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Habein, Y. (2000) Decoding Kanji: A practical approach to learning look-alike characters. Tokyo: Kodansha International

Hadamitzky, W. & M. Spahn (1991) A Guide to Writing Kanji & Kana Book 1 Tokyo: Charles E. Tuttle Company

Hadamitzky, W. & M. Spahn (1991) A Guide to Writing Kanji & Kana Book 2 Tokyo: Charles E. Tuttle Company

Halpern, J. (ed.) (1990) New Japanese-English Character Dictionary. Tokyo: Kenkyusha

Henshall, K.G. (1988) A Guide to Remembering Japanese Characters. Tokyo:Tuttle

Heisig, J.W. (1977) Remembering the Kanji I - a complete course on how not to forget the meaning and writing of Japanese characters. Tokyo:Japan Publications Trading Co. Ltd.

Heisig, J.W. (19xx) Remembering the Kanji II - a systematic guide to reading Japanese characters. Tokyo:Japan Publications Trading Co. Ltd.

Kanji Text Research Group, University of Tokyo (1993) 250 Essential Kanji for Everyday Use Tokyo: Charles E. Tuttle & Company

Kano, C., Y. Shimizu, H. Takenaka & E. Ishii. (1989) Basic Kanji Book 500 (in two volumes), Tokyo:Bonjinsha

Kano, C., Y. Shimizu, H. Takenaka, E. Ishii & A. Satoru (1993) Intermediate Kanji Book 1000 Plus, Tokyo:Bonjinsha

Shimomura, N. (1977) 唱えておぼえる:漢字の本 1年生―6年生(となえておぼえる:かんじのほん Remembering kanji through chants: Kanji books from grades 1-6)Tokyo:Kaiseisha

Suzuki, R., A. Hajikano & S. Kataoka (1999) Business Kanji: over 1,700 essential business terms in Japanese Tokyo: Charles E. Tuttle Company

Takebe, Y. (1993) Kanji Isn’t That Hard: Kanji can be mastered with the “24 Rules”. Tokyo: Aruku Publishers