Japanese Audio Files for Drama Series

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Japanese Audio Files for Drama Series

Postby Phoenix » Sun Jan 20, 2008 4:41 am

Japanese Audio Files for Drama Series

I often rip the audio from my favorite Jdorama series. The resulting MP3 files give me the ability to listen to the audio on my MP3 player or in my car. After listening to an episode a few times, I find I pick up a lot more of the language. This technique is probably most helpful to intermediate to advanced students of Japanese.

Mods: The idea of posting these audio files was discussed with mizune and jholic. I've put this post in the Subtitles forum on the basis of these being Japanese subtitles that happen to be audible rather than visible.

Here are links to the audio files for Ice World (Koori no Sekai). If people believe these to be helpful, maybe other series can be added to this thread in the future (by any poster).

Ice World 01 Audio.mp3 (74.43 MB)

Ice World 02 Audio.mp3 (74.29 MB)

Ice World 03 Audio.mp3 (66.25 MB)

Ice World 04 Audio.mp3 (73.8 MB)

Ice World 05 Audio.mp3 (74.23 MB)

Ice World 06 Audio.mp3 (75.47 MB)

Ice World 07 Audio.mp3 (73.72 MB)

Ice World 08 Audio.mp3 (74.11 MB)

Ice World 09 Audio.mp3 (74.54 MB)

Ice World 10 Audio.mp3 (72.9 MB)

Ice World 11 Audio.mp3 (90.71 MB)
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Postby groink » Sun Jan 20, 2008 5:48 am

It is a proven fact that when you use your vision sense, it weakens your listening sense. I have to always close my eyes when I'm attempting to listen to an audio bit that I'm otherwise having a problem understanding. Most of you probably do this without knowing it, such as listening to music when you want your focus to be more on the music.

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Postby areea-chan » Sun Jan 20, 2008 5:57 am

I agree this technique can be helpful, but like you said, it's probably best for intermediate to advanced students of Japanese. I actually find that listening and watching facial expressions and actions helps me understand in what context to use words.

But this is really a good idea, especially for people who want to learn Japanese in an interesting way. Just listen to your favorite dramas! :mrgreen:

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Postby Julieho » Sun Jan 20, 2008 2:21 pm

This can be really useful indeed :) My level of Japanese isn't that good, so I need the subtitles, but if there's a useful sentence in a drama that I think might come in handy, I tend to play the part over and over again, writing it down, until I have it correct :D

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Postby jholic » Tue Jan 22, 2008 2:44 am

hope this catches on, Phoenix. thanks for sharing this.
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Postby jica » Tue Jan 22, 2008 7:56 pm

It's an interesting technique. Maybe if you listen to a drama that you've rewatched a couple of times and know the contents you can better catch what they say without the subs or visually see it.

I think I have to try this out. Thanks. ^^

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Postby Bruno » Tue Jan 22, 2008 8:31 pm

but there is a way easier to get this audio files

just open your .avi dramas with VirtualDubMod, go in Streams, Stream List
and click below DEMUX, put a name and click OK

yoshi, now virtualdubmod will save ONLY the audio in the foulder you selectioned


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Postby haruko » Tue Jan 29, 2008 2:43 am

Thank you so much Phoenix!!! This has been of amazing help!
I wish this could be done with other series as well!

Thank you for the excellent and useful idea! :cheers: :cheers: :cheers:


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Postby shigasumi » Sun Feb 24, 2008 11:02 am

is there, by any chance, japanese transcript for this drama? thanks in advance

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Postby anamcara » Sun Feb 24, 2008 11:21 am

Thank you Phoenix for this interesting technique. I will definitly give it a try.
Now I can take my drama addiction with me and listen to it in the car on the long way to work. Brilliant!
And also thanks for choosing one of my all-time favourite dramas to try this out. :cheers:

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Postby Phoenix » Sun Mar 16, 2008 9:20 pm

I'm back with another drama you might want to try. I've uploaded MP3 audio for the 11 episodes of "A Million Stars Falling From the Sky." Here's the link:


shigasumi - If you're looking for the book for "Koori no Sekai" ("Ice World"), you can find it in paperback form on the Kinokuniya website. The book's dialogue is almost identical to the drama. Send me a PM if you have any questions.

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Postby haruko » Sun Mar 16, 2008 10:10 pm

Thanks, thanks, thanks, thanks, thanks.......:cheers: :cheers: :cheers:

A million thanks for the audio files of "A Million Stars Falling from the Sky"!!!!! :-)



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Postby Loony » Mon Mar 17, 2008 10:46 am

Oh thanks Phoenix!
I find this really useful and... I love Sora kara furu ichioku no hoshi! ♥

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Keizoku 2 - SPEC

Postby lylyrowan » Wed Jan 26, 2011 7:07 pm


This is the audio file of "Keizoku 2 - SPEC' if you are interested.


bye bye :lol

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Re: Keizoku 2 - SPEC

Postby Zel_da » Wed Jan 26, 2011 7:19 pm

lylyrowan wrote:Hi,

This is the audio file of "Keizoku 2 - SPEC' if you are interested.


bye bye :lol

Thank you very much ! I'll listen this on the train :-)

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Postby nnjlv » Thu Mar 03, 2011 3:28 pm

I found that listening to the audio that came with the books helped me understand more so I was searching for more available audio and happened upon this forum. Thanks!!! I will give this a try.

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Postby howtwosavealif3 » Sun Dec 04, 2011 1:29 am

here's my contribution

the only difference is I ran all of them through sub2srs to cut out any part that does not involve talking :)

my blog post here:
http://choronghi.wordpress.com/2009/07/ ... tly-ajatt/

if you'd like to crop out silence as wel :)

happy listenin'

listening is helpful no matter what level you are on... if you don't ebelieve me read ajatt and i konw from personal experience. but obviously you can' t ONLY listen and then expect to fluent obviously... but listening is most definitely part of the equation.

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Re: Keizoku 2 - SPEC

Postby mizathedark » Sun Dec 04, 2011 2:35 am

lylyrowan wrote:Hi,

This is the audio file of "Keizoku 2 - SPEC' if you are interested.


bye bye :lol

Thanks!! never think about this before ;)

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