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Japanese for Busy People I: Text by AJALT1
Japanese for Busy People: Kana Workbook by AJALT1
Japanese for Busy People: The Workbook: Drills for Oral Fluency by Association for Japanese-Language1
The Kodansha Kanji Learners Dictionary by Jack Halpern
Kodanshas Essential Kanji Dictionary (Japanese for Busy People) by Kodansha International
Japanese for Busy People II: Workbook by AJALT2
Japanese for Busy People, Vol. II (Kana version) by AJALT2
Japanese for Busy People III: Kana Text by AJALT3
Japanese for Busy People III: The Workbook for the Third Revised Edition incl. 1 CD by AJALT3

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  1. Kodansha's Furigana Japanese Dictionary: Japanese-English English-Japanese by Masatoshi Yoshida (1995)
  2. A Guide to Remembering Japanese Characters by Kenneth G. Henshall (1988)
  3. Japanese Step by Step : An Innovative Approach to Speaking and Reading Japanese by Gene Nishi (2000)
  4. Kanji Pict-O-Graphix: Over 1,000 Japanese Kanji and Kana Mnemonics by Michael Rowley (1992)
  5. A Japanese reader: graded lessons in the modern language by Roy Andrew Miller (1962)
  6. Mangajin's Basic Japanese Through Comics, Part 1 by Ashizawa Kazuko (1993)
  7. Genki I: An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese - Workbook by Eri Banno (2000)
  8. Japanese Verbs at a Glance by Naoko Chino (1996)
  9. Basic Kanji Book, Volume 1 by Chieko Kano (1990)
  10. A Guide to Reading and Writing Japanese by Florence Sakade (1959)
  11. 250 Essential Kanji for Everyday Use, Volume 1 by University of Tokyo Kanji Text Research Group (1993)
  12. Easy Kanji by Fujihiko Kaneda (1996)
  13. Teach Yourself Beginner's Japanese Script by Helen Gilhooly (1999)
  14. Learn Japanese the Fast and Fun Way by C. Akiyama (1990)
  15. A Dictionary of Basic Japanese Grammar by Seiichi Makino (1986)

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