Week 1: Daily Joyo Kanji Challenge

Did you make it through Week 1? Was it easy or hard? We learned 21 kanji this week, but you may have already known the kanji for the numbers 1-10. To help you keep track, we will post a review of all 21 kanji we learned each week here on this blog. If you ever miss a week, don’t fret, we’ve got you covered!

Week 1: From “One” to “Sun”

How did you do?

To help you learn all 21 kanji each week, we’ve put together a study list as well as printable writing sheets for Premium Members. If you’re a Premium Member, you can also add every kanji on the list directly to your drills to help make sure you’re retaining what you’ve learned!

Week 1: Joyo Kanji Challenge Study List

Week 1: Joyo Kanji Challenge Printable Writing Sheet

For an extra special bonus, users subscribed to the Kanji Challenge email list will also receive FREE PRINTABLE FLASHCARDS!! These aren’t available anywhere else on the site, so make sure you join the list to get access.


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  Comments: 3

  1. Greetings!
    I’ve received Flashcards for this Kanji today. (https://www.nihongomaster.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/Week-1-Kanji-Flashcards.pdf) There are two mistakes:
    1) readings for 三;
    2) examples for 八.

    Please, correct the flashcard. It would be a small disaster to learn wrong readings.

    • Taylor Ahlstrom

      Thank you for your comment! I make all the flashcards by hand, so I apologize there was an error! I will post an updated version of the Week 1 flashcards ASAP. I also used a different style the first week, so I will just remake the whole set 🙂 Thanks again!

    • Taylor Ahlstrom

      Here is a link to the new flashcards, which have been redone from the original style to the newer format. Please let me know if you notice any other errors in the future!

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