The various trends of web design in Japan can be difficult to understand. There is a large following of Japanese web developers who keep up with the latest HTML5, CSS3, and jQuery concepts. This means you can find a myriad of wonderful layouts all designed from people in Japan. Much like the western view of web design, there are both good and bad examples to be found everywhere on the Internet.
I have put together this collection of 44 unbelievably inspirational Japanese websites. It is important to keep in mind that Japanese as a language can be used to convey information differently than English. You may notice slight variations to body text, navigation items, footer links, and other common pieces of webcopy. But these layouts are certainly worth a glance for anybody interested in studying the advancing trends in global web design.
Author: Jake Rocheleau
Jake is a creative designer, illustrator, and web developer. He frequently writes articles involving new-age design concepts and freelance management skills. You can find him in Google or follow his tweets @jakerocheleau