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Japanese Script and Fonts

The most facinating thing about learning japanese is the beautiful script that accompanies the lilt of the languages. We hope you find these links useful in your quest to learn how to write japanese.

Japanese script
Websites that help you to learn the Japanese script (hiragana, katakana and kanji)

Japanese Writing Tutorials
Kanachart helps you with the characters of hiragani,katakana, kanji and much more, they also provide a downloadable alphabet chart too.
Kanji Drill is a web based flash card program for studying and testing Japanese kanji and vocabulary. You can store your progress on line and you have tests that help also. Though its not free, you have a free demo mode, and then you can subscribe for $10 per year which gives you access to all lists.
Learn the Kana provides great charts for learning hiragana and katakana, although recommending to learn these first before embracing Romanji.
This site definitely makes it fun to learn japanese script and is filled with games of all kind to get you started, it also includes vocabulary, months of the year, phrases and much more, a definite one to check out.
Provides great insifht into the hiragana alphabet and phonetics,

Skritter – Learn Japanese Characters (kanji)
A great site to help you with both Japanese & Chinese, it also has an App that you can download to supplement your learnings.

Free Japanese fonts
Japanese is written using a mixture of three scripts: Hiragana, Katakana, and Kanji. Latin letters (Romaji) and symbols/dingbats (Kigo) are also mixed into modern written Japanese. Hiragana & Katakana are syllabaries. The Unicode Standard refers to Kanji characters as “Han Ideographs”. Some Kanji are visually different in Japan than they are in other countries but they share the same codepoints in Unicode. (with stroke order)
Provides downloads to help you with writing Kanji stroke order

Japanese calligraphy

Your name in Japanese
See your name in Japanese kanji or kana with these sites.

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