JRPG Japanese: A Language Learning Adventure!

“JRPG Japanese”?

JRPG Japanese: A Language Learning Adventure! is an RPG that teaches Japanese currently in the works! It specializes in vocab and phrases you’d see in JRPGs, while teaching Japanese grammar to help the reader understand how to read and make their own sentences.

All Japanese will be written in hiragana, katakana, and kanji with romanji for language learners of all levels!

Devlog Updates

Auditory Devlog JRPG Japanese Devlog

Auditory Devlog – JRPG Japanese – Ep 1

Art & Artist Shoutouts JRPG Japanese Devlog

Made my first pixel art in Aesprite: A JRPG Japanese Logo

Art & Artist Shoutouts JRPG Japanese Devlog

Ken pixel art by Sonreirblah

JRPG Japanese Devlog RPG Maker MV

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JRPG Japanese Devlog

JRPG Japanese Characters: Yumi!

JRPG Japanese Devlog

JRPG JAPANESE WILL BE AN RPG GAME RELEASE!

JRPG Japanese Devlog

JRPG Japanese Characters: Ono!

Japanese Studies JRPG Japanese Devlog

Japanese Grammar Research: Particles: の “no” Nominalization

Japanese Studies JRPG Japanese Devlog

How to Type Furigana for Japanese Kanji in Word

Japanese Studies JRPG Japanese Devlog

Learning Teachable Japanese Grammar

はいよhaiyo旅人よtabibito yoHello, adventurer! And welcome to the (over)world of old school, 16-bit JRPG gaming and Japanese language! I, Runa, will be your trusty mascot and party member, and together, we’ll brave natural Japanese lingo with a JRPG twist!!

What JRPG Japanese will be:

  • It will be an RPG made from RPG Maker MV.
  • It will contain original graphics and music made by artists around the web.
  • It will be an educational game that teaches Japanese language.
  • It will have one, complete story with a full cast of characters.
  • It will contain dialogues in both English and Japanese (with kanji and romanji for language learners of all levels).
  • It will contain not only in-game phrases, but phrases gamers can use, too.
  • It will contain illustrated charts for katakana and hiragana.
  • It will contain lists and lists of common RPG items, weapons, and monsters.

This game is made for Japanese enthusiasts of all levels, from beginners who can only read romanji to intermediate-advanced learners who want a game that can teach them gaming-specific lingo. It’ll include sentence structure, grammar patterns, and common gaming phrases, all while using lots of vocabulary associated with the old RPGs we used to play as kids! It already has LOADS of gaming vocabulary, from lists of monsters, weapons, magic spells, common dungeons, items, and dialogues!

Ever wondered how to say “Crap, my HP’s getting low…”, or “Bring it on, scumbag!”, or “This boss is ridiculously hard!”, or “Well, well, well. I’m impressed you made it this far.”? I got you covered, hero!

For more info on the game description, see my latest devlog, JRPG JAPANESE WILL BE AN RPG GAME RELEASE!