Tyler Marés

Software designer and engineer, creating tools for learn­ing Japanese.


Japanese Kana Writing Guide

An iOS app that helps you learn to write Hiragana and Katakana. Featuring an interactive stroke order guide system.

Built in SwiftUI for iPhone and iPad.
View in the Apple App Store


Hiragana & Katakana Speed Tests

A pair of iOS apps that help test your memory of basic Japanese kana.
View in the Apple App Store


Write Hiragana & Katakana

A pair of iOS apps that help you learn to write the Japanese kana. Featuring an interactive stroke order guide system.

Built in JavaScript with PhoneGap. Previously available for iPhone 2015-2022.


Hiragana Hero: Write & Learn Japanese

An iOS app for writing and memorizing Hiragana and Katakana. Featuring a sequential “listen, write, and match” approach, over groups of kana.

Built in JavaScript with PhoneGap. Previously available for iPhone 2014-2022.