Helpful Links
Google

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly.

General – Japanese

Jim Breen’s Japanese Links

Nafai’s Japanese language page

Japan Foundation a variety of resources and articles about Japanese language education overseas

JapanesePod101 Japanese pod cast lessons with lots of supporting materials

All Japanese, All the Time

Academic papers on learning

How to Read Japanese Manga

Wikipedia on Japanese

Wikipedia in Japanese

Japanese at About.com

Japan guide

Japanese language.org

FargleWeb

Knowledge Hound

 

Installing Japanese

Ajax IME

Declan’s guide to installing IME

 

Dictionaries/Online translation

Jim Breen's Excellent Dictionary, Kanji lookup and Translation tools

alc Japanese dictionary and more

Wakan Dictionary

Rikaichan Cursor hover dictionary/reading tool

Advanced Japanese Grammar

http://www.declan-software.com/japanese_ime/

Rikai

OmegaJi Project

Reading Tutor - Toolbox

Excite

http://www.yamasa.cc/members/ocjs/ka...nPage?OpenForm

WaKan Project Website – Download

Google Translate


Learn Online/Courses

Free Ebooks

Rocket Japanese 

Pera Pera Penguin : Columns : DAILY YOMIURI ONLINE (The Daily Yomiuri)

Teach Yourself Japanese

http://japanese.about.com/library/blpod.htm - Phrase of the Day archives on About.com

TheJapanesePage.com

Genki Exercises

renshuu.org (練習.org) - Duke University

J-PREP: Japanese Study Tool

J-PREP Traveller: Trip Preparation Japanese Study

Nihongo O Narau

nihongo de carenavi

www.studyjapanese.org

http://www.nihongoresources.com/

http://www.kanjistep.com/

http://www.japanese-nihongo.com/monthly/index.html

http://www.japanese-nihongo.com/lesson/index.html


Learn Japanese Basic videos

Lesson 01 - I'm Yan

Lesson 02 - What's That

Lesson 03 - There's a Cat

Lesson 04 - Where is it

Lesson 05 - Please give me some stamps

Lesson 06 - Please turn left at the next corner

Lesson 07 - May I look at this  

Lesson 08 - May I write with a pencil  

Lesson 09 - She gets up at 6 o'clock every morning  

Lesson 10 - He doesn't drink milk

 

Kana

Hiragana table

Katakana table

Wikipedia on hiragana

Wikipedia on katakana

Hiragana and katakana drill, learn kana fast and easy!

PDF kana print out

Kanji Game

QUIS - Silabario japonés katakana

QUIS - Silabario japonés hiragana

KanaSensei

Real Kana - Practice Hiragana and Katakana

 

Kanji

Kanji Coffee Site devoted to reviewing the kanji as taught by Heisig.

Kanji Animated Stroke Orders Animated stroke orders ("Copy/Paste/Find" for easiest use)

Kanji Kentei prep materials specifically the 学習ステップ books.

Free Online Graph Paper Customizable free online graph paper.

King Kanji

The Kanji Site

Kanji Game

The Kanji Clinic

Software and more

The Chain Method

Kanji Town Method

Top 2000 Kanji

Kanji Search

Romaji Translator - Translate kanji to romaji

Japanese-Kanji.com - Drill the Kanji

Real Kanji - Practice Kanji

Art of writing japanese kanji and kana - All for your japanese studies!


Remembering the Kanji 

Remembering the Kanji  

Free ebook (first 276 frames)  

Reviewing the Kanji

 

Grammar

All Japanese Grammar Database Advanced, but comprehensive

Tae Kim's Grammar

Wikipedia on Japanese grammar

A logical Japanese grammar

The Japanese Page - simple bite sized grammar

Jref grammar

Japanese grammar

http://www.japanese-nihongo.com/grammar/index.html

Culture

Japanese links

 

JLPT Resources

JLPT Resources

Meguro JLPT Resources (scroll down the page)

JLPT Study

JLPT Kanji Project - Japanese study tool

renshuu.org (練習.org) - Japanese Language Proficiency Test

http://www.kanjisite.com/html/start/jlpt/

 

Jetro Test

http://www.jetro.go.jp/en/bjt/ - Explanation of the BJT Business Japanese Proficiency Test


Flashcards

Polarcloud – printable kanji and kana flashcards

A Logical Japanese Grammar - printable kanji cards

Anki Flashcards

Twinkle Flashcards (for the Palm Pilot)

Mnemosyne Flashcards

 

News

Tokyo Broadcast System News in Japanese

Asahi shimbun

Wikipedia News in Japanese

http://www.yomiuri.co.jp/

http://www.nhk.or.jp/daily/english/

http://www.ntv.co.jp/news/index.html

 

Forums

How to Learn Any Language forums

super-fast vocabulary techniques

The Japanese Page Forum

Japan Today Forum language forum of website dedicated to all things Japan 

Japan Reference Forum

JapanesePod101 Forum  

WordReference Forum 

Yahoo Group RTK

JLPT Study Forum

Kanji Coffee Forum


Miscellaneous

Supermemo

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan (MOFA)

http://www.shugiintv.go.jp/en/ - House of Representatives videos

http://www.jal.co.jp/jaltv/ - JAL site with lots of small videos

Virtual Japanese House - Japanese Houses - Virtual Culture - Kids Web Japan - Web Japan

~*himura-KAORU.com*~ [Real Media Anime & J-drama Episodes]

Friends

Just kids furniture

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