Learn 82 JLPT N5 kanji in as little as 1 week!

  • Designed to supplement study alongside our JLPT Kanji Poster Set
  • Simple flow, great for kanji beginners!
  • Broken down into manageable chunks for learning flexibility
  • Get all major pronunciations and English translations for each kanji
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Don't spend another minute stressed about learning kanji.


Every Japanese learner needs to know kanji.

We've been in the kanji-learning business since 2014 because we believe kanji is within anyone's reach. Don't worry if you're new – our process starts out with easy to follow steps and a flow that makes sense to English speakers learning Japanese.

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Don't have our famous kanji poster set? No problem.

We developed our kanji poster set with learners in mind, and with this course, you get unprecedented access to the actual poster content for all N5 kanji! 

What you'll learn

  • 82 JLPT N5 Kanji
  • Kun-yomi for every kanji
  • How to write proper stroke order
  • English translations of each kanji
  • On-yomi for every kanji
  • Comprehensive testing of all kanji


If you're preparing for the JLPT N5, then you know how overwhelming kanji starts to get when you've got over 80 to memorize! This course will test you on the top 82 JLPT N5 kanji (matches the N5 list on our Kanji Poster) and gets you ready to pass the exam!

  • Easy to use
  • Progress quickly and see immediate results
  • Matches the Kanji Poster for those of you who use that tool

Course objectives

  • Master 82 N5 kanji in as little time as possible (it's a crash course, right?)
  • Understand on-yomi and kun-yomi
  • Learn stroke order basics
  • Get real experience with kanji testing in a no-pressure environment


  • Beginner


  • 82 N5 Kanji
  • Videos
  • Text
  • JLPT Kanji Poster Content
  • Interactive Quiz


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  • iOS / Android
  • Windows and Mac friendly