This is so poorly thought out and executed it's amazing. This is utterly unplayable for a beginner. UI is not user-friendly, system seems broken and pointless, graphics are ugly, and the timing is unforgiving for someone who hasn't just swallowed a handful of Adderall. I'm baffled by the rating. Please stick to art and NOT game development. As someone who tutors world languages the idea is good but the implementation is awful.
Need "Back Button" Confirmation I pressed the back button quite often by accident, and lose my progress in the map. Would be good if there is confirmation to avoid such accident. Overall, the game is fun and i learned quite a lot from it, im looking forward for next update (please make them prettier). Ps. There are still some typo though, such as Tsubasa is written as Tsuabasa in her bio.
Nice idea but lacking The idea is great but the execution seems to not have been thought out well. The game is meant to be playable for beginners but there is no learning curve. It just jumps straight into a selection of random characters of varying difficulty. Additionally, there are too many waves before we get to the boss. It would be much better as short rounds, maybe around 6-8 waves each. The set up of the opening/menu UI also needs to be made more user friendly.
Runs upside-down, boring as a game, ok for review Runs upside-down and there seems to be no way to flip it the right way up, making it unusable on a tablet with a keyboard attached. Supporting only landscape orientation is fine, but it should at least rotate correctly. As a game it seems boring. As a way of reviewing Japanese characters it seems ok, but I spend more time looking for which of the four corners has the answer than I do thinking about the answer (probably because it seems you can only do kana in the demo so there was no challenge).
Good for studying only Not much enjoyment for a "game", but for studying it's better than just memorizing by the book and practice writing repeatedly. Can't say it's that fun though, also the game's orientation is stuck and won't rotate 180° following the device.
Not a learning game. This game will not help you learn anything. It is just a review game. You already need to know Kana and Kanji if you want to play. There isn't really even a level to learn how to play.
Update Notes (v40):
1. Added On and Kun reading options (while keeping the original mixed option).
2. Added Simple Meanings Mode.
3. Defaulted to Learn Hiragana Mode.
4. Cuter 3D Sprites
5. Slight Story added to the game (still work-in-progress)
6. Story Mode coming soon(tm)
Best Korean, Japanese and Chinese Mandarin Learning App for Total Beginners!