Japanese Kanji Study - 漢字学習

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Publisher Description

Kanji Study is my ongoing project that tries to be a helpful and easy-to-use tool for learning Japanese kanji.
Study with flashcards, customizable quizzes and writing challenges. Each kanji has detailed information and many examples. The app provides a powerful search tool for looking up kanji by radicals, stroke count and more. You can also make custom sets to match your textbooks or focus on the kanji you struggle with the most.

The app is
entirely free; however, the free version has no ads and offers unlimited study for hiragana, katakana, radicals and beginner kanji. Kanji search and ranking features are also completely unrestricted. The one-time upgrade unlocks the remaining kanji study groups and allows you to create your own custom sets. It also supports the continued development of this project.

Main Features

Quick kanji lookup

• Search over 6000 kanji using readings, radicals, stroke counts, levels and more all in one text field.

• Combine any number of radicals and see them highlighted in the results.

• Add search results to a custom group to, for example, study multiple grade levels.

Detailed kanji info

• View animated strokes, readings and meanings as well as your study time and quiz stats.

• See a breakdown of the radicals found within each kanji.

• Check out example words (grouped by the kanji readings), sentences and names.

• Customize to hide meanings, collapse sections, show romaji and more.

• Explore the kanji used within each of the examples and use the breadcrumbs to navigate back.

Flashcard study

• Drill characters in manageable sized sets.

• View stroke animations and toggle the visibility of readings and associated meanings.

• Tap a reading to show a list of example words that use that reading.

• Swipe to quickly launch writing practice and view additional information.

• Assign study ratings which allows you to filter kanji as you learn them.

Multi-choice quizzes

• Customize quizzes to show either readings, associated meanings, example words or sentences.

• Example words can selected from JLPT and common vocab, as well as your favorited examples.

• Quiz timer and distractors adapt based on previous quiz results.

• Further customize with options to repeat wrong answers, remove the timer, pause after answering and more.

Writing challenges

• Improve your kanji recognition by challenging yourself to recall and draw the characters.

• Learn the correct stroke order using the finely-tuned stroke detection algorithm.

• Strokes will snap into place when correctly drawn and hints will appear if you are struggling.

• Use the self-check mode to compare your drawing attempts with the correct answer.

Additional Features

★ Study kanji grouped by JLPT levels, Jouyou grades or Kanji Kentei levels.

★ Send custom study reminders when you haven't studied.

★ Read Japanese text with text-to-speech audio support.

★ Add shortcuts to your home screen to study a particular set.

★ Use the rankings screen to make custom sets based on study stats.

★ Favorite kanji, radicals and examples for referencing later.

★ Save progress using Google Drive or local storage.

★ Customize MANY additional settings.


- In-app Purchase (purchase upgrade)

- External Drive (store backup files)

- Install Shortcuts (add home screen shortcuts)

- Run at startup (reschedule notifications)

- Full network access (send analytics)


There is a volunteer translation project for the app interface and content. If you would like to help, please send me an email!

Japanese Kanji Study - 漢字学習 is a free software application from the Teaching & Training Tools subcategory, part of the Education category. The app is currently available in English and it was last updated on 2018-03-17. The program can be installed on Android.

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Program Details


Publisher Chase Colburn
Released Date 2018-03-17
Languages English


Category Education
Subcategory Teaching & Training Tools

System requirements

Operating systems android

Download information

File size
Total downloads 14


License model Free
Price N/A

Version History

Here you can find the changelog of Japanese Kanji Study - 漢字学習 since it was posted on our website on 2016-12-24. The latest version is and it was updated on soft112.com on 2018-03-29. See below the changes in each version:


posted on 2018-03-17

- Fixed issue with custom groups showing up in Non-JLPT level
- Fixed javascript issue with online lookup dialog webview
- Fixed issue with translation display settings
- Added Forvo to online lookup options
- Updated UI for tablets, RtL layouts, and settings
- Updated localizations


posted on 2018-02-23

- Added more options to online lookup
- Added separate filter settings for character types
- Fixed display issues in info screens

version 2.0.6

posted on 2017-01-18

- Added Non-JLPT kanji to translation downloads,- Fixed bug that caused notes and translations to get overwritten,- Fixed study widget not updating at midnight,- Fixed issues with end of day offset

version 1.8.22

posted on 2016-12-22

- Fixed issue with examples not restoring after app being killed,- Fixed character count text in drill dropdown,- Fixed action mode still appearing even after navigating away,- Updated drawing canvas to not recognize quick taps,- Fixed small crashes

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Release Date: 2018-03-17
Publisher: Chase Colburn
Operating System: android
Type: Free