Culture Japan & Good Smile Company release Japanese Kanji Learning cards "Moekanji"

Danny Choo announces collaboration with Japanese hobby maker Good Smile Company to release Japanese kanji learning flash cards.

TOKYO (MAY 5th 2012) - Danny Choo, Producer of the worldwide TV series “Culture Japan,” today announced his collaboration with Japanese hobby maker Good Smile Company to release “Moekanji” - a set of 87 illustrated cards to help individuals learn first grade Japanese Kanji which include the “On” and “Kun” readings written in hiragana.

The Moekanji cards feature the mascots of Culture Japan which include “Mirai Suenaga” and characters of the TV show and website “Culture Japan” and are illustrated by the Japanese illustrator Ikkyuu.

Moekanji also has collaboration cards which include the Nitroplus mascot character Super Sonico.

Pre-orders are currently being taken for Moekanji which retails for 2500 yen (about 25 USD). Moekanji is due to hit the shelves at the end of May 2013.

Danny is also collaborating with Japanese online Hobby Retailer AmiAmi where a Kanji Wallscroll will be given away with all pre-orders taken at AmiAmi.

Moekanji is the second product in the “Moe” learning series and follows on from the hit product “Moekana” which teaches individuals the basic Japanese syllabary Hiragana. Even though Moekana was aimed at non Japanese to learn Hiragana, Moekana became the 2nd best selling anime product in the Amazon Japan sales rankings.

Resources for this release

[Moekanji image pack]

[Moekanji Product Page]

[AmiAmi Moekanji Product Page]

[Moekana Product Page]

[Danny Choo Profile Page]

[Mirai Suenaga Profile Page]

About Danny Choo

Danny Choo resides in Tokyo and runs a media production company where he produces a brand called Culture Japan which is made up of a web portal, TV show and products that focus on disseminating information on Japanese culture to the world.

Danny is also creator of the character Mirai Suenaga who has collaborated with many companies in the Japanese animation industry.

Originally from the UK (parents are Malaysian), Danny has been working in the Japanese Internet since 1999. In his career, Danny served as Computer Engineer at Japan Airlines, Website Manager on the management team at Amazon and as CGM Product Manager at Microsoft.

About Mirai Suenaga

Mirai Suenaga is the site mascot character for Culture Japan who was developed by Danny Choo in 2007. Mirai started off as a single illustration in the corner of the his website back in 2007 and since then has gained much popularity worldwide.

Mirai Suenaga went on to collaborate with many companies in the Japanese anime field and has worked with companies such as Good Smile Company, Nitro Plus, Kadokawa, King Records and more.

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