Japanese Newspapers and News Sites

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    This page contains a comprehensive list of all major English language newspapers and news sites in Japan. It is presented in alphabetical order, and each Japanese newspaper entry contains a brief description to provide our visitors with an idea of what they can expect to find on the website.

  • Asahi Shimbun

    Quality liberal daily newspaper affiliated with the International Herald Tribune.

  • Fukuoka Now

    Magazine for Fukuoka's international community and visitors. Local news, event listings, restaurant, bar and nightlife.

  • Japan Focus

    Online magazine featuring geopolitics, economy, history, society, culture, and international relations of the Asia Pacific and Japan. Provides translations from Japanese newspapers.

  • Japan Industry News

    Provides news and analysis of Japan's industrial sector.

  • Japan Times

    Major English-language daily Japanese newspaper.

  • Japan Today

    Features Japan news and discussion.

  • Japan Update

    Okinawa's site for local news, information, entertainment, culture, and more.

  • Kyoto Shimbun

    Community news and guide to Kyoto, former Japan's capital.

  • Mainichi Daily News

    International face of Japan oldest newspaper Mainichi Shimbun.

  • Metropolis

    Major English-language society, culture, travel, and entertainment magazine in Japan. Includes events calendar, podcast, classifieds, and jobfinder.

  • Modern Tokyo Times

    International e-journal providing up-to-date news analysis of past, present, and future events concerning Tokyo, Japan, and global areas.

  • NewsOnJapan.com

    Up to date Japan news from various sources.

  • Nikkei - Japan

    Japan section of the authoritative, pan-Asian news conglomerate Nikkei. Covers political, economic, industry, and foreign news.

  • Nikkei Asian Review

    Online version of the country's leading Japanese business newspaper Nihon Keizai Shimbun.

  • The Japan News

    The largest daily Japanese newspaper.

  • Tokyo Journal

    Tokyo's oldest English language lifestyle magazine with news, entertainment, shopping, fashion, and classifieds.

  • Tokyo Times

    Progressive news site in Japan with coverage of Japanese technology, entertainment and current events.

  • Tokyo Weekender

    Tokyo's English newspaper for the international community.

  • Web Japan

    Portal providing comprehensive information on Japanese business, culture, sightseeing, society, history and nature.