TileTag for Kana(TM)

Learn Japanese characters fast
by playing a game

You can learn the Japanese hiragana and katakana characters fast and have fun doing it. Just play TileTag for Kana.

[screen shot]

  • You can download a 40-character version free to try it out. (Learn 20 hiragana and 20 katakana in the free version.)

  • You click on matching tiles to make them disappear. The object of the game is to match all the tiles.

  • Don't waste time being stuck! With one quick mouse-click, you can make TileTag teach the answer and bring the character back again later in the game. TileTag helps you quickly study and repractice whatever you don't know. [a tile]

  • Animated stroke order demonstrations for all included hiragana, katakana, and variant characters. When you use TileTag, if you see a character and wonder about its stroke order, you can always find out with one double-click!
    [animated stroke order demonstration]

  • If you make a mistake, TileTag repeats those tiles later in the game.

  • Accommodates any level of learner from beginner to advanced, by letting you set the level of knowledge expected.
    [level configuration controls]

  • Timed scoring compliments you when you improve,
    [feedback example]
    and helps you track your progress.
    [best scores for player Sanjay]

  • Flexible scheduling lets you learn according to the standard A,I,U... schedule or the innovative Jorden/JWL schedule (full version of TileTag only.) And naturally you can learn hiragana before katakana, or vice versa, or switch back and forth....

  • Native-speaker speech is included.
    • Native-speaker speech for the kana sounds (includes the 33 y-diphthong kana combination sounds also.)
    • Or hear kana "pop" when you pick the right ones.
    • You can turn sound off to learn quietly.
    (Sound is in the full version only.)

  • TileTag is affordable. If you want more than the 40 free characters, the full version of TileTag costs only $16 for all the kana plus bonuses. This includes:
    • All 72 hiragana and 72 katakana (including voiced and plosive variants.)
    • The "little kana" consonant + y + vowel combinations (the 33 y-diphthong combinations in their hiragana and katakana forms for a total of 66 forms.)
      [some diphthongs]
    • Several bonus packages included for:
      • Variant forms of characters.
        [some variant forms of characters] ...
      • Irregular vocabulary.

  • Now available for Windows 7/Vista/XP/2000.

  • You can also buy TileSet Creator for TileTag to customize TileTag for any characters, any language, any subject.

System requirements: Practically any computer that can run Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, or Windows 2000 can run TileTag.

Technical support is provided for a minimum of 60 days after you buy TileTag.

Questions? Please contact us.


About TileTag
(Intro Page)

Buying the
Full Version

TileTag Demo/
Freeware (includes 40 kana)

TileSet Creator

Detailed site map
for TileTag

main page

TileTag, TileTag for Kana, TileSet Creator, BitBoost, and BitBoost Systems are trademarks of BitBoost Systems.
© Copyright 1998-2009 by BitBoost Systems. All Rights Reserved.

By downloading or ordering any version of TileTag you agree not to reverse-engineer or plagiarize any version of TileTag. You agree not to modify TileTag aside from your option to import additional customizing Tilesets into the registered (paid-for) Full Version. You agree you will not let more than one person per copy of TileTag you purchase use the product simultaneously, except for demo versions of TileTag or as explicitly permitted by the license agreement.

TileTag and TileSet Creator are protected by copyright law. In addition, aspects of the appearance or operation of this software may be protected by one or more user interface copyrights and patents.

Tile Tag, tiletag, and tile tag are misspellings or variant forms of TileTag(TM).

An old style Western spelling for katakana is kata kana.
We do not recommend the nonstandard spelling hira gana.