| News and magazines Partial
World news sources
Yomiuri America U.S.A.- in Japanese
Korea Herald Korea - in English
Business Line on
Indiaserver Business news from India - in English
The Straits Times
CNN News USA
The San Francisco
Agency Czech Online
The Post of Zambia
Today's News from Iceland
Media in Japan
English Language National
Mainichi Daily News
Daily Yomiuri On-Line
Today.com online news of Japan
The Okinawa Times
Japan Update Okinawa's weekly
Ryukyu Shimpo A
weekly newspaper of news from Okinawa. Also available in
NIKKEInet Interactive On-line
English version of the Nihon Keizai Shinbun economic newspaper.
Japanese Language National Newspapers
Japan Newspaper Association
The Sankei Shimbun
Nikkei Net Internet edition of the Nihon
The Hokkaido Shinbun
Liner Net A free paper from the town of
Tsuruoka Community Shinbun In Yamagata Prefecture.
The Iwate Nippo
Iwate Nichinichi Shimbun
Tanko Nichinichi Shinbun Iwate
Ma Cherie Weekly
community news from Morioka, Iwate Prefecture.
The Akita Sakigake Shimpo
The Kahoku Shimpo(Sendai)
Fukushima Minyu Shinbun
Times: Iwaki Internet Shinbun
The Hokkoku Shimbun
Chunichi Shinbun (Kanazawa)
The Toyama Shimbun
Nikkan Kenmin Fukui
Shimotsuke Shinbun (Utsunomiya)
Elite Joho Serving
southern Ibaragi Prefecture.
Bunka Shinbun Serving western
City Life From Ichihara, Chiba
Asahi Resuka From
Kashiwa, Chiba Prefecture.
Shinbun Local news for the southern half of the Boso Peninsula in Chiba
My Town 21 Based in
Kawasaki, Kanagawa Prefecture.
Plaza Takatsu From
Takatsu ward, Kawasaki.
Miyamae Town Joho
From Miyamae ward, Kawasaki.
Sagami Keizai Shinbun
News Serving various local areas of Kanagawa Prefecture.
Hamakaze Local news from
various small towns in the Miura Peninsula area.
Yamanashi Nichinichi Shinbun
The Shinano Mainichi Shinbun
The Chunichi Shinbun (Nagoya)
From Nara Prefecture.
Gakushin A student newspaper from Kyoto founded in 1978.
My Town Kawachi
Agasus Magazine from the city of
Bunbun Serving several
small cities and counties in Hyogo Prefecture.
Setouchi Joho Channel
Bihoku Minpo Okayama Prefecture
Chugoku Shinbun (Hiroshima)
Nishi Hiroshima Times
Fuchu News Sokuho
Nihonkai Shinbun (Tottori/Tamba/Izumo)
Ubenichi Times In
Nikkan Shin Shunan Also in
Nishinippon Shinbun (Fukuoka)
Saga Shimbun Internet
Kumamoto Nichinichi Shinbun
Bonchi Net From the city of
Miyako-no-Jo, Miyazaki Prefecture. Includes an English-language section,
primarily intended for those coming to Japan to teach ESL.
Minami Nippon Shinbun
Station In Kagoshima Prefecture.
Nankai Nichinichi Shinbun (Amami
Available in many languages.
The Yaeyama Mainichi
Nihon Kyoiku Shinbun A newspaper
devoted to the field of education.
Japanese-language daily newspaper serving the Japanese fashion and apparel
industry. The place to go for the latest breaking news in this field.
Nikkan Kogyo Shinbun Daily newspaper for
Minato Shinbun A
newspaper from Shimonoseki dealing with fishery-related news.
The Sankei Shimbun
Nikkei Net Internet edition of the Nihon
Shinbun Online newspaper for members of Japan's Self-Defense Forces.
Nihon Kaiji Shinbun A newspaper dealing
with maritime matters.
Kensetsu Kogyo Shinbun
daily and weekly on-line report giving the Japanese view of events in
Takashi Tachibana: Dojidai o Utsu! This prominent political analyst's site
was formerly known as "Shukan Gendai."
Shukan Post ISFIR
(Inside Stories For Internet Readers)
One of Japan's typical somewhat racy weekly magazines.
Asian Eyes A news magazine for
Japanese interested in Asia. Available in Japanese or Korean.
Zakzak Webzine from popular magazine
Gekkan Fuji. No real journalistic value, but a very typical Japanese magazine
devoted to sports, gossip, movies and other pop culture-ish stuff.
Japanese Print Media Overseas
The New Canadian
Canada Japan Journal
The Yomiuri America
Hawaii Hochi The only daily
Japanese-language newspaper in Hawaii.
newsletter for and by the Japanese students in the U.S.
Yomiuri Europe Ltd. The Yomiuri
Shinbun's European operation is based in London, England.
The Week A Japanese newspaper from
Sao Paolo Shinbun
Serving the Japanese community in Brazil.
Hokubei Nikkei Shinbun
Kankei Nihongo Bunkenhyo A Japanese-language page detailing resources on
Japanese-language newspapers in North America.
Nichima Press Japanese
language newspaper from Malaysia.
National Broadcasters and such
Net Japan Index of Broadcasting stations in Japan.
TV Guide Japan The Japanese edition of the
well-known U.S. magazine. Site is divided into program guides for each specific
viewing area of the country, and also includes information on satellite
broadcasts, movies and more.
Japan's national broadcaster. A private, non-commercial organization, with an
excellent research department. High Definition Television (in analog form)
NHK World TV Page
introduces NHK's satellite TV and shortwave radio broadcast services around the
JNN News, Mainichi Broadcasting
System, Inc. One of the best places for video coverage of the latest
Japanese news. Has video of top news stories, with lesser stories available in
print form only. In Japanese only.
Yomiuri News Stream
The latest news in audio, video or print, all in one place.
site providing video feed of the latest Japanese business news.
TV Asahi The latest ANN News broadcast
available as a downloadable .ram file. Site also includes a webcam view of
Tokyo's Roppongi District.
Nippon Television (NTV)
Wowow Movies and music.
vibe Successor to the ill-fated
PerfecTV A Japanese satellite broadcast company (small dish).
DirecTV Another small dish satellite
service provider, offering over 200 different channels for the Japanese
Hokkaido Broadcasting Corporation's site provides mostly a print news service,
and includes an English page giving news, several live webcam views of Sapporo,
and information on the city's famous snow festival.
STV The Sapporo Television
Broadcasting Co., Ltd. More live webcams of Sapporo here, and weekly Hokkaido
news in English.
Hokkaido Television Broadcasting's site provides print news in Japanese
uhb (Hokkaido Bunka Hoso)
Hokkaido Cultural Broadcasting Co., Ltd.
Broadcasting In Aomori Prefecture.
ABA Aomori Asahi Broadcasting
RAB Aomori Broadcasting
IBC Iwate Prefecture's TV station is one of
the few leading the way in Japan. Video footage of select news stories is now
available by internet!
ABS Akita Broadcasting
AAB Akita Asahi
Local news stories available in video format, archived for the past week.
English print translation of all news stories also available.
YTS Yamagata Television
Sakuranbo Television In Yamagata
Broadcasting Video of some news stories available for viewing with
Fukushima Includes webcam view of the city of Fukushima and a few shots of
local highways. News stories available in print and video, also entire news
program available as file.
Broadcasting Broadcasting from Sendai.
MMT Miyagi Television
KHB Higashi Nippon Broadcasting Also
based in Sendai.
Broadcasting The news section links to the Fuji network's site, which
provides on-line video footage as well as print news in both Japanese and
Niigata Broadcasting A station which actually features internet
broadcasting of something besides just news! Looks like some kind of music
Niigata Sogo Television
NT21 Another Niigata station.
Hokuriku Broadcasting Based in
Tulip TV From the
city of Toyama.
Kita Nihon Broadcasting Based in
CTC Chiba Television
Channel 42, Kanagawa Prefecture.
Broadcasting System, Inc.) Every news story now available in Windows Media
Player or RealPlayer formats. Also is a good source of English print news, and
a good place to find out the latest Sumo scores. This is also the key station
for the TBS-TV Network.
Video of some news stories from their news program Morning Satellite is
available for viewing with RealPlayer.
MXTV (Tokyo Metropolitan Television)
Broadcasting Another webcam here.
UTY Television Yamanashi Links
to JNN Internet News.
SBC Nagano Has a
webcam with a live view of Nagano Station.
NBS (Nagano Broadcasting Systems, Inc.)
Features news with photos and audio.
Nagano Asahi Broadcasting
SBS Shizuoka Broadcasting
Shizuoka Daiichi Television
Shizuoka Asahi Television
CBC Television (Chubu
Nihon Broadcasting) Includes webcam view of Nagoya.
Tokai Television Based in Nagoya.
(MTV OnLine Service) Not the U.S. rock TV station MTV, but rather Mie
Television from the city of Tsu, Mie Prefecture.
Plaza KBS Kyoto
Kansai Television Broadcasting Based in
Osaka. Company profile included in English.
ABC (Asahi Broadcasting
Corporation) Site includes company profile in English.
Yomiuri TV Based in Osaka. Site includes an
English section giving a company profile.
Mainichi Broadcasting Includes a webcam view of
TVO Television Osaka
Sun TV Located in Kobe.
Broadcasting From the city of Matsuyama, Ehime Prefecture.
Ehime Asahi Television
Kochi Sansan Television
Nishi Nihon Broadcasting From the city of
Takamatsu, Kagawa Prefecture.
Naikai Broadcasting Based in Takamatsu and serving the Kagawa Prefecture -
Okayama Prefecture viewing area.
Broadcasting Based in the city of Okayama.
Television Setouchi Located in the
city of Okayama.
Television Includes webcam view of the city.
Hiroshima Home Television
Television Shin Hiroshima
Chugoku Broadcasting Broadcasting
from Hiroshima. Site includes a webcam view of Hiroshima Castle.
Broadcasting System of Sanin From the
city of Yonago, Tottori Prefecture.
TSK Sanin Chuo
Television Broadcasting Based in the city of Matsue, Shimane
RKB Broadcasting from Fukuoka.
TVQ (TXN Kyushu)
Kyushu Asahi Broadcasting
Television Nishi Nippon Broadcasting
System Includes webcam of the city of Fukuoka.
Saga Television System
KTN Television Nagasaki
Nagasaki Kokusai Television
Nagasaki Bunka Broadcasting
TOS Television Oita
OBS Oita Broadcasting
OAB Oita Asahi Broadcasting
UMK Miyazaki Prefecture.
Kumamoto Asahi Broadcasting
KKT (Kumamoto Kenmin Terebi) Includes
webcam view of the city of Kumamoto.
KKB Kagoshima Broadcasting Has webcam
view of Kagoshima.
Broadcasting Has a webcam view of the city of Kagoshima.
Okinawa Television Broadcasting
Ryukyu Asahi Broadcasting
AM radio does exist in Japan, but this list is
mostly FM and Internet stations!
Radio Japan Now available on-line in
RealPlayer format. Go directly to the broadcast
Radio News, Mainichi Broadcasting System,
Inc. The latest Japanese news broadcast, available by internet.
Yomiuri News Stream
The latest news in audio, video or print, all in one place. Audio available for
both RealPlayer and Windows Media Player formats.
ABC Web Radio A new
internet radio project from Asahi Broadcasting. Test files are now available
for listening with Windows Media Player.
FM Wappy From Wakkanai,
Hokkaido, this station bills itself as Japan's furthest north FM Station.
Air-G From Hokkaido.
Radio Karos Sapporo Now
experimenting with very limited internet broadcasts.
FM Iruka The internet radio
voice of Hakodate. Go directly to the broadcast by clicking
Jowu FM Aomori FM Broadcasting
Powerful FM Akita
Sankakuyama Hosokyoku Internet
radio broadcasts underway. Mostly music with a traditional flavour here.
FM Fukui Features a live audio and
video broadcast from their studios a couple of hours a day.
NACK 5 The FM voice
of Saitama Prefecture now offers selected programs for internet listening with
RealPlayer or Windows Media Player.
Tokyo FM (80.0 MHz) This site now
includes the section TFM TV
which introduces video clips of new movies and profiled musical artists of the
month. These files are viewable with either Windows Media Player or RealPlayer.
The site also includes a webcam view from TFM's Hanzomon studios.
Shibuya-FM (78.4 MHz)
(Tokyo) The site claims that internet broadcasts are under way, but it
somehow does not seem to be working.
Katsushika FM Internet broadcasting from
Katsushika Ward, Tokyo. Usually easy to get a good internet signal. Not much
music, but lots of local community news from Tokyo.
Radio Tampa Over the air shortwave
broadcaster now broadcasting from their studios in Akasaka, Tokyo. Internet
broadcasts have now begun with Windows Media Player. Go directly to the
Inter FM (76.1 MHz) A new FM station in
J-Wave (81.3 MHZ) (Yokohama)
An English and Japanese-language easy listening FM station. Internet broadcasts
have begun, and necessary software is available on-site.
FM Yokohama (84.7 MHz) Internet
broadcasting has begun, including both audio and video feeds live from their
broadcast studio. Uses RealPlayer G2. Site also includes a
view of Yokohama, as seen from the Yokohama Landmark Tower, the tallest
building in Japan. To go directly to the internet broadcast, click
Shonan Beach FM (Kanagawa Prefecture)
Internet broadcasts are under way from this station which focuses mainly on
FM Blue Shonan
Shonan Seaside Radio An
internet broadcasting station located in the Shonan area.
FM Bell (Chiba Prefecture)
FM Sakudaira From Saku, Nagano
FM Osaka Internet
broadcasts have begun as of 99/03/18! Uses Windows Media Player or Internet
Explorer 5.0 Radio Bar. (Both available on-site.)
FM Cocolo (Osaka)
FM Waiwai Broadcasting to the world
via internet from Kobe. Go directly to the broadcast
here. Broadcasts from 8:00
AM-12:30 AM Kobe FM Miki Broadcasting
from the city of Miki, Hyogo Prefecture. Usually a good, clean internet signal.
To go directly to the broadcast, click
Mandegan 815 FM
Internet broadcasting from Takamatsu, Shikoku. Broadcasts temporarily
suspended, but will begin again soon.
JOEU FM From Ehime Prefecture.
Sunshine FM Miyazaki
FM Champla Broadcasting by internet
from Okinawa. Lots of music, but sometimes some distortion which makes all of
the music sound tinny.
TBS AM (954 kHz) Now has
selected files available for listening by internet.
Bunka Hoso JOQR (1134 kHz AM STEREO)
Internet broadcasts have begun. Programs may be listened to with Windows Media
Player or RealPlayer.
Music Bird A
station broadcasting music by PCM satellite digital broadcast.
Allnightnippon.com A new Japanese
internet radio station which broadcasts only for limited hours on selected
Love Radio An internet
broadcast station for Japanese alternative music.
Hello Singapore FM 96.3
Singapore's Japanese-language FM station, now broadcasting to the world
Japanese-language website of a club for reporters from 32 different Japanese
newspaper and broadcasting companies.
Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan
The National Association of Commercial
Broadcasters in Japan (Japanese)
Association of Commercial Broadcasters in Japan (English) In English or
Japanese. The English site features a very simple explanation of the
organization's function, while the Japanese version includes the latest news
bulletins and topics of dicussion in the field.
International Media Research Foundation A
Japanese foundation promoting international cooperation in the area of media
science and technology.
Kenkyukai Japanese-language site of an association for the study of
Japanese media history. Includes the association's journal, "Media-shi
Media Link A
Japanese-language site providing links to various media sites. (In case the
above page was not enough for you!)
Asian Broadcasting Institute A great site
in English and Japanese dealing with the latest developments in the field of
broadcasting in Asia.