Japanese Ability Tests
The tests contained here are for the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) or Nihongo Nouryoku Shiken (日本語能力試験). They are samples intended to help you study.
Japanese and Kanji Dictionaries
English-Japanese word and phrase dictionary with examples.
Kanji.sljfaq (handwritten kanji input)
A flash-based online kanji (漢字) dictionary and character reader from SLJFaq. If you don’t know a kanji character, look it up here.
NCIKU Translation (handwritten kanji input)
NCIKU, a Chinese company, provides multiple apps for kanji lookup and Japanese translation, in addition to its Chinese and English resources.
uPal (handwritten kanji input)
Essential Japanese Learning Resources
Japanese grammar resource (explanations and examples). the site also sends daily Japanese grammar explanations and has a quiz function.
Japanese grammar guide.
Learn Japanese Free
Japanese grammar and vocabulary.
Single word dictionary, or sentence or web page translation.
Convert Japanese years, based on the rein of Japanese emperors, to universally accepted years.