Rikaichan: Perfect Tool for Japanese Learners

The Rikaichan Project is a Firefox plugin which pops up translations information for Japanese characters.



  1. Install the Rikaichan plugin.
  2. Restart your browser.
  3. Navigate to a page with Japanese characters.
  4. Right-click on the page and select Rikaichan (see image below).
  5. Hover the mouse over characters to see a pop-up translation.


About Jeff Fitzsimons

Jeff Fitzsimons is a software engineer in the California Bay Area. Technical specialties include C++, Win32, and multithreading. Personal interests include rock climbing, cycling, motorcycles, and photography.
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