Are you in search of a fun Japanese language learning app that covers Hiragana Japanese alphabet with Japanese letters, Japanese writing and Japanese characters? Well, Hiragana Quest is the perfect choice.
Our Japanese language learning app helps you learn to read and write:
・Hiragana - the Japanese alphabet!
・Katakana - a special alphabet for foreign words!

We know that the hiragana alphabet, Japanese symbols, Japanese katakana and generally learning the Japanese language can be complicated. That’s why we reimagined and recreated the classic learn Japanese language apps by adding 2 cool mascots Hirako and Katato. They are here to take you on a journey to learn to write Japanese and to learn to read Japanese with simple stories and a system that makes the learning effective and easier to remember.

The cool Hirako and Katato mascots are not the only unique feature of Hiragana Quest. We differ from the similar Japanese learning apps with the additional learning tools you can’t find elsewhere. There are guides and trace for each stroke on your screen, you can level up as you learn and test yourself to make sure you are on point with your learning.

・Join our mascots Hirako and Katato on your Japanese journey.
・Simple stories or 'mnemonics' for each character make learning simple and fun.
・Learn over a hundred characters in just a few hours!
・Our system ensures you'll remember what you learned in years to come.
・Follow guides and trace each stroke on your screen.
・Test yourself on the characters you have learned.
・Earn experience points and level up your learning!
・Simple & intuitive UI makes Japanese learning easy and fun!

Now go learn the Japanese hiragana in the fun way.

Learn the first 7 hiragana for free! If you're impressed, then unlock the rest of the course with a small In App Purchase. Unlock Katakana at the same time for a discount!

Download Hiragana Quest now for free!

Developed in Tokyo in the Go! Go! Nihon studios by the team behind the language study game Study Quest!

What’s New

Version 0.4.2

・Bug fixes and performance improvements

Thank you for using Hiragana Quest! :)

Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5
93 Ratings

93 Ratings

simply_kenna ,

Best Language App I’ve ever used.

I got this app at the recommendation of the school I’m going to be studying at in Japan and, let me tell you, it has been such a blessing. I’ve tried learning Japanese before on other apps (like duolingo) and I really struggled to understand. I always felt like I was just attempting to memorize but never actually deeply learning. This app teaches in such a different way that I not only found it fun but everything stuck so easy I was amazed with what I picked up. It gives you crazy stories and visual images to plant in your head and it says the sounds out loud, has you say them out loud as well, has you trace and draw the characters by hand. Every aspect of learning is there and that makes it work. I was so proud that I was able to actually read and sound out writing in Japanese. I was able to even write it myself. Please use this app, if you are questioning whether you should, do it. Give it a chance, you won’t regret it. And to this app and it’s creators, ありがとう! (*´꒳`*)

justandy ,

The best hiragana writing / learning app I’ve found

I’ve tried at least a dozen apps for learning hiragana and katana and this one is my favorite. I think being tested on the ability to write the characters helps them stick. And the method for memorizing the characters is great too. I bought the paid version and have worked my way through all the levels. I’m now have a foundation to continue learning the language as well as Kanji.

My only wish is that they incorporated the ten-ten versions of the characters into the quiz.
I hope they see this and add them!!!

Dhdjfjdhj ,

Love it, so

I paid for the full version of the app because their method really suits my learning style, anx I was able to learn all the characters in a little over 2 hours (over a couple of days). This app helped me learn so much as a total beginner!

BUT this app needs a lot of work on the other end. I want to be able to have hiragana and katakana in quiz sets that I can easily navigate between. After going through the whole course I wish there was a way to maintain my learning using the app. Right now, I can only strughle to navigate between previous lessons or study in bulk sets. I want more control and options so I can reenforce my learning.

This is a great tool! Thanks so much.

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