If you want to get better at Japanese, reading is one of the best ways to do so. Reading will help you integrate the vocabulary and grammar you have learned. When you come across a new word, it is much easier to remember it. If you have the time, you can do it for free anytime, anywhere. Here are some excellent websites for online Japanese reading comprehension practice that are completely free.
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Wa Tanoshii is a web magazine to introduce everyday things in Japan to people who is interested in the country and its language. The articles are written in simple Japanese so is suitable for Japanese learners from the basic to intermediate levels! The more articles you read, the more information you can collect and help you improve your Japanese. You can see that you can express a lot of things by using relatively simple Japanese.
This is a blog about various aspects of daily life in Japan. You can choose to turn on or off the furigana (pronunciation guide for kanji characters). Each paragraph is written in Japanese, with an English translation below it. Some articles also have French translations. Currently, the blog posts are not updated.
Hiragana Times has been helping people who are interested in Japan and Japanese languages since its inception in 1986. They focus on four media: Super Effective Lesson Texts, Workout Series, English Journal, and Online Lessons. Each of them has its own unique characteristics and helps students improve their Japanese language skills both linguistically and culturally.
MATCHA is a web magazine that provides information about Japan for tourists visiting Japan. It introduces not only famous sightseeing spots such as Tokyo and Kyoto, but also all over Japan, from Hokkaido in the north to Okinawa in the south. In addition to information on recommended sightseeing spots, it provides comprehensive support for sightseeing in Japan, including information on gourmet food, shopping, accommodation, how to get to famous sightseeing spots, and other useful information that you should know before traveling to Japan. The website is available in 10 languages: Japanese, English, Chinese (traditional and simplified), Korean, Thai, Indonesian, Vietnamese, Spanish, and Japanese (easy Japanese), which is easy for foreigners to read, so please enjoy MATCHA in the language of your choice.
This is a site with many traditional Japanese fairy tales, created by Tom Ray and Tierra. All Japanese children grow up listening to these stories, and it will help them study to better understand Japanese culture. The stories are written in very simple Japanese, with a line by line English translation underneath.
This is a website where you can learn about various aspects of Japan and the Japanese language through your own enjoyment. Even those with Japanese language skills at the A1 and A2 levels (introductory to beginner) of the JF Japanese Language Education Standards can gain a sense of "understanding" and "use. By reading and listening to information about Japan on 12 topics, you can come into contact with a variety of Japan and Japanese. Through various contents and comments from other users, you can learn not only about Japan, but also about your own culture and the culture of the region where other learners live.