WaniKani Mobile

WaniKani Mobile

1,000 - 5,000 downloads

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WaniKani (http://www.wanikani.com) is a kanji learning web app that
uses radicals, mnemonics, and SRS (Spaced Repetition Software).

This (unofficial) app for Android is a front end of this web site, so in order
to use it you MUST subscribe to WaniKani first and obtain an API key.

If features a small dashboard, an integrated review page (with a custom IME),
an item browser. It also shows a notification icon as reviews become available.
It tracks your progress and can plot the number of items learned, or the number
of reviews that you are going to have during the day.
It is particularly suited for small handsets.

This software is open source: you are welcome to contribute. Visit us at

This software includes some scripts contributed by other WK users:

WaniKani Override:
WaniKani Improve:
WaniKani Review/Lesson Order:
External Definition Frame Placer:
WaniKani KunOn:
WaniKani Part-Of-Speech:

This package uses the EDICT (http://www.csse.monash.edu.au/~jwb/edict.html)
and KANJIDIC (http://www.csse.monash.edu.au/~jwb/kanjidic.html) dictionary files.
These files are the property of the Electronic Dictionary Research (http://www.edrdg.org/)
and Development Group, and are used in conformance with the Group's licence.

Recently changed in this version

- Added this level kanji/radicals indication
- Force portrait mode when reviewing
- Added option to resize webview when reviewing
- Fixed various issues with KK devices
- Fixed crash on startup on some GB devices

Comments and ratings for WaniKani Mobile
  • (75 stars)

    by Joshua Porter on 27/03/2014

    I'm away from my computer more than I'm near it and this app let's me take my Kanji lessons with me. Its also very easy to navigate to find lesson contents and your SRS scores

  • (75 stars)

    by Sha'Terryca W. on 15/03/2014

    It's a fantastic app; one of the best I have used by far. I doubt I will ever delete it!!

  • (75 stars)

    by Mark Leonard on 09/03/2014

    The notifications really help you to stay with it. Unofficial but WaniKani is a great service and this app makes it way more effective.

  • (75 stars)

    by De Naja' Handy on 06/03/2014

    I've been wanting a solid program to help with studying Kanji and I like Texfugu's approach at teaching 日本語. I didn't purchase a prescription to that but I might with this. Still to be determined though. But already I like the layout and how it's se

  • (75 stars)

    by Lap Cheng on 27/02/2014

    Figured out my problem, it was just me...beautiful app and a lot more useful than all the other free kanji apps I currently have. Helps so much having the mnemonics!!! Will definitely be using this app a lot! A must have!

  • (75 stars)

    by Andrew Enguito agres on 17/02/2014

    The notifications a great and keeps me on my toes for the next review/unlocks. Definitely the best way to keep connected and learn your Kanji on the go.

  • (75 stars)

    by Pipat Methavanitpong on 14/02/2014

    Lesson and Review notifier Item Browser with next review time Review Timeline histogram