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In just five minutes a day, you will learn Japanese through our beautifully illustrated, immersive and playful lessons. You focus on the part of Japanese that matters most — words. It’s effective, fun and free.

Learn Japanese with Drops in 5 minutes a day

Learn Japanese, drop by drop in just 5 minutes a day.

Learn Japanese with Drops

Drops is the most popular way to learn Japanese on the go.

Language learning made easy. Have you always wanted to learn another language but felt you never had enough time, or patience. Or you’ve tried and given up? Well, it’s time to try again with Drops--a fun, new way to finally learn that language you always wanted to master.

In just five minutes a day, you will learn Japanese through our beautifully illustrated, immersive and engaging lessons. You focus on the part of Japanese that matters most -- words. It’s effective, fun and free.

Instant feedback on your language progress

Instant feedback
Never wonder whether you’ve answered correctly. Why work with boring, old textbooks where you have to flip to the back to know whether or not you’re getting it right? Drops offers you immediate corrections so there’s no guesswork.

Study Japanese anywhere, anytime


Study anywhere, anytime
Take Drops with you with our mobile app available for iOS and Android.

Personalized language learning experience

Personalized learning experience
Drops offers learners more than 100 well-curated word lists that you can customize to fit your learning needs. Choose which words you want to learn so that you spend your study time on the material that matters most.

Language learning stats


Stay motivated with learning stats
At the end of each learning session, you get detailed statistics on your progress.

Learning Japanese with Drops

Focus on the most important part of your new language


Learn Japanese by focusing on the most important part of the language -- words.
Words are the building blocks to your new language skill. With Drops, you get to spend time with what matters most.

Curated word lists


Word lists you just won’t find anywhere else.
We’ve worked with a time of experience language learners to curate highly relevant word lists on a diverse range of topics. The wordlists we’ve put together are highly relevant, and you won’t find them anywhere else.

High quality audio


High-quality audio.
Robotic, artificial voices or poor audio recordings just don’t cut it when you’re working on listening comprehension. That’s why we make sure that every word comes with crisp, clear and high-quality audio.

Short, focused language learning sessions


Short, focused learning sessions.
With Drops, you work on your new language in short, five minute learning sessions. It’s perfect for busy learners and a simple way to make language learning a part of your day.

Ready to learn Japanese?

A collection of recommended language learning resources from the Drops team

More Resources for Japanese Learners

Ready to take the next step after learning new words with Drops? Our team put together a collection of the resources and tools they find most effective in their own language learning projects.

Check out our recommended resources for Japanese learners, so that you can take the words you learn in Drops to the next level.

Want to learn to read and write in Japanese? Try our companion app Scripts to help you learn Japanese Kana.

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