JDrama

Beginner’s Guide to JDrama

The best way to improve your foreign language speaking skills and your understanding of a foreign culture, is by actively listening to and interacting with native speakers. However, many of us don’t have opportunities to interact with Japanese people often. So what’s the next best thing? Watching JDrama, of course. 😀

Mbithe is a software developer at Andela and loves all things tech! You can probably find her sitting barefoot somewhere writing beautiful code while singing along to really loud Japanese music. 🙂

Read More...

Culture, Language

Reasons People Choose to Study Japanese

Before anyone decides to take up a language, there is often a compelling reason behind it. Whether it was an interesting tid-bit you learnt about the language or a love interest you want to impress, we all have a reason(s) to dive into the mystical land of different vocabulary and sentence structure.

Shikow is a student of the law, life and day dreams. A lover of adventure and good times, she takes delight in learning and creating new things. She is a beautiful letdown and painfully uncool.

Read More...

Anime, JDrama

Beginner’s Guide to Anime (Part 2)

Beginner’s Guide to Anime was basically about selection of anime, kind of like a ‘how to’ to anime which excluded ‘the where’ and when looking for websites to watch anime on, it can get really frustrating not being able to find one that you would deem good enough from the many websites floating around the Internet.

In a perfect world, Gillian would be travelling round the world in her red vintage VW T1 van (Hippie Van) gathering stories of the people she meets and retelling them to those ready to listen. She is in the process of building this world which is now going to have all of you in it.

Read More...