Japan Information

2020/4/15

Introducing Japan and its government

About Japan - General Information about Japan by the Government
Learn about the basic information on Japan as well as cultural and useful travel information for Japan. 

We are TOMODACHI (Friends)
Official web magazine that introduces Japan’s attractions and its deep and multifaceted ties with the rest of the world to our country’s friends (tomodachi) across the globe.

Find Your Japan by Cabinet Secretariat

JAPAN - Where tradition meets the future by JNTO

JAPAN HOUSE concept movie by JAPAN HOUSE


Prime Minister of Japan and His Cabinet
The Government of Japan by Cabinet Public Relations Office, Cabinet Secretariat,
Government Directory
This page contains links to websites for the Cabinet, Ministries and Agencies, the Diet, the Supreme Court and other government agencies.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA)
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI)
Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) 
Ministry of Agriculture Forestry and Fishery (MAFF)
Ministry of Education , Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)
Ministry of Defense and Self Defense Forces (MOD)
Ministry of Justice (MOJ)
Ministry of Environment (MOE)

Agency for Curtural Affairs
 
Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)
Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)
Japan National Tourist Organization (JNTO)

Economy & Technology

ABENOMICS
For future growth, for future generations, and for a future Japan. “I will break down any and all walls looming ahead of the Japanese economy and map out a new trajectory for growth. This is precisely the mission of Abenomics.” —Prime Minister ABE Shinzo Updated in March 2020

Japan's Regional Charm by Cabinet Secretariat 

Japan's Technology by Cabinet Secretariat

Innovation Japan by Cabinet Secretariat 

Invest Japan by Cabinet Secretariat

Realizing Society 5.0 by Cabinet Secretariat

Made in New Japan by Cabinet Office

JETRO Japanese External Trading Organization

Japan's Official Development Assistance

JICA Japan International Cooperation Agency

Miraikan - National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation

JAPAN HOUSE LONDON - Stories

Visit Japan

Travel Plan Maker by JAPAN - Where tradition meets the future (JNTO)

Interviews Visitor Reviews of Japan - Where tradition meets the future  (JNTO)

Visiting Japan Portal by the Government of Japan

Japan. Endless Discovery by Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO)

Food & Travel by Web Japan (MOFA)

Foreign Press Center Japan for foreign press
The Foreign Press Center Japan (FPCJ) helps foreign journalists gather news in Japan, and conducts journalist fellowship and other programs so that people in the world will have a better understanding of Japan. FPCJ is a non-profit foundation through funding provided by the Nihon Shimbun Kyokai (Japan Newspaper Publishers & Editors Association) and Keidanren (Japan Business Federation). 

A DAILY LIFE SUPPORT PORTAL FOR FOREIGN NATIONALS by Ministry of Justice (MOJ)

Japan Visitor Hotline (JNTO)

Culture

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
As a result of the postponement of the Games due to COVID-19, the new dates for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games are 23 July to 8 August 2021.

Olympic Channel
Olympic Channel is an over-the-top Internet television service operated by the International Olympic Committee.

Agency for Cultural Affairs
Cultural properties are invaluable assets for the people of Japan. We pass them down to the next generation, and take the initiative to make them publicly available and promote engagement.

Japan Media Arts Festival
The Japan Media Arts Festival is a comprehensive festival of Media Arts (Media Geijutsu in Japanese) that honors outstanding works from a diverse range of media – from animation and comics to media art and games.

Japan Foundation (Institution of Cultural Exchange Program)
The Japan Foundation is Japan's only institution dedicated to carrying out comprehensive international cultural exchange programs throughout the world.

Web Japan
Gateway for anything about Japan Web Japan provides information about Japan including facts, fun and new trends, traditional and pop culture, science and technology, food, travel, and life style.

Japan Brand
Introduction to the Authentic Japanese Products

JAPAN HOUSE 
​JAPAN HOUSE operates three such hubs, in London, Los Angeles, and Sao Paolo. Each hub features an exhibition space, a multi-purpose space with theater facilities, a retail space, food and drink, books, online connectivity, and a cafe space. The project merges together these functions, and the activities they enable, to introduce a variety of themes, in detail and with substance: the future of tradition, the passion of popular culture, the power of advanced technology, and the diverse appeal of Japanese food. Activities are designed to appeal to as wide an audience as possible, including those with no previous interest in Japan.

Niponica ( にぽにか )
"Niponica" is a web magazine that introduces modern Japan to people all over the world.

Nipponia(にっぽにあ)
"NIPPONIA" is a quarterly web magazine that introduces modern Japan to people all over the world.

Kids Web Japan
Kids Web Japan provides fun content that helps children learn about Japan. The site is widely used in elementary and middle school classrooms around the world.

National Archives Modern Architecture
Japanese modern architecture occupies an important position in the arts and culture world, but for a long time there were no proper systems in place for passing on its academic, historic, and artistic value for future generations...

Japan Cultural Envoy
Since 2003, the Agency for Cultural Affairs has been appointing people committed to cultural activities such as artists, cultural specialists and so on, as “Japan Cultural Envoys”.

Education : Studying in Japan & Learning Japanese etc.

Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO)


Study in Japan by Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO)
Essential guide for international students considering study in Japan

JAPAN Study Support 
Information for International Students

JET Programme - Japan Exchange & Teaching Program (JET)
JET is aimed at promoting grass-roots international exchange between Japan and other nations.

Japan Foundation (Institution of Cultural Exchange Program)
To cultivate friendship and ties between Japan and the world, the Japan Foundation creates global opportunities to foster friendship, trust, and mutual understanding through culture, language, and dialogue.
 

JF Japanese E-Learning by Japan Foundation
Minato is a Japanese language learning platform. Minato means a "Port". Here at Minato, a place to learn and meet other like-minded people, we invite you to expand your understanding and knowledge of Japan, Japanese people, and the Japanese language.

Erin's Challenge! I can speak Japanese by Japan Foundation

Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture by Japan Foundation

Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) by Japan Foundation 
JLPT is a test to measure and certify the Japanese-language proficiency of those whose native language is not Japanese.

A DAILY LIFE SUPPORT PORTAL FOR FOREIGN NATIONALS