.

Kanji Pict-o-Graphix: Over 1, Japanese Kanji and Kana Mnemonics by Michael Rowley

Obviously, you need good tricks When you are trying to learn Japanese, the easy part is to learn the hiragana and katakana two sets of forty-six syllables and their variants.


Most of us have 9 to 5 jobs and do pict-o-ggaphix learn this way lict-o-graphix so when I am learning ‘slowly’ and at my own pace, it would make sense to have an English glossary to quickly reference a word or character.

Ohhhh, this book is cool.

It is an alright book but it is very unorganized and sloppy. Oh, and at the start of the book, the reading order is top-to-bottom, left-to-right then it changes to left-to-right, top-to-bottom for no discernible reasons.

Kanji Pict-o-Graphix: Over 1,000 Japanese Kanji and Kana Mnemonics

This is an excellent aid in the memorization of kanji characters. Sure it has the readings, but it doesn’t utilize them with the meanings. Even if some of the pictures can be a bit of a stretch, haha. The author seeks to ease the burden of learning a new language by using a visual approach. Pict-o-garphix Illustrated Guide to Grammar and Structure. The best way to learn it is to go there yourself. However, my brother used this book to learn kana and it worked extremely well for him. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

It’s hard to do Rowley’s book justice with words, since the visual element is what makes it tick. He expects the reader to learn it his way going page by page and learning them incrementally.

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Open Preview See a Problem? It helps to remember some important kanji, but it is far from an etymologics based study.