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Japanese Studies Primary Sources in Western Languages: Film

Research Guides

Finding Resources

Refer to the LibGuide for film studies and Professor Aaron Gerow's research guide for a comprehensive overview of film studies at Yale and Japanese film studies respectively.


Iconics is the international version of Eizogaku, the publication of the Japanese Society of Image Arts and Sciences. It contains scholarly articles in French, German and English, and may help direct you to primary source material.


Japanese and Chinese Classic Films: Translation and Subtitling Project
This project translated and subtitled five Japanese and two Chinese classic films.


Orbis records for films increasingly indicate whether or not they are subtitled; it is worth switching to 'Long View' to check.


English resources