Kanji Recognizer

Other features

  • Animated stroke order diagrams
  • Search by reading and meaning (premium)
  • Tablet support
  • Kanji decomposition into components
  • Configurable drawing pen size and color
  • Shake to delete stroke/all strokes
  • Three high-accuracy recognition models
  • Compressed model for older/slower devices
  • Works offline (Internet connections is only required to download resources on first run)
  • Stroke annotation
  • Undo (removes last stroke)
  • Integration with WWWJDIC for Android
  • Copy/append recognized kanji to clipboard to paste into other apps
  • Share entry as text to other apps

How to get it

  • Download from the Android Market.
    • Upgrade directly from within the app to enable all premium features.
  • To install on a device without Market, or if the app is not available in your country, use the direct download.
    1. Enable 'Unknown sources' in Settings>Applications.
    2. Install the downloaded APK file using your favorite file manager.
    3. Buy an upgrade coupon to get acess to premium features.
    4. Redeem your license using the coupon code.


  • Android 2.1
  • Internet connection for the initial resource download
  • About 50MB on the SD card (external storage) for full install
  • Simeji or another mushroom-compatible IME (optional, only when using for character input)