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September 26, 2018
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Shujinkou is the first video game to truly interweave Japanese language learning into a fully fledged role playing game (JRPG). Gameplay mechanics found in Shujinkou include  Experience a grand story that involves the loss of language and its enveloping effects on the world.  Strengthen your bond with side characters and demons, learning about their lives while steeling yourself for the battles ahead.  Master different parts of Japanese (grammar, intonation, radicals, and more) through in-depth minigames that help flesh out the world.  Learn Hiragana, Katakana, and hundreds of Kanji in the main story, as well as nouns, verbs, adjectives, and more!  Enjoy visuals inspired by Ukiyo-e art and dynamic music inspired by top games in the genre.
HistoryAbout the Team
We are currently a team of motivated game enthusiasts ready to make a big impact on the gaming industry with creative, revolutionary projects. From artists to programmers and undergraduate students to seasoned veterans, our diversity is a key factor to the unique products that will soon come to fruition.
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- "I like the idea that there is a game that can teach me Japanese."
- Bill Fairchild (Run Jump Stomp), Run Jump Stomp
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- "Shujinkou is first and foremost a story-based JRPG. However, for those who also want to learn Japanese, Shujinkou is also designed to appeal to non-native language learners of all levels."
- Julian M. Rice, Rice Games
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Shujinkou is the first truly immersive Japanese language learning JRPG.
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Julian M. Rice
Founder & Lead Programmer