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Annual Report 2012/2013 Contact Information and Websites

Contact Information and Websites

The Japan Foundation in Japan

Online Information Sources

Website, E-mail Magazine

The official website of the Japan Foundation contains a variety of useful information including the Japan Foundation programs, upcoming events, program guidelines, Japaneselanguage education materials, reports from past research projects, and links to overseas offices.
■ Japan Foundation Official Website
■ To subscribe the Japan Foundation E-mail Magazine
→ Japan Foundation Official Website → E-mail Magazine

Blog, Twitter, Facebook

■ Japan Foundation Official Blog Open the Earth
■ Twitter
■ Facebook

Web-based Magazine

Wochi Kochi Magazine

Websites on Specific Themes

■ Artist-in-Residence programs in Japan AIR_J
Performing Arts Network Japan
Japanese Book News
→ Japan Foundation Official Website → Publications and Goods → Periodicals
■ Japanese-Language Proficiency Test (JLPT)
Marugoto: Japanese language and culture
Erin's Challenge! I can speak Japanese.
Japanese in Anime & Manga
Minna no Kyozai (teaching materials)

JFIC Library

The JFIC Library maintains a highly specialized collection of items on international cultural exchange and Japanese culture. The expert library staff members provide information for patrons interested in international cultural exchange, to help them find appropriate information and materials.


■ About 35,000 books, 420 periodicals, 600 audio-visual materials
● Catalogues, reports, audio-visual materials of programs organized by the Japan Foundation
● Materials on international cultural exchange
● Materials on Japan written in foreign languages
● Online journals and database
● Microfiches, newspapers, and others
■ Items in the collection can be searched for at:


Open: Monday-Friday, 10:00-19:00 (JFIC Shop closes at 18:00)
Closed: Saturdays, Sundays, national holidays, the last day of every month, the year-end and new-year holidays, inventory periods

JFIC Library Map

The nearest station is Yotsuya-sanchome on the Marunouchi Line of the Tokyo Metro. About a three-minute walk from Exit 1 or 2 of the station.

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