Kana Kanban

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ステーキ ハウス ピーピングトム 営業時間11:00−23:30

If you’re studying katakana, try reading this  sign.

Use the rikaichan popup dictionary or your favorite reference tool with my transcription below the photo if you need help.

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Originally posted 2013-01-26 12:05:32.

Katakana Japanese Reading Practice #24: Coin Locker Sign

Japan train station coin locker sign in katakana Japanese alphabetコインロッカー

If you’re studying katakana, try reading this  sign.

Use the rikaichan popup dictionary or your favorite reference tool with my transcription below the photo if you need help.

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Originally posted 2013-01-16 12:48:14.

Katakana Japanese Reading Practice #25: Coca-Cola Poster

Coca-Cola Japan sign in katakana Japanese alphabetグレートテイストゼロシュガー

If you’re studying katakana, try reading this  sign.

Use the rikaichan popup dictionary or your favorite reference tool with my transcription below the photo if you need help.

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Originally posted 2012-11-16 23:15:30.

How’s business?

カジュアルフロア おさわり禁止

If you’re studying katakana, try reading the words on the sign around this fellow’s neck to find out what they have on offer upstairs.

Halloween happens to be on the horizon, but he’s a fixture in front of this Kyoto clothing store throughout the year.

Use the rikaichan popup dictionary or your favorite reference tool with the words I’ve transcribed below the photo if you need help reading the katakana, or the message in his mouth.

The vertical hiragana/kanji can be seen more clearly if you click on the photo to enlarge it and then click again on his mouth.  A very common verb and kanji compound that you can likely guess the meaning of from the context.

I wonder what kind of greeting’s waiting for me on the second floor?

Originally posted 2012-09-21 22:57:57.

Katakana Japanese Reading Practice #11: Restaurant’s Menu Board

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ランチコース

ディナーコース

アラカルト

If you’re studying katakana, try reading this Italian restaurant’s menu board. Use the rikaichan popup dictionary or your favorite reference tool with my transcription below the photos if you need help.

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Originally posted 2013-06-28 03:21:19.

Katakana Japanese Reading Practice #20: Yoga Studio’s Sign

Yoga studio's sign in katakana Japanese alphabet

ヨガスタジオ

If you’re studying hiragana and katakana, try reading this sign. Use the rikaichan popup dictionary or your favorite reference tool with my transcription below the photo if you need help.  That’s rain on their arms, not sweat.

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Originally posted 2013-04-30 12:50:11.

Katakana Japanese Reading Practice #21: Rental Bicycle Shop’s Sign

Bicycle shop's sign in katakana Japanese alphabet

レンタサイクル

If you’re studying hiragana and katakana, try reading this sign. Use the rikaichan popup dictionary or your favorite reference tool with my transcription below the photo if you need help.

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Originally posted 2013-04-17 23:50:27.