Welcome to the "Marugoto" website!

"What is Marugoto?"

If you are new to "Marugoto" coursebooks, please go to "What is Marugoto?" section. You will learn how different (and good) "Marugoto" is, and if you want to learn more, please visit the "Teachers' Page" section. The concept and special features of Marugoto are explained in detail.
Frequently asked questions page will answer many questions you may have.

"Marugoto" series and Overseas Editions

The "Marugoto" coursebook series are in six levels and nine books. At this page, you can see the characteristics of the coursebooks of all the levels.
If you would like to have an overseas edition of "Marugoto", please go to the "Overseas Edition" page.

Download materials

You can download materials for use with Marugoto, such as digital audio files and vocabulary lists. If you are teaching Japanese language, we have teacher support materials at the "Resources for Teachers" page.

"Marugoto" e-Learning

We have support sites, online courses using "Marugoto", and apps to learn Japanese characters. For detail, please click here.


If you have any questions about "Marugoto", please feel free to contact us at the Inquiry page. Our staff will be happy to answer your questions.

Enjoy learning with "Marugoto"!

The Japan Foundation Language-Institute, Urawa