About this Website
To navigate around the website, please choose from the above main menu and from its corresponding submenus on the left side. If a submenu contains further menus, they will be displayed by clicking on the submenu title. To get a good view over the entire website, have a look at the sitemap.
All pages are both in English and in Japanese. To get to its corresponding page, just click on the language button in the upper left corner.
The encoding throughout the web site is set to UTF-8. This makes it possible to display West- and East-European characters as well as real "macron" characters (Ā, Ī, Ū, Ē, Ō, ā, ī, ū, ē, ō) which are being used in the Japanese rōmaji alphabet to indicate long vowels, and of course also Japanese characters.