One Girl Geek

butterscotchbullets:

My super easy walk through on making a Kill La Kill scissor blade for under $30, with no prior experience is up on my facebook page! I’m about to gesso mine, paint and then spray with clear gloss!

This was my first time making a prop so I’m pretty pumped. More pictures to come as I finish painting it.

Who will I see at Fanime??

Three Awesome San Francisco Movie TheatersBefore I moved to San Francisco, I didn’t think I’d have a “favorite” movie theater apart from…View Post

Three Awesome San Francisco Movie Theaters

Before I moved to San Francisco, I didn’t think I’d have a “favorite” movie theater apart from…

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Visual Novels on SteamI’ve been on a bit of a visual novel kick for the last…couple of years? Suffice to say, whenever I…View Post

Visual Novels on Steam

I’ve been on a bit of a visual novel kick for the last…couple of years? Suffice to say, whenever I…

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petitpotato:

I think The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot was really cute ;w; To be honest, it felt more like a 50th anniversary celebration then The Day of the Doctor…

petitpotato:

I think The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot was really cute ;w; To be honest, it felt more like a 50th anniversary celebration then The Day of the Doctor

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Open Hardware Summit 2013

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japanese-revision:

japanese-revision:

Textbooks:
An Integrated Approach to Intermediate Japanese
A Dictionary of Basic Japanese Grammar
A Dictionary of Intermediate Japanese Grammar
Read Real Japanese Fiction
Dictionaries:
ALC (I use this everyday)→Expression encyclopaedia 
Goo dictionary
Weblio
WWWJDIC (with audio clips)
JWPce (downloadable dictionary for Windows)
JEDict (downloadable for Mac users)
Idiomatic Expressions
Idioms dictionary [Japanese only]
Counters dictionary
Hovering dictionaries: →Rikaikun for Chrome→Rikaichan for Firefox→Floating Dictionary for Mac
Current Affairs dictionary
For kanji.
Jisho (I use this for spelling kanji for if I can’t read it)
Yamasa (I use this for learning to write)
A Guide to Remembering Japanese Characters
Associative Kanji Learning (stroke orders)

Online reading:
Hukumusume Fairytales
竹取(Bamboo-Cutting) (vertical writing)
吉田秀幸の日記(Hideyuki Yoshida’s Diary) (recipes)
Chokochoko’s reading texts to help with JLPT
TED Talks (with Japanese subtitles and transcripts)
Learning through Films [Japanese subtitles/scripts]

Manga.

Free online manga
Vomic (free online manga with voice actors)
Sound Effects (in manga, etc)

Improving your speaking:

Japanese pronunciation guide
Interactive Hiragana Pronounciation table
Topics for Language Exchanges.
Bubbly (a Twitter-like app where you can record yourself)
Audioboo (similar to Bubbly, but also a website)





Listening:
“Real World” Japanese
泣きたいときのクスリ 2007 - ‘08 (radio drama)
Writing practice:
Lang-8
www.Japan-Guide.com
原稿用紙の使い方 (How to write an essay with Japanese writing paper)
Shiritori (Japanese word-chain game)
News:

NewsWeb Easy
NHK News (audio news with speed controls)
Mainichi Primary School student Newspaper


Podcasts:
JOQR (Cultural Broadcasting)
TBS Radio’s Junk
TOKYO FM

YouTube:
Afternoon Hirusagari
Jet Daisuke
バイリンガール英会話
Analog TV Forever (collections of adverts)
Japanese sign language.
Heartful Power Hideo
Shuwa Island
TV:

Japanese subtitles for anime
KeyHole TV (to stream Japanese TV and radio)
風雲LIVE日本語(Feng Yun LIVE Japanese) (to stream TV)
映画で学ぶ実践英会話

Tumblr:
Kanji-a-Day
Holy crap Japanese
Nihongo ga Suki
Jumpstart Japanese
Nihongolog
Nadine Nihongo
That Japan Addict
ChilliMuffin
Japanese through Fandom
F-Yeah Native Japanese
J-Vocab of the Day
ぶらりめし [Japanese only]
Peaceful Chef [Japanese only]
Those studying in Japan.


Japanicking in Yamanashi (at Yamanashi University)
Samxuel (at Kyushu Sangyo)
Katy in Japan Town (at NUFS)
Chocotastie (at Seinan Gakuin)
Kim in Sapporo (at Hokkaido University)

Blogging:
Yaplog
Learning websites:

JapaneseClass.jp
The Japanese Page
Tae Kim’s Guide to Learning Japanese
Erin’s Challenge (with listening and reading practice)
Maggie Sensei

Other resources:

Lots of threads with a variety of resources for Japanese learning
JLPT Resources


I’ve added more to the list since first creating it. As always, if anyone has anything they would like to add, let me know!

japanese-revision:

japanese-revision:

Textbooks:

Dictionaries:

For kanji.

Online reading:


Manga.

Improving your speaking:


Listening:


Writing practice:


News:

YouTube:

Japanese sign language.


TV:

Tumblr:


Those studying in Japan.


Blogging:


Learning websites:

Other resources:

I’ve added more to the list since first creating it. As always, if anyone has anything they would like to add, let me know!

novaprince:

Oh so true. People just take the easy way out and blame them.

novaprince:

Oh so true. People just take the easy way out and blame them.

fungii:

not pictured: the part where your character literally screams WHATS WRONG WITH YOU and LIGHTNING APPEARS?

takin down the patriarchy