Additional Resources

The Government of Japan
The official website of the Japanese Government. Gain access to the political as well as the cultural perspectives of Japan from its own government. Publications and resources are available in a variety of different languages (including English).
https://www.japan.go.jp/

East-West Center
https://www.eastwestcenter.org/

National Geographic - Japan
The National Geographic provides a stunning photo array of the various natural as well as human elements of Japan. Whether intending to travel or from the comfort of your classroom, theses photos provide a beautiful scenic insight into Japan.
https://www.nationalgeographic.com/travel/destinations/asia/japan/

Official Japan Tourism Guide for Japan Travel
https://www.us.jnto.go.jp/top/

NHK Japan
https://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/index.html
In addition, NHK provides a series of videos dedicated to learning the Japanese language.
https://www.nhk.or.jp/lesson/english/learn/list/index.html

The Asia-Pacific Journal
https://apjjf.org/

Japan - Coverage from The Guardian
https://www.theguardian.com/world/japan

Japan - Coverage from The New York TImes
https://www.nytimes.com/topic/destination/japan

https://www.cgp.org/

The Japan Foundation, Los Angelas
https://www.jflalc.org/?act=tpt&id=8

The Japan House, Los Angelos
https://www.japanhouse.jp/losangeles/index.html

Japan Society, New York
https://www.japansociety.org/
Additionally, the Japan Society provides a very well-rounded teacher’s resource relating to various aspects of Japan.
http://aboutjapan.japansociety.org/?_ga=2.214822366.810917451.1565734995-77359301.1565734995

Japanese American National Museum
http://www.janm.org/

Densho
During World War II-era, Japanese-Americans were incarcerated in concentration camps throughout the United States.
http://densho.org/

DiscoverNikkei
To learn more about the Japanese-American culture in the United States, this website provides a very contemporary discussion into the topic.
http://www.discovernikkei.org/en/

Gardena Valley - Japanese Cultural Institute
https://www.jci-gardena.org/