• Select gyo (lines of kana) from the table on the right.
  • Choose the alphabet (hiragana or katakana) from the right most column.
  • Select Show romanji if you want to see the romanji for each character.
  • Select Show row/column headers to see labels for each row and column.
  • Select Show brush link to see link to brush stroke video.
  • Click on Go to display the chart.
  • Click on kana image to hear character pronounced.
  • Click on brush icon to see the stroke order video. There are no videos for the glides.

  • The QuickTime videos showing brush stroke order are courtesy of Mr. Satoru Shinagawa of the University of Hawai'i system and Masayoshi Kanai.

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    unvoiced voiced glides chart options
    a
    ka
    sa
    ta
    na
    ha
    ma
    ya
    ra
    wa
    N
    ga
    za
    da
    pa
    ba
    kya
    gya
    sya
    zya
    tya
    nya
    hya
    bya
    pya
    mya
    rya
    Show column/row headers

    Show romanji

    Show brush link

    hiragana
    katakana