Looking for a fun way to learn Japanese language and culture? Hatsune Miku fans can do just that, thanks to a book called “Miku dé Nihongo”, which teaches through reading, singing and commentary!
Learn Japanese language and culture with this collection of 10 famous Hatsune Miku’s songs, a nursery rhyme and an original composition.
Each song (with one exception) shows 1) the original Japanese lyrics 2) how to read the lyrics in Romanized script; 3) the English translation, 4) a commentary on Japanese language or culture reflected in the lyrics, and 5) conversation practice with Hatsune Miku. Recordings of all the lyrics and of the Japanese conversation are downloadable with SONOCA.
◇Includes our own exclusive recording of the popular VOCALOID producer, teaeye: original “Meguri, natsu” (The Wheel of Seasons: Summer)
◇Original Miku illustrations for the cover and SONOCA card by borbone
◇Download voice recordings to practice Japanese conversation with Hatsune Miku
As the songs are introduced and explained in English, it’s a perfect introduction to Hatsune Miku overseas.
List of songs:
1. Hello / How are you – HoehoeP
2. Desktop Cinderella – HachiojiP
3. Haru ga kita – (Japanese nursery rhyme)
4. Hajimete no oto – malo
5. Saihate – Onyx
6. Tell Your World – kz (livetune)
7. Remote Controller – WONDERFUL★OPPORTUNITY!
8. Soyokaze Drive – 40mP
9. Sakura no ame – halyosy
10. Meguri, natsu – Teaeye (exclusively composed for this book)
You can preorder the book from Amazon Japan for 2,484 Yen ($23 USD) at the following link, which is scheduled to ship June 18th. And yes, it ships overseas! → http://amzn.asia/4bWs6Wr
Via Sanshusha and VNN