Yesterday I was introduced to this comedian’s popular new way of memorizing kanji! I don’t have the clip from the tv show he appeared in, but in it he explained he was studying for his 準一漢検.
Skip to the end to hear his method:
Basically he breaks the kanji up into parts, then makes a silly song out of it. The one in the video is:
鬱 which he breaks up like: 木缶木ワ 凶ワチャワチャワチャワチャ ヒミー
Where ワチャ represents the dots in the treasure chest.
He has numerous videos like this! I thought maybe we could make up mnemonics like this for each other, and then try to guess what kanji we meant. For example, to lift one from the show he was on:
Which word is this (hint: two kanji):