iPad Apps for Japanese

‘Let’s write Japanese’ is a free app that helps students to learn how to write the hiragana characters correctly. This app can be found at
‘Japanese kanji’ is a free app that teaches some of the basic kanji.
This app can be found here

A free Japanese/English/Japanese dictionary

Learn Japanese : Mind Snacks
Challenge yourself and learn some new words and phrases (free)
Hiragana Puzzle (free) is a sliding puzzle game using the hiragana – a challenge, but lots of fun. https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/hiragana-puzzle/id482889394?mt=8

Based on a popular Japanese game Ladder maker (free) is a great puzzle game that tests your reflexes. https://itunes.apple.com/hk/app/ladder-maker2/id418861782?mt=8

I-spot Japan (free)
Try to find all of the differences between the photos

iToy Capsule (free)
A virtual vending machine which contains fun and bizzare Japanese toys and games

Oishii shake me to Japan (free)
A board game to play on your ipad – can your character win the game?

More great apps
A fun word puzzle game using Quizlet lists
Once installed, click on 'Search Quizlet' and type in 'katesensei' to load the list of words we are learning at school! New lists being added every week!

A fun app which helps you to recognise the hiragana characters. 

Another fun hiragana recognition game app - swipe down to hit the correct character - try to beat your own score!

Tap along with the beat and jump over the characters in the correct order

Turn your ipad or ipod into a Japanese DJ machine! Lots of fun

Turn your photos into a Manga-style drawing!


Feed my fish!

Ready to make music?