Learn Japanese Tools has over 15 resources for learning Japanese:
Turn Japanese Into Romanisation - This resource allows you to convert text from Japanese into different systems. The systems available are Katakana, Hiragana, Hepburn, Hepburn Traditional, Kunrei, Nihon and Wapuro. The output text should keep the same formatting and paragraphing as the input text.
Find a Japanese astrological year - Enter a calendar year (e.g. 2014) and you can see what the Japanese astrological year is in Kanji, Kana and Romaji. There is also the option to get a Japanese year converted into a Western year instead.
Numbers To Japanese Numbers - Enter Arabic numerals (e.g. 1, 2, 3) and convert them into Kanji, Hiragana or Romaji. There is also the option to convert Kanji (千三百二十三) into Arabic numerals.
Japanese To Unicode - Convert all Japanese alphabets/kanji into Unicode or Unicode into Japanese.
Change Japanese Text Orientation - Enter your Japanese text, and you will be able to adjust its orientation from left to right, to right to left or top to bottom (left to right) or top to bottom (right to left). You can then output the result as a text, image or PDF. This allows you to edit Japanese text to use the correct display format you need.
Japanese Font As Image - Choose the font and colors, then enter your text. You will see the result as an image. This resource is useful for people who want to print their name in Japanese or whose computer does not display Kanji or Japanese alphabets. The image can be saved as jpeg, png or BMAP.
Count Japanese Text - Input your Japanese text, and the resource will show you how many Hiragana, Kanji, and Katakana characters it contains.
Create Your Own Japanese Scrolls - This app allows you to create sets of three Japanese scrolls. You can add your text, choose whether you want the text to be black or gold and the size you want to print. You can also print the scrolls so that each banner is A4 size.
Find Your Japanese Name - Enter your English name and you should be able to find your Japanese name in Furigana and often Kanji as well. You can then copy it to the Japanese font app and create images with your Japanese name.
Japanese English Dictionary - A handy Japanese-English dictionary.
Chinese To Katakana - This converter is for turning simplified or traditional Chinese into Katakana characters. The conversion is done phonetically and not as a translation.
PDF Worksheet creators:
Learn Japanese Practise Writing Sheets - Create worksheets to practice writing in Japanese (Higarana, Katakana, and Kanji) with different font options. You can then add romanization to make learning easier.
Jumble Up Japanese Sentences - This worksheet generator changes the order of Japanese sentences to create worksheets. You can choose how many pages to print with and without answers.
Japanese Sentence Fill In The Gap - Enter Japanese sentences then click on the words you would like students to be able to select later. The Japanese text will appear with gaps for the words to be entered, and the words will appear at the end in a random order. You will have the option to print an answer sheet and however many sheets you want without answers.
Japanese Sentence Create Empty Spaces - This worksheet generator is designed to create worksheets where learners of Japanese need to input their own word. An example sentence in English would be: "I like going to the ___________ (place)". Here, students could fill in an answer for places where they like going. The tool is very simple to use: you just select the word that you want to omit, and the tool will create brackets around it and add an empty space before it.
Japanese Random Number Bingo Sheet Creator - Enter a range of numbers in Japanese (e.g. 1-300) and you can generate random bingo sheets with the resulting written numbers in different locations on each sheet. You are able to print an answer sheet too, which has Arabic numerals displayed with the Japanese numbers in the same squares. This is a great way of testing knowledge of Japanese numbers.
Japanese Number Bingo Sheet Creator - This is similar to the random number worksheet generator, but instead of entering a range of numbers, you enter specific numbers (e.g. 9, 10, 100, 200, 300) to test knowledge of those specific numbers.
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