Writing Japanese Katakana Part 2

Writing Japanese katakana of the remaining 21 characters will be learned in this section.

Click here to see how to write the first 25 katakana characters.

In the same way as you saw in the first 25 characters, in the subsequent diagrams that you are going to see, the first character on the left in each row shows the full katakana character.

The subsequent columns show you the strokes in the correct order.

Memorize how to write each character by following the green line of each stroke.

Learn to write each character without looking at the diagram after making some practices.

You may notice that some katakana characters are actually similar to their equivalent hiragana characters, such as へ (he) ヘ (he) and り (ri) and リ (ri).

That will save you some time learning new characters.

Write katakana in the ha-line

The following diagram shows how to write katakana characters ハ (ha), ヒ (hi), フ (fu), ヘ (he) and ホ (ho) in the correct order and strokes.

Writing Japanese Katakana in ha-line

Write katakana in the ma-line

The following diagram shows how to write katakana characters マ (ma), ミ (mi), ム (mu), メ (me) and モ (mo) in the correct order and strokes.

Writing Japanese Katakana in ma-line

Write katakana in the ya-line

The following diagram shows how to write katakana characters ヤ (ya), ユ (yu) and ヨ (yo) in the correct order and strokes.

Writing Japanese Katakana in ya-line

Write katakana in the ra-line

The following diagram shows how to write katakana characters ラ (ra), リ (ri), ル (ru), レ (re) and ロ (ro) in the correct order and strokes.

Writing Japanese Katakana in ra-line

Write katakana for wa, wo and n

The following diagram shows how to write katakana characters ワ (wa), ヲ (wo) and ン (n) in the correct order and strokes.

Writing Japanese Katakana for wa, wo, n

As usual, practise, practise, practise. The more you practise, the faster you can master how to write all the 46 katakana characters.

Related Pages

Learn to write katakana in the a-line, ka-line, sa-line, ta-line and na-line.

Learn to write hiragana in the a-line, ka-line, sa-line, ta-line and na-line.

Learn to write hiragana in the ha-line, ma-line, ya-line, ra-line, wa, wo and n.

To know more, I recommend you take a look at this book on katakana.

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