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Resources for learning Japanese

Here at Japanese SE, we see many questions along the lines of "Do you know any books/programs/websites that would help me learn XYZ in Japanese?", even though we (and the stack exchange ...
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What questions are not allowed on Japanese Language SE?

Most of the questions that we have downvoted and closed as off-topic on the Japanese Language Stack Exchange site have violated one (or more) of the following guidelines. No Questions that violate ...
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Can this site include questions about resources one would use to learn the Japanese Language?

Re: What are good sources for streaming Japanese language television? I originally assumed that the site was centered on the Japanese Language and would include resources for learning the language as ...
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Tokenizer of Japanese sentences

Is there any open-source tokenizer of Japanese sentences? For example (according to this answer) 住宅地域における本機の使用は有害な電波妨害を引き起こすことがあり、その場合ユーザーは自己負担で電波妨害の問題を解決しなければなりません。 Becomes something like 住宅地域 に ...
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Scope amendment: Should questions about Resources be allowed on JLU?

EDIT: It has been over a year since the "vote" has been counted and the vote total no longer has any useful meaning. As noted in the comments, the vote total while the question was current was: Yes:7,...
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Which font variants to use for typing Japanese (SC, TC, N variants)

I'm using Mac OS X (Mavericks) which ships with a large selection of Asian fonts. Most of them come in two versions, labelled SC and TC. After a bit of head scratching, I realized they stand for ...
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Where can I find an Old Japanese dictionary with 上代特殊仮名遣い distinctions?

I want to read some parts of the 万葉集 in its original pronunciation. Unfortunately, all editions have transcribed the poems into modern kanji-kana mixtures, which destroys the original pronunciation, ...
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Proposal to drop "& Usage" from the site title

Update 11/25: Thanks for your feedback! We're going to go ahead and drop "& Usage" from the site title. The header image and the "official" language around the site (in the help center and about ...
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Spoken corpora resources

Can you recommend any downloadable Japanese audio database? Preferably with a free license but commercial will do as well.
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Allow limited resource questions in meta?

Since resource based and general learning questions are a major point of discussion right now, what about having a handful of questions here in the meta that we can point people to in the FAQ along ...