In your browser, select and reformat NHK Easy News articles
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Toridasu is a single-page Javascript app to select and reformat NHK Easy News articles for offline reading and study. The output page is formatted for readability; on OS X, it's easy to print to PDF.

Scott Oglesby,

Browser compatibility:

  • OS X: tested on Firefox 45, Chrome 48 - OK
  • OS X Safari: no good; Safari doesn't understand "for (x of y)" notation
  • Win 7 Firefox: OK
  • Win 7 Chrome: no good; new tab doesn't open
  • Win 7 IE 11: unspecified problem, doesn't load :-/


  • Save toridasu.html as a local file and open it. If you host it somewhere, Javascript's same origin policy will prevent it from accessing the NHK site.