If you are already living with less or a minimum amount of possessions, or would like to, this philosophy works in your favor when learning German. Experience a language which is significantly more predictable than English; German is a great language to explore!
You'll also discover here how, in many ways, German is actually easier than English. I say this as a native English speaker, a near-native German speaker, and an instructor for both languages.
Of course both languages have their own unique quirks and things like prepositions are difficult no matter which language you're learning. English has incredible capacities for expression and creativity that German can't begin to imitate. At the same time, there are ways of expressing things in German through compound nouns that will never find their full equivalents in English. Schmerzensgeld, for example.
Here are four ways that German is easier than English and is a great fit for minimalists.
1. There are only 4 possible ways to say anything in German.
In German there are four cases: Nominative, Accusative, Dative and Genitive. We don't have these in English, so think of it like this: instead of having 8 or maybe 12 different serving dishes in your kitchen (like we have in English), you have 4. They're similar in size and shape, slightly different colors, but that's it.
You only have four possibilities. 1...2...3...4.