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Learn Japanese with! JapanesePod101 is the flagship of Innovative Language, and has gained fans from all over the world! With over 1,500 audio and video lessons, it’s the complete answer to learning Japanese and Japanese Culture in the fastest, easiest and most fun way.

Fascinated about life in Japan or want to know more about Japanese customs and culture? Learn Japanese and all about Japan with our energetic hosts and native Japanese speakers recording live from Tokyo! From Absolute Beginner to JLPT Prep, there's something for everyone. Learn how to write in Kana and Kanji and what to do if you miss the last train home! Interact with our hosts and passionate community with fresh lessons and transcripts offering new material every single week.
With a Free Lifetime Account to, you'll learn Japanese in the fastest, easiest and most fun way! New audio and video lessons are released weekly, plus, you'll enjoy over 1,500 archived lessons with an upgraded account.

Focused lessons that are fun too!

From Beginner to Advanced, every series we create has 1 goal in mind – to help you master Japanese! Each lesson focuses on a dialog that presents 1 main grammar point. Plus you'll learn key Japanese vocabulary along the way. But you won't just learn the word and meaning, you'll learn how to properly pronounce each word – syllable by syllable – with our native hosts and speakers.

For upgraded accounts, each lesson comes with PDF Lesson Notes that further explore the grammar and vocabulary presented in the audio lesson. Follow along with the notes while you listen to really absorb the Japanese language and culture.

Learn Japanese on Your Own Terms

All our audio lessons are easily downloaded onto your desktop or mobile device. Fit these short lessons into your morning commute, afternoon coffee break, evening stroll – whenever and wherever you want! With JapanesePod101, you're not tied down to a classroom or clunky desktop software – we go where you go!
- Weekly Audio and Video lessons
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- PDF Lesson Notes
- Line-By-Line Audio Transcript
- Lively Community and Forum
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- Word of the Daily Mini-Lessons
- Online Spaced-Repetition Flashcards
- Core 2000 Word Lists
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