I love it. I've mainly just used the flash card aspect of it so far, but that is great. I was learning the first five hiragana from videos before I got this, then when I used it, I noticed it was using the first fifteen kana, and that worried me a bit. However, I just plugged away at it, and while I made some mistakes at the beginning, I'm now pretty accurate. I've learned to recognize the first 30 kana fairly reliably, and I just installed it two days ago. The only suggestion I can make is for the author to incorporate different renditions of the kana, because they sometimes look different enough in other printed material to throw me off. For example, with sa, sometimes there are two strokes for the looping bit at the bottom, but this program uses the unbroken stroke style. It's much like how, with Roman characters, 'a' and 'g' can look much different depending on the font.
Simple and fun way to learn to read and write hirigana. This is a perfect companion to Rosetta Stone and similiar software. I ended up learning Hirigana with this app it is fantastic. I would like to suggest some features however. 1. Add the option to turn off the romaji at the top of the screen. 2. Add a mode where all of the characters are in a mode for added challenge for those who have gotten familiar with character sets. Perhaps a randomly generated set each time? 3. Option to restart a game rather than start where you previously left off each time. Seriously though great app I love it.
SUGGESTIONS PLEASE READ A great app for daily drills. However there's room for improvement. The writing is very sensitive, which is fine but the sets are so bulky, it makes it really tedious. I recommend breaking them up into, for example, just an m's section and r's section instead of m r y all together to make it more manageable. There should also be an option to choose your own sets, so you can works on jus ones you're having trouble with & a review section to show stroke order. It would make the app so much more user friendly.
Great app! As others have mentioned, when tracing/drawing the Kana it can be very particular - and if you don't do it very precisley you fail. However I found that in making me redo hiragana that I 'already knew' it reinforced the kana and I actually learnt quicker. Making it easier wouldn't help you learn! The multiple choice kana selection is very good, and determines which ones you are weakest with and brings it up more often. Very recommended
Best Hiragana Writing App I've tried every app for learning Hiragana that I could find and this one has, by far, the best writing detection system. It truly does teach you how to write each character as it gradually removes the tracing guide as you learn. It could be improved with an options tab that would let you manually reset your progress with each lesson or let you choose which individual characters to practice. But as is, I highly recommend it. Also, I would recommend using a good quality stylus with this app.
Good app. This is a really good app for beginners. I paired this with Dr mokus (something like that, the icon is a weird guy with a yellow background) and I can recognize all the symbols. Use mokus to actually learn them and use this to test yourself. Just one problem. YOU HAVE DZI AND JI SWITCHED. well I'm pretty sure its that. Just go in and look at the area around them and you should find a mistake. Anyway good app just fix the thing and five stars
-Corrected the hiragana "mo" and "ya", and replaced the "ki" and "sa" with the handwritten versions
Learning Japanese communication through common sentence patterns