Books to learn Japanese

A Listmania! list by Ned Watson (Athens, GA United States)
 
Kodansha's Pocket Kanji Guide (A Kodansha Dictionary)
1.  Kodansha's Pocket Kanji Guide (A Kodansha Dictionary) by Kodansha International
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  "A good Kanji dictionary to start with"
Used & New from: $0.01
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

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The New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary
2.  The New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary by John H. Haig
The list author says:
  "The Kanji dictionary to move up to"
$43.32   Used & New from: $18.98
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (32 customer reviews)

Japanese for Everyone: A Functional Approach to Daily Communication
3.  Japanese for Everyone: A Functional Approach to Daily Communication by Susumu Nagara
The list author says:
  "A good first textbook"
Used & New from: $0.49
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (34 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Japanese for Busy People I: Kana Version
4.  Japanese for Busy People I: Kana Version by AJALT -Assoc. Japanese Language Teaching
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  "A popular series, and this is the Kana version."
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3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)

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How to Sound Intelligent in Japanese: A Vocabulary Builder (Power Japanese)
5.  How to Sound Intelligent in Japanese: A Vocabulary Builder (Power Japanese) by Charles De Wolf
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  "Look smart, read this!"
Used & New from: $0.78
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

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Flip, Slither and Bang: Japanese Sound and Action Words (Power Japanese Series)
6.  Flip, Slither and Bang: Japanese Sound and Action Words (Power Japanese Series) by Hiroko Fukuda
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  "These sounds always confuse me"
Used & New from: $3.53
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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A Dictionary of Intermediate Japanese Grammar
7.  A Dictionary of Intermediate Japanese Grammar by Mitio Tutui
The list author says:
  "Expensive but worth it. You'll use this forever"
Used & New from: $45.00
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

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A Dictionary of Basic Japanese Grammar
8.  A Dictionary of Basic Japanese Grammar by Seiichi Makino
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  "A good book, but probably too expensive for the casual learner"
Used & New from: $37.50
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (57 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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All About Particles (Power Japanese)
9.  All About Particles (Power Japanese) by Naoko Chino
The list author says:
  "Learn to use particles without spending much money"
Used & New from: $6.59
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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Japanese Verbs at a Glance (Power Japanese Series)
10.  Japanese Verbs at a Glance (Power Japanese Series) by Naoko Chino
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  "Do the same for verbs"
Used & New from: $15.20
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

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