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Japanese Language & Literature: Learning Tools

Learning Japan's society, culture, manners, etc.

Japanese Language Learning

7 sites of fun learning of the Japanese language by Shogakukan

Nihon Kokugo Dai Jiten 日本国語大辞典 related knowledge site

Web English-Japanese Dictionaries | 英和・和英 辞典 (ei-wa/wa-ei jiten)

Wiktionary A free-content multilingual dictionary. It aims to describe all words of all languages using definitions and descriptions in English. Includes Japanese words.

Jim Breen's Japanese-English Dictionary

Jeffrey's Japanese-English Dictionary

English and Japanese learning aid.  Includes articles of world news, news from Japan, essays/column, finance, politics, sports, etc., with definitions in English/Japanese. You can paste a URL or block of text into the translator, and it provides the Japanese reading and English translation for words.

Reading Tutor | リーディング チュウ太 
Japanese language reading tutorial system. From Japanese to English, From English to Japanese.

Web Encyclopedias | 百科事典 (hyakka jiten)

These are community developed web encyclopedias. Many people can edit anytime. Make sure to verify the information by consulting other sources before citing.