Cindy Fan

Hi, I am Cindy Fan. I majored in Japanese for four years in undergraduate school and spent 7 months in Tokyo as an exchange student. There, I fell in love with Japanese culture. Currently, I am studying for an LLM degree at BFSU.

Differences Between Hiragana and Katakana and Which to Learn First?

When you make up your mind to learn Japanese, the first question that pops into your head may be: What are these?! Why do Japanese characters look so different from each other? In fact, Japanese has three different writing systems: hiragana, katakana, and kanji. Kanji, or Chinese characters, is famous for its level of difficulty. …

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