Read, understand, learn

Learn Japanese efficiently through easy and fun reading practice. Bring the text you want to read and use one-click access to word lookups, readings, kanji and example sentences to help you understand your text. Learn Japanese using the content you like.

Three simple steps to a better reading and learning experience

  1. 1

    Bring a text to read and click «Start reading»

    Paste text
  2. 2

    Read and look up any unknown words

    Read and look up words
  3. 3

    Review any looked up words

    Review words
Reader

reader

Read the Japanese text of your choice.

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Lookup

Look up

Look up unknown words and learn their meaning.

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Furigana

furigana

Read faster with optional furigana assistance.

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library

Build your own library of Japanese texts you wish to read.

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Chrome extension

Chrome extension

Read any Japanese web page the Japanese IO way

This Chrome extension works in concert with Japanese IO and brings easy access to word lookups, readings, kanji and example sentences to help you read any Japanese web page. It's also free.