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4 stars out of 5
· 11/10/2015
It's good but...

I just wish the text was bigger so I'm not having to lean close to my screen to clearly see the meanings and the kana. I'd also get rid of all that empty space or put something else there. It just makes everything appear even smaller than it actually is. The kanji and the stroke orders look fantastic! I also like that I can scroll back to previous ones and study those. Overall, it's a great study tool.

4 stars out of 5
· 10/21/2015
Seems ok

Just installed it. Delivers daily kanji as promised, but could improve to be a little bit better. There's so much blank space in the center of the screen, it would be nice if there were a box I could practice the stroke order in on my Surface. Also, the "feedback and feature request" menu item only opens an empty browser session.

5 stars out of 5
· 11/7/2015
Very convenient!

You can choose to learn a little or a lot, depending on how much time you have. You see everything you need - stroke order, multiple examples, onyomi and kunyomi. I highly recommend this app!

4 stars out of 5
· 8/19/2014
I love it, but..

it really, really needs to let you write on it! Practicing stroke order etc. without opening another app would be very convenient. I think it can definitely be done, even if the only way to erase was a clear button. I'll keep the app for the nice tile and hope for the best!

5 stars out of 5
· 4/5/2014
Wonderful app for expanding Kanji vocabulary!

Very fluid and simple, easy to use. Has both the Kun and On readings and the examples are useful and have pronunciations in hiragana and in romanji, which is very nice. I do wish it had pronunciations of the word, but with a basic understand of hiragana and the Japanese pronunciations, it's not too difficult to tell how it's pronounced. The stroke order is very easy to follow and it has a picture of the 'printed' kanji for reference and the stroke order shows a more stylized version of the word (like the difference between handwriting words and seeing them typed out on a computer), which is very handy for recognizing the kanji in different scenarios.

4 stars out of 5
· 2/15/2014
pretty good

this is a good app for some self-study. I wish it had the option of practicing the kanji, though.

5 stars out of 5
· 10/30/2013
very useful

very useful app to help with learning kanji. its the best one I've come across.

4 stars out of 5
· 6/9/2013

I love this app. The only thing that might make it better is if it had a writing practice feature.

5 stars out of 5
· 4/8/2013

A very nice app to learn Kanji. It would be great if they can have weekly review tests

4 stars out of 5
· 3/27/2013

Very useful, but would be nicer if there were a way to review the daily Kanji at the end of the week, month, .etc

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  • Shows a different kanji every day in the live tile
  • Navigate to the kanji from previous days by swiping, using arrow keys, or clicking navigation arrows
  • Select difficultly level from settings based on JLPT levels
  • Support for Japanese or romanized (romaji) reading

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Added option for romaji (Romanized Japanese) and fixed a couple bugs.

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