|There are countless websites that provide general
information about Japan. In <Japan-related information>,
we select only one site we think most comprehensive from each
There are a number of good sites on non-Japanese people's daily life in Japan. However, they are often dispersed into many different websites and hard to reach quickly. We will search these sites and add them to <Life in Japan> to make it a good database on gaijin life in Japan. Please recommend your favorite sites to Link Keeper Michiko
Information on Japanese visas.
Information about entry to Japan, alien registration, and refugee status.
(Or: What I wish I knew before....)
An informative and enjoyable FAQ site about life in Japan. "How do I get a work visa?", "Will my electric appliances work in Japan?", etc.
In addition to a variety of general information and links, this site has a Forum containing Japan PenFriend, Chat room, Discussion Forum, Experience Forum, and Questions.
A site for English teachers in Japan. It contains a Message Board about teaching English, experience of JET program, etc., as well as job information.
The easiest way to view Japanese on your PC without having Japanese fonts installed. At the top of the Open Japan site, simply type in a URL you want to visit. (But it can be very slow depending on your PC's performance.)
This cute site has been set up by a Japanese living in Italy. It features Japanese restaurants in Italy, language schools in Japan, etc.