Learn basic kanji like you're playing a quiz game!


  • Beginner
  • Intermediate


  • The app is offered in 8 languages:Portuguese, Filipino, Spanish, Vietnamese, English, Bengali, Thai, and easy Japanese.
  • It feels like playing a quiz game because the workbook questions come with sound effects.
  • The drawings are linked to functions that let you learn stroke order, as well as how to read the kanji and what it means.
  • You can listen to the audio for the kanji reading.
  • There's a recording function so you can listen to your own voice and the teachers voice over and over again.
  • You can learn the 440 basic kanji that Japanese elementary school children learn in grades 1, 2, and 3.

How to...

Top page.
Use the page sideways.

Select a language.

Enter your name, choose an avatar, and register.

Select a grade.Try grade 1.

To use the app, you need to download the files, so click Yes.

The contents will start downloading.
(This will take some time.)

This is the first screen.

After you go through the exercises and make progress, you can take the quiz.
Tap Chapter List.

You'll see a list of contents.
There are 20 chapters altogether.

Each chapter has Kanji Cards, Fill in the Blanks (Hiragana), and other exercises.
(Each chapter is a little bit different.)
The kanji you learn in the chapter are shown on the upper right.

In Kanji Cards, you can listen to the reading of the kanji you select, then see it written in hiragana by clicking the tab below.

In Fill in the Blanks (Hiragana), you'll see "Correct Answer", when you get it right.

Kanji Drawing lets you practice writing.
You won't get "Correct Answer" unless you trace really carefully.

In Sentence Completion (Hiragana), you can practice reading and writing kanji that are in sentences.

In Line Drawing, connect the kanji in the upper row with its reading in the row below.
You can learn like you're playing a quiz game.

In Speaking Practice, you can read sentences and record your own voice.

After you finish five or more problems in each exercise, you can go to the first screen and participate in a quiz.

Tap New Quiz at the upper right to show the quiz.

The quiz is based on what you learned in the exercises.

You can participate in the quiz as many times as you like.
Your score is recorded, so you can check to see how much you've understood.

This app teaches basic kanji so if you're a beginner, it will help you when you start learning, and if you're at the intermediate or higher level, use it to test your kanji skills!

This app has an android version, too. (Introduction article)

More information about this app.

App. name
Portuguese, Filipino, Spanish, Vietnamese, English, Bengali, Thai, easy Japanese
Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
iOS 11.0 above



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