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Reading Books in Japanese

AhmedHan

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I am learning Japanese and I need Japanese reading books. I searched on Internet, but couldn't find anything at all. Story books, even children stuff or anything else is OK. Can you send some links from Amazon or somewhere else?
I am still learning Kanji, so Furigana would be great useful.
 

KrazyKat

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ジャジャーン
日本のむかしばなし

Japanese fairy tales.
Mainly hiragana, kanji has the reading with it.

Saying 'I'm still learning Kanji' doesn't really give us much idea of how difficult a story you can read though. You see, everybody here is 'still learning Kanji'. A better idea would be to give an estimate of the number of Kanji you know. :)

If you were looking to buy books, take a look at amazon.jp
 
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AhmedHan said:
I am learning Japanese and I need Japanese reading books. I searched on Internet, but couldn't find anything at all. Story books, even children stuff or anything else is OK. Can you send some links from Amazon or somewhere else?
I am still learning Kanji, so Furigana would be great useful.

Some titles that I found interesting:
ふたごの魔法使い :)
マジック.ツリーハウス 😊
オズの魔法使い :cool:
お星さまのレール (ちょっとむずかしい。その上、鬼の目にも涙だ。):(
学校の怪談 (夜中に読まないで!) :eek:
 

Buntaro

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I have searched high and low for a good Japanese reader. The only thing I ever found was the Naganuma series. It is old (It says the price of a train-ride from Tokyo to Shinagawa is something like 20 yen) and antiquated, but it is the best I have found so far.

The Naganuma series was great in that each cahpater had a reader, vocabulary list, grammar text, etc. The series was very easy to use.

http://www.antiqbook.com/books/book...rm=http://www.antiqbook.com/books/index.phtml

http://www.biblio.com/books/31331920.html

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/08...104-6145501-8503104?s=books&v=glance&n=283155

http://cgi.ebay.com/Grammar-and-Glo...QQitemZ4616405267QQcategoryZ378QQcmdZViewItem
 

りすの肉

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I found some 日本語 children's books on e-bay for cheap. I bought them, read them, and sold them again. They were thick cardboard and very easy to read. Also, do a massive search on Google for Japanese Children's Books. I once found some good English retailers. Unfortunately, I don't remember the links. But they're out there somewhere.
 
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