Japanese alphabet named the KANA - hiragana and katakana. It syllabary.
Kana is written in the form of a table containing 11 rows, which contains 46 major characters - the main kana.
In addition, has 61 syllables, which complements the basic syllables in the form of indices to basic syllables - additional, composite, double kana.
Also in Japanese writing, there are two variants of the Latin Recording letters - International hepbern Latin and Japanese government Latin, called romaji.
Kanji, hiragana and katakana alphabets, the Latin alphabet - make up a modern system of writing in Japan.