Japanese Penpals

This penpal/friendship forum specializes in contacts between Japanese and non Japanese people of any age for friendship, inter-cultural communication, language exchange, etc. A free japan-guide.com membership is required for participation.


Site for finding Japanese housemates in Tokyo and Kansai. Also offers listing of language exchange mates.

Japanese Language Meetup

Meetup is an online service that allows people with similar interests to find each other and “meetup” to share those interests. This is the Japanese language page. Use it to find others interested in studying and practicing Japanese in your town.

The Japanese Page Forum

The forums section of The Japanese Page. Current topics are:
Language Questions / Answers
Things To And Not To Do

Japanese-online Forum

part of the Japanese-Online site, not huge voume but when I checked the entries seemed to be very recent and steady.