Learning Japanese can be complicated, especially if it’s your first time trying a new language. From getting your syllables and pronunciation right to mastering any one of the three separate writing systems, you have a lot to figure out.
Luckily, we’ve tried a bunch of language courses and can guide you in the right direction. Some of these resources are top-notch, while others are a total waste of time (and money).
Here we’ll look at the best courses for learning Japanese, the top tier options. We’ve also ranked the second and third-tier. Down at the bottom, you’ll find the courses you should stay away from. These just don’t come highly recommended, so you’re better off picking a resource from the upper tiers.
Let’s get started!