|B0||X||Write Doc Mana and ask him for a reference letter (FurtherStudies)|
1. Went to Akihabara
Almost all the dictionaries we saw were made for the Japanese market, so kanji->English was very difficult. The few models that were actually made for foreigners' use didn't even bother with kanji at all.
I can now carry on simple conversations with salespeople. Yay. =)