Master Japanese kana with KanaDrills. Easily improve your hiragana and katakana anywhere.

KanaDrills is a simple app that does one thing well: test your kana. Its simple and elegant interface gets out of the way so you can focus on learning.

Costs less than a pack of blank flash cards.


- Includes complete hiragana and katakana syllabaries, including combination characters (dakuten/ten-ten, handakuten, and yoon).
- Test yourself with 25, 50, 75, or 100 questions. Chose katakana or hiragana.
- Keep track of your progress with high scores.
- iCloud: Synchronize your high scores across your all of your iOS devices.
- Universal App: One app works on iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch.

What's New

Version 2.2

• Built for iOS 12
• Adds native support for latest devices including iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max.

Ratings and Reviews


Basically need to buy the whole thing

The April bus really simple and easy to understand. I like how it has a lot of at of both the hiragana and katakana letters for you to study, but the only quiz you can actually take without paying is the monograph everyone else is locked and has to be bought. It's hardly free. From the quiz I did take its a simple "multiple choice" quiz like it shows in the picture and could probably be very helpful if it used the whole alphabet. Over all you won't get much out of it without buying the extended versions for 2.99.

Awe Heal

Great for learning Hiragana & Katakana

This is a simple and easy to use App!

Study then take a timed quiz. It’s great!


Awesome, well done, and a bargain!

Does exactly what it says. Let's me easily practice my Kana anywhere. It's not overloaded with useless features, ads, or distracting graphics. Being able to sync my progress on my iPhone and iPad is great too. And it contains all of the hiragana and katakana characters unlike a lot of other apps.


Gestell, LLC
1.4 MB
Requires iOS 11.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Age Rating
Rated 4+
© 2014-2018 Gestell, LLC
In-App Purchases
  1. Extend Kana Drills $2.99


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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