Writing Japanese

To learn Japanese writing, you must start with hiragana. Then come katakana. Lastly learn kanji (the Chinese character).

Let's start at the beginning and learn the hiragana:

Hiragana - ひらがな

  • Lesson 11: が・ぎ・ぐ・げ・ご
  • Lesson 12: ざ・じ・ず・ぜ・ぞ
  • Lesson 13: だ・ぢ・づ・で・ど
  • Lesson 14: ば・び・ぶ・べ・ぼ
  • Lesson 15: ぱ・ぴ・ぷ・ぺ・ぽ
  • Lesson 16: きゃ・きゅ・きょ
  • Lesson 17: しゃ・しゅ・しょ
  • Lesson 18: ちゃ・ちゅ・ちょ
  • Lesson 19: にゃ・にゅ・にょ
  • Lesson 20: ひゃ・ひゅ・ひょ
  • Lesson 21: みゃ・みゅ・みょ
  • Lesson 22: りゃ・りゅ・りょ
  • Lesson 23: ぎゃ・ぎゅ・ぎょ
  • Lesson 24: じゃ・じゅ・じょ
  • Lesson 25: びゃ・びゅ・びょ
  • Lesson 26: ぴゃ・ぴゅ・ぴょ
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    You have mastered hiragana. Awesome ! Now, let's study katakana together.

    Let's start learning katakana:

    Katakana - カタカナ

  • Lesson 11: ガ・ギ・グ・ゲ・ゴ
  • Lesson 12: ザ・ジ・ズ・ゼ・ゾ
  • Lesson 13: ダ・ヂ・ヅ・デ・ド
  • Lesson 14: バ・ビ・ブ・ベ・ボ
  • Lesson 15: パ・ピ・プ・ペ・ポ
  • Lesson 16: キャ・キュ・キョ
  • Lesson 17: シャ・シュ・ショ
  • Lesson 18: チャ・チュ・チョ
  • Lesson 19: ニャ・ニュ・ニョ
  • Lesson 20: ヒャ・ヒュ・ヒョ
  • Lesson 21: ミャ・ミュ・ミョ
  • Lesson 22: リャ・リュ・リョ
  • Lesson 23: ギャ・ギュ・ギョ
  • Lesson 24: ジャ・ジュ・ジョ
  • Lesson 25: ビャ・ビュ・ビョ
  • Lesson 26: ピャ・ピュ・ピョ