Katakana Animated Stroke Orders

Learn to read and write Japanese Katakana by practicing the stroke orders and pronunciation with our Katakana Learning Console.

Katakana is an essential part of the Japanese language. It is recommended to learn Hiragana before starting to learn Katakana or Kanji. 

(If you don’t have Japanese installed on your computer, some characters may display as squares or unreadable symbols)

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Katakana writing Practice

In the above Katakana Learning Console you can learn how to pronounce each Katakana character and how it is written by following the Katakana animated stroke.

There are several free screens from Dr. Moku’s Learning system included here to help you.

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The Japanese written language is comprised of three different writing systems: Hiragana, Katakana and Kanji. Hiragana and Katakana are both referred to as the Kana symbols.

Katakana is used mainly to write foreign words that have made their way into Japanese. Read more about Katakana here

Traditionally, Japanese is written in columns going from top to bottom, with columns ordered from right to left. After reaching the bottom of each column, the reader continues at the top of the column to the left of the current one.

However, modern Japanese is horizontal and reads from left to right.

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