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|||Brinckmann - Japanese Society and Culture in Perspective | English|
Topics, essays, multimedia presentations about Japan's society and culture at the beginning of the 21st century. Issues include national identity, pork-barrel construction projects, social alienation, rise of nationalism. By author and commentator Hans Brinckmann.
(Hits: 5,188 Listed: 11/05/2006)
|||Hanami Web | English | Japanese|
Privately maintained site about Japanese lifestyle and traditions. Over 120 articles on modern daily life, history. Biographies, book and movie reviews.
(Hits: 5,189 Listed: 08/30/2005)
|||Japanese culture - A Primer for Newcomers | English|
Descriptions of several major Japanese cultural traits such as uchi-soto, the gaijin complex, honne and tatemae, amae, tate shakei, nihnjin ron, etc. Individually maintained, part of the Japan FAQ.
(Hits: 5,187 Listed: 08/30/2002)
|||Japanese Culture Keywords | English | Japanese|
Brief explanations of Japanese customs, traditional items, and aspects of traditional house.
(Hits: 5,189 Listed: 07/10/2003)
|||Kids Web Japan | English | Japanese|
Introduces Japan to school children overseas. Oriented for ages 10-14. Culture, history, language, etc. Travel info, fun activities. Sponsored by the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) and operated by a Japanese nongovernmental organization.
(Hits: 5,191 Listed: 05/06/2002)
|||Lisa's Japanese Pages | English|
Gateway site to articles and other information on Japanese history, culture, music written by Lisa Shea, who has run a feudal Japan newsletter and wrote most of its content for 12 years. Article topics include bonsai, weapons, bushido, feudal society, Edo, Kabuki, Zen, Ukiyo-e, and more. Photos of dolls, netsuke, sake bottles, origami. Gift-giving guide, culture and origami book reviews.
(Hits: 5,189 Listed: 08/15/2003)
|||Mezase! NATIVE KANSAI-JIN | Japanese|
Guide to Kansai (Osaka region) culture and language. Directory of food and dialects. Analysis of 'boke' and 'tsukkomi' (Japanese slapstick roles), etc. Hanshin earthquake information. English site not found (12/04).
(Hits: 5,188 Listed: 07/17/2003)
|||Nippon.fr | English | Japanese|
Topics on Japanese and French culture, cultural differences. Photo galleries, discussion forums in French and Japanese, Japanese language lessons, directories of webcams, links. Individually-maintained site by French and Japanese couple living in Paris.
(Hits: 5,190 Listed: 12/20/2004)
|||theJapaneseTutor.com | English|
Dedicated to Japanese language and culture. Includes grammar lessons and quizzes, interactive flashcards and quizzes for kana and kanji. Pages on culture topics. Blogsite.
(Hits: 5,190 Listed: 08/06/2010)
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