A brower script which render ruby (furigana) on-the-fly.

  • Works on
    • Google Chrome (Tested only on Chrome 14 dev)
    • Firefox with GreaseMonkey (Tested only on Firefox 5.0, 7.0a1)
    • Opera (Tested only on Opera 11.50)
    • Safari with NinjaKit on Mac (Tested only on Safari 5.0 OSX 10.6.5)
    • Internet Explorer with Trixie (Tested only on IE8)
  • Now work with live contents like added comments and dedicated support to []{} format.
  • Option to choose strictness level (ruby mode)

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  • Option to hide ruby texts and convert those to hover texts
  • Option to hide rōmaji ruby texts

Note: using localStorage to store settings

For more info and download:

Note: If you are not sure how to install userscript, please take a look at https://stackapps.com/tags/script/info, and you may need to install again to get latest update.

More screen shots

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  • Note: I have cleaned up all comments to get cleaner look.
    – YOU
    Sep 26, 2011 at 1:41

1 Answer 1


We have included this userscript as part of the core site to support rendering ruby (furigana) on-the-fly. I will be watching this post for any updates to this script. Thanks to YOU for his work on this thus far.

EDIT: I have made additional edits to this script - the options will now be located in the footer:

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