Kanji Master Drill

Learn Kanji fast and easy!

Free online study program for learning how to read, write and
properly use the Japanese Kanji symbols

We are on the process of renewing the whole course content and the production of Part 9-13 are stopped at the moment. Sorry for the inconvenience.

The drill programs require Adobe Flash Player and may not work on tablets and smartphones.


Three Types of Flash Card Programs

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Random order drill program for effortless, quick memorization.

Each drill trains specific abilities - reading, character recognition and proper use of Kanji.

Question style is similar to real JLPT tests.

Comprehensive Instructions

The content is carefully organized for step-by-step effective learning. 10 Kanji symbols with similar meaning or usage are grouped.

In addition to reading and meaning, origin and structure of each character are introduced.

Stroke order animation displays how the character is drawn.

Click button to see the sample animation.

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To view the content, you need Adobe Flash Player, a free application distributed by Adobe Systems.

All of JLPT level 4 words containing the 120 Kanji are listed. You can learn how Kanji is used in a sentence.

Handwriting Practice

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Printable writing practice sheet with grid lines (PDF file) is available.

Tips for correct, beautiful handwriting are explained in detail.

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Part Kanji
Part 1 人 日 月 火 水 木 金 土 今 何
Part 2 一 二 三 四 五 六 七 八 九 十
Part 3 時 分 半 前 後 午 間 行 会 社
Part 4 年 週 朝 昼 夕 方 夜 先 来 毎
Part 5 休 食 飲 気 天 雨 春 夏 秋 冬
Part 6 百 千 万 円 本 買 高 安 新 古
Part 7 私 名 家 父 母 男 女 子 生 友
Part 8 大 小 多 少 長 目 口 耳 手 足
Part 9 右 左 上 下 中 外 出 入 道 店
Part 10 国 山 川 海 空 花 魚 明 白 好
Part 11 立 見 聞 書 言 話 読 語 英 紙
Part 12 東 西 南 北 自 車 電 学 校 駅
Part 13 Final Drills

These 120 Kanji are commonly learned at the first half of elementary level.

Suitable for the JLPT Level 4 study.

Each part takes 1-2 hours.

Hiragana and Katakana should be learned before.

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How to Study

sample image: Drill. A sample image: Drill. B sample image: Drill. C

3 types of random-order drill programs for effortless, quick memorization.

Each drill trains specific ability - reading, character recognition and typing.

Different voices (male, female, robot, etc.) are used to improve flexible listening ability.

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Before you start...

It is recommended to read the following pages briefly.

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