OCR With Japanese Text on an Image

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  • manga-ocr

    Optical character recognition for Japanese text, with the main focus being Japanese manga

    https://github.com/kha-white/manga-ocr/ If you scroll down there are examples. You can also setup a ShareX workflow as described in the "Running in the background" section for very streamlined OCRing, especially with a clipboard inserting browser addon and page such as https://learnjapanese.moe/texthooker.html for easy yomichan lookups.

  • Kaku

    画 - Japanese OCR Dictionary

    As for Android, I use kaku. GitHub link. From my experience it's very good and use Da kanji as a alternative.

  • Appwrite

    Appwrite - The Open Source Firebase alternative introduces iOS support. Appwrite is an open source backend server that helps you build native iOS applications much faster with realtime APIs for authentication, databases, files storage, cloud functions and much more!

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