KLC Graded Reading Sets: Volumes

This page lists all volumes of the KLC Graded Reading Sets series in one place.

The series as a whole provides an average of 432 exercises per US dollar. With each exercise containing an average of over 8 kanji, the series provides 3,646 instances of kanji practice per dollar. Scroll to the bottom to see the precise content of each volume.

If you have access to the iBooks app (on iOS), please see this page for information regarding an important advantage of reading this series on iBooks.

To consolidate your collection, consider downloading the combined set for Volumes 1-3 from either Apple iBooks or Amazon Kindle (**don’t buy this if you already bought Vol. 2 or 3**).

Volume 1: Kanji 1-100  (FREE / 0.99 USD)

PDF (FREE)
Note: Only Volume 1 is available as a PDF

Apple iBooks (epub) (FREE)

Amazon Kindle (mobi) (USD 0.99)
We are not allowed to set the Amazon price below $0.99 without switching to an exclusive contract and pulling the book from iBooks.

Volume 2: Kanji 101-200  (2.99 USD)

**Don’t buy this if you bought the combined Vols 1-3**

Apple iBooks (epub)

Amazon Kindle (mobi)

Volume 3: Kanji 201-400  (6.99 USD)

**Don’t buy this if you bought the combined Vols 1-3**

Apple iBooks (epub)

Amazon Kindle (mobi)

Volume 4: Kanji 401-700  (9.99 USD)

Apple iBooks (epub)

Amazon Kindle (mobi)

Volume 5: Kanji 701-1000  (9.99 USD)

Apple iBooks (epub)

Amazon Kindle (mobi)

Volume 6: Kanji 1001-1300  (9.99 USD)

ETA: Mar 2018

Volume 7: Kanji 1301-1600  (9.99 USD)

ETA: Mar 2018

Volume 8: Kanji 1601-1900  (9.99 USD)

ETA: Apr 2018

Volume 9: Kanji 1901-2300  (9.99 USD)

ETA: Apr 2018

Content of each volume

In accordance with the cumulative nature of this series, each volume contains more practice content than the last. The series thus adapts automatically to your evolving needs as a learner, providing relatively little practice at the early stages (when your priority should be to learn more kanji and grammar patterns), and increasing the volume of practice later on (as your priority shifts toward applying and reinforcing the kanji and vocabulary you have already learned).

The best way to quantify the progressive development of this series is to calculate the average “kanji content” of each volume:

Kanji content for Volumes 1-9
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On average, the nine volumes provide 432 reading exercises (containing over 3,600 kanji) per US dollar, based on the full US price without discounts.

Volume Price
(US$)
Exercises Kanji content* Kanji per $
[1-3 (set)] [$9.99] [4,060] [20,315] 2,034
1 free/$.99 988 3,591
2 $2.99 1,001 4,922 1,646
3 $6.99 2,071 11,802 1,688
4 $9.99 3,966 23,551 2,357
5 $9.99 4,671 31,111 3,114
6 $9.99 4,060 32,081 3,211
7 $9.99 4,012 36,343 3,638
8 $9.99 4,108 45,202 4,525
9 $9.99 5,334 66,330 6,640
Total $69.92 30,211 254,933 3,646

* “Kanji content” = The number of instances of kanji in the text, including the entry kanji and any kanji learned earlier. This figure quantifies how much practice you are getting with the kanji you have studied. These numbers may change slightly based on subsequent edits.

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