Is there any way I can learn both Chinese and Japanese at the same time?

I've been learning Japanese for months now, and I have made a lot of progress doing so. I also want to learn Mandarin, but from what I've heard, trying to learn Japanese and Chinese at the same time will just make both languages harder. I don't want to wait for me to become almost fluent in... show more I've been learning Japanese for months now, and I have made a lot of progress doing so.

I also want to learn Mandarin, but from what I've heard, trying to learn Japanese and Chinese at the same time will just make both languages harder.

I don't want to wait for me to become almost fluent in Japanese, (which obviously takes a lot of time). Is there any way I can learn both without struggling?
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