Web Japan [
Web Japan is an official site of the Government of Japan for
providing comprehensive information on Japan.
E-Stat is a portal site of the Government Statistics for
“TOKYO Past and Present” [
Insights into the life and Culture of modern Tokyo and its former
incarnation Edo, the shogun’s capital of which 2003 marks the
400th anniversary. Tokyo Past and Present also provides
suggestions for visitors and tips on enjoying a stay in Tokyo.
“NIPPONIA Discovering Japan” [
NIPPONIA is a quarterly magazine introducing contemporary Japanese
Culture and society to people all over the world (available
online in English, Chinese, Korean, French, Spanish and
Russian.) The print version of the magazine is available at
Japanese Embassies and Consulates.
“Trends in Japan” [
Short, engaging dispatches on the latest trends in Japanese
business and economy; science and education; society; sports;
and fashions, arts, and entertainment. Monthly features give you
a more in-depth look at what’s happening in Japan.
“Japan Fact Sheet” [
Concise introductions of typical topics related to themes such as
Japanese geography, economy and culture.
“Japan Atlas” [
Japan Atlas offers easy access to the unique features of Japan by
clicking “Index by Region” and/or 7 areas of interest; Historic
Sites, Festivals, Architecture, Nature, Traditional Crafts,
Advanced Technology and Communities.
“The Virtual Museum” [
The Virtual Museum of Traditional Japanese Arts offers a
comprehensive view of traditional Japanese culture and pastimes.
Among the works of art shown are many that have been designated
“Regions & Cities” [
Take a virtual tour of Japan by accessing information resources
and Web sites of Japan’s prefectures and major cities. Each
prefecture is introduced with data and photos of local features.
“KIDS WEB JAPAN” [
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 Links” [
Contact Information for government-affiliated bodies,
nongovernmental organizations and more. Links to administration,
industry, media, society, culture and education.