Study the Japanese characters with James Heisig’s “Remembering the Kanji” method, and review with kanji flashcards. In the book these kanji are taught using stories. These kanji are learned the fastest if you read the book as well. Warning: in many cases the key meanings in . Thinking about writing a flashcard program with this index data? Take a look at Reviewing the Kanji. This is the site I use for my own Heisig studies.

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The very well chosen examples wordsthe info about jlpt, jouyou, frequency really made me satisfied.

How to Learn Kanji: A visual study method for Heisig’s Remembering the Kanji

On top of this, the cards that were added to this version are lacking any of the information the rest of the cards have, including mnemonics, definitions, example words. There’s a lot of other data in this deck which is useful. Thanks a lot and keep up the great job! February Learn how and when to remove this template message.

First of all, the kanji is on FRONT, english on back, which is a great way to learn how to read and write. All in one Kanji – RTK order new edition ” “card: If your schedule gets tighter, you can decrease the frequency at which new cards get introduced as the reviews get longer. I have now reached a point where I have found a method that works well for me and lets me make the most out of Heisig’s book.


The course teaches the student to utilize all the constituent parts of a kanji’s hesig form—termed “primitives”, combined with a mnemonic device kanni Heisig refers to as “imaginative memory”. This deck is excellent quality and contains more than everything you need. Hannibal-the cannibal-Lecter would like to eat. I tried to remedy this first by creating my own flashcards for Ankia flashcards software based on spaced repetitionto review the kanji I had learned in class. Thanks for telling us to become familiar with Anki, saying it’s really easy, and then not telling us how to actually do it.

It was of huge help in my Kanji studies. Problems with customization I’m currently using this deck along RTK but I can’t delete the recognition cards no matter what. Writing the kanji using the correct stroke order while reviewing is essential.

A sixth edition was released in April Actually I do not use the heisig book at all, I just use this deck! The difference between ‘affix’ and ‘post a bill’ seems to be the sort of thing that was edited in for clarity, as an example.

If instead, I limit the reviews then I have trouble learning the kanji. And for this present kanji, it is something you naturally use with your fingers It has every possible piece of information you could want about your Kanji and multiple tags to let you sort the list according to your needs.

This method gave me solid progress, but there were also some terrible realizations. The other part is in a similar style to Volume 2, where the readings of the kanji are learned.


More typos, add heiwig later edition keywords.

The importance of writing Kanji by hand Writing the kanji by hand, even if you are not interested in mastering handwriting, is also important for learning the differences in the kanji. The method differs markedly from traditional rote-memorization techniques practiced in most courses.

Instead of settings flashcards kamji forgotten at the slightest mistake, I would only mark the card as “hard” on Anki and add a star to it. I’m not interested in output at all.

Remembering the Kanji and Remembering the Hanzi – Wikipedia

Then I dumped your cards and wrote a little something to compare heiisg two. I really wanna tell that, before of starting this deck, I was check in to the Heisig’s book, and I was think “errr this is not for me”.

Thanks to John Vold and Fabrice Denis for the corrections: I can already see that it is not in the correct order. Having a hard time inventing stories for some cards? Please help improve hsisig by removing promotional content and inappropriate external linksand by adding encyclopedic content written from a neutral point of view.

The images I chose act as visual representations of the stories. See the “minimum information principle” discussed in the Anki manual, and in the Supermemo article the manual links to.

I see they ARE on your kanjo docs spreadsheets, though?