Japanese IO

Japanese IO

Helps you read Japanese text

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What is Japanese IO?
Japanese IO is a Chrome extension designed to enhance the reading experience of Japanese web pages. It provides instant access to dictionary definitions, kanji readings, example sentences, and more. Users can keep track of their word lookups which are stored in their profile for later review and study on the Japanese IO website. A free Japanese IO account is required to use this extension, with optional paid upgrades for advanced features.
Users: 10,000+
Rating: 4.55 (62)
Version: 0.14.1 (Last updated: 2022-10-12)
Creation date: 2020-06-06
Risk impact: Very high risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 3
  • contextMenus
  • scripting
  • activeTab
  • background
  • tabs
  • storage
Host permissions:
  • *://*/*
  • http://localhost:5000/
  • https://*.japanese.io/
  • http://commons.wikimedia.org/
  • https://fonts.googleapis.com/
  • https://api.mixpanel.com/
  • https://www.google-analytics.com/
Size: 764.93K
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This Chrome extension works in concert with Japanese IO (https://www.japanese.io) and brings easy access to dictionary lookups, readings, kanji and example sentences to help you read Japanese web pages.

Notice that this extension requires a free Japanese IO account, which can be created from the extension after it has been installed. Paid feature upgrades are available.

Word lookups are stored in your profile and you can review and study this vocabulary on the Japanese IO website.

User reviews
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  • Easy and effective for learning Japanese
  • Helps improve reading skills
  • Provides control over assistance level
  • Requires log-in, seen as inconvenient
  • Doesn't work with Japanese Wikipedia
  • Runs in the background after closing Chrome
Most mentioned
  • Great tool for learning Japanese
  • Issues with log-in and background app
  • Doesn't work with Japanese Wikipedia
Recent reviews
すごいですね。 What i was looking for. ありがとうございます。
by 끼니와새참 끼니와새참, 2021-11-11

A perfectly useful app for learning Japanese! Appreciate the developers. Thank you!
by Yi-Ting Li Yi-Ting Li, 2019-03-08

非常好 之前的扩展直接会表满全页上汉字的读音 而且复制查询的时候,经常会连读音一起翻译 至于收费问题嘛,自然有方法绕过去的
by Cap Mooses Cap Mooses, 2023-11-19
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Risk impact

Japanese IO is very risky to use and it requires a lot of sensitive permissions. Avoid installing this extension unless you absolutely trust this publisher.

Risk likelihood

Japanese IO has earned a good reputation and can be trusted.

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