The audio elements are great. Players can record their voices and even compare them to a native speaker. Pitches and variations, shown as audio wave graphics, can best be heard when wearing earphones, so players optimize their learning and performance when trying out their newfound knowledge out in the field.
The entertaining mini game modes include fill-in-the-blank, memory, hangman, word searches, kanji writing, and the carnival-like hit a word where you quickly hit the correct word – great for building vocabulary. This recommended game series already has French and Spanish predecessors, with My Japanese Coach coming out this October.