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Free online material

NHK World Japanese Lessons web site
NHK airs Japanese lessons for people of various languages on its international shortwave RADIO JAPAN service. On this site, you can listen to those lessons.

You can read and listen to NEWS in easy Japanese.

Free Japanese Lessons
This site give you the basics such as Hiragana,Katakana, Vocabulary, Grammar, Numbers, Time, Dates, Verb Conjugation, Adjectives and Adverbs.

Since 1996, has been providing free learning. They also now provide a means for Japanese learners to find and talk to one another, as well as seek language exchange relationships with Japanese speakers.

Speak Real Japanese
offers free Japanese lessons, Japan news, photos, links, and more.

JPLANG provides e-learning materials for learning Japanese, jointly developed by the Japanese Language Center for International Students and the Information Collaboration Center of Tokyo University of Foreign Studies.

Erin’s Challenge! I can speak Japanese.
Innovative free website offering both Japanese-language study and cultural understanding! With drama-style skits, you can learn virtually authentic Japanese!

MARUGOTO+ (MARUGOTO Plus) is a website where users can learn about Japanese language and culture alongside the contents of "Marugoto: Japanese language and culture", a coursebook which uses the JF Standard as a basis.
Free Hiragana/Katakana practice sheets, Grammar notes, etc.

Japanese in Anime & Manga
An e-learning site that offers a fun way to learn a number of character/genre-based Japanese expressions that appear in anime and manga.

Nihongo de Care-nav
Nihongo de Care-navi is a Japanese language-learning tool designed primarily to support people working in the fields of nursing and care-work. (Learning Japanese Online)
Learn Japanese with free online lessons.

Charles Kelly's Online Japanese Language Study Materials
These are free-to-use online materials that Charles Kelly have developed to help people study Japanese. There are quizzes, flashcards and kanji study activities on the website.

A Japanese guide to Japanese grammar
This site explains Japanese grammar in a systematic step-by-step process. And it's explanation is clear, good for beginners specially.

Visualizing Japanese Grammar
This page provides links to 66 Flash animations of various grammatical structures in Japanese and 12 downloadable appendices.

TTBT(Tsukuba Test-Battery of Japanese)
TTBJ is a collection of tests developed by the International Student Center at the University of Tsukuba. Free to use.
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Kanji, Hiragana and Katakana

You can learn Kanji(Chinese character) in accordance with JLPT Kanji lists from Level 4 to Level 1. Its completely FREE, registration takes under 1 minute to complete.

Kyouno Kanji
Many Japanese people as well as foreing people use this site becuase it gives you 20 Kanji everyday. If you can read Japanese, this sites must be a good training for your Kanji study.

You can learn how to write Hiragana and Katakana correctly.
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Online dictionary
This one is great! is a web based pop-up dictionary for Japanese and othere languages. Read Japanese web sites with pop-up hints by moving the mouse over words you want to lookup!

You can convert Romaji to Hiragana or to Katakana

Reading Tutor
The Reading Tutor Web Dictionary

German-Japanese / Japnease-German
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Prep for JLPT (Japanese Language Proficiency Test)

Great for grammar explanations of all JLPT levels.

JLPT Study Page
The JLPT Study Page is a resource of study materials for JLPT Levels N5 to N2.

JLPT vocabulary lists
These are the complete JLPT vocabulary lists in UTF-8 format, as printed in the official specification book (Japanese Language Proficiency Test: Test Content Specification, The Japan Foundation and Association of International Eduation, 1994-1997):

JLPT Vocab lists
Japanese Language Proficiency Test Vocabulary Lists.
Free grammar test, vocabulary test, Kanji test, listening test.
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Japanese TEST (Officail Website)

JLPT(The Japanese Language Proficiency Test)
JLPT is a test to evaluate and certify the Japanese-language proficiency for non-native speakers. It is the largest Japanese-language test.

The Practical Japanese test (J-TEST ) is a test aiming to evaluate Japanese proficiency of non-native speakers. Although it is utilized by some Universities, J-TEST is mainly considered as an examination for foreign employees and it has about 70,000 applicants every year.

BJT (Business Japanese Proficiency Test)
BJT stands for Business Japanese Proficiency Test. Many BJT examinees aim to upgrade their careers and use the test as an objective proof of Japanese language proficiency at the time of job change or job application.

EJU is a test for evaluating the the Japanese language skills and the basic academic abilities as foreign exchange students.
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Japanese Textbook

Japanese Textbook
List of Japanese Textbook.
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Study Tip

How to learn Japanese
This site is intended to increase your background knowledge about the Japanese language.
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Japanese School

Japanese Language School Database
This database provides detailed information about more than 400 Japanese language schools in Japan, including Japanese language schools, institutes, universities, colleges, junior colleges, and vocational schools which offer Japanese language courses for non-Japanese speakers. It includes school names, information on courses, tuition, admission, and other helpful data.

Japanese Language School GUIDE
This service offers information regarding Japanese language schools in Japan.If you are interested in coming to Japan to learn the Japanese language, we hope that you will be able to gain useful information from this site.

Kyoto Minsai Japanese Language School
Kyoto, where our school is located, is a city of culture, a city of many universities, and a city in the center of hi-tech enterprises. The school was founded within this city as a new institution of learning.

Genki Japanese and Culture School
Study Abroad in Fukuoka. Genki Japanese and Culture School (GenkiJACS) is an NPO (Non-Profit Organization) Japanese language school that offers short-term study abroad courses, located in Tenjin, the heart of Fukuoka City, in Kyushu, South Japan.
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Study in Japan

Gateway to Study in Japan
An portal site by Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO) in order to offer the comprehensive information about STUDY IN JAPAN.

STUDY IN JAPAN Comprehensive Guide
This Web site is produced and operated by the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs and is a site that provides comprehensive information on studying in Japan.
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Work in Japan


Japan Career Employment Support Service introduces you the Japanese companies looking for the students and recently graduates all over the world by free. It will make possible for students to make the most out of the merits received employment.

The Japan Jobs, Japan News, Apartments Resource. All Japan Insider Info.
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Trip to Japan

NAVITIME for Japan Travel [ iPhone/Android ]
The multimodal travel app in Japan. Available in English.

Japan National Tourist Organization
official site with comprehensive travel guide including accommodations, eating out, festivals, and tourist attractions in Japan. provides instant online bookings for hotels, traditional inns, tours, and more all across Japan in English, Thai, Simplified / Traditional Chinese and Korean. Also offering helpful feature pages and interesting articles, the site is useful for visitors whether they’re coming to Japan for the first time or tenth.

Go Japan Go
Features Japan Attractions, Japan Hotels, Japan Tours, Sightseeing and Japan Map.

Hello Tokyo Taxi
fares and delux survice. Interpretation service is also available.

Sawanoya Ryokan
The most well-know Japanese style ryokan(inn) among foreign tourists. If you are interested in Japanese culture, I recommend you to stay Sawanoya Ryokan, you can sense a taste of old Japan there.

Tokyo Cultural Experience by IJCEE
They provide Japanese cultural exchange and experience for forien people in Tokyo and one day trip from Tokyo.
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Stay in Japan

Apartment, Guest house
Tokyo apartment & guest house agency, providing accommodation exclusively for the foreign community in Tokyo, Japan since 1992. No key money, guarantor, agent fee required / All rooms furnished / Free Internet line available in most rooms / Office open 7 days a week with English, French, Korean, Chinese speaking staff.


65 guesthouses in Tokyo and Yokohama!! Single room 45,000 yen per month; Well-furnished, air-conditioned, TV, refigerator, bed and internet connection.Dormitory 29,000yen per month; Shared-room with 4 to 8 people. Free PC in the lounge room!


J&F NETWORKS PLUS provides an abundance of information about FURNISHED apartments and Guesthouses located all over Japan.

Guest house Borderless-tokyo

Do you want to have a great time living in a Guest house in Tokyo?If you are in your 20's and looking for the best accomodation, this is it! Join Guest house Borderless-tokyo and you'll make new friends and many laughable experience.

Osaka English House
Half of the residents at O.E.H. are Japanese.This makes ideal environment for foreigners wishing to learn about Japanese language and culture.

Imagining Guest Houses

Tama-plaza on Denentoshi-line, Nice Neighborhood, also Apartments available.

Kyoto Apartment
Furnished Apartment and Guest House in Kyoto. All rooms are well equipped. Utility expenses are included in the rent.You do not need to pay any additional money except for the rent. Dormitory room=32,000yen~ Ensuite apartment=73,000yen~. Private room=48,000yen~. 2room apartment=98,000yen~.

Mondestay - Serviced Apartments in Tokyo
Browse a wide variety of from budget to luxury serviced apartments in central Tokyo locations. Google map search also available.

Clean and Cozy shared house in Tokyo ! KOYOMIYA makes an effort to keep good terms with each other.House rent covers expenses (lighting, fuel and so on).Shingle room: 59,000 - 79,000yen/month, Dormitory: 45,000 - 50,000yen/month.
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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan.
You can ovtaion all the neccessary visa information from their wevsite.

Japan Today
Japan breaking news. Japanese national, crime, entertainment, politics, business, technology, sports news in English. Plus, features and analysis.

Kaigai Shinshutsu Supporters
Kaigai Shinshutsu Supporters introduce companies which help your global business, business seminar, overseas visit. You can collect information on global business in this website.
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