Prepare the JLPT exam using one or more of the collections we recommend. On this page you will find textbooks and workbooks that will help you acquire the necessary knowledge to pass the exams from N5 to N1.
Most of the collections that provide all the knowledge required to pass the JLPT exams are divided into five books. Each textbook focuses on one aspect of the test: vocabulary, Kanji, grammar, written and oral comprehension.
Shin Kanzen Master (also known as New Kanzen Master) is a Japanese language books collection made for students who want to take the JLPT exams.
This collection provides all the knowledge required to pass every JLPT exams, from N5 to N1. Each level has between one and five textbooks that address every aspect of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test: kanji, vocabulary, grammar, reading and listening comprehension.
With these series, each level can be achieved in 6 or 8 weeks. That makes this collection the best option for students who are in hurry just before passing the final test.
Practicing using workbooks and doing mock tests is the best way to make sure you pass your JLPT exam. Take a look at the book collections we recommend if you want to take a Japanese test.
We created a bundle of two books for each level of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test. They include the JLPT N5 official practice workbook edited by Bonjinsha and Tanki Master Fast-Track.
The official worbook contains almost the same number of questions as the official exam. It displays questions selected from 2010 and 2011 tests.
These books covers all aspects of each JLPT tests with interesting topics such as "An interview for a part-time job" and "booking a room at a ryokan".
The best part about this collection, is that it provides translations of nearly everything. Translations are available in English, Chinese, Vietnamese.
Each workbook also includes a CD and a script for listening exercises.
The books in this collection are perfect for students who have never taken a JLPT exam before. They help the learner understand the rules and layout of the official test. There are two volumes per levels, starting from JLPT N3. Students trying to pass N5 or N4 should have a look to other series, like Nihongo Challenge or Try!.
These series were made for those who cannot attend classes due to shortage of time. They also fit for discouraged students who gave up studying because of overly complex textbooks.
This collection is perfect to make a final review or a level check before any JLPT exam. It covers questions for every part of the test. That's a great resource to identify your weaknesses.
These books are made to help you find out your weaknesses and build up confidence through practice before the exam. Each volume has two parts:
These five books are for advanced Japanese language learners who plan to take the N1 level of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test. They includes hundreds of examples, strategies and practice questions.
These workbooks will prepare you for every aspect of the test. In addition, it includes a detailed explanation of the new JLPT based on the official guidebook. That's all the information you need to ace the exam.
“The really cool thing about Kanzen Master its notes and explanations help you split hairs among similar types of expressions.”
The learning of the joyo kanji is essential to be able to pass the JLPT exams. Fortunately, White Rabbit Press publishes several tools that can help you memorize all these characters.
White Rabbit Press created the world's favorite kanji flashcards. We’ve assembled all the fundamental knowledge required to master kanji into a flashcard format that makes learning and drilling efficient.
Our kanji wall poster includes all the Japanese characters you need to know in a set of two comprehensive posters. The 2136 characters displayed on this A0-size index are all the kanji you can find in the JLPT exams.