I get most of my NPB knowledge from Japanese sources, but there is tons of great content on Japanese baseball being published in English every day. Here's a rundown of sites and sources that I heartily recommend.
- I'll have to open with Yakyu Baka, curated by the tireless Gen. If you're looking for thorough, current information on Japanese baseball, this is the first place to stop.
- Boston-based longtime Japanese baseball guy Daigo Fujiwara now has content in blog format on his site, japaneseballplayers.com.
- JapaneseBaseball.com made Japanese baseball accessible to me, as it certainly has many others, while I was still navigating through the tricky early waters of the Japanese language. It remains a fantastic resource, hosting five blogs, including John Gibson's Japanese Baseball Daily blog, Michael Westbay's Bayside West, and Christopher Amano-Langtree's Tiger Tails.
- Daily Yomiuri writer Jim Allen's work is archived on JapaneseBaseball.com as well, which is great because the Yomiuri's website leaves a lot to be desired.
- Deanna may have relocated from Japan, but that hasn't dampened her enthusiasm for Tokyo Big6 college baseball. The blogging has gone on.
- Steve Novosel's Chiba Lotte blog welovemarines.com has awoken from a long winter slumber.
- The Kokoyakyu Blog publishes a Yakyu Baka level of information on Japanese high school baseball.
- NPB Card Guy has a knack for finding an interesting baseball card to post every week.
- Yakult is a popular team among English bloggers, with the tenured Tsubamegun and the newcomer Tokyo Yakult Swallows Etc.
- I know of a couple of good Korean baseball sites: mykbo.net and True Stories of Korean Baseball.
- In addition to my work here, I write for Fangraphs and Rotowire.
- Hablo Espanol? Check out Beisbol Japones, a Spanish-language NPB site.
- Ken and I are both on Twitter.
- Jason Coskrey of the Japan Times is one of my favorite guys to exchange banter with during games on Twitter.
- Former Softbank Hawk CJ Nitkowski is another.
- Jim Allen has joined the Twitter revolution.
- Current Yokohama BayStar Clayton Hamilton is tweeting his NPB experiences.
- Mykbo.net has a Twitter presence as well.
Did I leave anyone out? It certainly wasn't intentional - feel free to add to this list in the comments.