Language Learning Center

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.


  • Japanese Street The longest running English language Japanese fashion blog on the net.
  • Style Arena Tokyo Street Style fashion blog, with photos categorized by city section.