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:house: Home Post | :writing_hand: Study Log | 05月15日

Resource Progress Visual
:orange_book: Tadoku L3 Stories 6/24 → 9/24 ■■■□□□□□□□ 37%
:newspaper_roll: NHK Articles 5 ■■■■■□□□□□
:coffee: Shirokuma Cafe 8/25 ■■■□□□□□□□32%
:teddy_bear: 老女的少女ひなたちゃん1巻 6/10 ■■■■■■□□□□ 60%
:open_book: DoBJG 11/33 → 15/33 ■■■■□□□□□□ 45%
:cat: チーズスイートホーム1巻 20/20 ■■■■■■■■■■ 100%
:cat: チーズスイートホーム2巻 18/18 ■■■■■■■■■■ 100%

5月15日 | Home post

Today I finished Chapter 1 of また、同じ夢を見ていた.

  • また、同じ夢を見ていた (7.50 → 10.15%)
  • DoBJG: を (2); を (3) (55%)

:bookmark: Home post // May 15 :cherry_blossom: :dango: :seedling:

・ 今はもうない - Switch Back (72% → 75%)

Slow pace continues, part 3

Curse this stupid exam, why must it have a video recording in addition to being a written exam,
“showing your communication skills is more important than it being anonymous”
it doesn’t make sense, we already did that agh,
baka ga


2024-05-14 — 2024-05-15

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Date Name Type Amount Time
2024-05-15 :transgender_symbol: 放浪息子9 :green_book: Manga :white_check_mark: Chapter 66-73
:page_facing_up: 196 Pages
:hourglass: 0h42m
:robot: 十三機兵防衛圏 :video_game: Game :arrow_forward: 4%
:computer: 20% → 24%
:hourglass_flowing_sand: 0h35m
2024-05-14 :robot: 十三機兵防衛圏 :video_game: Game :arrow_forward: 4%
:computer: 16% → 20%
:hourglass_flowing_sand: 0h50m

Yesterday was some 13 sentinels, today was some 13 sentinels and also read another volume of 放浪息子.


16 May | Study Log

:question: Title Type Natively Progress
:drop_of_blood: 葬式のフリーれん3 manga 26 69% → 100% (completed) :white_check_mark:
:mage: とんがり帽子のアトリエ 1 manga 26 65% (no change)
:cat2: また、同じ夢を見ていた book 25 82% (no change)
:black_cat: ダンジョン飯7 manga 29 28% (no change)
  • Finished Frieren 3
  • Started trying to read a sengoku time travel story but gave up, I could barely understand Nobunaga and this would be at least on par with Dungeon Meshi in difficulty. (So I read everything available in English instead)
  • Poked a bit at Magiluminere, I think I could manage it but it would take some time. Not sure if I want to try it during my next ‘free space’ or not.

I feel very silly. How do I do my first post about what I’ve read? I can’t find how to add a post to the thread.


@clogva1 this post I’m replying to has a bunch of formatting tips. But I don’t think there are strict rules here, so format the way you want.

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Thanks. I just don’t even know how to start the reading log. Is there a button to click to make a new post in a thread rather than replying to a user? I’ve been using computers since the late 1980s, but this is the first forum where I can’t find the plus button to add a new post under a topic lol


The blue reply button at the bottom is to the thread, and the gray reply button on each post is for user specific replies. Also this forum uses Discourse so you can google a bunch of “how do I X in Discourse” for generic help (which I do every time I have a niche formatting question)


Thank you! ありがとうございました


So, I just discovered this forum and thread.
Here we go…I just read Level 0 かんたん!日本のカレーライス - so now I can make Japanese curry rice :slight_smile:


16th may

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pg 116-135 of ガリレオ and finished case 2! this went in a more predictable direction than the last one but was good fun so it’s all good. i’ve been telling my parents (who like crime dramas) about each case as i’ve been reading them and my dad basically nailed the how for this one, so we’ll see how he does on the next one :joy: there’s a kind of rube goldberg feel to how some of these cases happen tho

today’s nhk article was this one, plus appendix 1 in aDoIJG

words that stood out: new kanji edition

鸚鵡返(おうむがえ)し - parroting back, repeating another’s words (like a parrot)
閃光(せんこう) - glint of light
碍子(がいし) - insulator (for electricity)
痙攣(けいれん) - spasm, convulsion. i think i’ve seen this before but the kanji trip me up every time
避雷針(ひらいしん) - lightning rod. makes sense!


May 16th!

5 pages of the Orange Light Novel today, finishing off Chapter 2. :slight_smile:

(Home Post)


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:calendar: 2024年5月15+16日 :calendar:

:question: Title Read today Currently at Notes
:orange_book: My Sweetie is Japanese 2 episodes 26/28 —
:desert_island: ISLAND 5k 510.000 char 42 new words


Wise words on Bunpro today.


May 16 | Home post

Not too much time to read today, but I did read a little from Kuma bear. A little is better than nothing!


:house: Home Post | :writing_hand: Study Log | 05月16日

Resource Progress Visual
:orange_book: Tadoku L3 Stories 9/24 → 24/24 ■■■■■■■■■■ 100%
:newspaper_roll: NHK Articles 5 ■■■■■□□□□□
:coffee: Shirokuma Cafe 8/25 ■■■□□□□□□□32%
:teddy_bear: 老女的少女ひなたちゃん1巻 6/10 ■■■■■■□□□□ 60%
:open_book: DoBJG 15/33 → 17/33 ■■■■■□□□□□ 51%
:cat: チーズスイートホーム1巻 20/20 ■■■■■■■■■■ 100%
:cat: チーズスイートホーム2巻 18/18 ■■■■■■■■■■ 100%

Read 3 Tadoku books, they’re a lot less interesting than the book club books but at least I don’t really have to look anything up. I’d quite like to finish them though so I might power through and see if I can finish the rest of L3 today. L4+L5 will probably be left until next reading challenge perhaps

Edit: It has been done, some skimming was involved in places


15/5 5 pages また,同じ夢を見ていた, 22 pages Spy Family (read mission 84 and omake), 18 pages おじさまと猫, aDoIJG について and につき

16/5 12 pages また,同じ夢を見ていた (finished week 15, started next), 12 pages ホリミヤ, 16 pages おじさまと猫, aDoIJG に対して/に対し

Well, I think I read more due to being stuck in my hotel room, but am feeling quite miserable with Covid this morning. Hopefully will feel better in a few days. Supposed to fly home on Sunday/ Monday.


5月16日 | Home post

Tiny, tiny read today, since I’m failing to keep my eyes open.

  • また、同じ夢を見ていた (10.15 → 10.36%)

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Q2 of 2024 | Week 7

5月16日 (木)

  • :cn: Three Kingdoms : 4 (10-15/18)

  • STEINS;GATE 比翼恋理のだーりん

Words of the day
  • 術中(じゅっちゅう) = (fall into) a trick; a trap
  • 町並(まちな)み = townscape



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Date Name Type Amount Time
2024-05-16 :transgender_symbol: 放浪息子10 :green_book: Manga :white_check_mark: Chapter 74-82
:page_facing_up: 216 Pages
:hourglass: 0h54m

Another… day? another volume of 放浪息子。Yesterday’s volume ended up on another cliffhanger, and コツ was having server issues, so I ended up reading volume 10 of 放浪息子 for 2 manga volumes in 2 days/