Useful Websites for Book Selection

1.National Diet Library

Books on Japan (Nihon kankei obun tosho mokuroku)

The National Diet Library releases a catalog of books on Japan on a quarterly basis (in January, April, July and October).


2.The Japan Foundation

Japanese Book News

Japanese Book News is published quarterly by the Japan Foundation to make available to overseas readers up-to-date information on new books and recent topics of Japan's publishing culture.


3.Websites of Bookstores

Well-known bookstores in Japan

Sales of books related to the Japanese national government


4.Website of publisher

List of representative publishers

General Thema

Social sciences

Japanese history
Politics, business, law
Literature, novels

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