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This series is for the people/students who want to learn to read Japanese.
You can learn many Japanese words, grammar, Kanji and Japanese Culture.





All of the sentences of the books in this series are written in Simple Japanese.
All of the sentences contain Furigana, the English translation of each word and the spaces between each word to understand grammar correctly.




Enjoy reading Japanese!
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For Beginners


Short Stories For Beginners [eBooks]

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Night Train to the Stars

ぎんが てつどう の よる


Kenji Miyazawa

みやざわ けんじ


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I ぎんが ステーション(Milky Way Station)

II そうなん した こどもたち(Shipwrecked Children)

III あまのがわ(The Milky Way)


ジョバンニGiovanni の のったride

ちいさなsmall れっしゃtrain は

はしりrun つづけてcontinue い ました。

Tired after a hard day's work, Giovanni lies down on top of a hill. He hears a strange sound, and finds himself in the path of a train. Luckily, the train stops and allows him and Campanella to board. Noticing that Campanella is all wet Giovanni asks what happened, and Campanella says he's not sure but a flashback showing him drowning suggests otherwise.



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Night Train to the Stars
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Short Japanese Essays

ぎんが てつどう の よる

ぎんが てつどう の よる

ぎんが てつどう の よる

にほんご の エッセイ

Kenji Miyazawa

Kenji Miyazawa

Kenji Miyazawa

Learning to Read Japanese

みやざわ けんじ

みやざわ けんじ

みやざわ けんじ



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Japanese Short Stories
I

Ten Nights of Dreams



ゆめ じゅうや

Ryunosuke Akutagawa

Soseki Natsume

あくたがわ りゅうのすけ

なつめ そうせき

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For Beginners


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Hiragana

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Small Poems

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Old Stories of Japan


Old Stories of Japan [eBooks]

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Ghost Stories:ゆうれい の はなし

   The Woman of the Snow:ゆき おんな
   A Dead Secret:し の ひみつ
   The Faceless Ghost:むじな

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ゆきかり で  部屋へや の なか に

おんな が  えた。

 ゆきかり:the snow-light    部屋へや:room
 おんな:woman    える:see


He was awakened by a showering of snow in his face. The door of the hut had been forced open; and, by the snow-light (yuki-akari), he saw a woman in the room, - a woman all in white. She was bending above Mosaku, and blowing her breath upon him; - and her breath was like a bright white smoke.



The Princess Kaguya Ghost Stories Urashima Taro The Tongue-Cut Sparrow Click-Clack Mountain
かぐや ひめ ゆうれい の はなし うらしま たろう した きり すずめ かちかち やま
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Japanese Short Stories


Japanese Short Stories [eBooks]

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Japanese Short Stories Ⅰ

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・ Short Stories
Ten Nights of Dreams - The First Night:Soseki Natsume
The Nighthawk Star:Kenji Miyazawa
The Woman of the Snow from Kwaidan:Lafcadio Hearn (Yakumo Koizumi)
TAKASEBUNE:The Boat on the Takase River:Ogai Mori
A Mountain Bird from Small Pieces of Long Days:Soseki Natsume
A Persimmon from Small Pieces of Long Days:Soseki Natsume

・ Essays
Sushi:Rosanjin Kitaoji

・ Translations
THE BLACK CAT:Edgar Allan Poe

百年ひゃくねん っていて ください」 と

おんな は った。

 百年ひゃくねん:one hundred years  つ:wait

The dreamer sits at the bedside of a woman who says she is dying. Because of the warm color in her lips and cheeks, he questions, several times, if she truly is dying. After confirming that she must indeed die, the woman asks a favor. After she dies, he should dig her grave with a large shell, mark it with a fragment of fallen star, and wait at its side a hundred years for her return.

Short Stories

Soseki Natsume


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Short Stories Ⅱ


Short Stories Ⅲ


Run, Melos, Run

Osamu Dazai

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Japanese Literature


Japanese Literature [eBooks]

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No Longer Human

人間にんげん失格しっかく

Osamu Dazai

太宰だざい おさむ    [1909 - 1948]

I Prorogue, The First Notebook

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II The Second Notebook

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III The Third Notebook: Part One
IV The Third Notebook: Part Two, Epilogue

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わたし は

その おとこ の 写真しゃしん を 三枚さんまい

た こと が ある。

   写真しゃしん:picture, photograph

Overcome by an intense feeling of alienation and otherness and finding it nearly impossible to understand those who surround him who live in egoism and bad faith, Oba can't help but resort to buffoonery in order to establish interpersonal relationships. He is abused by a female servant during his childhood, but decides reporting it would be useless. No Longer Human



The Human Chair

BUNCHO
(Paddy Bird)

The Restaurant of Many Orders

QUICKSAND

人間にんげん 椅子いす

文鳥ぶんちょう

注文ちゅうもんおお料理りょうりてん

まんじ

Edogawa Rampo

Soseki Natusme

Kenji Miyazawa

Junichiro Tanizaki

江戸川えどがわ 乱歩らんぽ


夏目なつめ 漱石そうせき


宮沢みやざわ 賢治けんじ 


谷崎たにざき 潤一郎じゅんいちろう  
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No Longer Human
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No Longer Human
II

人間にんげん失格しっかく

人間にんげん失格しっかく

Osamu Dazai

Osamu Dazai

太宰だざい おさむ


太宰だざい おさむ

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