Is learning Japanese with Anime, Manga and Video Games possible?

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Japan is known worldwide for being one of the leaders in the video game industry. Companies such as Capcom and Nintendo are well-known brands. While video games like Mario and Final Fantasy are some of the biggest franchises in entertainment not just gaming. Reading manga and watching anime is a national pastime in Japan and many popular series such as Dragon Ball, Gundam and Naruto are mainstream outside of Japan as well. The real question though is; Can anime, manga and video games teach you Japanese? Are they a practical learning tool? The answer is yes but not on their own.