Sponsored by the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) & operated by a Japanese non government organization.With more than about 300 million hits per year from around the world, it is one of Japan’s leading websites for information on the country. Provides highly reliable information on Japan across many different genres including culture, sightseeing, society, history and nature. Particularly under Japan Links and Trends.
Stanford Guide to Japan Information Resources is a topically arranged directory of online information resources in and about Japan, with focus on resources about Japan in the English language. Initiated in 1994 and routinely updated.
Founded in 2000 by Finnish artist Jaakko Saari, updated regularly providing English language directory of online resources on Japanese culture, arts and literature. Excellent listing under History & Geo and Lifestyle (cinema, literature, etc.).
The KCI holds a collection of clothing from the 18th through the 20th century with an emphasis on Western women's clothing. Follow the Digital Archive to the KCI Database to view approximately 200 objects in the collection through an interactive clothing silhouette timeline. Go to the exhibit links to find additional online components to a few exhibits. Available in Japanese and English.