Learning Japanese

Handbook of Learning Japanese and Life in Japan

Agency for Cultural Affairs Handbook of Learning Japanese and Life in Japan

Learn Japanese Study Japanese at your own pace with reliable and practical language learning materials
from NHK WORLD-JAPAN programs and websites


“Hirogaru, get more of Japan and Japanese” is a site for learning different things about Japan and the Japanese language through your own interests.

The Japan Foundation:Hirogaru, get more of Japan and Japanese

Websites, online tools and ideas for Japanese learners

The Japan Foundation: NIHONGO eNA

Contents Library (Videos)

The Japan Foundation:Erin’s Challenge! I can Speak Japanese.

Learning Japanese through Japanese Anime and Manga .This is an e-learning site that offers a fun way to learn a number of character/genre-based Japanese expressions which appear in anime and manga.

The Japan Foundation: Japanese in Anime & Manga

Japanese phrases used for nursing and caring. Nihongo de Care-navi is a Japanese language-learning tool designed primarily to support people working in the fields of nursing and care-work.

The Japan Foundation: Nihongo de Care-Navi

Japanese language tests

Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT)

Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) the Japan Foundation and Japan Educational Exchanges and Services

Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students(EJU)

JASSO Japan Student Services Organization

Business Japanese Proficiency Test (BJT)

The Japan Kanji Aptitude Testing Foundation

Japanese learning for children

Educational assistance service in which non-Japanese children can take classes provided by Japanese language education experts and receive support for learning school subjects in Japanese such as mathematics, social studies, and English, through the Internet

NICO Project Everywhere Online Japanese Lesson

Website providing information on Japanese culture for children in multiple languages

Kids Web Japan Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan