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Hiragana Pixel Party

By Springloaded

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A game that also teaches you something!

Learn to read Japanese Hiragana and Katakana characters in a fun chip-tune adventure! Not just for people who want to learn Japanese, this is a game anyone can enjoy.

Progress through six different worlds remembering patterns and tapping in time to an all original catchy soundtrack. Learn how to recognize the shapes and sounds of each character in the Hiragana and Katakana alphabets. Learn them all and be able to easily read and pronounce Japanese words!

* Six different worlds and themes
* 208 Characters
* Nearly 200 missions for each alphabet
* 5 gameplay types that challenge you in different ways
* No ads
* All-original score

Note: Currently, this is not an app for teaching words or phrases, but instead teaches how to recognize characters, and read them out as words.

Help us to add more features and modes through the in-game link.

What's New in Version 1.52

Maintenance update for iOS 8


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Customer Reviews

Awesome awesome awesome

I didn't think the game would be this fun. It's a great way to help you learn hiragana, but also learning it the characters quickly. As in, when you see the character you automatically think of the sound rather than have to think of a pneumonic and then the sound comes to mind. I also like that the pattern changes up! It's not just ああいう ああいう every time. You actually get to learn it! This game is wonderful! Oh yeah and I also love how sometimes they give you the character and you have to guess the English. It's a great way to make sure you actually know the character and the sound and the English. I love this game!

Lots of fun and teaches quick recognition

This is an entertaining way to make reading Japanese easier and quicker. I'm determined to beat each level of the game, but have to master quickly identifying and reacting to each character perfectly in order to do that. If games like this one exist for katakana and kanji, I'm in! Let's play!


I found this incredibly fun and enjoyable i started learning immediately and i cant help but think they should make an english version to help teach preschoolers and such, this is a fun and educational game and i honestly think there should be more apps like this!

Hiragana Pixel Party
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: Education
  • Updated:
  • Version: 1.52
  • Size: 35.1 MB
  • Language: English
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Rated 9+ for the following:
  • Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence

Compatibility: Requires iOS 4.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.

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Top In-App Purchases

  1. Mega Pack$1.99
  2. Hiragana Mission Pack$0.99
  3. Katakana Mission Pack$0.99
  4. Song Pack$0.99