Month: June 2012

Hakubunkan’s Taiyō (1895-1928) full text!

The Libraries’ subscription for access to Meiji-era issues of Taiyō (太陽), published by Hakubunkan (博文館) during 1895-1928, is now set up, with access available for Ohio State faculty, students and staff:

Taiyo 3:12 (June 1897) exhibited at Yamaguchi Prefectural Library

Published by Hakubunkan during January 1895 to February 1928 in 34 volumes (531 issues; 175,000 pages), Taiyō (The Sun) was Japan’s first general interest popular magazine. Continue reading

Japanese films

The best way to find Japanese films in the Ohio State University Libraries’ collections is through the library’s catalog. I found 563 Japanese films! using the advanced search, limiting to Video Recording and Language = Japanese. The titles I found include TV shows and educational films in addition to movies.

Books on Japanese cinema in the library have the subject: Motion pictures — Japan

There are many databases on Japanese film, including these: Continue reading