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Learn Japanese Writing(Hiragana) by WAGmob

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

16 out of 16 people found this review helpful.

Anonymous

Pretty good. Since I've already taken Japanese classes, I just use this to review. BUT the lack of stroke order is annoying, even though I already know it. If you DON'T know the stroke order, it's best to look it up or learn somehow, because it is very important.

posted by Anonymous on October 8, 2012

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Most Helpful Critical Review

30 out of 33 people found this review helpful.

Simple but missing a important part

It's very basic, pick the Hirigana and then draw it, there isn't any romanji which is fine and somewhat sumersive if you listen to the sound. The biggest problem, which makes it almost pointless is it does not indicate stroke order. For anyone who is truly interested in...
It's very basic, pick the Hirigana and then draw it, there isn't any romanji which is fine and somewhat sumersive if you listen to the sound. The biggest problem, which makes it almost pointless is it does not indicate stroke order. For anyone who is truly interested in learning Japanese and how to write using their writing system stroke order is extremely important, when actually hand writing these characters quickly in essay form (say for a Japanese class) stroke order becomes apparent and important. There is more to these characters than just arbitrarily drawing them. I probably won't use this as much because I won't be learning properly.

posted by MissKLC on May 28, 2012

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  • Posted May 28, 2012

    Simple but missing a important part

    It's very basic, pick the Hirigana and then draw it, there isn't any romanji which is fine and somewhat sumersive if you listen to the sound. The biggest problem, which makes it almost pointless is it does not indicate stroke order. For anyone who is truly interested in learning Japanese and how to write using their writing system stroke order is extremely important, when actually hand writing these characters quickly in essay form (say for a Japanese class) stroke order becomes apparent and important. There is more to these characters than just arbitrarily drawing them. I probably won't use this as much because I won't be learning properly.

    30 out of 33 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 8, 2012

    Anonymous

    Pretty good. Since I've already taken Japanese classes, I just use this to review. BUT the lack of stroke order is annoying, even though I already know it. If you DON'T know the stroke order, it's best to look it up or learn somehow, because it is very important.

    16 out of 16 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 8, 2013

    Screen shots misleading

    I read the other reviews that stated the stroke order was not included, but I thought the app was updated after seeing the screen shot (stroke order was shown). Very disappointed after purchasing the app, as this is not the case. B & N should really remove this, as it very misleading and blatently false. Don't waste your money on this app, as stroke order is essential when learning hiragana. Very disappointed.

    8 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 18, 2012

    Love it

    It was hard to understand at first but I got it later on. It teaches you words with the syimbol and also tells you the sounds it is. I think it was a awesome buy. Also sorry if I don't make much sence.

    5 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 31, 2013

    Sound did not work on nook color

    Atempt to use sound, but no responce. Attempted to use the email feature and when i tried to set up email app locked up.

    3 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 1, 2012

    Anonymous

    Not so bad actually. Confusing in the beginning but good after awhile. Except its not what you think it is. You will see what i mean

    3 out of 10 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 3, 2013

    Meh

    No stroke order, which is problematic. I like the lack of romanji, but it does not include numbers 1-10 as advertized unless they are lost in the unintuitive UI. But for 2$ its not terrible.

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 29, 2013

    Hiragana

    It works great but doesnt have stroke order for #s but it does for alphabet. Im 11 &just wanted to learn japanese ;D

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 26, 2013

    Great App!!

    I love the updates. Easy to use. Great app for begenners or to refresh your skills. It have the number order of strokes for letters only. Arigat?!!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted December 27, 2012

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