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Emotion analyzer for Japanese

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pymlask pyversion latest version license

pymlask is a Python version of ML-Ask (eMotive eLement and Expression Analysis system)

For details about ML-Ask, See

See also (in Japanese)

Contributions are welcome!


Modified dictionary version

pip install pymlask

ML-Ask Original dictionary version (same as Ptaszynski’s Perl version)

pip install git+


from mlask import MLAsk
emotion_analyzer = MLAsk()
# => {'text': '彼のことは嫌いではない!(;´Д`)',
#     'emotion': defaultdict(<class 'list'>,{'yorokobi': ['嫌い*CVS'], 'suki': ['嫌い*CVS']}),
#     'orientation': 'POSITIVE',
#     'activation': 'NEUTRAL',
#     'emoticon': ['(;´Д`)'],
#     'intension': 2,
#     'intensifier': {'exclamation': ['!'], 'emotikony': ['´Д`', 'Д`', '´Д', '(;´Д`)']},
#     'representative': ('yorokobi', ['嫌い*CVS'])
#     }


The BSD 3-Clause License


0.3.2 (2019-07-09)

  • Fix bugs about emotion pattern matching (thanks @brunotoshio)

  • Fix bug about activation count (thanks @brunotoshio)

0.3.1 (2019-05-22)

  • Use MeCab.Tagger().parse() instead of MeCab.Tagger().parseToNode

0.3 (2019-05-17)

  • The 712 emotional words from Kanjou kotoba erabi jiten (感情ことば選び辞典) are newly added

  • Support Python 3.7

  • Unsupport Python 2.6 and 3.3

0.2.5 (2017-09-14)

  • Fix bugs about MeCab (thanks @Kensuke-Mitsuzawa)

  • Delete install_requires

0.2.4 (2017-03-01)

  • Fix many bugs

  • Add some emotional words

  • Delete invalid words

  • Correct typo

0.2.1 (2017-02-23)

  • Add 67 emotional words

0.2 (2017-02-22)

  • Support Python 2.X

  • Add 52 emotional words

  • Fix bug

0.1.1 (2017-02-15)

  • Delete debug print (thanks @ssirai)

0.1 (2017-02-10)

  • First release.

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