Japan News & Info

This collection of links covers general Japan info sites and professional news sites.

General Info

There are a bunch of 'Japan portals' out there that all give you a ton of links to similar sites...I hope to give you some pointers to a few of the more informative sites...

The Japan FAQ
The Complete Guide to Working, Visiting, and Living in Japan.

Japan FAQ Annex
Written by the author of the Japan FAQ. Info on Japanese manners, advice on getting a job teaching English in Japan (EFL/ESL), Japanese culture, and more.

Japan Information Network
This site has been set up by the Japan Center for Intercultural Communications (JCIC) and offers all kinds of information about the society, culture, education and other aspects of Japan. This web site has been made possible with the cooperation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan. Catch up on the latest domestic information about Japan from this site!

Kansai Time Out
Local magazine for us foreign types in the Osaka, Kobe, Kyoto vicinity.

J@pan Inc.
An English language magazine focusing on business and technology in Japan

DMOZ Japan Link Collections
Open Directory Project's collection of Japan links sites


These sites all have English content:

National (Japan)

Fuji News Network (FNN)

Japan Times

Kyodo News

NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation)

Nihon Keizai Shimbun

Weekly Post

Foreign (outside Japan)


Asia Times


Japan Today

Japan Globe






Radio Japan

Washington Post

Yahoo! News

Yahoo! Japan Economy

Local Japanese

Asahi Shimbun Tokyo-to, Tokyo

Chubu Weekly Aichi-ken, Nagoya

Chugoku Shimbun Hiroshima-ken, Hiroshima

Daily News Nagoya Aichi-ken, Nagoya

Fukuoka Globe Fukuoka-ken, Fukuoka

Kumanichi Shimbun Kumamoto-ken, Kumamoto

Kyoto Globe Kyoto-fu, Kyoto

Kyoto Shimbun Kyoto-fu, Kyoto

Mainichi Shimbun Tokyo-to, Tokyo

Metropolis Tokyo-to, Tokyo

Minami-Nippon Shimbun Kagoshima-ken, Kagoshima

Nishinippon Shimbun Fukuoka-ken, Fukuoka

Okinawa Globe Okinawa-ken, Naha

Okinawa Times Okinawa-ken, Naha

Osaka Globe Osaka-fu, Osaka

Osaka Shimbun Osaka-fu, Osaka

Ryukyu Shimpo Okinawa-ken, Naha

Tokyo Broadcasting System Tokyo-to, Tokyo

Tokyo Globe Tokyo-to, Tokyo

Tokyo Weekly Tokyo-to, Tokyo

Yokohoma Post Kanagawa-ken, Yokohoma

Yomiuri Shimbun Tokyo-to, Tokyo

Posted by Bill at October 23, 2004 6:17 PM
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