A thorough guide to everything mahjong. Made back in the /jp/ days, it hasn't seen much update in a while but is still perhaps one of the best infodumps around.I'll try to update this with newer information every now and then.
Everything you need to know about owning a mahjong set irl.
From the writer of Hatkagi comes a mahjong teaching method that alledgedly "works great even on kids at the park". A slow crawl approach to teaching the game.
Short instructions to downloading Abema VODs. Learn from the pros.
A guide for people trying to get into sanma (three-player mahjong).
A list of Japanese Mahjong terminologies, so you can finally understand the strange moonspeak everyone keeps throwing around.
A glossary of almost every useful Japanese Mahjong term, including the terms listed above, every Yaku in the game, all in an easy filter search.
A guide on Hime Mahjong's interface. Even YOU can be a himebro today.
A quick and (relatively) easy guide that teaches you enough mahjong to surf through Mahjong Soul's bronze room. Not to be taken as a consistent mahjong strategy, this is meant more for beginners wanting to get a feel for the game.
Do you want to stop being bad at mahjong? Read this. RB1 is essential mahjong reading. Teaches tile efficiency, defense strategies, yaku chasing and everything else to bring you to the level of an intermediate player.You can also read it online.
A book by Fukuchi Makoto and constantly translated by a kind anon. The book is heavily focused on tile efficiency, with a highly digital (analytical) way of thinking. All of the later material about push-fold judgment and discard reading is based on good tile efficiency.
You can also read it online.
Exactly what the label on the tin says. It covers Defence Theory, Riichi Theory and Tile Efficiency, basically a Riichi Book 1. Try this if you find rb1 hard to grasp.
Other Mahjong Blog Sites
These sites have tons of articles and information about mahjong, from news about the growing English Riichi scene to articles about fundamentals and strategy. RIP in peace Osamuko.
A Japanese youtube video (thankfully with English subtitles) teaching the importance of iishanten (one tile away from ready) and many other things related to it.
Daina Chiba's lecture, including things that should be added in Riichi Book 2.
A powerpoint presentation pdf by Feng for the intermediate player. It assumes you're already familiar with RB1 and the block method.
by krabman (who?), and also assumes you've read rb1. Some wwyds with the logic explained behind the discards.
Src. An insight on Asapin's (one of the best players on tenhou) calling judgement. It's a complete asapin wankfest but it's a good asapin wankfest.
Some spreadsheet statistics about the winrates of various waits (taken from 1.2 million replays in tenhou's houou table), and a push/fold chart to know what kind of hards are good to push or to fold.
Note: Check the last tab of the Push/Fold chart first to know how to use it.
An introduction to the ins and outs Mahjong Soul. Go and familiarize yourself with how things works before selling your soul. Also a good guide to have if you want to go through this gatcha hell without spending even a single cent.
A guide for setting up Majsoul plus, a desktop client for Mahjong Soul. Also contains an updated list of mods and extensions shared by based anons in the thread.
A short guide on how to make mods of majsoul plus. Go on and stick your animu waifu in.