The reader has been designed for an immersive experience of studying long Japanese texts or books.

  • Add your own study material

    We believe that by studying the content you find interesting, the rate of recognition and retention of vocabulary and kanji increases significantly.

  • Better reading experience

    There are a number of customizable parameters like font size, kanji size, line spacing.

    The reader has smart algorithm to adjust the text to the page and font size, so that you dont have to do scrolling.

    You can read really long documents and books, thanks to smart pagination.

    The reader stores your reading progress, so that you can resume reading from the same point where you left.

  • All the information at the click of a button

    The single-page-app interface ensures that you dont have to open new tabs or windows to find the relevant information. Instead put the reader in full screen and find all the information right here.

    • Furigana is added for all the kanji except for words already in SRS, or marked わかる.(Hover over the hidden furigana to reveal it)
    • Meanings - by clicking a word you can see a pop up with its meaning.
    • -- You can also add the word to SRS or mark it as わかる right from this popup.
    • Example sentences - go through the example sentences while you are in the middle of reading a book.

      You can click the words in example sentences to get their meanings also!

      Mark a sentence as favourite if you find it useful. It will be shown first.


  • Use voice recognition to do reviews!

    The application features an "Auto speech recognition" interface

    With this you can speak the answers in Japanese (instead of typing hiragana)

    Moreover you can give the commands like

    • わかる・しっている・わかります・しっています

      Marks the review as correct and go to next review

    • わからない・しらない・わかりません・しりません・しめす

      Mark the review as incorrent and show the correct answer (say つぎ・NEXT - to move to next review after revealing the correct answer)

    So instead of typing the answers or using mouse you can do the reviews entirely by voice control.

    Speaking out the words aloud also helps in muscle learning.

  • Integration with Reader

    The vocabulary in SRS have their furigana hidden

    If you have previously used other study tools like WaniKani (Anki, coming soon) then you can import your library of kanji and vocab into Tenjin Reader

    Additionally you can mark a word as わかる to hide its furigana.

    When you encounter a new word written in kana only and you add it to SRS, it's reading is added as the main field of SRS. During recognition review you are only asked for the meaning of this word as it is kana only.

  • Recognition and Production

    If you want to speak Japanese it is very important to do production reviews in addition to recognition.


Useful if you have a short text or sentence to read (like a tweet).

Also you can go through random sentences or favourite sentences.

Search for Kanji or Vocab

The search feature is still in development. But it can be used to quickly a word by meaning or reading, or a kanji by radicals.

This application is still in beta. So please take backup of your uploaded documents.

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