This is a map service for those who visit Japan or are interested in Japan.
The map of entire Japan and facility information are available in 5 languages
(English, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Korean (Hangeul character) or Japanese.)



Runs on Apple Watch!
・ Convenience stores or cafes nearby are searchable.
・ It displays “Distance” and “Direction” to your destination.
・ Your current location is on push notification to tap the map.

可支援Apple Watch!

Apple Watch にも対応!

JAPAN MAP is a multi-lingual map application which runs on iPhone or iPad.
It displays the map of entire Japan written in both Japanese and a multi-language.
As a matter of cause, it can display only Japanese.

JAPAN MAP為iPhone及iPad專用的多語言地圖App。

JAPAN MAPは、iPhone/iPad向けの多言語地図アプリケーションです。

About the Contents
About the Map
This map uses the 1/500000 and 1/25000 topographical map provided by Geospatial Information Authority of Japan (GSI) of Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) with its approval. (Approval code平26情使、第244-B15号)

*To use this application, internet connection such as 3G, Wi-Fi or other networks will be required.
*Current location measurement is available only inside Japan.
*Street address and facilities category searches are available only in English.
*Free word search is not yet available.
*There may be a margin of error between the measured current location and your actual location.

What's New

Version 2.7.0

Added "FUN PASS FUKUOKA" to Bookmarks

Ratings and Reviews

Nice map, but slow

Neil Faiman

Good: the map display is nice; having a complete Romaji option is nice. (Compare Google Maps, which shows a lot of Kanji, even when you are supposedly reading in English mode.)

Bad: SLOOOOW! Long delay to load whenever you zoom in or out, or move the map. (Are the servers in Japan? Would it be faster if I were using it from Japan instead of the US? I guess I'll find out next month.) No legend — you have to guess what some of the symbols mean. No search by name means search is almost useless — you have to know the prefecture / district of a location to find it!



This app helps me in exactly the way I want: learning the location and names of Japanese prefectures and cities. It even has a Japanese language version to help me recognize the kanji. It would be amazing if it didn't have to load when you zoom in or out (even though it's quick). I don't know about how helpful this would be actually getting around in Japan, but I like this app. You should definitely get it to learn the names of prefectures.

Excellent English-language navigation tool


As a native English speaker, the Kanji-only Google map app that comes with the iPhone is a constant source of frustration. Japan Map provides detailed maps, reasonable load times, and - best of all - Romaji names for cities, railway stations, streets, and important buildings.

While some reviwers have complained about slow load times, I find them comparable to the standard Google map app.

Why only 4 stars? It does have some issues with location lock in more rural areas, and the address search can be a bit tough to navigate through when looking for smaller, incorporated, municipalities.

Worth $9? Probably not... But, in my opinion, - for anyone who spends any amount of time in Japan - it's worth every penny of the $5 sale price.


16.4 MB
Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
English, Japanese, Korean, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese
Age Rating
Rated 4+
© 2009 ZENRIN DataCom CO., LTD.


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