Japanese Culture Links
Kids Web Japan - This is the most amazing site for Japanese out there. It touches on just about every aspect of Jpn culture using real photos, animation, quizzes and games.
Deai: The Lives of Seven Japanese High School Students - Check out the essays, photos and video clips of these students in Japan.
Deai Photo Essay Cafe - Just like the original Deai, these are essays and photos, but from students from around the world who are studying Japanese.
A Day with Kentaro - Experience a day in the life of a Japanese child and his family. This photo-essay conveys information about Japanese society and culture, and provides insights into everyday Japanese life.
The Lives of Japanese Primary School Students - The students of Grade 6 Class 1 (same as Year 7 in NZ) introduce themselves and their school.
Key aspects of Japan - Learn about Japanese life and culture. The topics are sorted into three categories: traditional Japan, modern Japan, and nature.
The Japan FAQ - This is an interesting amateur, matter-of-fact site about traveling to Japan as of 2004. Good links at the bottom.
The Hayao Miyazaki Web - Creator of Totoro, Spirited Away, Kiki, Princess Mononoke, etc
How to use a Japanese-style Toilet - A funny, animated, graphic (PG rated) depiction of how to use a Jpn toilet.
Stanford University - JGuide Directory Home - Links to Arts & Entertainment, Health & Medicine, Business & Economics, Language, Literature & History, Computers & Internet, Law & Regulation, Education & Academia, Science & Technology, Employment & Study in Japan, Society & Culture, Government & Politics, Travel & Daily Living.
Lonely Planet-Japan - A comprehensive guide for Jpn culture and travel to Japan.
Japan National Tourist Organization - Another comprehensive guide for Jpn culture and travel to Japan.
Japan Reference - Another comprehensive guide for Jpn culture and travel to Japan.
Yamasa.org - Japan - Another comprehensive guide for Jpn culture and travel to Japan.
Japan - go.japan.about.com - Another comprehensive guide for Jpn culture and travel to Japan.
Outdoor Japan - Your guide to travel and the outdoors in Japan - A guide to travel and the outdoors in Japan.
Japan-guide.com - Japan Travel and Living Guide - Another comprehensive guide for Jpn culture and travel to Japan.
CIA The World Factbook: Japan - Go to "Select a Country" and pull down to "Japan"; has all the stats you'll need to know about Japan. Check out some of the other countries too!
Web Japan - Somewhat limited, but there are some useful links to other sites for Jpn culture, geography, language and arts.