Five-storied pagoda in Asakusa, Japan.
Shibuya crossing at night in Tokyo, Japan
Tokyo tower, Japan

Essential Japanese

A practical way to learn Japanese

Japanese video lessons focusing on practicality rather than strict rules and grammar. We immerse you in real situational role-plays to help you learn functional Japanese quickly and in a fun way.

Our first course, Essential Japanese - Travel Phrases, is meant for complete beginners who are intersted in getting the most out of their travels to Japan by learning some practical phrases. Available soon on Udemy and will be free for a limited time.

J.M. Taylor

Producer - Instructor

Photo of instructor, JM Taylor

Taka Yamazaki


Photo of instructor, Taka Yamazaki


More to come

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Essential Japanese - Travel Phrases Course

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Essential Japanese - Next Course


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