Ready to learn Japanese? Meet your personal sensei-in-a-box.

Human Japanese teaches the Japanese language from square one in a warm, engaging tone. Going much deeper than the canned phrases and vocab of other products, it approaches the language in an integrated way, with discussion, recordings, animations, illustrations, photos, reviews, and more.

The core promise of Human Japanese is to show you how everything works and never to expect you to magically know things that we haven’t yet taught you. This makes your journey into Japanese a joy, as each new piece that falls into place makes sense and every new example sentence is comprehensible.

Key concepts are explained with warmth and humor, drawing you into the nuts-and-bolts that you need to understand Japanese while keeping things down-to-earth and engaging. Our goal is to lead you from one “light bulb moment” to the next so that you stay energized and excited about the language.

Human Japanese contains:

* More than 500 pages of main content

* Animations of every hiragana and katakana character

* Over 1800 recordings of vocabulary words and phrases spoken by native speakers

* More than 800 example sentences

* Ingredients(TM) example sentence breakdowns on every example sentence for total clarity

* Interactive games and review quizzes that keep track of your response history to help focus on trouble spots

* Dozens of photos and cultural notes to connect your Japanese to real life

* And much more!

Human Japanese will impress you with its warmth, beauty, and wit. Download it today and start your journey!

What’s New

Version 3.1

- Fixed miscellaneous typos, bugs.

Ratings and Reviews

4.8 out of 5
5 Ratings

5 Ratings

johnny on the spot ,

A true guide

Good education isn’t simply “taught.” The best education resources lead you in the right direction as you fill in the blanks. Human Japanese is one of those great education guides I’m glad I purchased.

Everything here is very well organized, tiered and weighted, but don’t simply click through the slides. I would highly advise you to buy a stack of notebooks and some mechanical drafting pencils. Spend a good deal of time on each chapter. Learn it. Then do it again. And again. The sound combination reviews in the early chapters are indepsensible for gating and checking your progress.

I have been to Japan many times at this point and there is no substitute for immersion when it comes to langauge studies. But this program is absolutely indepsensible if you are coming from an English-speaking background. Just get some notebooks and fire up a kana keyboard for your iPhone. Practice makes perfect.


Amazing... but one fault!

Learning Japanese was once thought to be an impossible task to me…Not any longer. My wife is Japanese and she has been hounding me to learn it for some time now. I have tried three different audio disk/mp3 type teaching aides, but they all just focus on memorization. This app actually teaches you the mechanics of the language. By the seond day, I was able to write and properly pronounce all the vowels, the K series, G series, S series, and the Z series. I start the T series today. It may seem weird to be able to write and spell a word before you know the meaning of it, but I enjoy this approach. I get to show my wife the progress I am making, and she is very impressed.

This is after only my second session, but the app gets 4 stars. Why not five? It is because the built in Japanese dictionary/term search is EXTREMELLY limited. I feel like the only terms included in the dictionary are the ones used specifically in the teaching of the program. If this could be expanded to a full Japanese dictionary, than this would be a 5 star app all the way.

Lilmizzy890 ,

Best App In My Opinion :)

This app is awesome i cannot beleive how easy it was for me to learn with this program i love everything available theres a lot for me to do with this app still but for the first few lessons i've study i knew it was the right one so i really really reccommend this application to everyone out there it is very helpful and it doesnt only teaches you Japanese but also gives you a short cultural Japanese story in case you know little of Japan,a lot of lessons to learn from so theres is no way you wont learn but everyone is different but it shure is helping alllooot :) i have been true 3 ways to learn Japan but this app is not confusing like the other ones ive tried,i like the simple step by step and how it gives you more explanation in details it is very good overall,highly recommend it & good luck to all who is learning this language with this app or others =^:^=


Brak Software, Inc.
109.8 MB

OS X 10.6.8 or later, 64-bit processor



Age Rating
Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References


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