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7:10 to Tokyo

Blogazine covering Japanese life, art, culture and happenings.

A Japanese and Chinese Major

Features posts about Japanese language and culture.

An Englishman in Osaka

Thoughts, musing and photographs from a British expat settled in Osaka.

Ancient Japan

Features news and postings about archaeology in Japan.

Andy in Tokyo

Photography and opinions from a Tokyo based blogger.

Art in Japan

Offering an overview of modern and traditional Japanese art.

ArtSpace Tokyo

Features news from Tokyo's art scene.

Bionic Bong

Japan travel blog featuring events, distinctive things about Japan, entertainment, places to go, people, the Japanese culture, and videos. //

Black Tokyo

Blog offering an Afro perspective of Tokyo and Japan as a whole. Includes news and commentary on recent developments.

Gaijin Pot

Reporting from across Japan on culture, lifestyles, technology, travel and politics.

Global Voices - Japan Earthquake 2011

News and commentary on the earthquake and its aftermath; also aggregates selected blog commentaries. Includes links and maps.

Great Tohoku Revival

Chronicles the road to economic recovery after the devastating earthquake and tsnumai of March 2011.

I Rub Your Brog

Offers a visual narrative of life and the music scene in and around Tokyo.

Japan is Doomed

Thoughts, commentary and observations from an English student studying the Japanese language.

Japan Pulse

Offers insights into Japanese lifestyle and culture including news on style and fashion, technology, food and drink, entertainment and media.

Japan Real Time

Commentary on Japanese news, politics and culture, from the Wall Street Journal.

Japan Subculture Research Center

Shedding light on the hidden subcultures of Japan, from the sex trade and underground economy to quirky but harmless trends.

The Japan Times

Offering detailed coverage of Japanese news.

Japan Trends

Offering commentary on the latest trends, marketing devices and innovations in Japan.

Jason Gray

The Japan correspondent for Screen International presents a journal of film-related activities and life in Japan.

Life with Hubby

Chronicles the life of an Indian woman with a Japanese husband living in Japan.

Lucky Cat

Occasional postings about the Japanese Maneki Neko or lucky/beckoning cat symbol.

Mottekaero jDonuts

Australian living in Japan posts about things of interest to him and to people who love Japan.


Posts about Japanese language, literature, culture and art by Matt Treyvaud.

Notes from a Small Group of Islands

English expat living in Tokyo presents pictures of everyday - and not so everyday - Japanese life.

Old Photos of Japan

Posts photographs of Japan from the Meiji, Taisho and Showa periods, dating from around 1868 to 1989.

Prime Minister Kan's Blog

Naoto Kan, Prime Minister of Japan, blogs in English about his news and thoughts on the future of Japan.

Quirky Japan

Photos and commentary of and on interesting and unusual people, places, and things in Japan.

Really Japan

Italian graphic designer living in Tokyo presents a photo blog, sharing small details or interesting moments from the city.

Shining Star

Young Japanese woman blogs about life, culture, travel and work.

Shinto Blog

Examining the nature of Shinto, Japan's indigenous religion.


Offering commentary on the margins of Japanese politics and society.


Official blog of the Samurai Archives Japanese History Page.


Taking a look at all things Japanese pop culture.

Tokyo Graph

Dedicated to Japanese celebrities and pop culture, with news, rumor and gossip.

Tokyo Nights

A small town Canadian girl's look at living in the world's biggest city.


Presents the latest buzz in Japan's entertainment industry covering concerts, television, music, theater, musicals, and celebrities.

Universal Doll

Focusing on gal style and fashion in urban Japan.

Walking in Japan

Posting photographs and video clips from walks in Japan.

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