My other app list pages:
- Cool Anime / Manga Themed Apps for iPad, iPod, iPhone
- More Cool Anime or Manga Apps For Iphone or Ipad
- Japanese Art / Photo Apps for iPad, iPod, iPhone
- More iPhone & iPad Apps About Tokyo, Japan, and Learning Japanese
- Free or Cheap Japanese Iphone Games
- Old School JRPGs For Your Iphone or Ipad
This travel guide looks like it has all of the essentials. It combines it own sources and other internet sources into a nice package. Offline maps is useful. I like it better than Triposo.
This is a pretty nifty app about street signs and other signage you could encounter in Tokyo. Would be a nice supplement to anyone wanting to practice their reading with authentic real world signage.
Tokyo Vivid Noise
An interesting app that is all about placing you in an immersive sound environment at different locations within Tokyo. Obviously not for everyone, but it is an interesting concept.
A pretty good little guide to some of the more popular Tokyo locations. Not too expensive, but I would definitely supplement this with more guidebooks or other information.
This apps shows old Japanese proverbs and other quotations. Fun for a bit.
Free. A very snazzy intro to Japanese customs, manners, and idiosyncracies. I like it.
Free. This is a guide in Japanese to delicious looking Ramen restaurants all over Japan. Basically excerpts from a print magazine, but it is nicely linked and boy does it have awesome ramen photographs that you can browse through by ramen type and such. Very pretty even if you don't read Japanese.
Station QuizFree. Match the Station Name. In Japanese.
YamanoteLine (single word name)Free. Shows the Yamanote Line Signs.
Handy Menu - Ramen
Free. Practice your ramen ordering skills with this drill type game. Pronounces and shows you pictures and Japanese text of the various menu items. Will tabulate a bill at the end. Aimed at young audiences, but fun.
Handy Menu - Sushi
Free. Practice your sushi ordering skills with this drill type game. Pronounces and shows you pictures and Japanese text of the various menu items. Will tabulate a bill at the end. Aimed at young audiences, but fun.
Free. This is an application all about sushi that is beautifully photographed. Well worth the download.
Good Luck Trip
Free. An electronic magazine. Just a single issue, but it hits a number of the highlights in Tokyo and has good info inside. Well worth a look.
This comes as one of the more highly recommended learn Japanese apps based on what I can find on the web. I bought the iPhone version and wish it had retina graphics. There are two versions of this one for the pad and one for the phone.
A great little Japanese phrasebook and situational reference. You can pick a category and phrase and have it print and speak the Japanese if you are in trouble. Very nicely done and I quite like it.
Free. A Japanese dictionary with a ton of good reviews.
Learn Japanese Phrasebook
Free. Nice place to start if you don't want to spend any cash.