Norman's Blog

Reading Japanese

To get better at reading Japanese, I am reading more. Current method:

On macOS: Vivaldi + reading material + Yomichan -> Anki

Note: This page is mainly a succinct note-to-self. Not all of it will make sense to others.

1. Find stuff to read

Short stories and books:

News articles:

Restaurant menus:

Online supermarkets:

2. Look up new words with Yomichan

Press Command.

You can search unknown words in definitions too.

See my Yomichan post for more details about how I use it.

Examples of how it looks like on various websites from above:

3. Quickly create new Anki notes with Yomichan

Press Command + E.

See my Anki post for details about how this is set up.

4. Anki reviews