Nintendo DS Games for Japanese Learning

Discussion in 'NDS - Console and Game Discussions' started by Pluupy, Feb 22, 2011.

  1. Pluupy
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    Can anybody recommend any games that can help with learning Japanese? I'm especially looking for simple games which use Hiragana and/or Katakana a lot. I know the Harvest Moon games are good, but they do tend to use Kanji. (I don't know Kanji yet) Any recommendations?
     
  2. Masked Ranger

    Masked Ranger GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Try "My Japanese Coach"?
     
  3. machomuu

    machomuu Drops by occasionally

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    The Courtroom
    I think they mean (J) games.
     
  4. Phoenix Goddess

    Phoenix Goddess The Ninja's Protégée

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    Away from civilization.
    I don't believe there is any Kanji in Cross Treasures. Have you tried that?
     
  5. Pluupy
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    I'll try. I've tried mostly popular JRPG games and children's games. (lol)

    I'm not looking for Japanese learning games since it would kinda mess up my flow on learning the language. I know the Ubisoft coach games follow a different curriculum than actual Japanese classes. Thanks anyway.
     
  6. Sora de Eclaune

    Sora de Eclaune Baby squirrel, you's a sexy motherfucker.

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    123 Fake Street
    I have seen a cute little game that is for Japanese people to learn English, but it would probably be good for the inverse, as well, as you can switch the text language from Japanese to English at any point in the game.

    I believe the game is called Little Charo Travels in English.
     
  7. Pluupy
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    I know Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass is good for learning, as it has the little Furigana.
     
  8. panncakes

    panncakes Newbie

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    Pokemon usually uses only the kanas. Give any of the 100 available a try