Study Resources

    An extremely useful resource for the intermediate reader that uses dHTML to provide English glosses for Japanese texts the user provides
  • Genki Flash Cards
    quizzes for hiragana, katakana, and basic vocabulary
  • Japanese I
    Introductory Japanese course from the MIT OpenCourseware website. This course focuses on helping students develop their speaking and listening abilities as well as teaching them basic reading and writing skills.
  • Japanese Online
    free online language lessons
    from Pacific Software company


  • Jim Breen’s Japanese-English Dictionary Server
    One of the most full-featured kanji resources on the web.∼jwb/cgi-bin/wwwjdic.cgi?1C
  • Keiko Schneider’s Bookmarks
    extensive collection of annotated and up-to-date links on Japanese language learning & teaching, Japanese news, media & culture.


  • Explore Japan
    from the Japanese National Tourist Organization
  • Yomiuri Shimbun
    Asahi Shimbun online
  • NHK
    Japan’s public broadcasting station
  • Studio Ghibli
    Miyazaki Hayoa-san’s anime studio