Learn Japanese Through Pictures


Kitano-Cho, Kobe

I wish one of those cars are mine.
sono kuruma ha watashi no da to ii ne.

How to Say I WISH in Japanese

(something you wish) + だといいね da to ii ne.

For example: I wish I were a king.
watashi ga ousama da to ii ne.

Learn Japanese Through Pictures or more oftenly known as picturelearning has received some feedbacks. Some from my friends, some from my readers.
It seemed that some perception about picturelearning is not true, and here, I call them the Myths.

 Myth #1 I cannot read Japanese

We understand that many people cannot read Japanese. Thus, we use English as the main language to introduce you to Japanese words. We also provide romaji (Japanese written in alphabets) so that you know how to pronounce them. Even if you cannot pronounce them properly like the Japanese people do, so what? Try to pronounce anyway and hear yourself talking in broken Japanese. I did it too when I was learning Japanese and it made me laugh at myself. It made me happy. This is what this blog is about, to make you happy.

Myth #2 For learning Japanese only

No, we did not make picturelearning for learning Japanese entirely. We made this for leisure reading. We focus on fun pictures, and short statements to introduce some words in Japanese, followed by a How to Say in Japanese segment where we put in interesting facts, quotes, and cultural notes as examples.

Most importantly, we want you to enjoy the pictures and the blog as you get in touch with some Japanese words.
Even if you are not learning any Japanese, it is OK. Just read it for pleasure.

Myth #3 Not for Japanese people

Although we use English as the main language, picturelearning benefits the Japanese people who wants to improve their English proficiency too. We use simple English words and sentences. Like reverse engineering, you can read the Japanese text and see the translation in English. Just like foreigners who want to learn Japanese, you are only doing it the reversed way.
Even if you are not learning any English, it is OK. Just read it for pleasure.

Myth #4 This is a perfect blog

I am not a native Japanese speaker. I started learning Japanese by myself. Then I went on to further study in Tokyo for 2 years with my own money. I tried very hard to master the language in the shortest time, and I made it to be able speak, write and read Japanese within a year. For me, that is a feat. But it doesn`t mean that I am perfect, neither does my blog. I am consistently improving myself to bring you accurate information. If you find any mistake, comment on it and correct me. I am happy to exchange opinions.


Myth #5 Subscribing is difficult

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Visit Japan: Kitano-Cho, Kobe

Romantic Western street.
romantikku na seiyou no machi

Lets get married.
kekkon shimashou.

How to Say Will You Marry Me in Japanese

The happiest moment in your life would be asking your love of your life to be your wife.
Ask her: 僕と結婚してくれる? boku to kekkon shite kureru Will you marry me.


Kitano-Cho, Kobe

James Bond`s car
jeimuzu bondo no kuruma

Perhaps James Bond is having a drink here.
jeimuzu bondo ha koko de bi-ru wo nomu kana.

How to say James Bond in Japanese

ジェイムズ・ボンドjeimuzu bondo James Bond is always acquainted with the number 007, a character created in 1953 with more than 20 movies to date.


Dear Readers,

Learn Japanese Through Pictures or more commonly known as picturelearning is consistently looking for ways to improve how we serve you better with more pictures, lessons, and interesting facts for your reading pleasure while you learn one or two Japanese words in the meantime.

When picturelearning started, we were doing a coverage on Sendai a year before the 3/11 Tohoku Earthquake

As we moved on to next coverage: Tokyo Game Show, we provided a How to Say in Japanese segment.

We continued to improve as we move on to the next coverage: Yonex Japan Open 2011 where we upgraded the How to Say in Japanese segment with interesting facts, quotes, trivia and cultural notes.

We felt that we should expand our coverage to all around the world instead of just focusing on Japan alone. Moreover, it is a borderless world now, we wanted the readers to go where we had been to. To see what we saw; to feel what we felt. Thus, we made a coverage on Chinese arts in Guangzhou.

During the Chinese New Year 2012, we made a coverage in Penang: Kek Lok Si Temple. It is one of the most prominent temples in Malaysia. The sight of the temple at night is like a glowing city of light floating in the air. See pictures of Kek Lok Si temple.

We are now doing a coverage on Kansai: Kyoto, Kobe, Nara. We want to show you the beauty in the ancient city.

Next, we would be doing a coverage on Bali Island. A mysterious island with a unique culture unlike any other Indonesian island. So stay tuned.

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