WaniKani

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WaniKani
WaniKani Crabigator logo.png
WaniKani dashboard screenshot.png
WaniKani, showing the user dashboard
Type of site
Spaced repetition software
Available in English (teaches Japanese)
Website www.wanikani.com
Registration Required
Launched May 14, 2012; 6 years ago (2012-05-14)[1]

WaniKani is a web application that helps people learn Japanese kanji and associated vocabulary. It uses radicals, mnemonics, and a spaced repetition learning system in order to help its users memorize the characters and vocabulary more effectively.[2] WaniKani has been in its beta stage of development since 2012.[3] It moved out of beta on Sept 8, 2015.[4] Initially it had 50 levels, in June 2015 levels 51-60 were added. The first three levels are free.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "13 of you got WaniKani alpha invites just now. If that wasn't you, hopefully you'll be seeing one soon". WaniKani Blog. Retrieved 13 April 2015. 
  2. ^ "Wanikani". Tofugu. Retrieved 3 April 2015. 
  3. ^ "It's Beta Time In Camp WaniKani!". Wanikani Blog. 13 July 2012. Retrieved 3 April 2015. 
  4. ^ "Out of Beta". WaniKani Blog. 8 September 2015. Retrieved 11 September 2015.