Learning Japanese

Handbook of Learning Japanese and Life in Japan

Agency for Cultural Affairs

Learn Japanese

NHK World-Japan

Learning Japanese culture and Japanese language

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

Websites, online tools and ideas for Japanese learners

The Japan Foundation: NIHONGO eNA

Videos for learning Japanese

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

Learning Japanese through Japanese Anime and Manga

The Japan Foundation: Japanese in Anime & Manga

Japanese phrases used for nursing and caring

The Japan Foundation: Nihongo de Care-Navi

Online Japanese Study: hiragana/katakana character sets, explanation of Japanese grammar, etc.


You can practice hiragana/katakana characters, conjugation of verbs, postpositional particles, etc.


A system that adds hiragana characters above kanji characters on websites that you want to view is available.


Japanese language tests

Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT)

Japan Educational Exchanges and Services

Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students(EJU)

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 andreceive support for learning school subjects in Japanese such as mathematics, social studies, and English, through the Internet

NICO Project

Website providing information on Japanese culture for children in multiple languages

Kids Web Japan

Educational materials for children learning Japanese

Japanese language texts for junior high school students (downloading& printing free of charge)

Chugakusei no Nihongo GakkoSeikatsu-hen – GaikokuniTsunagari no Aru Seito no Tame no Nihongo – Japanese for Junior High School Students Step 1 – Life in School

Supplementary educational materials for learning social studies for foreign students (civics, Japanese history, world history and geography)

Faculty of Foreign Languages, Himeji Dokkyo University