If you have plans of visiting Japan, these applications might help you whether you want to know the cinema or train schedules, checkout places to visit, talk to your friends or even locals.

1. Line
Line is an application that most Japanese use to communicate with friends. It has cute Japanese stamps, points for users to earn and spend, news, coupons, and a lot more cool stuff.

2. YureKuru
YureKuru is a very helpful application that lets you know about an earthquake before it happens. It will also give you some tips on what to do in case of emergency.

3. Google Maps
Google Maps provides information about the place. It has been used by many people not just in Japan but around the world

4. HyperDia
HyperDia is an application that shows the route and lists of the railway and flights in Japan.

5. Bus Navitime
Bus Navitime provides bus schedules in your area.

6. Yelp
Yelp helps you find restaurants to eat and places to visit.

7. Visit a City
Visit a City can be used offline to make your own travel guide.

8. Showaround
This application gives you the best ideas for places that are popular among locals and helps you talk to people along the way.

9. PrintSmash
PrintSmash lets you print a document or a photo by simply going to a convenience store.

10. Duolingo
Duolingo helps you learn basic Japanese words such as saying “thankyou” and “sorry” when talking to a native speaker.

11. TDR Alert
This app provides information about the attractions, restaurants, and activities in Tokyo Disneyland.