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Kana Anki decks

June 20, 2022 — Tatsumoto Ren

These Anki deck teach hiragana and katakana. There's a Recognition deck and a Production deck. The Recognition deck teaches how to read kana, the Production deck teaches how to write kana from memory.


Learning kana in two days

December 07, 2020 — Tatsumoto Ren

Learning kana is usually taken as one of the first steps to learn Japanese. As you know, Japanese has three different writing systems: hiragana, katakana, and kanji. Hiragana and katakana are two phonetic writing systems, together they are referred to as "kana". Unlike kanji, kana characters don't represent unique meanings. All you need to do is to learn how they sound.