Where to look for information about Japanese language and culture.
IN THE LIBRARY
Key areas of the library to look for material:
(NB: other areas may also have relevant material)
Japanese Corner (green sticker; the room between T1 and the photocopiers)
All materials in Japanese are in this room, including:
- DVD documentaries,
BL2200 - Japanese religions
DS800 - Japan, travel in Japan
DS821 - Japanese culture
DS833 - Japanese foreign relations
DS835 - Japanese history
N7350 - Japanese art
PL500 - Japanese language
PL535 - Learning Japanese
PL677 - Written Japanese
PL701 - Japanese literature (poetry, fiction, drama)
PN2921 - Japanese theatre
PN6790 - Manga and anime art, history, & criticism
TX724.6 - Japanese cooking
Older issues are held in stack – please ask at the desk if you would like to see them
Japanese language magazines
Weekly Toyo Keizai (HC10 W394)
English language magazines
Asian Geographic (DS5.92 A832)
Asia Pacific Review (DS518.1 A832)
New Zealand Journal of Asian Studies (DS501 N532)
Asia Pacific Viewpoint (DS518.1 A832)
Includes translations of Japanese authors, including Haruki Murakami.
See a list here.
We have DVD movies and documentaries from Japan, some in the original Japanese and some dubbed. See a list here.
Includes English translations of Japanese manga. Some manga are also held in the original Japanese (see the Japanese Corner).