Hi, I’m Hannah and I’m new here (first post). I don’t have any friends who care about Japanese or kanji but I’m too excited to not share that I’ve just reached my first master kanji! Im sure any high levels reading this might not think it’s a big deal but I am happy
I worry that I won’t be able to remember all 2000 odd kanji that are promised in the course of a few years but here’s to trying
Congratulations! I was just wondering today when I’d get my first master level kanji. I have 178 in guru.
Congratulations. Every little feat is worth celebrating on this long journey. I remember getting my first Enlightenment, felt good. Soon to start burning stuff.
Keep at it and goodluck.
Well, you have them now .
One turtle a time and you will get there in no time!
I think every little bit of progress is worth celebrating. I’m having a less than stellar day at work but looked out the window at a white car and said 白い車を見ています. I’m so happy I can start to use this vocab and some easy grammar from genki to start actually being able to translate things. I’m even starting to get the gist of what Nihongo con tepi is trying to say to me!!! My day got better…. Enjoy your little happy spark.
Good stuff. I was excited about getting my first Enlightened, too, and am currently waiting for my first Burned
Thanks everyone for such kind and encouraging words
I hope you’re all having fun in your kanji journeys too!
That’s amazing that I can read that flawlessly without thinking about it and understand it fully. That is quite motivating.
Nice job Hannah! Count me as hanfan27
Oooh nice job! I hope I can also get my first enlightened as well soon! I’m gonna start putting in more time so I can progress more quickly. Hopefully I don’t burn out like before haha…
I’ll be watching this thread
Keep that excitement with you, and I hope to hear from you when you get your first Enlightened and Burn.
Congratulations! It felt like forever to me until I got my first master and now I’m sat at 152. Onwards to my first enlightened and more masters for you!
It’s the excitement of learning and eventually understanding kanji, that will motivate you to keep on going.
I started on the Wanikani site a number of years ago, and have progressed slowly but surely, to level 39.
At my age (76), I’m hoping that the mental effort required to learn kanji is keeping my brain alert as I enter my more “senior” years.
With best wishes for your kanji learning journey.
Nice work! And welcome to the forum. There are no shortage of people here who care about Japanese. Perhaps we care a little too much…