Japanese Language Books
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Abbreviations  Bilingual  Communication  Conversation  Culture  Dialects  Dictionary_E-J  Dictionary_E-J/J-E  Dictionary_J-E  Dictionary_J-J  Gesture  Giongo/Gitaigo  Grammar  Idioms  Kanji  Linguistics  Loanwords  Names  Politeness  Proverbs  Reading  Reading/Newspapers  Slang  Society  Textbooks  Usage  Verbs  Vocabulary  

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Abbreviations
Dictionary of Abbreviations and Truncations, A (Motwani)

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Bilingual
Bilingual Guide to the Japanese Economy, A (NHK 国際局経済プロジェクト, Yamato 大和総経済調査部)
Breaking into Japanese Literature (Murray)
Chickens" by Mori Ōgai (Ōgai, Skrzypczak)
Japanese Business Glossary (Mitsubishi Corporation)
Japanese Language Know-how (IHI)
Midget, The (Nakao)
Nippon (Nippon Steel Corp.)
Old Man with a Wen, The (Nakao)
Stories by Teramura Teruo (Teramura, Skrzypczak)
Stories by Tsubota Jōji (Tsubota, Skrzypczak)
Talking about Japan Q & A (Kodansha)

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Communication
13 Secrets for Speaking Fluent Japanese (Murray)
91 Expressive Japanese Phrases (Kawarazaki, Kinoshita, Kuroha, Taruta, Nakamura, Masukura)
Answering Foreign Students' Questions (Mizutani)
Common Japanese Phrases (Sanseido, Brennan)
Communication Cues 1 (Mizutani)
Communication Cues 2 (Mizutani)
Communication Cues 4 (Mizutani)
Everyday Japanese (Schwartz, Ezawa)
Gone Fishin' (Rubin)
Illustrated Say It in Japanese (JTB)
Japanese in Action (Seward)
Japanese Made Funny (Dillon, Boerger, Watanabe)
Japanese Now (Iguchi, Inozuka, Chino, Yamada, Nakanishi)
Making Sense of Japanese (Rubin)
Nihongo Notes 1 (Mizutani)
Nihongo Notes 2 (Mizutani)
Nihongo Notes 4 (Mizutani)
Nihongo Notes 5 (Mizutani)
Nihongo Notes 6 (Mizutani)
Nihongo Notes 7 (Mizutani)
Nihongo Notes 8 (Mizutani)
Nihongo Notes 9 (Mizutani)
Nihongo Notes 10 (Mizutani)
Rules for Conversational Rituals in Japanese (Aoki, Okamoto)
Say it in Japanese (Kai)
Conversation
Hotline for Japanese Conversation - 2 (Hess)
Hotline for Japanese Conversation - 3 (Hess)
Japanese for You (Ohso, Koyama)
Red Cross Book for Japanese Conversation - 1, The (Hess)
Culture
Cultural Dictionary of Japan, A (Yamaguchi, Kojima)
Dictionary of Japanese Culture, A (Kojima, Crane)
Dictionary of Japanese Food, A (Hosking)
Illustrated - A Look Into Japan (JTB)
Illustrated - Living Japanese Style (JTB)
Illustrated - Martial Arts & Sports in Japan (JTB)
Japanese Language Education Q & A (Bunkachō)
Nihongo and Foreign Students: A Personal Sketch (Sasaki, Phelan)

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Dialects
Kansai Japanese (Tse)
Kinki Japanese (Palter, Horiuchi)
Dictionary E-J
Collins-Shubun English-Japanese Dictionary (Goris, Okubo)
Kenkyusha's Furigana English-Japanese Dictionary (Kenkyusha)
Modern English-Nihongo Dictionary, The (Kodansha, Tamamura)
New Romanized English-Japanese Dictionary (Fujikake)
New Up-To-Date English-Japanese Conversation-Dictionary, The (Vaccari)
Obunsha Lexis English-Japanese Dictionary (Hanamoto, Nomura, Hayashi)
Romanized English-Japanese Dictionary (Takahashi)
Romanized English-Japanese Dictionary (Kondo)
Taiseido's Pocket Romanized English-Japanese Dictionary (Takahashi)
Dictionary E-J/J-E
Basic Japanese Conversation Dictionary (Martin)
Japanese-English and English-Japanese Dictionary - Third Edition, A (Hepburn, Matsumura)
Oxford-Duden Pictorial Japanese & English Dictionary, The (Oxford)
Yohan English-Japanese Japanese-English Dictionary (Kaneda)
Dictionary J-E
Japan Foundation Basic Japanese-English Dictionary, The (Bonjinsha)
Japanese and English Dictionary with an English and Japanese Index, A (Hepburn)
Kenkyusha Japanese-English Learner's Dictionary, The (Takebayashi)
Kenkyusha's New School Dictionary (Japanese-English) (Masuda)
Kodansha's Romanized Japanese-English Dictionary (Vance)
Romanized English-Japanese Japanese-English Dictionary (Takahashi, Takahashi)
Sanseido's Daily Concise Japanese-English Dictionary (Sanseido)
Standard Japanese-English Dictionary (Abridged Edition), A (Takehara)
Unabridged Japanese-English Dictionary, An (Brinkley, Nanjou, Iwasaki)
Vaccari's Standard Japanese-English Dictionary (Vaccari)
Dictionary J-J
Elementary Students' Become-Strong-in-Japanese Dictionary (Kawashima)
Iwanami Japanese Dictionary (Nishio, Iwabuchi, Mizutani)

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Gesture
Japanese and English Gesture (Brosnahan, Okada)
Giongo/Gitaigo
Communication Cues 3 (Mizutani)
Flip, Slither, & Bang (Fukuda, Gally)
Giongo Gitaigo (Akutsu)
Illustrated Dictionary of Japanese Onomatopoeic Expressions, An (Gomi)
Nihongo Pera Pera! (Millington)
Grammar
Affective Expressions in Japanese (Suleski, Masada)
All About Particles (Chino)
Basic Connections (Shoji)
Dictionary of Basic Japanese Grammar, A (Makino, Tsutsui)
Dictionary of Basic Japanese Sentence Patterns, A (Chino)
Dictionary of Intermediate Japanese Grammar, A (Makino, Tsutsui)
Essential Japanese Grammar (Bleiler)
Grammar and Glossary (Naganuma)
Handbook of Japanese Grammar (Tanimori)
Handbook of Modern Japanese Grammar (McClain)
Historical Grammar of Japanese, An (Sansom)
Introduction to Japanese Grammar and Communication Strategies, An (Maynard)
Japanese Grammar (Ono)
Japanese Grammar, A (Hoffmann)
Japanese Language Patterns - Volume 1 (Alfonso)
Particles Plus (Kawashima)
Reference Grammar of Japanese, A (Martin)
Students' Guide to Japanese Grammar, A (McGloin)

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Idioms
101 Japanese Idioms (Maynard, Maynard, Taki)
2001 Japanese and English Idioms (Akiyama)
Animal Idioms (Garrison, Goshi)
Body" Language (Garrison)
Communicating with Ki (Garrison, Kimiya)
Complete Japanese Expression Guide, The (Sasaki)
Dictionary of Idioms (Shueisha)
Dictionary of Japanese and English Idiomatic Equivalents, A (Corwin)
Japanese Idioms (Akiyama)
Love, Hate, and Everything in Between (Murakami)
Speak Japanese Naturally (Sasaki)

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Kanji
All About Katakana (Stewart)
Basic Kanji (Soga, Yusa)
Beginners' Dictionary of Chinese-Japanese Characters (Rose-Innes)
Complete Guide to Everyday Kanji, The (Habein, Mathias)
Elementary Students' Become-Good-at-Characters Dictionary (Tsuzuki, Sasaki)
Elementary Students' Kanji Dictionary (Kawashima)
Elementary Students' Kanji Doctor - for 1-2-3-grade students (Gakutōsha)
Elementary Students' Kanji Doctor - for 4-5-6-grade students (Gakutōsha)
Elementary Students' Kanji Study Correct Writing (Obunsha)
Elementary Students' Remember-the-Kanji Dictionary (Kawashima)
Essential Kanji (O'Neill)
Everyday Japanese Characters (Pye)
First Step to Kanji - Part I, The (Yoshida, Saji, Nishide)
Guide to Reading and Writing Japanese, A (Sakade)
Guide to Remembering Japanese Characters, A (Henshall)
Guide to Writing Kanji & Kana - Book I, A (Hadamitzky, Spahn)
Illustrated - Japanese Characters (JTB)
Japanese Character Dictionary (Spahn, Hadamitzky, Fujie-Winter)
Japanese Writing System - Unit 1, The (Alfonso)
Japanese Writing System - Unit 2, The (Alfonso)
Japanese Writing System - Unit 3, The (Alfonso)
Kanji - Practical Guide for Beginners (Murata)
Kanji & Kana (Hadamitzky, Spahn)
Kanji 1-2-3 (Dykstra)
Kanji Dictionary, The (Spahn, Hadamitzky, Fujie-Winter)
Kanji Idioms (Wallace, Kimiya)
Kanji in Context - Reference Book (Nishiguchi, Kono)
Kanji Power (Millen)
Kanji Usage Dictionary (Tobita)
Kodansha Kanji Learner's Dictionary, The (Halpern)
Kodansha's Compact Kanji Guide (Kodansha)
Language and the Modern State (Twine)
New Dictionary of Kanji Usage, A (Kuratani, Kobayashi, Okunishi)
New Japanese-English Character Dictionary (Halpern)
New Kanji Dictionary (Miyamoto)
New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary, The (Nelson, Haig)
Nihongo: First Lessons in Kanji (Japan Foundation)
Pictorial Chinese-Japanese Characters (Vaccari)
Practical Guide to Japanese Signs - 1st Part, The (Moriyama, Cohen)
Read Japanese Today (Walsh)
Remembering the Kanji I (Heisig)
Remembering the Kanji II (Heisig)
Remembering the Kanji III (Heisig, Sienko)
Sanseido's Concise Dictionary of Kanji for Word Processor Users (Sanseido)
Second Step to Kanji - Part I, The (Yoshida, Saji, Nishide, Ohkura)
Standard Kanji (Vaccari)
Study of Kanji, The (Pye)
Subject-Grouped 1016 Kanji in Context (Kamiya)

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Linguistics
As for elephants, they have long noses (Mikami)
Bernard Bloch on Japanese (Bloch)
English and Japanese in Contrast (Taylor)
Grammar of "I am an eel", The (Okutsu)
Handbook of Japanese Linguistics, The (Tsujimura)
Introduction to Japanese Linguistics, An (Tsujimura)
Japanese and the Other Altaic Languages (Miller)
Japanese Language, The (Kindaichi, Hirano)
Japanese Language, The (Miller)
Kotoba to Bunka (Language and Culture) (Suzuki)
Language and Culture of Japan (Kindaichi)
Languages of Japan, The (Shibatani)
On Japanese and How to Teach It (Kamada, Jacobsen)
Structure of the Japanese Language, The (Kuno)
Transitive Structure of Events in Japanese, The (Jacobsen)
Words in Context (Suzuki, Miura)
Loanwords
Dictionary of Loanwords Usage : Katakana-English, A (Motwani)
English Loanwords in Japanese (Miura)
Guide to Modern Japanese Loanwords, A (Webb)
Random Dictionary, The (Matsumoto)

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Names
Japanese Names (O'Neill)

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Politeness
How to Be Polite in Japanese (Mizutani)
Minimal Essential Politeness (Niyekawa)
Programmed Course on Respect Language in Modern Japanese, A (O'Neill)
T-Shirt Japanese versus Necktie Japanese (Fukuda, De Wolf)
Proverbs
Fountain of Japanese Proverbs (Takashima)
Japanese Proverbs and Proverbial Phrases (Okada)

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Reading
Introduction to Written Japanese, An (O'Neill, Yanada)
Japanese Readers (Vaccari)
Japanese Reading Program with Basic 997 Words (Kano, Fujita, Abe, Davalos)
Living Japanese (Bookman, Fujii, Mishima)
Modern Japanese for University Students - Part II (I.C.U.)
Practical Guide to Japanese Signs - 2nd Part, The (Moriyama)
Read Real Japanese (Ashby)
Reading Japanese (Jorden, Chaplin)
Reading Practices in Japanese (Tanaka, Sugita, Sugiura, Kido, Tanabe, Pirotta-Maruyama)
Reading Practices in Japanese 2 (Tanaka, Sugita, Sugiura, Kido)
Strange But True (Gally)
Various Stories (Akimoto, Itokawa, Terashima)
Reading/Newspapers
Introduction to Newspaper Japanese, An (Mizutani)
Japanese Newspaper Compounds (Kikuoka)
Nihongo through Newspaper Articles (Mizutani)

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Slang
Beyond Polite Japanese (Yonekawa, Garrison)
Japanese Slang Uncensored (Constantine)
Japanese Street Slang (Constantine)
Making Out in Japanese (Geers)
More Making Out in Japanese (Geers)
Using Japanese Slang (Kasschau, Eguchi)
Society
Japan As It Is (Gakken)
Japanese Communication (Maynard)
Understanding Japanese Communication (Sato)
Womansword (Cherry)

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Textbooks
Advanced Japanese (Higurashi)
Beginning Japanese - Part 1 (Jorden, Chaplin)
Beginning Japanese - Part 2 (Jorden, Chaplin)
Business Japanese II (Nissan)
Essential Japanese (Martin)
Foundations of Japanese Language (Soga, Matsumoto)
Fundamentals of Japanese (Uehara, Kiyose)
Intermediate Japanese (Arai, Ota, Oyabu, Kameda, Kigawa, Nagata, Matsuda)
Introduction to Modern Japanese, An (Mizutani)
Japanese for Beginners (Yoshida, Kuratani, Okunishi)
Japanese for Today (Gakken)
Japanese I (Alfonso, Nishihara)
Japanese II (Alfonso, Nishihara)
Japanese in 3 Weeks (Sheba)
Japanese in a Hurry (Vaccari)
Japanese in Thirty Hours (Kiyooka)
Japanese in Thirty Hours (Kiyooka)
Japanese Language Patterns - Volume 2 (Alfonso)
Japanese Language Patterns Nihongoban - Volume 1 (Alfonso)
Japanese Language Patterns Nihongoban - Volume 2 (Alfonso)
Japanese Society: An Update (Sasaki, Kadokura)
Lessons in Japanese Conversation and Readings (Ono)
Let's Speak Japanese - Self-Study Textbook Part I (Ching)
New Intensive Japanese (Ogawa)
Standard Japanese (Soga, Koyama, Ohso)

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Usage
Effective Japanese Usage Guide (Kodansha)
Handbook of Japanese Usage, A (Drohan)
Japanese for All Occasions (Kaneko)
Nihongo Notes 3 (Mizutani)

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Verbs
201 Japanese Verbs (Lange)
501 Japanese Verbs (Lange)
Complete Japanese Verb Guide, The (Hiroo Japanese Center)
Handbook of Japanese Compound Verbs (Tagashira, Hoff)
Japanese Verbs at a Glance (Chino, Gally)
Vocabulary
Basic Japanese Vocabulary for Beginners (Kasahara, Lin)
Elementary Students' Word Doctor (Ikoma, Matsumoto)
How to Sound Intelligent in Japanese (De Wolf)
Instant Vocabulary though Prefixes and Suffixes (Vance)
Japanese Vocabulary for Speakers & Readers (Seton, Matsumoto, Hayashi)
Japanese Words and Their Uses (Miura)
Key Words for Understanding Japanese Culture (Yamaguchi, Tsujimoto)

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