Lost in translation?
Not anymore.

Japanese is the ultimate study companion for any Japanese learner. Discover the language, learn the grammar & master it with flashcards.

Lost in translation?
Not anymore.

Japanese is the ultimate study companion for any Japanese learner. Discover the language, learn the grammar and master it with flashcards.

Rewritten from the ground up. Now better than ever.

Rewritten from the ground up.
Now better than ever.

With Japanese, learning the Japanese language couldn't be easier. Japanese is truly comprehensive, giving you the tools you need to master the language.

Handwriting Recognition

Draw any kanji or kana with handwriting recognition and Japanese will decipher and display the most likely character.

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Memorize Lists

Save your favorite words, your daily go-tos and those tricky ones you can't help but forget in easily manageable lists.

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Study Flashcards

Create and customise flashcard lists, and then practice them until mastered with Japanese’s new and improved flashcard system.

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And much, much more…

Japanese is packed with all the features you need to get started on your Japanese adventures. Master the language and become a Japanese pro!

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What Our Users Say

Samuel Darmento
This app has been my best companion to survive Japan for years. The latest update made this app, hands down the best Japanese dictionary/learning app out there!
September 8, 2017
Gerard van Schip
Why 4 stars instead of 5? There are some rough edges like audio only working for kanji and being unable to copy translated words. Other than that a wonderful…
September 7, 2017
Haijap
There are still some bugs where the application shuts down in the middle of the study session. Also happened with the older version.
September 6, 2017
Equine2015
I am studying Japanese and I find this app to be a huge help. I can make word banks based on the words I'm learning in my textbook and easily pull them up for…
September 6, 2017
RonaldASL
This app was already an extremely convenient dictionary, but the improved interface is so much better!!! It's so much easier to use and search with, and…
September 5, 2017
Thomas O'Reilly
Great way to study built in. Even better than making my own flashcards. I loved the examples. It is also a great dictionary for learning new words. Does well…
September 5, 2017
Dennis Shaykevich
Excellent app. Helps you look up terms 3 different ways: type, radical composition, and Skip codes. Data is neat & easy to find and allows you to see examples…
September 4, 2017
kiriegou
I will always love and appreciate this app, and judging from the other reviews people seem to love the new study system, but with the new update I'm feeling a…
September 4, 2017
Beceth
I've been waiting for this update since they first announced it, and boy I'm impressed. This app is honestly the most helpful Japanese app I've come across. It…
September 3, 2017
Marcel Oka
The iPhone version is better and it crashes alot in Android. Nevertheless, best japan dict out there
September 2, 2017
Passingbirds
This has been my favorite dictionary app for years, when i lived in japan it was a life saver to look up kanji by radicals and strokes. With all the added…
September 1, 2017
Ankwante
Hi there This is the app i was looking for I really recommend this app as a advanced studying set... and also for the beginners as well... highly recommended…
August 31, 2017
Deerfield f
Definitely recommend to anyone who is learning Japanese. Beautiful ui, great indexing and a lot more.
August 31, 2017
Negitoro
Easily the best Japanese dictionary / studying app out there. I was so glad when I noticed it's ported for Android.
August 31, 2017
Fushitaka
I've been studying Japanese for years and few things have improved my skills like this app! Sure, it works great as a dictionary but it is an amazing casual…
August 30, 2017
Trevor Ching
An excellent tool for learning Japanese. It really helps with categorised terms, kanji descriptions and uses!
August 30, 2017
Julia Goupil
The perfect japanese dictionnary. So much content and diversity in the way of searching characters. I was blown away by the last update.
August 30, 2017
Nick Johnson
The best Japanese dictionary app I have used. I have been using it heavily for the past two years, searching anywhere from 50 to 100 times a day, 5 days a…
August 30, 2017
Leigh Parrott
Great app. Definitely more useful than my old Japanese dictionary app, but as a Japanese student I would REALLY like it if the feature to draw in kanji during…
August 28, 2017
K-Zar Cometh
Thousands of entries and example sentences, generous handwriting recognition, references out the wazoo, helpful study tools, and works offline - in 2011 these…
August 25, 2017
Matt Gallant
Japanese App is essential to me. I've been studying Japanese for three years and this is the only dictionary I use, and great for making lists of vocabulary to…
August 25, 2017
j0hn
I was worried I was going to have to find a new Japanese dictionary app since this one was falling a little bit into disrepair. Was delighted to see the…
August 24, 2017
rene666952
What a wonderful app this is. Not only is it a dictionary that indicates stroke order for every kanji and explains its radicals but algo it conjugates every…
August 24, 2017
RipeCactus
I hardly write reviews but this app is truly amazing. It has everything, and totally for free. It's unbelievable how much work has gone into this app and I…
August 23, 2017
Johncc243
Developers quickly fixed flashcard issues with the new update, thanks! Would be great to have skip search back as well!
August 22, 2017
Saud alMadani
The best Japanese dictionary on Android, and I have used most of them. It looks appealing. It's very reliable. Provides very useful examples. It allows you to…
August 21, 2017
William Fritsch
I love this app, but in the latest update the radical search is not working anymore : the zone were you're supposed to choose radicals is all grey and empty !
August 21, 2017
now i can rste it 5 stars.
This update added so much great content and help for non native speakers and also native ones and it is school friendly- as in there's flash cards and…
August 21, 2017
上手元気
This app very helpful for JP learners and even translating from Eng to Jp for support everyday life communication.
August 20, 2017
scaly_dragon
ふざけるな!The single most helpful kanji search function is gone!!! This cripples the app so badly it's nearly useless now. Please bring it back!!!!
August 20, 2017
Leshok
One issue with the update is now I cannot turn off furigana when studying flash cards. Everything else is great. I've downloaded easily 10-20 other Japanese…
August 19, 2017
KueenJ
I rlly like the new update, I always use the study function and now it is somehow more fun to use. The only thing is that now the furigana is above the kanji…
August 19, 2017
Test before update!
I was disappointed because the new update removed so many options we previously had. But I can see you're already on it! The best app to study Japanese.
August 18, 2017
ELIE019
Finally this makes studying so much easier. Only issue I have now is when I look at the stoke order for kanji the detailed informations stays on the split side…
August 18, 2017
expatintokyo
Finally, the Update's update! Now that study options have returned it's time to call this a Five Star App. I do hope this will be the first of many…
August 18, 2017
alayambo
Romaji should be removable as its not always correct and gets in the way of more advanced learners Edit: see dev reply
August 18, 2017
LeChatParle
This app has been great since it first came out, and the developers show every time that they know what they are doing. Buy this app, and you won't be…
August 18, 2017
Paul Perrick
They fixed the issue below. Some of the features from the iOS version are not yet in the Android, but it's still a decent app. I hope they keep working on it. …
August 17, 2017
Un utilisateur de Google
This is arguably the best Japanese app for Android. I have tried Imiwa, which is a bit more complete when it comes to conjugations, but I always come back to…
August 16, 2017
now i can rste it 5 stars.
This update added so much great content and help for non native speakers and also native ones and it is school friendly- as in there's flash cards and…
August 16, 2017

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