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Japan Studies: Major Online Resources at Glance

Top Reference Tools


A large collection of language dictionaries, encyclopedias, biographical dictionaries, and other Japanese reference works, ebooks and journals. Click here for more information on individual sources.  

For more comprehensive information on reference tool for Japan Studies, please click here

Other Reference Tools


Language / Character Dictionaries




E-J / J-E dictionaries

Find Journal Articles / Book Chapters

For more information about finding journal articles / book chapeters, click here

Japanese Language

English Language

Also, search other full-text databases such as EBSCO, JSTORE, Project Muse, etc.

Major Ebook platform

Online Newspapers

For more information about all the newspaper resources, click here

Japanese language

login to Kikuzo II Visual for 戦前の外地版

The link below is only accessible to 朝日新聞縮刷版「戦前の外地版」. In order to log in,  use the「login to Kikuzo」bottom below. 


English language