Here's a short list of other sites related to Japanese and Japan. If you know a great site not listed here, please add it in a comment below!
- Nihongo2-- a collection of fantastic articles on the Japanese language. All in Japanese.
- All Japanese All the Time-- one idea of learning Japanese (see my review of this site)
- Tae Kim's Guide to Japanese Grammar-- a decent overview for those without a good textbook
- A list of Japanese audiobooks-- most of which include links to the electronic text so you can read along. The links don't all work.
General Sites About Japan
- Nihon Hacks-- ways to live on the cheap in one of the world's most expensive countries