Japan-Related Links

Self Study of Japanese

Kana & Kanji Study & Usagi-chan's Genki Flash Cards:



Genki-Online Web Activities: http://genki.japantimes.co.jp/self/self.en.html

Podcast (you can download it to your MP3 player): http://www.japanesepod101.com/

Keiko Schneider Sensei's Bookmarks: http://www.sabotenweb.com/bookmarks/


Reading & Writing in Japanese on your computer

How to display and type Japanese on your computer by Jason Yamaguchi:


PC Tips for teachers and students of Japanese language:



Online Dictionary

Jim Breen’s Web Dictionary: http://www.csse.monash.edu.au/~jwb/wwwjdic.html

Reading Tutor (Use toolbox to cut & paste the Japanese electric article you want to read): http://language.tiu.ac.jp/tools_e.html

Rikai.com (cut & paste the Japanese electric article you want to read): http://www.rikai.com/perl/HomePage.pl?Language=Ja


Japanese Culture & Literature

Masayo Ishigure Koto performance: http://masayo-koto.home.att.net/

Urasenke Tea Ceremony (Chado/Sado): http://www.urasenke.or.jp/texte/

Japanese Literature Home Page by Mark Jewel: http://www.jlit.net/

Highlighting Japan (online magazines from the Government of Japan):


Japanese Visual Art



Japanese News & Media

Japan Times: http://www.japantimes.co.jp/

Kyodo News: http://home.kyodo.co.jp/

Daily Yomiuri Online: http://www.yomiuri.co.jp/dy/

Asahi Shimbun: http://www.asahi.com/english/


Japanese Tests

Information about JLPT (Japanese Language Proficiency Test): http://www.jflalc.org/?act=tpt&id=8

JLPT (Japanese Language Proficiency Test) Online Practice: http://jlpt.renshuu.org/


Japan-related Jobs

JET Programme (The Japan Exchange and Teaching Programme):http://www.jetprogramme.org/


Japan in Tri-State Area (WV, OH, KY)

Japanese Restaurant & Grocery Store Guide in KY (Hibari Japanese Market): http://www.yelp.com/biz/hibari-market-lexington


Japanese Government Information

Embassy of Japan in the U.S. (Washington DC):


Japan Information & Culture Center (Washington DC):


Japan Foundation in NY: http://www.jfny.org/

Japan Foundation in Los Angels: http://www.jflalc.org/

National Association of Japan-America Societies: http://www.us-japan.org/

Japan Society: http://www.japansociety.org/

The Laurasian Institution: http://www.laurasian.org/Programs.htm


Academic Associations for Japanese Studies

The Association of Teachers of Japanese: http://www.colorado.edu/ealld/atj/

The Association for Asian Studies (AAS): http://www.aasianst.org/


Travel to Japan

IACE TRAVEL: http://www.iace-usa.com/index_us.htm