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Yomiuri Shinbun

Yomiuri Shinbun is one of the largest newspaper publications in Japan. In addition to their online publications in both Japanese and English, they also have web portals for Health, Sports, and one devoted to the Yomiuri Giants.

Contributed on 2012/06/15



Japan's Biggest Social Networking Site

Contributed on 2012/03/15

japan times

ジャパンタイムズ The Japan Times

The major English language daily in Japan.

Check out the shorter version, The Japan Times Weekly, a 20-page weekly, with core coverage and in-depth analysis of major world and domestic events.

Contributed on 2012/03/15


Japan's #1 shopping site. Buy hard to find Japanese products. Also, see Rakuten's Ranking Page to see top selling products across electronics, sake, mens and women's clothing, beauty products, food, shoes, jewelery and more.

Contributed on 2012/01/15

Yahoo Japan

Yahoo Portal Japan

The Yahoo portal is a popular destination in Japan. It has the #1 traffic rank in Japan where visitors average 16 minutes surfing the site.

Contributed on 2012/01/15

Asahi's Vox

朝日新聞の天声人語, Asahi Shinbun's Vox Populi Vox Dei

Here's Asahi Shinbun's popular daily commentary. Written in traditional style, you can get a glimpse of the main conversation that the Japanese are having today.

Contributed on 2011/12/15

Google News Japan

Google Japan News

Contributed on 2011/10/15

Google Search Japan

Google Japan Search

Contributed on 2011/10/15

Search, post to your wall, or tweet in Japanese!

Type in Japanese