“The Real Japanese Podcast!” – Podcast in Japanese Language Review

Here is a great intermediate Japanese language podcast for you to listen to in order to practice listening and learning Japanese.

“The Real Japanese Podcast! 日本語の勉強のためのポッドキャストです!” – Podcast in Japanese Language Review

The “The Real Japanese Podcast! 日本語の勉強のためのポッドキャストです!” podcast is for intermediate/advanced level Japanese learners. Haruka is a professional Japanese language teacher that produces this podcast, makes YouTube videos, and teaches private lessons. The title means that it’s a podcast to help you learn (study) Japanese. Haruka speaks in Japanese throughout each podcast episode. She speaks naturally, but slow enough to pick out individual words and clearly enough for you to understand the words that she is using. Haruka talks about many different topics. Some of the topics include things like: Japanese comedy, Japanese horror stories, Japanese slang, Anime, tourist attractions in Japan, and many other topics related to Japanese grammar, word usage, and culture. Haruka labels each episode of the “The Real Japanese Podcast! 日本語の勉強のためのポッドキャストです!” podcast with the average level of Japanese that she is using. She uses the JLPT “N” level for labeling the episodes, and her podcasts are interesting.

Haruka began uploading episodes of the “The Real Japanese Podcast! 日本語の勉強のためのポッドキャストです!” podcast in June of 2020, and currently has 157 episodes. From January of 2022, she has pretty much released one episode each week on average. Prior to 2022, there could be anywhere from one to two, or even three, episodes each week. Her monthly release varied widely between four to twenty episodes in a month. Most recently, she has started making videos of the podcast episodes. She also posts these podcast videos on her YouTube channel. On her YouTube channel she also does some live videos, which sometimes include gaming. Haruka also posts transcripts of her podcasts on her website. 

This is a really great podcast for listening to, and studying, Japanese. You can find the “The Real Japanese Podcast! 日本語の勉強のためのポッドキャストです!” podcast at the following links:

Spotify: The Real Japanese Podcast! 日本語の勉強のためのポッドキャストです!

Apple Podcasts: The Real Japanese Podcast! 日本語の勉強のためのポッドキャストです!

YouTube: The Real Japanese Podcast! 日本語の勉強のためのポッドキャストです!

Website: haru-no-nihongo.com