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WaniKani is a web application that helps people learn Japanese kanji and associated vocabulary

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WaniKani is a web application that helps people learn Japanese kanji and associated vocabulary. It uses radicals, mnemonics, and a spaced repetition learning system in order to help its users memorize the characters and vocabulary more effectively. The name "WaniKani" is a combination of the Japanese words for alligator and crab. WaniKani entered beta on May 14, 2012. It moved out of beta on Sept 8, 2015. Initially it had 50 levels, in June 2015 levels 51-60 were added. The first three levels are free.

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