Japanese Kids Shows, Movies, Games, and Videos for Immersion

I have been trying to learn Japanese lately and have been using a lot of Japanese kids shows, Movies, and Games for immersion.  Enjoy!

Youtube Channels

Youtube Playlists

Steam Japanese Search

Steam in Japanese

Reddit Videogame Thread

List of Japanese Pokemon Names

List of Pokemon Moves

Good Steam games that can be switched to Japanese spoken dialog w/ Japanese subtitles

  1. Skyrim: Special Edition
  2. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
  3. Rise of the Tomb Raider
  4. Doom
  5. Romance of the Three Kingdoms XIII / 三國志13
  6. Nier: Automata
  7. Code of Princess
  8. Borderlands 2
  9. Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel
  10. Fallout 4
  11. Dishonored 2
  12. Lego City Undercover
  13. Resident Evil 7
  14. FINAL FANTASY X/X-2 HD Remaster
  15. Final Fantasy Type-0
  16. Ultra Street Fighter 4
  17. Street Fighter V
  18. Grid 2
  19. Grid Autosport
  20. Alan Wake
  21. Resident Evil Revelations
  22. Resident Evil Revelations 2
  23. Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z
  24. Dynasty Warriors 8:Xtreme Legends Complete Edition/ 真・三國無双7 with 猛将伝
  25. Sid Meier’s Civilization VI
  26. METAL GEAR SOLID V: GROUND ZEROES
  27. METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN
  28. Disgaea PC
  29. Disgaea 2 PC
  30. I am Setsuna
  31. Castle of Shikigami 式神の城
  32. THE KING OF FIGHTERS XIV STEAM EDITION
  33. Japanese School Life
  34. Astro Boy: Edge of Time
  35. Learn Japanese To Survive! Hiragana Battle
  36. Learn Japanese To Survive! Katakana War

Good Steam games: Japanese spoken dialog w/ No Japanese subtitles

  1. Final Fantasy 13
  2. Final Fantasy 13-2
  3. Lego Worlds
  4. Senko no Ronde 2 旋光の輪舞2

Good Steam games: Japanese text only, no Japanese audio

  1. Call of Duty: Black Ops 3
  2. DARK SOULS: Prepare To Die Edition
  3. Dark Souls 3
  4. Resident Evil 5
  5. Resident Evil / biohazard HD REMASTER
  6. Resident Evil 0 / biohazard 0 HD REMASTER
  7. Half Life 2
  8. Portal
  9. Portal 2
  10. Romance of the Three Kingdoms 1,2,3 (No English, Only Japanese text)
  11. Mafia 3
  12. Saint’s Row 4
  13. Sid Meier’s Civilization V
  14. Flinthook
  15. Mighty Gunvolt
  16. Tekken 7
  17. Mega Man Legacy Collection / ロックマン クラシックス コレクション
  18. Devil May Cry 4 Special Edition
  19. Sid Meier’s Civilization: Beyond Earth
  20. Tetris Ultimate
  21. Witch and Hero(魔女と勇者)
  22. Duke Nukem 3D: 20th Anniversary World Tour
  23. Dead Rising 1 & 2
  24. Dead Rising 3 Apocalypse Edition
  25. 軒轅劍外傳穹之扉(The Gate of Firmament)
  26. Stardew Valley
  27. 4人打ちアクション麻雀 / ACTION MAHJONG (No English)
  28. Kyurinaga’s Revenge
  29. Double Dragon IV
  30. Demon Hunter 3: Revelation
  31. Higurashi When They Cry

Good Nintendo Console Games

  1. Switch – Region Free so North American and Japanese versions work
    1. PuyoPuyo Tetris (youtube playlist) – JP version – Get the Game!
    2. I am Setsuna (youtube playlist) – Get the Game!
    3. Minna de WaiWai! Spelunker (youtube playlist) – Get the Game!
    4. Disgaea 5 Complete (youtube playlist) – Get the Game!
    5. Seiken Densetsu Collection (only Japanese)
    6. Dragon Quest Heroes I & II (only Japanese)
    7. Nobunaga’s Ambition: Sphere of Influence (only Japanese)
    8. Monster Hunter XX (only Japanese)
    9. Zelda: Breath of the Wild?
    10. Bomberman R?
  2. 3DS
    1. Pokémon Sun – Get the Game!
    2. Pokémon Moon – Get the game!
    3. Pokémon Ultra Sun – Get the Game!
    4. Pokémon Ultra Moon – Get the Game!
    5. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy – No Japanese Voices only text
  3. DS (North America)
    1. My Japanese Coach DS (youtube playlist) – Get the Game!
    2. Castlevania: Portrait of Ruin (Japanese Voices/Options L+A)
    3. Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia (Japanese Voices/Options)
    4. Puyo Pop Fever (youtube playlist) – Get the Game!
    5. Sonic Rush (English Voices & Text for NA DS, English Voices/Japanese Text for Japanese DS)
    6. Sonic Rush Adventure (English Voices & Text for NA DS, English Voices/Japanese Text for Japanese DS)
  4. DS (Japanese) – Will work with North American DS
    1. Little Charo (Article)
    2. Kanji Dictionary: Kanji Sonomama Rakubiki Jiten – Get the Game!
    3. Ninokuni: Shikkoku No Madoushi – Get the Game!
    4. Pokemon DS games
    5. Zelda DS games?
    6. Any Japanese DS game with NTR product code (TWL product code doesn’t work on North American 3DS, it will work on NA DS)
  5.  Wii
    1. Xenoblade Chronicles

Ok Japanese shows with Japanese Subtitles that match the Dialogue

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Japanese Video Game Consoles

  1. Japanese 3ds at Play Asia

IPad/Android Games/Apps

  1. Anki
  2. Mindsnacks Japanese ()
  3. Duolingo (youtube playlist)
  4. Fantasy Life Online?

Doulingo wikia

Good Japanese kids shows with Japanese Subtitles that match the Japanese Dialogue

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Good Japanese kids shows – Japanese Subtitles don’t match dialogue or no subtitles

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Good Movies with Japanese Subtitles that match the Japanese Dialogue

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Good Movies – Japanese Subtitles don’t match dialogue or no subtitles

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