Hiragana Memory Hint [English‪]‬ 4+

The Japan Foundation Japanese-Language Institute, Kansai

Designed for iPhone

    • 4.8 • 59 Ratings
    • Free

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1. Description

Study hiragana the fun way using mnemonic pictures
and check your understanding with a variety of quizzes!

Recommended for:
Complete beginners in Japanese
Anyone interested in Japanese letters

2. Features

-Features pictures, sound and animation to help you remember the hiragana characters.
-Includes quizzes for checking your understanding of the hiragana you've learned.
-Includes simple explanations about the Japanese writing system and the characters used in it.
-A hiragana table allows you to tap each hiragana to hear how it's pronounced.

3. Tested Devices

iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5, iPhone 4s, iPad Air2, iPod touch 5th Generation.
*Requires iOS 8 or later

4.Contact the Developer

If you have any questions or suggestions please feel free to send
them to us at the following email address.

What’s New

Version 1.0.7

We have made minor corrections.

Ratings and Reviews

4.8 out of 5
59 Ratings

59 Ratings

ChiefGal ,


This app as well as the online course provided by the Japan Foundation have restored my hope in learning Japanese. I was feeling extremely overwhelmed when I sat down and came across all of the resources available but this app and the course have made it all so clear and easy to understand. I am just now starting my path of learning Japanese but am so excited and looking forward to how much I will learn!

thomasdmiller ,

Very effective

Simple and effective. Makes memory hooks that work well for beginners and stick. I use this in conjunction with other apps and I have much better recall. Sound isn’t working in iOS 17.4, and maybe that will get fixed (kudasai?) but that shortfall doesn’t distract much from the usefulness of this app.

Than Twan Soe ,

Perfect application for all beginner of learning Japan Language.

It's a really good application for the people who want to study Japan Language. In this application, there are so many Hiragana exercises. Hope to add Katakana and Kanji like Hiragana in this application.

Thank you so much for your kidness,

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Data Not Collected

The developer does not collect any data from this app.

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