Learn Japanese Kanji: Benkyō

Learn Japanese Kanji: Benkyō


JLPT, Vocab & SRS Flashcards


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2.3.6for iPhone, iPad and more
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Mar 1, 2024
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About Learn Japanese Kanji: Benkyō

When you learn Japanese, memorizing vocabulary or kanji takes too much time: Benkyō manages your drills with AI so it's more effective and painless.

Review whenever it’s convenient, leverage AI to organize your studies, and keep yourself motivated with progress tracking.
Fully works offline.

• Browse all Kanji, Vocabulary, & Kana
• Drill with smart, custom and SRS quizzes
• Train using multiple choice, keyboard or even handwriting recognition quiz inputs
• Check your statistics and progress
• Practice drawing, learn stroke order

FEATURED by Apple on the App Store: 
• "This week's favorites" (Mar. & Apr. 2021 - France)
• "Widgets: improve your language level" (Apr. 2021 - France)
• "Find a new passion or profession" (May 2021 & Feb./Mar. 2022 - France)
• "Add widgets to your home screen" (Feb./Mar. 2022 - France)

== Features ==

1) JAPANESE DATABASE

- Search and filter more than 10,000 Kanji and 8,000 Vocabulary entries plus Hiragana & Katakana
- Browse by JLPT, category, frequency, grade, etc...
- Listen to prononciations, check writing stroke order & train drawing
- Organise your content with lists
- Search Kanji (and Kana) by simply writing them in the free drawing mode, magic!

2) LEARNING DRILL

Practice makes perfect, Benkyō provides 3 kind of quizzes

• FLEX SRS
An exclusive AI powered algorithm that brings the right quiz questions at the right time to optimize your memory performances and the retention of what you learn

• SMART QUIZ
A quick and easy way to focus on specific flashcards: those you struggle the most with, or that you should review a bit more

• CUSTOM QUIZ
Maximum flexibility for advanced users, choose entries to be quizzed on (by applying filters, and optionally refine selection manually), choose the kind of flashcards (reading, writing, speaking and understanding) for each entry family, and input mode

Plus:
- 3 different quiz inputs: multiple choice (4 propositions), keyboard (type the answer, better to recall the information from your memory), and drawing (draw the kanji or kana with your finger or pencil) with automatic recognition (feels like magic, and you can adjust it's sensitivity)
- If you get a question wrong or pass: you have the opportunity to pause the quiz and review the entry details so you memorize it for the next time. Here you go, learned something new!
- Optionally set quiz reminders at times of your choosing

3) PROGRESS TRACKING

Learning Japanese is a long adventure, visualizing your progress is always a motivation boost
- Quiz scores, streaks and average times, by entry type and globally
- Chart for visualizing evolution over time
- Flashcard rankings by score and streak
- Complete quiz history
- Widgets


Benkyō is designed to allow you to drill Japanese on the train, during coffee, or other spare time you have, so that at the end of the day you made progress in Japanese without effort!

And the app is going to be even better with your feedback.
Try it, you will be surprised!

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PLEASE NOTE:
You need a subscription to access all features.

• After the free trial (if offered) and once your purchase is confirmed, your payment will be charged to your iTunes Account.
• Subscriptions automatically renew unless you cancel at least 24 hours before the end of the current subscription period.
• Your account is charged for renewal within 24-hours before the current subscription period ends.
• You can manage your subscriptions and turn off auto-renewals by going to your Account Settings on the App Store.
• Any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when you purchase a subscription to that publication.

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• Twitter: @BenkyoApp
• Privacy Policy: https://benkyo.page.link/privacy
• Terms of use: https://benkyo.page.link/tnc
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What's New in the Latest Version 2.3.6

Last updated on Mar 1, 2024
Old Versions
Improvements and optimizations.
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Version History
2.3.6
Mar 1, 2024
Improvements and optimizations.
2.3.5
Jan 2, 2024
Happy New Year 2024! Best of luck with your Japanese learning journey this year! This update introduces several enhancements.
2.3.4
Dec 6, 2023
Improvements and optimizations.
2.3.3
Oct 27, 2023
Fixes and improvements
2.3.2
Oct 25, 2023
- Smoother audio for kanji pronunciations and improved furigana display.
- Other fixes and improvements.
2.3.1
Oct 23, 2023
New for Kanji pronunciations:
Kanji pronunciations (kun-yomi and on-yomi) now have an option to always be displayed exhaustively in both the library and quiz. You can always toggle between main pronunciations and exhaustive on the fly during quizzes and in the library. For a smoother experience it is recommended to keep both new settings (available in Settings → Kanji) to their default (disabled) and show all pronunciations only when you need it.
This update also brings visual enhancements.
2.3
Sep 16, 2023
New interactive widget! (iOS 17 or later)
- Introducing the new "Kanji of the Day" widget, in response to popular demand.
- Decorate your Home Screen, Lock Screen, or Mac desktop with a beautiful kanji card.
- Tap the flag icon directly from the widget to add it to your watchlist if you like the kanji. Or tap the widget to access all the kanji's details.
- Access your Watchlist from the Lists screen, where you can add flagged kanji to any of your lists, view their details, or review the entire watchlist in focus mode.
But also:
- New app icon! Previous icons are available for free as alternate app icons.
- Re-imagined entry lists, featuring increased speed, sorting options, and quality-of-life improvements (for devices with iOS 16+).
- Kanji will now always display all readings in quizzes and within the library.
- Improved sound handling during quizzes.
- Various quality-of-life enhancements.
- Smoother onboarding experience.
- Other improvements.
2.2.7
Jan 10, 2023
Happy new year!
Have you made any good resolutions for 2023? Are you progressing in Japanese?
With this update, the application is more optimized. Benkyō will also take up less space on your device. Launch the app after updating to free storage.
2.2.6
Dec 27, 2022
This version brings fixes and optimizations.
Happy holidays!
2.2.5
Nov 17, 2022
Fixes and optimizations.
2.2.4
Oct 21, 2022
Autumn is here! It's time to drill kanji with a special event. Complete challenges to unlock special perks!
2.2.3
Oct 17, 2022
Autumn is here! It's time to drill kanji with a special event. Complete challenges to unlock special perks!
2.2.2
Oct 14, 2022
Autumn is here! It's time to drill kanji with a special event. Complete challenges to unlock special perks!
2.2.1
Oct 11, 2022
Fixes and improvements.
2.2
Sep 18, 2022
App icon reworked!
2.1
Sep 11, 2022
New:
• iOS 16 Lock Screen widgets
• Better list management view from the focus mode and Kana selection
• Fixes and improvements
2.0.1
Apr 12, 2022
--- Version 2.0.1 ---
• Fixed statistics on the Kana screen (thanks to FantasticG & paploolearned for reporting!)
• Improved Focus Study mode (thank you Joey for suggesting!)
• Fixed some typo (thank you JJC1138!)
• Other fixes and improvements.

--- Version 2.0 update notes (reminder): ---

BENKYŌ 2.0 IS HERE!

Enjoy exploring Japanese with more convenience, and study even better with the new features of this major app version.
Thank you to all users who sent me feedback and suggestions that helped build this update. More suggestions will be incorporated in the future.
Around 30,000 lines of code were written for this update, here is what it brings:

* NEW search system: search in the whole library (or apply filters), get fast results, and quickly access search history. Available in the new library tab
* NEW Focus study mode: Practice recalling kana, kanji or vocabulary without the quiz pressure, tap to Toggle the answer’s visibility (ie. The flashcard’s back). There is no score or timer, so you can focus on memorising. UI options are available for this mode, including an animated blur background to help you get in the zone. Access this mode from a list or after a quiz to review wrong answers.
* NEW UI/UX and new content for the home tabs
→ LIBRARY
* The “Explore” tab is now named “Library” to better reflect its purpose. It presents itself in a whole new fashion and offers quick access to Kanji, Vocabulary and Kana browsing, as well as your custom lists and your browse history.
* Use the draw search to experiment handwriting and let the app find Kanji or Kana that matches your drawing
* New search bar (details above)
→ QUIZ
* The “Study” tab has also been redesigned. It now focusses only on quiz, with quick access to FlexSRS, Smart and custom quizzes.
* New FlexSRS introduction view for better familiarisation with this special kind of quiz that can boost your learning!
→ Statistics
* Track your progress on this new dedicated tab. Get global metrics at a glance, or dive into detailed stats.
* New study streak card with best and current streaks, keep on studying and get better everyday!
* New pie chart visualisation of flashcard mastery
→ Settings
* Settings now get their own tab along with added options and a fresh look
* And also…
* Better compatibility with mac equipped with Apple Silicon processors
* New onboarding flow to better welcome you to Benkyō
* Quiz scope performance optimised
* Quiz options screen now displays available flashcard kinds for each type of entry according to the quiz scope
* You can now quiz up to 1000 questions in a single custom/smart quiz session
* You can now swipe between entries in your lists
* Font size in new screens adapts to your « text size » iPhone setting
* UI improvements in multiple screens
* Fixed a crash occurring on the quiz scope screen when a lot of lists containing a lot of entries in custom quiz were selected
* Updated technical grounds
* Code rationalisation for faster future updates and better maintenance
* Multiple optimisations, fixes and improvements

This update enhances your experience by taking advantage of the latest iOS technologies like SwiftUI, therefore iOS 14 or more recent is required.
As always, let me know if you like the update and your suggestions (settings → keep in touch)
Please leave an App Store review to help more Japanese learners know what you think of Benkyō!
2.0
Apr 1, 2022
BENKYŌ 2.0 IS HERE!

Enjoy exploring Japanese with more convenience, and study even better with the new features of this major app version.
Thank you to all users who sent me feedback and suggestions that helped build this update. More suggestions will be incorporated in the future.
Around 30,000 lines of code were written for this update, here is what it brings:

* NEW search system: search in the whole library (or apply filters), get fast results, and quickly access search history. Available in the new library tab
* NEW Focus study mode: Practice recalling kana, kanji or vocabulary without the quiz pressure, tap to Toggle the answer’s visibility (ie. The flashcard’s back). There is no score or timer, so you can focus on memorising. UI options are available for this mode, including an animated blur background to help you get in the zone. Access this mode from a list or after a quiz to review wrong answers.
* NEW UI/UX and new content for the home tabs
→ LIBRARY
* The “Explore” tab is now named “Library” to better reflect its purpose. It presents itself in a whole new fashion and offers quick access to Kanji, Vocabulary and Kana browsing, as well as your custom lists and your browse history.
* Use the draw search to experiment handwriting and let the app find Kanji or Kana that matches your drawing
* New search bar (details above)
→ QUIZ
* The “Study” tab has also been redesigned. It now focusses only on quiz, with quick access to FlexSRS, Smart and custom quizzes.
* New FlexSRS introduction view for better familiarisation with this special kind of quiz that can boost your learning!
→ Statistics
* Track your progress on this new dedicated tab. Get global metrics at a glance, or dive into detailed stats.
* New study streak card with best and current streaks, keep on studying and get better everyday!
* New pie chart visualisation of flashcard mastery
→ Settings
* Settings now get their own tab along with added options and a fresh look
* And also…
* Better compatibility with mac equipped with Apple Silicon processors
* New onboarding flow to better welcome you to Benkyō
* Quiz scope performance optimised
* Quiz options screen now displays available flashcard kinds for each type of entry according to the quiz scope
* You can now quiz up to 1000 questions in a single custom/smart quiz session
* You can now swipe between entries in your lists
* Font size in new screens adapts to your « text size » iPhone setting
* UI improvements in multiple screens
* Fixed a crash occurring on the quiz scope screen when a lot of lists containing a lot of entries in custom quiz were selected
* Updated technical grounds
* Code rationalisation for faster future updates and better maintenance
* Multiple optimisations, fixes and improvements

This update enhances your experience by taking advantage of the latest iOS technologies like SwiftUI, therefore iOS 14 or more recent is required.
As always, let me know if you like the update and your suggestions (settings → keep in touch)
Please leave an App Store review to help more Japanese learners know what you think of Benkyō!
1.2.1
Mar 30, 2022
This version sets the grounds for Benkyō 2.0, that will allow you. to learn Japanese in an even better app.
Let me know your thoughts by leaving a review on the App Store!
1.2
Mar 27, 2022
Many technical and UI/UX improvements.
This version sets the grounds for Benkyō 2.0, that will allow you. to learn Japanese in an even better app, therefore it requires iOS 14.0 or newer.
Let me know your thoughts by leaving a review on the App Store!
1.1.1
Jun 9, 2021
This version adds a FAQ and other improvements.
Let the world know how Benkyō is helping you learn Japanese by leaving a review on the App Store!
1.1
May 4, 2021
The quiz experience has been improved with user's suggestions!
- New: choose what to do when the correct answer is detected in hard mode (for both drawing and keyboard)!
- New: for drawing questions, you can pause the quiz and practice the correct drawing, useful when you got it wrong
- Better readability
- Refreshed look and feel
This update also strengthens your privacy protection and includes other improvements, optimizations and fixes.
1.0.11
Mar 30, 2021
[NEW WIDGET]
Track your FlexSRS flashcards due to review! (for iOS 14+)
This is Benkyō's first widget! You are welcomed to share your widget ideas and any other feedback! As always, App Store reviews are much appreciated.
This version also brings various improvements.
1.0.10
Mar 16, 2021
If you like Benkyō, please leave a comment on the AppStore, it really helps!
This update focuses on a number of improvements you requested in your feedback. Especially the experience around your favorite feature: Quiz.
- Quiz result screen: refreshed for a better UI and readability, also added a confetti animation when you score 100%!
- Quiz history screen: refreshed and simplified UI, quiz sessions can now be filtered by FlexSRS or practice, chart can now be hidden, added the "FlexSRS" mention when applicable.
- Top flashcards screen: Better readability and flashcards are now clickable.
- Modified the flashcard and free drawing screens to improve clarity.
- Other fixes and improvements.
1.0.9
Jan 30, 2021
Small fixes and improvements. If you like to study with Benkyō, please take a minute to leave a review on the AppStore!

Learn Japanese Kanji: Benkyō FAQ

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iPhone
Requires iOS 14.0 or later.
iPad
Requires iPadOS 14.0 or later.
iPod touch
Requires iOS 14.0 or later.
Learn Japanese Kanji: Benkyō supports English, French
Learn Japanese Kanji: Benkyō contains in-app purchases. Please check the pricing plan as below:
Benkyō Pro
$34.99
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$5.49
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$19.99
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$9.99
Benkyō Pro
$2.99
Benkyō Pro
$79.99
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$59.99
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$129.99
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$199.99

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