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Hiragana Times

by Eri Banno, Yutaka Ohno, Yoko Sakane, Chikako Shinagawa

A monthly bilingual magazine published in Japan since 1986. All articles are written in both English and Japanese, with furigana provided for all kanji. Hiragana Times features articles that introduce the cultural side of Japan, regular columns include "My Embarrassing Language Mistakes," "Japan Watching," "Japan in the World" and "Japanese History Makers". The magazine is available in both printed format and pdf download, audio of selected articles is available for subscribers for download each month making this the ideal study companion.