Do the level names mean anything?

Is there any meaning behind calling levels pleasant, painful, death, hell, paradise, and reality? Is it referring to difficulty level, or something else?

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Nah, they’re just flavour text. The kanji do get more complex as you go along, though, and the workload will get a bit heavier as the number of active cards increases.

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I like to think of it as a lighthearted way to describe the language learning journey.

Pleasant: starts off nice and light, seems like it might be really easy
Painful: it sinks in just what you’re getting yourself into
Death, Hell: things keep getting harder and harder as you learn more
Paradise, Reality: reaching the light at the end of the tunnel and coming to terms with everything

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You will actually die when you get to level 21. But don’t worry, you’ll come back to reality later.

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somewhat upset that ill be descending into kanji hell soon, ill try to make friends with the demons durtles to make my time down there easier

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Me, a Level 17:

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pictured: me going on anyway. life passes, 漢字 is eternal.

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