Japan Info

Web Japan

 
Web JapanWeb Japan is a gateway site aimed at helping people around the world get to know more about Japan and the Japanese. It has become one of Japan's leading websites for information on the country. The site provides highly reliable information on Japan across many different areas including culture, sightseeing, society, history and nature, which can be accessed through the following 10 sites.

Content

Trends in Japan Trends in Japan provides short, engaging dispatches on the latest tends in Japanese business and economy; lifestyle; science and technology; fashion; arts and entertainment; sport; and people. Monthly features give you a more in-depth look at what's happening in Japan.
Niponica Niponica is the online version a quarterly magazine introducing contemporary Japanese culture and society to the rest of the world.
Kids Web Kids Web Japan is a cool site for exploring Japan virtually. Get answers to questions, glance at the annual calendar and see what's happening, check out the news or see what's cool now in Japan.
Japan Video Topics Japan Video Topics offers a comprehensive view of Japanese culture, society, nature, science and technology, etc.
Japan Fact Sheet Japan Fact Sheet provides concise introductions to typical topics related to themes such as Japanese geography, economy and culture.
Regions and Cities Regions & Cities takes you on a virtual tour of Japan by accessing information resources and websites of Japan's prefectures and major cities. Each prefecture is introduced with data and photos of local features.
Japan Links Japan Links provides contact information for government-affiliated bodies, non-governmental organizations and more, including links to administration, media, society, culture, and education.

Archives

Virtual Museum The Virtual Museum of Traditional Japanese Arts offers a comprehensive view of Japanese traditional culture and pastimes. Among the works of art shown are many that have been designated national treasures.
Tokyo Past and Present Tokyo Past and Present provides insights into the life and culture of modern Tokyo and its former incarnation Edo, the shoguns' capital. Tokyo Past and Present also provides suggestions for visitors and tips on enjoying a stay in Tokyo.
Japan Atlas Japan Atlas offers easy access to Japan's unique features through its "Index of Regions" and/or seven areas of interest: Historic Sites, Festivals, Architecture, Nature, Traditional Crafts, Advanced Technologies and Communities.

Other Info

Endless Japan. Endless Discovery contains tourism-related information available from Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO).
JNTO Practical Travel Guides contain practical travel tips for various regions of Japan.
FPC Foreign Press Center, Japan is an independent, private and non-profit foundation funded primarily by the Japan Newspaper Publishers and Editors Association and Keidanren (Japan Federation of Economic Organizations) as an institution to support members of the foreign press in their work in Japan.
NHK WORLD NHK WORLD JAPAN is NHK's international broadcast service. NHK operates international television, radio and Internet services. Together, they are known as NHK WORLD JAPAN.
Enecho EN Agency for Natural Resources and Energy