Useful Apps

Here are a few apps that can come in handy in various situations:

Safety tips

Notifications will be sent to your mobile phone when a hazardous situation occurs such as natural disasters (heavy rains, typhoons, earthquakes, tsunamis, etc.) in Japan.


【Available languages 】
Japanese, English, Chinese (simplified/traditional Chinese characters), Korean, Spanish, Portuguese, Vietnamese, Thai, Indonesian, Tagalog, Nepali, Khmer, Burmese and Mongolian (14 languages [15 forms of written language])

Android:https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=jp.co.rcsc.safetyTips.android&hl=ja

iPhone: ttps://apps.apple.com/jp/app/safety-tips/id858357174

NHK World – Japan

You can watch news and programs provided by NHK-WORLD JAPAN in multiple languages by downloading this app to your mobile phone.

【 Available languages 】
English, Chinese, Korean, Spanish, Portugal, Vietnamese, Thai, Indonesian, Arabic, Urdu, Swahili, Burmese, Hindi, French, Persian, Bengali and Russian (17 languages)

Android::https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=jp.or.nhk.nhkworld.tv&hl=ja

iPhone: https://apps.apple.com/jp/app/nhk-world-tv/id350732480

NHK News, bōsai – News and disaster information

Zenkoku hinanjo gaido –Guide to emergency evacuation shelters

Hyotto kore mo shigenbutsu – Garbage separation app (for Hyuga)