I bought a Korean textbook on Neowing so I thought I’d blog a review of the store. Neowing: http://www.neowing.co.jp/
Neowing is a Japanese online store where you can buy Japanese books, CD, DVD, and magazines. The EMS shipping fee is cheaper than Amazon Japan so if I only have budget for one book, I often check Neowing. It offers a point system which you can use for the next purchase (１％ for books).
The website is entirely in Japanese, but its sister shop CD Japan is in English. You can make requests in English of goods available on Neowing to be made available for you to purchase on CD Japan, too. But I never did this. http://www.cdjapan.co.jp/request/
Most books on Neowing are available within 2 to 4 days, but older books are often available after 3 to 5 weeks (!), which if it is the case, I just purchase the book on Amazon Japan.
Neowing is reliable and trustworthy, but every time I ordered, even though I got an e-mail right after my order was sent, the store always forgot to tell me about EMS tracking number, so I had to make an inquiry via e-mail. I always got my replies promptly, though.
I got 「会話から学ぶ韓国語の文末表現」(Learning Korean Sentence Endings from Conversations), a Korean textbook for upper basic/ lower intermediate level which actually I won’t need if I had studied diligently the first time. But I didn’t, I browsed through grammars, and now I’m worried because even though I understand the questions tested on TOPIK advanced level, I can’t even make the simplest sentences correctly for the essay part on TOPIK. So I’m reviewing the basic/intermediate Korean grammar. This time I’ll study slowly until I master everything completely. Advanced level grammar can wait. Yeah, what’s the rush?
Enjoy the rest of your weekend. 남은 주말 잘 보내세요.###