Japanese Culture

Blogs about Japan

  • Tofugu A wild and wacky Japanese blog ran by former WU grads. Features a fresh approach to learning Japanese.
  • Neojaponisme An academic look into Japanese pop and alternative cultures.

General Culture

  • Japan Reference A good starting location for a wide variety of Japanese cultural topics.
  • GoJapanGo Another starting point for exploring Japanese culture.
  • A Country Study: Japan Library of Congress' collection information on Japan.
  • The blurb: Learn more about Japanese culture around the world and explore the opportunities you have as a Japanese language learner!  


  • Style Arena Tokyo Street Style fashion blog, with photos categorized by city section.


  • Brovision Free streaming video clips about life in Japan.