In the book, the kana is listed in, as the book describes it, dictionary order.
If, at present, you find yourself in this situation, I definitely say GET THIS BOOK... it'll save you time, and teach you to appreciate their shapes.
I was able to learn all of the Kana quite easily with the help of this excellent book.
This book came highly recommended and I was all prepared to learn the kana on my flight to Tokyo. Then I tried "reading" it using the Kindle app on my iPad mini. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Vernon Harmon
I was skeptical. Having tried those learn C++ in 21 days books, with very mixed results, I was not sure if Heisig was hyping. But he delivered! Read morePublished 1 month ago by Katherine M. Lawrence
I was skeptical going in, but the book did what it claims. In less than a week I had the entirety of the hiragana down cold. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Tom Dooley
Remembering the Kana was great for me because I have no back ground in Japanese. Therefor it gave me a systematic way of studying the Kana. Read morePublished 8 months ago by jophy hey
I love the rest of the Remembering the Kanji series, and the kana installment was no exception. I`ve previously 'memorized' the kana, but I often forgot a few of them. Read morePublished 9 months ago by kathleen
This is what I used to learn the hiragana and katakana a year ago, and I still remember them all. I definitely recommend Heisig's method of learning. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Roflman12345
I was already familiar with James Heisig's study strategy in Remembering Traditional Hanzi.
As expected. Read more
Overall, I like the book and the mnemonics based approach. I was able to learn the Hiragana very fast, in a few hours of total work as suggested by the book's title (but one does... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Ryan
I was able to master kana in just a few weeks. Mr. Heisig underlines a very thorough methodology for learning not only kana, but vocab as well. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Naomi