Kanji vs. kana. There are two other systems used to write in Japanese. These systems are called hiragana and katakana (together they are called “kana”). They show how a word is pronounced because each character stands for a syllable (a, ka, sa, ta etc.).
This Japanese Keyboard enables you to easily type Japanese online without installing Japanese keyboard. You can use your computer keyboard or mouse to type Japanese letters (Kanji, Hiragana, and Katakana) with this online keyboard. In Kana mode, click or press the Space key to toggle between Hiragana input and Katakana input.