Other Internet Resources (Japanese)
- Statistics/Public Opinion Polls
National Museum of Ethnology, Osaka Japan
Japanese ethnological (anthropological) research institute. It collect and preserve ethnographic materials and also made them open to public through some exhibitions.
Chinese and Japanese Art History News
Contains information about art related conferences, grants, jobs, graduate schools and art links.
An on-line dictionary of Japanese architectural and
art historical terminology compiled by Dr. Mary Neighbour Parent
Key Aspects of Japan (Nihon bunka k/iw/ado jiten)
This web site is for people who are interested in Japan and Japanese culture. It has 21 categories and many sub categories for each. It is based on the book, Nihon bunka wo eigo de sh/okai suru jiten (ISBN: 4816315667)
Kinejun all movie database (in Japanese)
The most comprehensive movie database in Japan. 37,000 of movies are searchable by titles, directors, actors, and other related key words.
A quarterly Web magazine that introduces people worldwide to timely contemporary subjects and traditional culture in Japan.
The Virtual Museum of Japanese Arts
It introduces comprehensive Japanese traditional culture with enormous kinds of pictures.
Keidanren (Keizai Dantai Rengokai) - Japan Federation of Economic Organizations
"A private non-profit organization representing virtually all branches of economic activities in Japan." Contains the organizations statements, activities, news, and papers.
Keizai Doyu-kai - Japan Association of Corporate Executives
A non-partisan forum of Japanese executives suggesting policy proposals. The site contains the forum's news and activities.
Nikkei Net Interactive
A site that provides directory and financial information about Japanese companies. It also provides links to Asian newspapers and magazines in English.?
Standard Trade Index of Japan (Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry)
Contains a directory of Japanese firms that is accessible by firm name, brand name of a product, an index of commodities, and an index of services.
The European Institute of Japanese Studies (EIJS)
A research center "on the economic and business affairs of Japan and East Asia with particular emphasis on issues that impact Europe."
Japanese History: Overview
Provides basic information about Japenese history from ancient to mordern times.
Provides full text browsing to 159 titles and 473 volumes of books about Japanese history, literature, religion, arts, medicine, etc.
Translated statutes and regulations and law related news articles.
Information about the visa system in Japan, including exemptions, types and categories, fees, extensions, procedures, and a list of Japanese diplomatic establishments.
An organization that is putting texts of classical Japanese literature online. English translations are provided where possible.
A brief overview of the center and its activities.
Provides a guide to the House, a listing of officers, a chart showing the strength of each party in the House, a list of members, and links to related sites.
Contains a listing of the Prime Minister's speeches, press conferences, activities, etc.? Also included on this site are the 1996 diplomatic "blue book", several "white papers", statistics from various agencies, and links to several newspapers.
Complies a huge listing of information on the internet on various aspects of Buddhism, including Buddhist texts translations, journals and newsletters, databases, art, ftp sites, and tibetan studies.
Church & Theory
Comprehensive resources about Japanese christianity.
Bibliography of Japanese Sociology Database
A database of bibliographic information of sociological literature either written by Japanese researchers or published in Japan.
The Ohara Institute for Social Research, Hosei University
One of the oldest research institutes in the fields of social science in Japan.? Provides 300,000 literatures about social and labor issues.
Social Opinion Research Database
Survey results conducted by the Japan Sociological Society.
The statistics bureau coordinates the statistical activities of Japan's government bodies.? This site provides an extensive amount of statistics in a variety of fields including economic, demographic, income, labor, prices, etc.
Compiled by the National Diet Library, “Statistical Materials for Learning about Japan” is an English-language guide to statistical information about Japan. It introduces major statistical materials on Japan written in English, or in both.
A free daily forum to discuss Japanese history, culture, religion, and society, including contemporary political, diplomatic, security, and economic issues.
Contains the full text of the 1994 publication by the LoC. Provides a general overview of Japan including: history, education, economy, government, etc.
Links to comprehensive online information resources in and about Japan.
Information about the APEC Study Centers located at ten universities and two research institutions in Japan.
A directory of Japanese internet pages. J.O.Y. listings are made through submission and mostly consist of personal pages or small businesses.