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Articles on Japan
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News and Media in Japan
Recommended Reading on Japan
Travel Information for Japan

Featured Articles on Living, Working, Studying, Traveling, and Volunteering in Japan

Living Abroad in Japan by Ruthy Kanagy

Living and Working in Japan Teaching English as an Expatriate by Camille Bromley
Moving and Living in Tokyo, Japan by Rebecca Combs Tilhou
Island Fever in Okinawa by Mary Richardson
Absorb Japan’s Language and Culture in Tokyo by Karin Ling
Teaching English in Japan How to Find an English Teaching Job from Inside Japan by Dominic Woodman
A step-by-step guide to finding the major types of English teaching jobs in Japan, from choosing a place of work to getting your work visa.
Getting Started Teaching English in Japan: What to Expect by John Sheldon
You Can Do It... Teaching English in Japan: Honest, Practical, and Up-to-Date Information by Andrew “Maps” Curtis
Teaching English and Living in Japan by Lindy Sinka 
Live, Learn, and Teach English in Japan by Christopher P. Cotter
Teaching English in Japan: How to Get Started and What to Expect by Jo Ebisujima
A Teaching Career in Japan: Opportunities at Colleges and Universities by Aaron Paulson
Japan's JET Programme: Join the Leading Program for Teaching English in Japan by Laura Mann
Teach English in Japan with the JET Exchange Program: A Generous Invitation to Get to Know Japan by Aaron Paulson
Point Your Cursor to a Job in Japan: A Comprehensive, Step-by-Step Guide to Finding Work by Celeste Heiter
The Japanese Job Interview by Mike Jones
Working in Japan: What to Expect in the Japanese Workplace by Mike Jones
Teaching English in Japan: The Internet Job Search by AJ Hoge
Adjusting to Living in a New Culture: An English Teaching Assistant's Introduction to Japan by Gabrielle Wallace
Short-Term Contracts Teaching English in Japan by Matthew Hernon
Tutoring English in Japan by Adrienne McPhail
Volunteer Vacations in Japan with WWOOF by Matt Uchimaru
Solo Travel in Japan by Lies Ouwerkerk
Feeling Welcome in Japan by Nancy Penrose
The Three Best Hot Spring Resorts in Japan by Stephen Carr
Japan’s Healing Waters by John Lander
Travel to the Hut of Basho by William Orem
Visiting Hiroshima: Stay at the World Friendship Center by Jeanette Hurt

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 Expatriate Websites and Resources for Japan

The City-Cost Q&A is a forum through which users can get their questions about life in Japan answered by other users in a real-time setting, as well as being a medium through which users can interact with one another.

Expat.com is a worldwide directory of blogs related to expatriate life, with listings for Japan.

Expatriates.com is an online community for expatriates and has a section on Japan with classified ads, links, and a bulletin board.

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 News and Media in Japan

Asahi.com is an English language newspaper.

Online Newspapers lists over 1000 links to online newspapers worldwide, including Japan.

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 Recommended Reading on Japan
Japan Eyewitness Travel Guides
Lonely Planet Japan
The Rough Guide to Japan
Japan: Its History and Culture
Living Abroad in Japan
Fodor's Japan
Fodor's Exploring Japan
Frommer's Japan
National Geographic Traveler: Japan
A Practical Guide to Living in Japan: Everything You Need to Know to Successfully Settle In
Culture Shock! Japan: A Guide to Customs and Etiquette
The Japanese Way: Aspects of Behavior, Attitudes, and Customs of the Japanese

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 Travel Information on Japan
Explore Japan is an online travel guide to Japan by the Japanese National Tourist Organization.
Lonely Planet Worldguide provides a lot of useful travel information, with a section on Asia, including Japan.
Rough Guides Destinations offer a lot of useful travel advice and information for most countries, with a section on Japan.

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