Keep track of your Wanikani progress with smart 3rd party app

If you are using Wanikani for your kanji studies you know that Wanikani provides some stats for you. For example your current progress and of course the infamous wall of shame. Wanikani is a great app, but when it comes to stats it’s a bit on the short side.

See also: Wanikani Review

Luckily Wanikani supports 3rd party applications that can access your information via a public api. So if you want even more stats on your progress you should check out The site looks like something you made in computer class in school, but hey, function over design, am I right? And this web app does provide you with some good stats once you connect your Wanikani account.

wkstats kanji level duration
In the wkstats web app you can see how long time each Wanikani level has taken you.

On this site you will see the average time you take to finish a level, as well as the exact time you took too finish each level. This is a great way of keeping track of how your studies are going, especially if you have a time goal.

Setting it up is super easy. Here’s how you do it:
1. Go to Wanikani and login.
2. Go to menu –> settings –> account and scroll down to Public API Key and copy this.
2. Go to and put the key in the fieald and press the button. Done!

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