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Top Japan Blogs in English

Japan is among the top tourist destinations in Asia. It has so much to offer its visitors in terms of attractions, products and even its rich culture.

Today, however, people around the world eager to learn more about this land of the rising sun need not spend a fortune and book a trip to the country. Thanks to the internet, the world has become smaller allowing users of all ages to travel the globe in the comforts of their home.

There’s so much information about Japan available online these days. And contrary to what others think that they’re mostly in the Japanese language, there are actually many quality blogs for English speakers although not necessarily managed by the Japanese. Depending on what information you’re looking for, there’s one Japan blog in English you can find on the web. Below are some of them worth visiting.

Dannychoo.com

dannychoo

Danny Choo is the man behind this blog that focuses on Japan’s culture from the traditional to the more modern including animes and mangas. A Chinese-Malaysian who was born in the U.K., Choo is recognized by the Japanese government for his work. He is also into directing and producing TV shows, organizing events and creating mascot characters.

Kirainet.com

kirainet

Geeks can follow this blog written and managed by a self-confessed Spanish geek living in Tokyo. It shares the author’s personal experiences mostly through photos and recommends videos and books including his own entitled “A Geek in Japan.”

Akihabaranews.com

akihabara news

Those looking for the latest news and updates on technology, new products and events in Japan should follow the Akibahara News site. The blog is updated every day so there should be something interesting to look forward to with every visit.

Japanprobe.com

Japanprobe

This blog offers information, straight news and entertainment covering the interesting aspects of Japan. Established in 2006, the site has become a very popular and respectable English blog that provides updates on Japan. An American named James is the editor-in-chief of the blog.

Tokyocooney

Tokyocooney

Fans of Japan who love videos must visit Tokyocooney’s YouTube channel. It not only shares the author’s personal experiences but also provides useful information for people wanting to visit Japan or move to the country whether for work or study.

Bloggers interested in writing guest posts on Japan have a wealth of freelance writing resources online they can utilize. It’s just a matter of doing a little research and connecting with the blog owners.

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