地獄耳 (jigokumimi)

I recently learned this word while reading Chibi Maruko-chan: 地獄耳 (jigokumimi) – The ability to remember everything one hears, or the ability to instantly hear secrets and rumours (having a sharp ear). You’ll notice that 地獄耳 (jigokumimi) is composed of the word for hell (地獄), and ear (耳) of course. But why hell? This is what got … More 地獄耳 (jigokumimi)

JLPT Results

I am so happy to say that I passed the JLPT N2 exam! The results came out online today, and after a couple hours of frustration trying to remember my password, I was delightfully surprised to see that I had passed. So I guess now that means on to N1! (^◇^;) Ok maybe not just … More JLPT Results

Kanji Practice

I’ve really been slacking in terms of my Japanese lately. So I’ve dusted off the dust from my kanji books and also been in search for the perfect app to help me get back into studying. I’ve recommended iPhone apps before, so here’s another one to add to the list: ゆびドリル (yubi drill). I’m the type … More Kanji Practice