A web extension, Auto insert furigana (phonetic characters) on Japanese kanji.

  • Furigana
  • Furigana
What is Furigana?
"Furigana" is a web extension for Firefox, designed to automatically insert furigana (phonetic characters) on Japanese kanji found on web pages. This feature can enhance the readability of kanji, especially for those who are learning the language. Not only does it work with static web pages, but also supports dynamic ones. It also includes a convenient context menu shortcut for easy access.
Users: 1,250 ▲ 12
Rating: 4.48 (27)
Version: 1.0.2 (Last updated: 2019-04-09)
Creation date: 2019-04-09
Weekly download count: 28
Firefox on Android: Yes
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
  • <all_urls>
  • storage
  • contextMenus
Size: 21.33M
URLs: Website
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A web extension, Auto insert furigana (phonetic characters) on Japanese kanji. Feature

  • Auto inject Japanese web pages.
  • Support dynamic pages.
  • Context menu shortcut.
User reviews
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  • Helpful for reading difficult Kanji
  • Works great on some platforms
  • Ideal for Japanese language learners
  • Crashes Twitter when set to JPN and automatic injection is on
  • Kanji disappears on Google Translate
  • Furigana cannot be removed once inserted
  • Does not work on certain pages
  • Makes Firefox slow
Most mentioned
  • Furigana cannot be removed once inserted
  • It helps with reading Japanese Kanji
  • Makes Firefox slow
  • Does not work on certain websites
  • Crashes on certain platforms
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Risk impact

Furigana may not be safe to use and it requires some risky permissions. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing.

Risk likelihood

Furigana has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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