Our comprehensive list of useful links provides you with all the Japan related information you need.
Emergency Numbers
Child Related
Cultural Guide
Pets
Lifestyle/Support
Women’s Interests
Government and Information Services
Shopping
Embassies, Organizations and Clubs
Getting Around/Transportation
Medical and Health
Travel
Places of Worship
Japan Maps
Sports
Conversion Tools
Gyms and Fitness
Airport Information
Eating and Drinking
Postal and Delivery Services
Media and Communications
Continuing Education

1.EMERGENCY NUMBERS

*From most public phones, coins and phone cards are not necessary to call emergency numbers. These numbers can also be dialed free of charge from mobile phones.

2.CULTURAL GUIDE

Dos and Don’ts for Doing Business in Japan – http://www.fkassociates.com/dodont.html
10 Rules for Better Business in Japan – http://ttm.20fr.com/custom2.html
How to Bow Guide – http://www.japan-guide.com/e/e2000.html

3.GOVERNMENT AND INFORMATION SERVICES

Council of Local Authorities for International Relations – http://www.clair.or.jp/e/index.html
Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) – http://www.jetro.go.jp/
Japan Yellow Pages – http://www.yellowpage-jp.com/modules/mxdirectory/
Metropolitan Police Department – http://www.keishicho.metro.tokyo.jp/foreign/submenu.htm
Ministry of Foreign Affairs – http://www.mofa.go.jp/
Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare – http://www.mhlw.go.jp/english/index.html
Ministry of Justice – http://www.moj.go.jp/ENGLISH/index.html
Nippon Telegraph and Telephone (NTT) – http://www.ntt.co.jp/index_e.html
Nippon Housou Kyoku (NHK) – http://www.nhk.or.jp/english/index.html
Living in Japan – http://www.livinginjapan.info/master_content.html
Nippon Living – http://www.nipponliving.com/
Tokyo Bureau of Waterworks – http://www.waterworks.metro.tokyo.jp/eng/index.html
Tokyo Electric – http://www.tepco.co.jp/en/index-e.html
Tokyo Fire Department – http://www.tfd.metro.tokyo.jp/eng/index.html
Tokyo Gas – http://www.tokyo-gas.co.jp/index_e.html
Tokyo Metropolitan Government – http://www.metro.tokyo.jp/ENGLISH/
Town Pages Japan – http://www.townpage.ca/listing/governments-groups/government-institutions
Aichi Prefectural Police – http://www.pref.aichi.jp/police/english/index.html

4.MEDICAL AND HEALTH

AMDA International Medical Information Center – http://amda-imic.com/lng_eng/
Importing Medication into Japan – http://www.mhlw.go.jp/english/topics/import/index.html
Importing Medication into Japan – http://japan.usembassy.gov/e/acs/tacs-medimport.html
International Pharmaceutical Services – http://www.internationalpharmacy.com/en/home
Life Matters Psychotherapist / Counselor – http://www.lifematters.jp
National Health Insurance – http://www.nationalhealthinsurance.jp
Pharmacies Where English is Spoken ? http://accessible.jp.org/tokyo/en/useful/english.html
Tokyo Metropolitan Medical Institution Information –http://www.himawari.metro.tokyo.jp/qq/qq13enmnlt.asp
King Clinic – http://homepage3.nifty.com/drleoking/
National Medical Clinic – http://www.nmclinic.net/
St. Luke’s International Hospital – http://www.luke.or.jp/eng/index.html
The Bluff Medical and Dental Clinic (Yokohama) – http://www.bluffclinic.com/
Tokyo British Clinic – http://www.tokyobritishclinic.com
Tokyo Medical and Surgical Clinic – http://www.tmsc.jp/

5.PLACES OF WORKSHIP

Franciscan Chapel Center – http://franciscanchapelcentertokyo.org/
Islamic Center Japan – http://www.islamcenter.or.jp/
Japan Lutheran Church – http://www.jlc.or.jp/
Jewish Community Center – http://www.jccjapan.or.jp/
Saint Anslem’s Parish Church – http://www.saintjohnsabbey.org/lawrence/anselm.html
St. Alban’s Tokyo – http://www.saintalbans.jp/
St. Paul International Lutheran Church Tokyo – http://www2.gol.com/users/alleluia/
Tokyo Baptist Church – http://www.tokyobaptist.org/feeds/
Tokyo Union Church – http://www.tokyounion.org/
Tokyo Church of Christ – http://www.tccnet.org/Englishwebsite.htm
Yokohama Union Church – http://www.yokohamaunionchurch.org/index.html

6.SPORTS

Grand Sumo Homepage – www.sumo.or.jp/eng
Hike Japan – www.hikejapan.com
International Adventure Club www.iac-tokyo.org
Japan Ski/Snowboard Guide – www.skijapanguide.com
Outdoor Japan – www.outdoorjapan.com
British Football Academy – Soccer classes for kids ages 3~13 years – www.british-football-academy.com
Tokyo Metropolis League – adults soccer league & tournaments – www.footyjapancompetitions.com

7.GYMS AND FITNESS

Chiyoda-ku
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Work Out World Akasaka – http://www.wowd.jp/shop/akasaka
Address: Prudential Tower 2F, 2-13-10, Nagatacho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-0014 Telephone: 03-5510-4001
Location: Akasaka-Mitsuke Station (Ginza line); Nagatacho Station (Hanzomon/ Namboku Line)
Meguro-ku
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Central Fitness Club Jiyugaoka – http://www.central.co.jp/club/jiyugaoka/index.html
Address: 1-14-17, Nakane, Meguro-ku, Tokyo 152-0031
Telephone: 03-5729-0550
Location: Jiyugaoko Station (Oimachi/ Toyoko Line); Toristudaigaku Station (Toyoko Line)
Minato-ku
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Central Fitness Club Minami Aoyama –http://www.central.co.jp/club/minamiaoyama/index.html
Address: B1-B2F, 6-1-3, Minami-Aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-0062
Telephone: 03-5468-1191
Location: Omotesando Station (Chiyoda/ Ginza Line)
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Esforta Akasaka – http://www.esforta.co.jp/club/akasaka/
Address: B1F Akasaka DS Bldg., 8-5-26, Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Telephone: 03-3405-1177
Location: Aoyama Itchome Station (Ginza/ Hanzomon/ Oedo Line); Nogizaka Station (Chiyoda Line)
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Esforta Fitness Club Roppongi – http://www.esforta.co.jp/club/roppongi/
Address: Izumi Garden Terrace 2F., 1-6-1, Roppongi, Minato-ku , Tokyo Telephone: 03-3560-3466 Location: Aoyama
Itchome Station (Ginza/ Hanzomon/ Oedo Line); Nogizaka Station (Chiyoda Line)
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Spa Shirokane – http://www.spa-shirokane.com/ (only in Japanese)
Address: 1-1-18, Shirokanedai, Minato-ku , Tokyo
Telephone: 03-3444-5811
Location: Shirokanedai Station (Nanboku Line); Shirokanedai Station (Toei-Mita Line)
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Tipness Roppongi – http://tip.tipness.co.jp/shop/intro/shop_branch.php?branch_code=SHP008
Telephone: 03-5474-3531
Location: Roppongi Station (Hibiya Line)
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TOTAL Workout – http://www.totalworkout.jp/english/index.html
Address: Roppongi Hills Metro Hat / Hollywood Plaza B2F, 6-4-1, Roppongi, Minato-ku , Tokyo
Telephone: 03-5414-1102
Location: Roppongi Station (Hibiya Line)
Setagaya-ku
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Central Fitness Club Yoga – http://www.central.co.jp/club/yoga/index.html
Address: Heisei Bldg.,3F, 2-41-11, Yoga, Setagaya-ku , Tokyo
Telephone: 03-3700-6116
Location:Yoga Station (Tokyu-Denentoshi Line)
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Konami Sports Club Futago-Tamagawa – http://information.konamisportsclub.jp/004461.html
Address: 2-27-10, Tamagawa, Setagaya-ku, Setagaya-ku , Tokyo
Telephone: 03-3708-9221
Location: Futagotamagawa Station (Tokyu-Oimachi Line); FutagotamagawaStation (Tokyu-Denentoshi Line)
Shibuya-ku
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Esforta Fitness Club Shibuya – http://www.esforta.co.jp/club/shibuya/
Address: B1F Shibuya Infos Tower, 20-1, Sakuragaoka-cho, Shibuya-ku , Tokyo
Telephone: 03-3780-5551
Location: Shibuya Station (Yamanote Line)
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Gold’s Gym – http://www.goldsgym.jp/
Address: 3F V28 Bldg., 6-31-17, Jingumae, Shibuya-ku , Tokyo
Telephone: 03-5766-3131
Location: Meijijingumae Station (Chiyoda Line)
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Tipness Shibuya – http://tip.x-tokyo.jp/
Address: 16-4, Udagawa-cho, Shibuya-ku , Tokyo
Telephone: 03-3770-3531
Location: Shibuya Station (Yamanote Line)
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NEW DESCRIPTION – FITNESS CLUB HIROO – http://www.fitness-hiroo.com/e-index.html
Adress: Hiroo complex building 2,3 & 4th floors 5-7-35 Hiroo Shibuya-ku Tokyo
Telephone:03-5448-9970
Location: Hiroo station (Hibiya Line)
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Yogajaya (Daikanyama/Ebisu) – http://www.yogajaya.com/
Address: 2F, 1-25-11, Ebisu-Nishi, Shibuya-ku , Tokyo
Telephone: 03-5766-3622
Location: Daikanyama Station (Tokyu-Toyoko Line); Ebisu Station (Yamanote/ Hibiya Line)
Shinagawa-ku
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Tipness Gotanda – http://tip.tipness.co.jp/shop/intro/SHP005
Address: 2-3-3, Higashi-Gotanda, Shinagawa-ku , Tokyo
Telephone: 03-3441-3531
Location: Gotanda Station (Yamanote/ Toei-Asakusa Line)
Shinjuku-ku
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Esforta Fitness Club Ichigaya – http://www.esforta.co.jp/club/ichigaya/index.html
Address: 1F Sumitomo Ichigaya Bldg., 1-1, Ichigaya-Honmuracho, Shinjuku-ku , Tokyo
Telephone: 03-3269-8799
Location: Ichigaya Station (Sobu Line)
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Tipness Shinjuku – http://tip.tipness.co.jp/shop/intro/SHP009
Address: 7-1, Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku , Tokyo
Telephone: 03-3368-3531
Location: Shinjuku Station (Yamanote Line)

8.EATING AND DRINKING

Dining Out in Japan – http://www.bento.com/tokyofood.html

Gourmet Navigator – http://www.gnavi.co.jp/en/
Tokyo restaurant reference – http://www2.gol.com/users/pbw/rest.htm
Planet Tokyo – http://www.planettokyo.com/restaurants/

9.MEDIA & COMMUNICATIONS

ATT.Japan – http://www.att-japan.net/
Japanzine – http://www.seekjapan.jp/japanzine.php
Metropolis (free Tokyo based weekly magazine) – http://www.metropolis.co.jp/
Weekender – http://www.weekenderjapan.com/
International Herald Tribune/Asahi Shimbun – http://www.asahi.com/english/
Japan News – http://www.newsonjapan.com/
Japan Times – http://www.japantimes.com/
The Daily Yomiuri – http://www.yomiuri.co.jp/dy/
Fusion GOL – http://www.gol.com/english/
J-Com – http://www.jcom.co.jp/english.html
ITSCOM Cable TV/Internet – http://www.itscom.net/en/index.html
Minato Cable TV/Internet – http://www.cabletv.co.jp/english/
OCN – http://www.ocn.ne.jp/english/?TG
SkyPerfecTV – http://www.skyperfectv.co.jp/eng/

10.CHILD RELATED

Cookbook – Kids Web Japan – http://web-japan.org/kidsweb/cook/index.html
Hakuhinkan – http://www.hakuhinkan.co.jp/guide_en.html
Kids Web Japan – http://web-japan.org/kidsweb/index.html
Mr. D – Birthday Party Magic Show – www2.gol.com/users/davidlet
Music Together of Nagoya – www.musickids.jp/english.asp
Party Palace, Inc. – http://partypalace.co.jp/
Sony Explora Science – http://www.sonyexplorascience.jp/english/index.html
Tokyo With Kids – http://www.tokyowithkids.com/
Tumble Tots Japan – http://www.tumbletotsjapan.com/index_e.html
Nagoya Foreign Mother’s Group – http://www.tcp-ip.or.jp/~lorna/mothers/
My Gym Children’s Fitness Center – http://www.mygym.jp/

11.PETS

Animal Quarantine Service (AQS) – http://www.maff.go.jp/aqs/english/index.html
World Pet Store – http://www.worldpetstore.com
More Pets Related Info.

12.WOMENS INTERESTS

Association of Women in Finance (AWF) – www.awftokyo.com
Being a Broad – http://www.being-a-broad.com/
College Women’s Association of Japan (CWAJ) – www.cwaj.org
Cross Cultural Exchange Association Nagoya – www.cceanagoya.com/2012/Welcome.html
Cross Cultural Women’s Club – http://www.geocities.jp/crossculturalwomen/
DigitalEve Japan – www.digitalevejapan.org
Foreign Executive Women – http://www.fewjapan.com/
Foreign Women Lawyer’s Association (FWLA) – http://www.fwla.net
International Mothers Community in Yokohama – www.international-mothers-in-yokohama.blogspot.jp
La Leche League Japan – www.lalecheleague.org/japan.html
Tokyo Pregnancy Group – http://tokyopregnancygroup.blogspot.com

13.SHOPPING

Banana Republic – http://bananarepublic.co.jp/store/index.html?page_id=STORE
Clothing size conversion – www.usatourist.com
Costco – http://www.costco.co.jp/eng/index.htm
Daiso (Harajuku Branch) –http://www.sunnypages.jp/travel_guide/modern_tokyo/100yen_shops/Daiso…
Expat Express – http://www.expatexpress.com/
GAP – http://gap.co.jp/
Gourmet and Quality Foods Kinokuniya – http://www.e-kinokuniya.com/
Next – http://nextinjapan.jp/e
Nissin World Delicatessen Supermarket – http://www.nissinham.co.jp/nwd/nwd_03a.html
The Foreign Buyers Club – http://www.fbcusa.com/public2/
The Flying Pig.com – http://www.theflyingpig.com/tfp/Shop.ASP
The Meat Guy – http://www.themeatguy.jp/
Yamaya – http://www.yamaya.jp/
Yoyo Market – http://www.yoyomarket.jp
Zara – http://zara.livedoor.biz/archives/50895452.html

14.GETTING AROUND/TRANSPORTATION

Airport Limousine Bus – http://www.limousinebus.co.jp/en/
Hinomaru Limousine Group – http://www.hinomaru.co.jp/
Hyperdia (train search engine) – http://www.hyperdia.com/
Japan Rail East – http://www.jreast.co.jp/e/
Japan Rail West – http://www.westjr.co.jp/english/global.html
Japan Rail Pass – http://www.japanrailpass.net/eng/en001.html
Jorudan (train search engine) – http://www.jorudan.co.jp/english/norikae/
Keisei Skyliner – http://www.keisei.co.jp/keisei/tetudou/skyliner/us/
MK Taxi – http://www.tokyomk.com/eng/index.html
Tokyo Metro – http://www.tokyo-subway.net/english/index.html
Nagoya Transportation – http://www.kotsu.city.nagoya.jp/english/index.html

15.TRAVEL

A’cross Travellers Bureau – http://www.across-travel.com/
Inside Japan Tours – http://www.insidejapantours.com/
Japan National Tourist Organization – http://www.jnto.go.jp/eng/
Japanese Guest Houses – http://www.japaneseguesthouses.com/index.htm
Japanese Hotel and Ryokan Reservation – http://www.tabiplaza.net/japanhotels/
Japanese Inn Group – http://www.jpinn.com/
JAPANiCan – http://www.japanican.com
Michi Travel Japan – http://www.michitravel.com
Number 1 Travel – http://www.no1-travel.com/
STA Travel – http://www.statravel.co.jp/english/travel/air/index.html
Sunrise Tours – http://www.jtb-sunrisetours.jp/
The Imperial Palace – http://sankan.kunaicho.go.jp/english/index.html
Tokyo Tourism Info – http://www.tourism.metro.tokyo.jp/english/index.html
Yokoso! Japan – http://www.japanwelcomesyou.com/cssweb/
The Oriental Caravan – http://www.theorientalcaravan.com/

16.JAPAN MAPS

http://www.mapquest.com/atlas/?region=japan
http://gojapan.about.com/cs/japanmaps/l/blmap.htm
http://gojapan.about.com/cs/japanmaps/l/blprefecturemap.htm

17.CONVERSION TOOLS

Currency Converter – http://www.ratesfx.com/rates/rate-converter.html
Foreign Exchange Rate – http://www.ratesfx.com/rates/
Global Clock – http://www.timeanddate.com/
Temperature Converter – http://www.escapeartist.com/Temperature_Conversion/
Voltage Converter – http://www.escapeartist.com/global/World_Electric_Power_Guide.html

18.AIRPORT INFORMATION

Airport Limousine Bus – http://www.limousinebus.co.jp/en/
Baggage Deliveries – http://www.narita-airport.jp/en/guide/service/list/svc_05.html
Information about Baggage Delivery – http://www.japan-guide.com/e/e2278.html
Hinomaru Limousine Group – http://www.hinomaru.co.jp/
Hyperdia (train search engine) – http://www.hyperdia.com/
Jorudan (train search engine) – http://www.jorudan.co.jp/english/norikae/
Keisei Skyliner – http://www.keisei.co.jp/keisei/tetudou/skyliner/us/
All Nippon Airways (ANA) – http://www.ana.co.jp/eng/index.html
Japan Airlines (JAL) – http://www.jal.co.jp/en/
NEW DESCRIPTION – Japan Customs – http://www.customs.go.jp/english/index.htm
Narita International Airport – http://www.narita-airport.jp/en/index.html
Kansai International Airport – http://www.kansai-airport.or.jp/en/index.asp
Nagoya International Airport – http://www.centrair.jp/en/

19.POSTAL AND DELIVERY SERVICES

Japan Postal Service Guide – http://www.post.japanpost.jp/english/
Sagawa – http://www.sagawa-exp.co.jp/english/main.html
Yamato – http://www.kuronekoyamato.co.jp/english/index.html

20.CONTINUING EDUCATION

Lakeland College Japan Campus – http://www.japan.lakeland.edu/e
McGill University MBA Japan Program – http://www.mcgillmbajapan.com
Rainbow Akamai Center – http://www.tokyofamilies.com/sections/entry.php?id=102
Sophia University – http://www.sophia.ac.jp/eng/e_top
Teachers College, Columbia University (Japan Campus) – http://www.tc-japan.edu
Temple University (Japan Campus) – http://www.tuj.ac.jp/index.html

21.LIFESTYLE/SUPPORT

Comprehensive Living Guide for Foreigners in Japan – http://www.tokyo-icc.jp/guide_eng/index.html
English OK! Japan – http://www.englishok.jp/
Japanable.com – http://www.japanable.com/
JapanCircle.com – http://www.japancircle.com/
Japanese Lifestyle – http://www.japaneselifestyle.com.au/
Japan-Guide.com – http://www.japan-guide.com/
Japan Information Network – http://jin.jcic.or.jp/
Japan Reference – http://www.jref.com/
Japan Visitor – http://www.japanvisitor.com/
Living in Japan – http://www.livinginjapan.info/master_content.html
Nippon Living – http://www.nipponliving.com/
Spinshell.tv – http://spinshell.tv/
Tokyo English Life Line – http://www.telljp.com/
City of Nagoya – http://www.city.nagoya.jp/en/index.html
Nagoya International Center – http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/english/frame_e.htm
Jobs in Japan – http://www.findjobsinjapan.com
Essential/Survival/Business Japanese: Private lesson – http://www.ifox.co.jp/

22.EMBASSIES/ORGANIZATIONS/CLUBS

Australian Embassy – http://www.australia.or.jp/english/
Canadian Embassy – http://www.canadainternational.gc.ca/japan-japon/index.aspx?lang=eng
French Embassy – http://www.ambafrance-jp.org/
German Embassy – http://www.tokyo.diplo.de/de/Startseite.html
New Zealand Embassy – http://www.nzembassy.com/home.cfm?c=17
UK Embassy – http://ukinjapan.fco.gov.uk/en/
US Embassy – http://japan.usembassy.gov/
American Chamber of Commerce in Japan – http://www.accj.or.jp/accj.or.jp/content/01_home
Australian and New Zealand Chamber of Commerce in Japan – http://www.anzccj.jp/
British Chamber of Commerce in Japan – http://www.bccjapan.com/
Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Japan – http://www.cccj.or.jp/
Chambre de Commerce et d’Industrie Francaise du Japon – http://www.ccifj.or.jp/
Deutsche Industrie – und Handelskammer in Japan – http://www.japan.ahk.de/
European Union – http://www.deljpn.ec.europa.eu/
Tokyo American Club – http://www.tac-club.org/
Yokohama Country and Athletic Club – http://ycac.or.jp/