*External Fukui Links*
This is the Fukui Prefectural Government Site. It has lots of info, but leans towards statistics and basic information for the curious.
To Live in Fukui, check out “Daily Life Information for Foreigners in Japan”. It has lots of good information here for everyone, not just JETs.
Fukui Prefecture’s Tourist Site
This is the Fukui City official website. It has actual step by step instructions for how to separate your trash in the city. Invaluable! It also includes a link to the Fukui International Association (FIA).
Did you know that Fukui is the dinosaur capital of Japan? Well now you do! This is the English link to the website of the Dinosaur Museum in Katsuyama.
Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) site
The Kanji Kentei website (the Kanji Kentei is a Kanji test for both Japanese people and anyone learning the language – the site is in Japanese)
Charles Kelly’s Online Japanese Language Study Materials
A list of kanji by school grade (and links of other breakdowns)
Introduction to radicals (for beginners from About.com)
A list of radicals and their meaning in English
(Good for many definitions and examples)
(Good if you cannot read the kanji)
And, for those who use Mozilla, to read all your kanji:
Immigration Bureau of Japan
CLAIR Multilingual Guide to Living in Japan
National Police Agency
Japan Postal Service
International Mental Health Professionals of Japan
Tokyo English Life Line (free anonymous telephone counseling)
Jorudan Train Route Finder (English)
Hyperdia Train Route Finder (English)
JR East Japan
JR West Japan
Japan Automobile Federation (JAF)
Weather (earthquake, typhoon)