A Tiny Page on or about Japan
Web pages on specific subjects have an odd way of being born by my hand: They almost always start life out as a
simple scratch-pad of sorts for handy URLs that are of interest to me personally or relate to my computer habit...er,
work. This page is no exception. Hopefully it will stay tiny....then again, maybe not!
- Jim Breen's Page, head of the EDICT project.
- A mirror of Jim Breen's nihongo archive is also available here. It contains all sorts of goodies like JWP, the
Windows freeware program that allows you to type in Japanese, print vertically, etc. as well as EDICT, Jim
Breen's Japanese-English dictionary.
- Jeffrey Friedl's excellent Japanese/English Dictionary - Gateway
- Ken Lunde's Home Page, author of O'Reilly's Understanding Japanese Information Processing which is the
book to get if you want to know about processing CJK (Chinese-Japanese-Korean) data. It's successor, CJKV Information Processing, does even better.
- The sci.lang.japan FAQ.
- Ken Lunde's brand new CJK
Character Set Server.
- The CJK.INF
file, an on-line companion to Understanding Japanese Infomation
Processing, also by Ken Lunde.
- Some Kana Sheets in postscript printer-ready format from the German-Japanese Association.
- MIT's Kanji (and Kana) Lessons which require you to use
a Japanese-capable web browser for the full effect.
- Installing and running Japanese language programs on your Linux box! By the Tokyo Linux Users Group.
- Nihongo list archives.
- Count Down TV which is the top 100 countdown of current popular music in Japan.
- Tokyo FM was Tokyo's first commercial radio station, established in 1970. Complete with music charts.
- Mid Japan, is a
radio station broadcasting news in English and Japanese over Real Audio.
Click on "News" to get to the RealAudio interface.
- FM Yokohama 84.7 broadcasts
some of their programming via RealAudio as well.
- Impress Radio has a bunch of stations on RealAudio.
- All about PHS, yes, those cute little phones that everyone in Japan seems to have.
- For people interested in reading Japanese literature, you'll find
Akira Kitauchi's archive a
valuable resource (Japanese only!).
Last HTML revision: 7 November, 1999.