Suggested Textbooks to learn Japanese?

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  1. PokeAcer
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    I wish to learn Japanese, however I've seen so many recommendations out there that IDEK what to choose (and the 'good-looking' ones are so expensive ;-;)

    Does anyone have any recommendations here? (And does anyone have any old textbooks they'd like to gift to me? ;) )

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    Check the textbook section in the first post here:
    http://gbatemp.net/threads/learning-japanese-the-nihongo-faq.290986/

    And my suggestion is to either go to a library to check out some of the textbooks, or download a less legal copy to try them out. If you seem to like one, stick to it and buy a copy.
    Textbooks ARE expensive, and if some books are cheap - there's often a good reason for it.
     
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  3. Wellington2k

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    Genki is the way to go. Get the textbook, workbook, and answer key from Amazon.co.jp. They'll ship it outside Japan.
     
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    Thanks! c:
    I got a less legal copy but it annoyed me because I couldnt print the workbok out :P
     
  5. Minox

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    Genki I & II should be a decent enough start, but you might also want to combine it with some kind of kanji practice book once you've gone through Genki I.
     
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