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I've been pointing my friends from abroad at the Japan Heritage Official Site (a project of JNTO, the Japan National Tourism Organization). It's got enticing visuals and descriptions of scenic and historical destinations.
A website that I always follow in this rainy season. They also have an app.
I use it too! I like the hour by hour (1 hour display) feature and the rain clouds radar one ^^
The Japan Legal Support Center, a public agency, provides Hoterasu, legal information for foreign residents. Hoterasu provides support for family, labor, housing, accident, and criminal issues.
Oh this is great! In Nagoya you can go to the Nagoya International Center (NIC) to get similar information (I guess) but it's not a website xD very handful to bookmark!
Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport, and Tourism (MILT) disaster prevention portal has English language information for regions.
I just check my town's website or Ministry of Justice's website when I need to renew my resident card. They both have info in English and other languages.
Guidelines for preventing Tenant-Landlord disputes
If you live in Japan and own a vehicle, you must pay an annual tax for it.
This video will talk about it and show you how to pay for it. https://youtu.be/IcIPUgrMU8U