Japan- in English
Official sites and documents
Japanese government sites on Great East Japan Earthquake : Many official documents in English are available through these sites.
Reconstruction Agency the principal agency of the Government of Japan tasked with the reconstruction process following the March 11, 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake, which precipitated the triple disaster of earthquake, tsunami and nuclear accident.
Ministry of the Environment - Countermeasures for Great East Japan Earthquake
Prime Minister's Office - Reconstruction Following the Great East Japan Earthquake
Cabinet Office - "Build back better" case study list
Ministry of Defense - Photos, Video, SDF(Self Defense Force) operations
Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport, and Tourism (MLIT) - Policies of MLIT, etc.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs - TEPCO information, etc.
INSPEC (1898- ) indexes periodical articles and conference proceedings, and some books, reports, and dissertations.
CRS reports on Japan's triple disaster Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress
Online Newspapers and Journals
Japan Times Archives (1897- ) is the longest running English paper in Japan.
English editions of Japanese dailies; Asahi, Yomiuri, and Mainichi (2003-present) are available online. Enter from links to the Japanese daily newspaper sites.
Nikkei Asian Review (1980-present) Weekly Business newspaper, via Nexis Uni
Japan Forum Official journal of the British Association for Japanese Studies.
Search tools for Japanese research articles including Open Access contents
CiNii Articles Japanese academic journal search portal with links to digital contents when available.
J-STAGE Operated by the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST).
JDA includes many collections of personal accounts.
"FUKUSHIMA TRIOLOGY" Documentary films
Passing The Baton, Preview about a multi-generation sake business in Fukushima, featuring the life story of the Niida-Honke chief sake brewer in Fukushima and the years following the 2011 nuclear power plant and tsunami disasters.
Go Up The Mountain, preview "Yamakiya Taiko" (Taiko drum group in Fukushima Japan) has encountered a difficulty to continue after the Great East Japan Earthquake. However, the difficulty taught the leader of the group something very important in life. They decided to spin the drums that resonate in their hometown with a new feeling.
Nuclear Nation, documentary film chronicles the aftermath of the Fukushima I Nuclear Power Plant reactor meltdown following the devastating impact of the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami in March 2011. 1 hour 36 minutes