Here is a list of helpful and interesting websites related to Japanese Studies.
is THE online Japanese language resource, with an English-Japanese and Japanese-English dictionary, kanji lookup and keitai text translation.
is another excellent English-Japanese and Japanese-English online dictionary, with search capabilities in kanji, hiragana, katakana and romaji.
includes online flashcards of 300 important kanji with videos of stroke order and audio clips of pronunciation.
Newspapers are all available online in English and Japanese.
Newspaper is available online in English.
The offers an online tour of their collection (in Japanese).
Hokkaido's provides descriptions and images of many aspects of Ainu life (in English and Japanese).
is a detailed list of websites on all aspects of Japanese life broken down by category (in English).
hosts articles and links to sites related to many areas of Japan and of other Asian countries (in English, Japanese and many other Asian languages).
offers an online tour of their collection (in English and Japanese).
The includes summaries of Chinese, Japanese and Korean historical epochs (in English).
is an online database of Japanese national records from the Meiji Era (1880s) to the present day with search functions in Chinese, English, Japanese and Korean.
provides romaji searches of Japanese library catalogues, displaying search results as images, so no Japanese fonts are needed.
hosts an online database of Japanese literature from the Nara Period (710-794) to the present day with search capabilities in English and Japanese, although the texts are in Japanese (either Japanese characters or romaji).
Exchange Programs and Careers in Japan
offers IWU students varied programs of study in Japan.
provides university students with study abroad opportunities in Tokyo and Nagoya.
is the go-to guide for anyone planning on studying in Japan (in Chinese, English, French, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, Thai and Vietnamese).
is a government-sponsored English-teaching and exchange opportunity in Japan.
is an online and print biweekly newsletter with information on English-teaching jobs in Japan.
offers job searches for English-Japanese bilinguals (in English and Japanese).
has searchable listings of Japanese jobs in technology, marketing and finance (in English and Japanese).
oversees a number of cultural, teaching and student exchange programs (in English and Japanese).