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Archive of past updates (2003 – 2011)

News for Autumn, 2011

New textbook search parameter: In response to customization request, with the authors’ permission, we have added the ability to search the following kanji list:

Eri Banno, Yoko Ikeda, Chikako Shinagawa, Kaori Tajima, Kyoko Tokashiki, KANJI LOOK AND LEARN, The Japan Times News for Autumn, 2010.

We added mnemonic hints for each kanji. You can read story descriptions of each kanji, using its components to help you remember how to write the kanji. Please note that these are not based on etymology.
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