A central portal for accessing resources published by the National Institutes for the Humanities and subsidiary organizations—National Museum of Japanese History, National Institute of Japanese Literature, National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics, International Research Center for Japanese Studies, The Research Institute for Humanity and Nature, the National Museum of Ethnology, and the National Institutes for the Humanities—with direct links to the databases of each.
A system for sharing knowledge and experience from research in Japan Studies. Aggregates metadata on holdings from in the natural sciences, economics, sociology, and more from archives, universities, libraries and cultural institutions across Japan.
Will feature three core temporal units: pre-modern, early modern, and modern Japan. Will house a “Japan in Translation” database. Featured projects will include “Blood, Tears, and Samurai Love,” an examination of an 18th century male-male love story; a tea pedagogy module; a project on Edo-period legal codes; a showcase of gagaku, and more.