Welcome to Kanji Drill
Kanji Drill is a web based flash card program for studying and testing
Japanese kanji and vocabulary.
Features of KanjiDrill.com, which you won’t find with other flashcard programs,
Customize which readings you're interested in studying for each kanji.
Your personal progress is stored on-line so you can study and drill from any
computer with internet access.
Tests are weighted so that the kanji and vocabulary that you're weakest
with are more likely to be tested.
Create your own vocabulary lists (and share them with others if you'd like).
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list of features.
Includes On-Yomi, Kun-Yomi and Okurigana readings for kanji.
Over 50 pre-defined kanji lists from sources such as 'Japanese for Busy
People', 'Genki', 'Nakama', 'JLPT' and more.
Over 2000 vocabulary available.
Mastered kanji and vocabulary are gradually re-introduced into the testing deck
for continual re-enforcement.
Built in IME converts romaji text to kana.
Study mode is used to help learn kanji and vocabulary.
On-line help is available.
A subscription of only $10 U.S./year will provide access to all lists.
Group rate discounts are
Non-subscription users have access to one demo list so that they can try the
The following table summarizes the drills currently available.
||Each flash card displays a kanji and all of its readings.
Use this mode to learn kanji and to select which reading will be tested for each kanji.
||For each kanji flash card you must type in its readings.
Compounds and definitions are listed to aid in figuring out what the reading is.
||Each card displays a vocabulary in English, kana and kanji. Display between 1 and 20 vocabulary words per page.
Use this mode to learn the vocabulary in a list.
||Test your vocabulary knowledge. You can choose the questions to be in English, kana or kanji. Type in answers in English or kana. Your progress is automatically stored.
Following are the requirements for using the Kanji Drill program.
Your computer must have a Japanese font installed. This
help page contains
some sample text so that you can determine if your computer is setup correctly
as well as instructions for installing the necessary fonts on your computer.
Kanji Drill has been tested on the following browsers: IE 6, Firefox
1.5 and Safari for the Mac.
Follow these steps and give Kanji Drill a try.
Your browser must be able to display Japanese fonts. If the following text does
not display the kanji for Nihongo,
then you must
install Japanese fonts on
Create a user account and
Under the 'Drills' menu, choose the 'Study' drill and demo list. Enter the
number of flash cards you'd like displayed.
Run the drill. While you learn the kanji, you can select which readings
you wish to be tested against.
Now choose the 'Kanji Reading' drill to test your knowledge.
Or you can get a quick over-view of the program by reviewing the