Abysmal reading accuracy

It’s a skill that gets easier with practice, and I think it’s valuable for the trickiest items. 60% reading accuracy in your first few weeks doesn’t seem bad to me. Give your brain time to digest the concept of “kanji” and things will get easier in time:)

If you’re open to using userscripts then there is one for explaining the semantic-phonetic composition of the kanji. Basically patterns of certain radicals going together with certain readings and semantic concepts. I think you’ll naturally develop an intuition for these things as you go, but being made aware of these at the beginning might help a bit.

The information looks like this: