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

Neil Faiman ,

Nice map, but slow

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!

Nick11166 ,


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.

lumchanmfa ,

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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