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Japanese Studies

Selected information resources on Japanese Studies at University of Michigan.

Japanese Media materials at Askwith Media Library in the Shapiro Library Room 2002

  • Search titles and show the h-number at the Askwith Media Library desk. 
           Example  VIDEO-D 37456-D - h 4316 
  • "Askiwith Media Library Offsite Shelving -- please allow 3 days for delivery"  Email to request titles with URL at
  • Japanese DVD and BluRay needs All Region player. It is available at the Askwith Media Library.
  • Following media list is not complete. Search by director (author search), title search, or ask librarians to find media materials.

Online Film Resources

TV culture


Print Reference Works

Title: Research guide to Japanese film studies.

Contributor: NORNES, Markus, and GEROW, Aaron Andrew.

Published: Ann Arbor : Center for Japanese Studies, The University of Michigan, 2009.

Description: viii, 197 p. ; 23 cm.

Notes: Collections -- Distributors -- Used book and video stores -- Annotated bibliography for bibliographic studies. Bunken-shi/bibliographic studies -- Articles on the history of film criticism -- Anthologies of film criticism and køza -- Indexes and bibliographies -- Film yearbooks and almanacs -- Encyclopedias and dictionaries -- Filmographies -- Biographical dictionaries -- Chronologies -- Script collections and collected works of directors -- Censorship -- Photos, posters, programs -- Film periodicals -- General histories -- Guides to archives -- Local histories -- Studio and production company histories -- Online and digital resources. General databases -- Discs -- Websites.

Subjects: Motion pictures -- Japan; Motion picture industry -- Japan; Film archives -- Directories; Motion picture film collections -- Directories; Motion pictures -- Japan -- Bibliography. Call number: PN1993.5.J3 N67 2009