Living & Studying in Japan

Map & Travel
[ Yahoo! Maps | Japan Travel Updates (Japan National Tourist Organization) | World Electric Power Guide | Japan National Tourist Organization: | Guide to Japan, Getting Around, Places to Stay, Eating Out | Things to Do, Regional Travel Plans, Regional Tourist Guides ]

(JNTO) Directories
[ TOWNPAGE: About Japan: Japan Close-up (Japanese Traditional Culture, Japanese Food, Four Seasons in Japan); Japanese Customs (Annual Events in Japan, Wedding Etiquette, Funeral Etiquette) | Discover Japan (Touring Tips) | Live in Japan (Useful Information & Practical Japanese), Business in Japan, Route Search | Japan Telephone Directory | NTT Townpage (Telephone directory) | NTT Communications ]

Living, Studying and Working in Japan
[ Index of Japan | | Japan Travel and Living Guide | Stockton's Links To Japan | Schauwecker's Guide to Japan
Cabinet Office | Statistics | JAPAN ECONOMIC FOUNDATION | JGuide (Stanford University guide to Japan information resources) | Japan Studies: Digital Library (Academic Info) | WWWs for historians who are interested in Japanese History ]

Places to Visit
[ City Guides in Japan | Tokyo City Guide | Osaka City | GeoLink Kyoto | Nara City Information Network | Kawagoe City (good for a Day-Return Trip from Tokyo) | Kamakura Virtual Tour | Kamakura (good for a Day-Return Trip from Tokyo) | Nikko: Toshogu Shrine ]

Helpful Japanese Sites
[ KABUKI for EVERYONE | Sumo Wrestling | The Beauty of the Japanese Gardens | JT NET Kimono Hypertext | Traditional Japan- Key Aspects of Japan | Mishima Yukio Cyber Museum | Bristol Japan Club | Food and Drink (Bristol Japan Club) ]

Festivals in Japan

On January the 1st Japanese celebrate New Year's Day
quietly at home. Young girls like to visit shrine in Kimono.

March the 3rd is Girls' Festival. Parents wish
their daughters' health by displaying dolls of
ancient Prince and Pincess.

May the 5th is Boys' Festival.
Parents wish their boys' health by displaying
a Samurai doll and carp streamers.

Kawagoe-City is famouse for its warehouse-style buildings,
and is ideal for a day-return trip from Tokyo.
Click here to visit its offical homepage.

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About Author
Electronic Papers: in Engish and in Japanese
Lectures and Seminars at Takushoku University
Lecture 1: Information Network Society
Lecture 2: The History of Economic Thought
Seminars at Takushoku University: Japanese only

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