Search & Discovery Tools



NDL Search: an integrated search service of catalogs and digital archives including libraries, archives, academic institutes and the National Diet Library.

Zasshi kiji sakuin shūsei dētabēsu 雑誌記事索引集成データベース ICovers early Meiji to present, citation only. 

JAIRO - Japanese Institutional Repositories Online

CiNii Articles Japanese academic journal search portal with links to digital contents when available;

Google Books Search (GBS)

Japan Search National platform to discover over 21 million items with 3.1 million contents publicly accessible. Created by National Diet Library of Japan.

Cultural Japan  Launched in August 2020, a discovery site for over 1 million Japanese items


Film & Media Studies Page

(Pop) Culture Page

メディア芸術カレントコンテンツ  マンガ、アニメーション、ゲーム、メディアアートなど、メディア芸術に関する様々な情報をピックアップして掲載するWEBサイト


沖縄関係データベース / Okinawa Related Database 

沖縄県統計資料Webサイト Both historical and current statistics are available 

沖縄文献情報データベース Bibliographic Information Database of Okinawa materials created by University of the Ryukyus

Center for Okinawan Studies, University of Hawaii



AlohaUchinaaguchi YouTube channel dedicated to Okinawa studies

「宗教」と「無宗教」の近代南島史 : 国民国家・学知・民衆(2016)

Self Defense Force

防衛省・自衛隊 Ministry of Defense & SDF

陸上自衛隊 Japan Ground Self-Defense Force

海上自衛隊 Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force

航空自衛隊 Japan Air Self-Defense Force

関連サイトリンク Links to related sites 

News & Media

Kikuzo Visual II for Libraries 聞蔵IIビジュアル for Libraries ID 朝日新聞 (1879-present).

Yomidas Rekishikan 読売新聞 (1874-present) ID Including Daily Yomiuri (1989-present).

Nikkei Telecom 21 日経テレコン21 ID Nihon Keizai shinbun 日本経済新聞 (1876-present) and other three Nikkei papers.

Maisaku 毎日新聞 ID (1872-Present)  世論調査1945-2018、20世紀2001大事件

Japan Times (1897-2020) ID

Japan News Digital Archive ID Launched in 1955, The Japan News is an English-language daily published by The Yomiuri Shimbun. Known by several different names during its history (Japan News, Yomiuri Japan News, The Yomiuri, The Daily Yomiuri), The Japan News adopted its current name in 2013.

More Newspaper resources

NHK World Japan's public broadcasting station in English


Fukushima 2021