I took Japanese at school since it’s one of the language minors we have to take along with Spanish, Mandarin and French. Our Sensei didn’t require us to buy books and she just gave us handouts for lessons. I’m quite lucky that I have friends that gave me Japanese books. I won’t be posting any review about them yet since I don’t study Japanese as hard as Korean
Situational, Functional Japanese Volume 1: Notes
Situational, Functional Japanese Volume 1: Drills
My Korean-American friend Sam 오빠 bought me this book last year from Amazon! $14 for two books! It’s second hand but it still looks new. I love Amazon!
Minna no Nihongo I consists of a pair books. One is Japanese and the other for English translations and grammar explanation.
Genki : An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese I
Genki : An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese II
I’ll be editing this out someday when I’m finished studying with these and post my thoughts about the books.