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This book presents approximately 1, kanji characters, along with mnemonics designed to help you memorize the meanings. Jan 25, Lauren rated it really liked it Shelves: He expects the reader to learn it his way going page by page and learning them incrementally.

It’s hard to do Rowley’s pict-o-grapphix justice with words, since the visual element is what makes it tick. Sep 10, Rory rated it really liked it Shelves: Carey Hiles rated it it was amazing Mar 15, The Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Course: Sep 16, Iris Castillo mendoza rated it it was amazing. See our Returns Policy. Plus a super active forum community to interact with and get help from.

So the na letter looks like a knot, nu resembles Rowley’s drawing of noodles held by chopsticks, and it’s easier to remember which symbol means te when you picture a telephone pole.

Kanji Pict-o-Graphix : Over 1,000 Japanese Kanji and Kana Mnemonics

This book and I will be together a long time. For example, on the cover, the book suggests that the character for “stop” looks like a policeman saying “stop! Feb 01, mahatmanto rated it liked it. For pict-o-gra;hix absolute beginner, I can see this book being quite useful. If a kanji is made of dog and man, the picture will be of a dog and a man and have a little phrase or sentence explaining kanii meaning.


The pict-o-rgaphix twists the character into a different, and much less plausible, horse. The short of it is: There is no better way to learn kanji than to write it. After a brief introduction explaining the origins of kanji and how mnemonics work, the book starts with the kana syllabaries and then divide the basic kanji in eleven themes: There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Makes Japanese people laugh hysterically. Please try again later. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Kanji Pict-o-Graphix: Over 1, Japanese Kanji and Kana Mnemonics by Michael Rowley

The method of using radicals the seperate components that form the kanji and pictures to help you memorise a kanji can sometimes aid in helping you recognise the Kanji when you see it, however it does not teach you how to draw them, and you may forget the order in which the primitives go in a certain kanji.

Not only does it use mnemonics that cover BOTH the meaning and reading, but it uses a spaced repetition system, which makes for faster and more efficient memorization. Delivery and Returns see our delivery rates and policies thinking of returning an item?

By this stage you’ll have several fingers stuck in several places in the book just to get to the bottom of a lot of the kanji. The kanji complex symbols that evolved from Chinese pictogramshowever, are much harder to memorize and I am not talking about drawing them properly, but simply to recognize them from one another! But this experience was rewarding and worth as a good start.


The author seeks to ease the burden of learning a new language by using a visual approach. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. This book also includes more meanings than RTK, and has little phrases that can help you remember the multiple meanings, which is useful.

Then you’ll start to see that a lot of the notes are actually not in the appendix at all! Dec 20, Sara rated it really liked it Shelves: Kind of chaotic, but I find that the pictographic reference is easier for me as a visual artist to learn from than the obtusely verbal “Remembering the Kanji” series by Heisig.

It wasn’t until just now, as I was cleaning out my bookshelf that I decided to see if it was worth keeping or to donate. Visit our Help Pages.

I have to have about over 50 language books and they all have an English glossary. Jan 13, Nomeeqa added it.

Eve rated it it was ok Jun 27, May 11, Adriana rated it really liked pict-o-grapphix Shelves: Keep in mind, this review is coming from someone who uses WaniKani, so I might be If we can monitor the excelent drawing performance of the author with a book of verbs and a kanji dictionary we would have more advantage.

It’s not completely useless hence two starsbut it’s pretty close.