World Newspapers, Magazines and News Sites in English

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.


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.

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.