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Japan Society

Japan Society (English)
Japan Society owns and manages this website. The Japan Society provides information and resources on Japan to schools in the UK, helps schools in Japan and the UK make links and gives small grants for Japanese projects taking place in the UK. 

For more information about how the Japan Society supports school links and what is involved in developing an exchange, please have a look at the Japan Society School Links pages.

General General 
UK in Japan (Japanese)
UK in Japan (English)
The official site of British Government organisations in Japan, including the British Embassy. Information about politics, culture, education, economy, travel.

Embassy of Japan in the UK (English)
Embassy of Japan in the UK (Japanese)
Japan related events in the UK, Embassy programmes.

KidsWeb Japan (English)
KidsWeb Japan(Japanese)
Information on all aspects of Japanese life and culture.

Japan Guide (English)
Lots of useful information about Japanese life.

Igirisu What's On (Japanese)
Travel, events and cultural information.

Visit Britain (English) 
Visit Britain (Japanese)
Tourist and travel information for the UK. The official UK tourist site.

Japan National Tourist Organisation (English)
Tourist and travel information for Japan.

Japan Foundation London Language Centre (English)
Support for UK schools teaching Japanese.


GOV.UK (English)
The official site of the UK government.    

                Japanese Government (Japanese)
Japanese Government (English)
The site for the Prime Minister of Japan and his Cabinet. 

The UK Royal Family (English)
News and pictures from Royal Events, history etc.

Imperial Family of Japan (Japanese)
Imperial Family of Japan (English)

Sport Sport

Popular Culture Popular Culture
Harry Potter (Warner Brothers Films) (English)
Harry Potter (Warner Brothers Films) (Japanese)

Harry Potter (Bloomsbury Books) (English)

KidsWeb Japan (English)
KidsWeb Japan (Japanese)
Daily life in Japan, what's cool, school life, festivals and holidays etc.

The Japan Forum (Japanese) 
The Japan Forum (English)
 Includes photos and information on the daily lives of young people in Japan.

Japan Guide (English)
The Japan Guide has links to all aspects of life in Japan. This page is about different foods.

Igirisu What's On (Japanese)
Introduction to typical UK food, with taste tests of different brands.

News News
NHK (Japanese)
NHK (English)
Japan Broadcasting Corporation website.

BBC (English)
British Broadcasting Corporation website.

News - BBC children's site (English)

Maincihi News for Elementary School Children (Japanese)

The Japan Times (English)

Asahi News (Japanese)
Asahi News (English)

The Times (English)

Japan Weather Association (Japanese)
Japan Weather Association (English)
Weather and satellite images from Japan.

Met Office
Weather and satellite images from the UK.

More links to Japan-related websites are available on the Japan Society website.