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COOLEST OF COOL JAPAN

Japan Visito The Last Samurai
Review by Owen Grieb: "Though very much the Hollywood blockbuster, The Last Samurai, led by a sword-wielding, shaggy-bearded Tom Cruise, provides an interesting insight into mid-nineteenth century Japan..." ... vote
User Comment: Visit Japan!
Tokyo Disneyland
Official site provides information about attractions and schedules, updates, and more. ... vote
User Comment: sure, its mickey
Stereo Photo Gallery
Shows stereoscopic pairs, topography pairs and fractal pairs with instructions on how to view them. ... vote
User Comment: Awesome
Ebetsu City
Located in Hokkaido's Ishikari region. ... vote
User Comment: Ishikari is beautiful
O-BIC (Osaka Business and Investment Center)
Promotes foreign direct investment in Osaka and other areas of the Japanese market by offering in-depth assistance and expert advice specifically tailored to the individual requirements of each organization. ... vote
User Comment: Osaka

GOVERNMENT

City of Bibai
Located in Hokkaido's Sorachi district. ... vote
User Comment: Looks Fun
Embassy of Japan in the United Kingdom
Located in the Piccadilly area of central London. ... vote
User Comment: Visit the UK Today!
Ebetsu City
Located in Hokkaido's Ishikari region. ... vote
User Comment: Ishikari is beautiful
Chiryu
Aichi Prefecture-based town. ... vote
User Comment: The Far North
Musashino
Part of the western Tokyo suburbs, Japanese content only. ... vote
User Comment: Run here and feel good

REAL ESTATE

Sugimoto System Plan Co. Ltd.
Offers consulting and structural development for imported housing makers attempting to enter the Japanese market.
Chiba Japan Beach Home For Sale
This Amazing property sits 1.5 hours door to door from Tokyo Station by local express train Wakashio. The virtually private neighborhood has a colleciton of cute cottages and homes that are occupied full-time and seasonally.
Fukuoka Soft Research Park
Project being developed by a number of high-tech manufacturers and and information industry companies to become the leading center for transmitting information and the R&D stronghold of Japanese information industry.
U & I Guest House
Offers apartments and guest house rooms in Nerima Ward, Tokyo and Kawagoe area of Saitama Prefecture.
Hoyo Tokyo
Offers fully furnished studios and other apartments on a monthly or weekly basis in central Tokyo.

POP CULTURE

Mark Schilling's Tokyo Ramen
Reviews and articles about Japanese films and pop culture by Mark Schilling, reviewer for The Japan Times and reporter for Screen International. ... vote
User Comment: Movie reviews
Japan Deaf Evangel Mission
Organization which seeks to spread the gospel to deaf people by translating the Bible from Greek and Hebrew into Japanese Sign Language. ... vote
User Comment: Help and Learn about the Deaf
CyberJapan TV
Mitomi Tokoto and Pioneer Pro DJ present CJTV, a Japanese online magazine since 1996. A bi-lingual guide to Tokyoâ¿¿s pop culture world featuring monthly cover girls, club guides, event listings, and fashion. ... vote
User Comment: The Cyber Japan Dancers!
Namazu Net
Offers tableware, tea ceremony ware, and works from distinguished Japanese ceramic artists at reasonable prices. ... vote
User Comment: Cool Ceramics Here
Gay Net Japan
The oldest online community in Japan for gay people. ... vote
User Comment: Feel Welcome Here

BUSINESS

JR East (East Japan Railway Company)
Operator of railways and hotels, warehousing, logistics, travel agency business, and more.\ ... vote
User Comment: The Train, Catch the Train!
O-BIC (Osaka Business and Investment Center)
Promotes foreign direct investment in Osaka and other areas of the Japanese market by offering in-depth assistance and expert advice specifically tailored to the individual requirements of each organization. ... vote
User Comment: Osaka
Tokyo Disneyland
Official site provides information about attractions and schedules, updates, and more. ... vote
User Comment: sure, its mickey
ABC Solar Inc sells and installs solar electric systems
ABC Solar is is focused on selling solar photovoltaic systems in California and Japan. ... vote
User Comment: Great Solar Dudes!
Electric Obiland
US seller of Japanese music pressings from ABBA to Zappa. Rare and collectible records and CDs. ... vote
User Comment: Old School Music Business
ENTERTAINMENT

International Adventure Club
Tokyo-based organization with over 300 members organizing a wide range of exciting outdoor activities to explore the Japanese countryside and mountains. ... vote
User Comment: The club
Samurai Hash House Harriers
Floundered in May 1984, group located in Kanagawa Prefecture. ... vote
User Comment: Get your sword
No Plays
Provides technical terms for Noh plays, glossary of terms, and Japanese texts and English translations of 13 Noh Dramas from the medieval period. ... vote
User Comment: No Plays at all!
Tsunami
An ancient Japanese and a medieval European world. Features detailed information on game play together with resources. ... vote
User Comment: Old Mud is good MUD
Japanese Fireworks Homepage
Information of fireworks (hanabi) events throughout Japan. ... vote
User Comment: Cool site
SCIENCE

Guide to Japanese Visas
Provides information about immigration in Japan and the applications procedure. ... vote
User Comment: Visa details here
Super-Kamiokande
Joint Japan-US large underground water Cherenkov detector used mostly for study of atmospheric neutrinos, solar neutrinos and proton (nucleon) decay. ... vote
User Comment: Undergound Looking UP
Matsushita Institute of Government and Management
Provides 3-year graduate-level program that provides opportunities for associates to learn through academic study and practical work experience. ... vote
User Comment: Go Study here
SPAD: Signaling Pathway Database
Diagrams of pathways, linking to sequences of growth factors, cytokines and hormones, and to their genetic information. Part of project at the Graduate School of Genetic Resources Technology, Kyushu University, Japan. ... vote
User Comment: The Man from SPAD!
Nakai Immigration Services
Specializes in visa & immigration procedures in Japan. Site is in English, Chinese, Indonesian, Japanese and Spanish. ... vote
User Comment: It is not scientific
ART

Basho Haiku from Japan
A mesmerizing List. ... vote
User Comment: Make your own Haiku!
Okuyuki's 3D Photo Gallery
Personal exhibits of 3D photos. Japanese landscape, flowers, portraits, and more. ... vote
User Comment: Very Cool
Generator Gawl
Japanese-language site offers info about characters, storyline, staff, goods, studio, and more ... vote
User Comment: Yea! Its Real
Clubs Japan
List of various clubs in Tokyo. ... vote
User Comment: Cool Site
Cherry Blossom Gardens & Japanese Gifts
Offer Japanese garden supplies and garden ornaments, lanterns, rain chains, bamboo fountains, and more from its base in New Prague, MN. ... vote
User Comment: japanese Gifts
ACTORS

IMDB: Ken Watanabe
Filmography, biography and photographs of the Japanese actor noted for his portrayal of Samurai. ... vote
User Comment: Yes! This is Ken
The Digimon Encyclopedia
Series information, US/Japanese timelines, interviews with voice actors, episode reviews, fan fiction, fan art, and soundtrack lyrics. ... vote
User Comment: Digimon!
Anime and the Seiyuus
Yahoo! Group for discussing Japanese voice actors, featuring a different Seiyuu every month. ... vote
User Comment: Site is here, where is everyyone?
Anime-Source.Com
Reports on new anime series, conventions, fansub releases, and video games. Also offers reviews, editorials, manga translations, biographies of voice actors, Japanese history, and information about anime being televised in North America. ... vote
User Comment: Cartoons here. (oops) Anime.
Japander.com
Stills and video clips of the actor's appearances in a number of Japanese commercials. ... vote
User Comment: Japanader!


JAPAN NEWSMAKERS


“The benefits of the machine are easy for people to understand, especially after the 2011 nuclear crisis,” says Syouei Wellness sales head Muneaki Furukawa. “It showed that not having access to a reliable source of clean drinking water can itself be a disaster.”
Syouei wellness




“Usually we’d dilute this stuff before drinking it!” said one middle-aged woman, wincing as she slugged down a thumb-size portion of the juice. “It’s incredibly sour!”
Okinawa Aloe




“Upgrading to 4K UHD can pose memory capacity problems due to the high pixel density, so the cropping function can save a great deal of disc space, and let the camera to focus on only what matters to the operator,” says Mr. Tamura.
Sony




Shigeru Yamamoto
"If the country can achieve an H2 reliance of just 2% to 3% over the next 13 years, the impact on business, and on the nation, will be huge."
Kawasaki Heavy




Rather than aquariums, however, most of the firm’s clients are farmers who see the benefits of low power consumption, low heat emission, and the increased safety that LEDs bring, says Meton CEO Hitoshi Tatsuno.
Meton Co., Ltd.




Cowboy@Japan.co.jp

EDUCATION

Tohoku University - Department of Psychology
Information on Faculty of Arts and Letters staff members and research activities. ... vote
User Comment: Shrinks!
McGill MBA Japan
Offering an international MBA program with classes twice a month on weekends in Tokyo at Sophia University's campus. ... vote
User Comment: Yep, It is McGill
Tohoku University - Department of Psychology
Information on Faculty of Arts and Letters staff members and research activities. ... vote
User Comment: Shrinks!
McGill MBA Japan
Offering an international MBA program with classes twice a month on weekends in Tokyo at Sophia University's campus. ... vote
User Comment: Yep, It is McGill

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