High evaluation from Japanese learners and teachers all around the world
“An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese: Genki” series exceeded 2 million copies

The Japan Times, Ltd.

11/09/2018 11:00 am

Tokyo, Nov. 9, 2018 – The Japanese language teaching material “An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese: Genki,” published by The Japan Times, Ltd. (Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo. Representative: Takeharu Tsutsumi) has exceeded 2 million copies in its series sold.

【Adopted at domestic and overseas prestigious universities】
“Genki” is a comprehensive Japanese teaching material for beginners. Since its first publication in 1999, it has been widely adopted not only in Japan but also in universities and high schools throughout the United States including Stanford University and the University of Pennsylvania. Other countries such as Canada, Australia, England, Germany, Italy and Sweden, also incorporate the material. “Genki” is used as a teaching material that lets you learn Japanese while having fun. It is a popular series which has been receiving positive evaluations from Japanese teachers who say “easy to teach, easy to use” and learners who say “can have fun learning.” As with the growing demand of learning Japanese domestically and internationally, “Genki” remains a popular series that continues to expand its sales.

【The Authors】
Eri Banno Okayama University
Yoko Ikeda Ibaraki University
Yutaka Ohno Ritsumeikan University Graduate School
Chikako Shinagawa The University of California, Santa Barbara
Kyoko Tokashiki Kansai Gaidai University

“Genki [Second Edition]” Materials in the Series
Textbook 1 & 2 3,500 yen per copy
Workbook 1 & 2 1,600 yen per copy
Teacher’s Manual 5,000 yen
Answer Key 800 yen
Picture Cards on CD-ROM 1 & 2 2,800 yen per copy *Consumption tax excluded

APPS (iOS/Android)
GENKI Vocab Cards / GENKI Kanji Cards / GENKI Conjugation Cards

Genki-online http://genki.japantimes.co.jp/

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