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Japanese Studies: Articles

This subject guide points to library's print and electronic sources for research on Japanese studies, especially in humanities and social sciences

Article Databases

Here is a short list of useful articles databases for Japanese studies. Note that many of these sources only index journal articles -- they don't actually have the full text (*licensed resource requiring authentication).

Selected Print Article Indexes

Selected Journals (Western Languages)

Here is a list of selected journals in Western languages covering the field of Japanese studies and beyond, many of which are available both online and print:

Additional titles may be available at publishers websites (e. g. Brill).

Selected Journals (Japanese)

Here is a list of selected journals in Japanese studies, including those subscribed by the Library and those freely available on the web. If you wish to browse latest table of contents of other journals, RSS feed is available from 雑誌記事索引採録誌一覧 page provided by the National Diet Library.



Art/Art Histoty


Library & Information Science/Biliographical Studies


Music/Performing Arts


Political Science/Economics/Law