Everyone who begins Japanese ends up writing page after page of character sheets to memorize the kana and hone their writing skills. The disadvantage is when you need help or to check your work, you'll have to have your books or another reference around. With this app, you can practice anytime, anywhere. Use the Guide to learn the correct stroke order. Once confident on your own, you can turn it off. This allows you to make progress by checking your memory and still get help when you need it. You can also check the quality of your writing against the typeface with a side by side comparison.