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Everyday new Kanji! with examples
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Everyday 2 new kanji with examples!

KANJI DICTIONARY
With all 4 kyuu, 3 kyuu and 2 kyuu [1060 kanji]

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Robin Andrews kindly permitted me to add some of his excellent animated kanji tutors:

BRIEF INTRODUCTION TO KANJI
Confused about kanji? Let Thedd go through the basics with you!

THE DAYS OF THE WEEK
Thedd will teach not only the days of the week in Japanese, but also their kanji

THE RADICAL RADICALS

Please Note: These pages are temporary (until we can put up a decent kanji section) and may contain broken links. If you spot any please let us know.

4 kyuu (level)

for beginners
The first 80 kanji
Grade 4 Kanji List
Page # --> 1 2 3 4 [80 kanji]
PDF file of all level 4 kanji [212 kb]
Take a Kanji Test
for Grade 4's 80 Kanji
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3 kyuu
For upper beginners
The next 165 kanji
Grade 3 Kanji list
Page # --> 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 [165 kanji]
PDF file of all level 3 kanji [314 kb]
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2 kyuu
for intermediate students
Another 755 kanji!
Grade 2 Kanji list
Page # --> 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 [755 kanji]
PDF file of all level 2 kanji [792 kb]
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1 kyuu
for tensai and above
only 1036 kanji!
Grade 1 Kanji list
Page # --> 1 2 3 [will be 1036 kanji now 90]
Title Teaser
Kanji: 生 ikiru Live Untitled Document

Kanji: 校 kou School Untitled Document

Kanji: 学 gaku Learning Untitled Document

Kanji: 分 bun Part Untitled Document

Kanji: 半 han Half Untitled Document

Kanji: 長 nagai Long Untitled Document

Kanji: 大 ookii Big Untitled Document

Kanji: 中 naka inside Untitled Document

Kanji: 小 chiisai Small Untitled Document

Kanji: 高 takai Tall Untitled Document

Kanji: 名 na Name Untitled Document

Kanji: 外 soto Outside Untitled Document

Looks like an axe cutting a tre

Kanji: 北 kita North Untitled Document

It looks like two people sittin

Kanji: 南 minami South Untitled Document

Remember: there is money ( ¥ ye

Kanji: 西 nishi West Untitled Document

In order to look at the sun from behind a tree, you must be facing east:
JLPT N5: 45 / 100 | 8 Strokes

Kanji: 右 migi Right Untitled Document

Migi is right.
JLPT N5: 44 / 100 | 5 Strokes

Kanji: 左 hidari Left Untitled Document

Hidari is left.
JLPT N5: 43 / 100 | 5 Strokes

Kanji: 下 shita Down Untitled Document

The shorter bar is BELOW the longer bar.
JLPT N5: 42 / 100 | 3 Strokes

Kanji: 上 ue Up Untitled Document
Kanji: 毎 mai Every Untitled Document
Kanji: 間 aida Space Untitled Document
Kanji: 時 toki Time Untitled Document
Kanji: 後 ushiro Behind Untitled Document
Kanji: 前 mae Before Untitled Document
Kanji: 午 go Noon Untitled Document