These are some interesting links:


A multinational group of people who enjoy social events in and around Tokyo. Not a date club but a networking group. Lots of "I wanna be your friend" but a fair crowd.


A central source of up to date information on Tokyo with many links for housing, jobs, events etc..


The mother of all forums with on going Japan related chat. Japan Forum:
the online community at Discuss Japan-related
topics such as JPop, Anime & Manga, traditional culture, language
or find old friends and relatives through the Japan People Search!
Worth a visit.


A real mix of chat/forum. A place to vent your frustrations and find sympathy


As the name suggests but a lot, lot more.


British Football Club - Get Tokyo soccer gossip or find team to play on.


Oxfam International is a development agency working in more than 100 countries to find lasting solutions to poverty, suffering and injustice, in an era in which the structural causes of these problems are increasingly global. Oxfam is a strategic funder of development projects, provides emergency relief in times of crisis and campaigns for social and economic justice. Oxfam is dependent on your valuable donations.

If you would like to support our efforts to find lasting solutions to these worldwide problems, please make a contribution today at:


An interesting history of the British public house. Also a fair introduction to the various types of pubs, laws governing them etc... This site seems to be offered in several languages (including Japanese).


Tokyo Metropolis is the Ttime Out" of Tokyo. The magazine is pulished twice a month and content cover what's on, what's happening anda hwhole heap more. This free mag can be picked up in pubs and restaurants around Tokyo and is a must for any new comer to catch up on the restaurant, pub and club news. It is available every Friday at the Meguro Tavern.