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Core Kanji Catalogue for "Vol. 2" (discount available for those who bought catalogue for Vol. 1; not needed if you buy the catalogues for Vol. 3 or 4)

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These are the Core Kanji catalogue and Index sections of the book Learn to Read in Japanese, Vol. 2. This Core Kanji catalogue introduces 600 new kanji and includes all of the listings from the Core Kanji catalogue in Learn to Read in Japanese, Vol. 1. It is designed to be used with the Japanese Reader for Learn to Read in Japanese, Vol. 2, which is sold separately. This catalogue may also be used as a stand-alone resource for studying 1,208 kanji.

If you would like to see a short sample of this product, please click on the Preview button above. Depending on your equipment, you can download the sample as a small PDF file, or you might have the option of viewing it without downloading it.

If you are planning to purchase the Core Kanji catalogue for Volume 3 or for Volume 4, you will not need to purchase this document, since the editions for Volume 3 and for Volume 4 include listings for the kanji described in this volume.

If you have previously purchased the Core Kanji catalogue for Vol. 1, you qualify for a $4.50 discount on these items, but only if you request the discount before your purchase. Please write to me at Be sure to provide the name and email address that you used for the prior purchase. I will then email you a discount code that you can use when purchasing these items. 

To see some suggestions about how to use this reader, please visit Suggestions for Efficient Reading Practice.
Please note that you are limited to three downloads of this PDF file. However, should you need additional downloads, please contact me at, and I will reset your download limit.
You will get the following files:
  • PDF (3MB)
  • PDF (880KB)