Japan Digital Archives Center, or J-DAC, is a joint enterprise between MARUZEN-YUSHODO Company, Limited, Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd. Inspired by the insatiable curiosity of humanity that drives its everlasting pursuit for knowledge, the mission of J-DAC is to provide a multidisciplinary archival platform for researchers in the humanities and social sciences through the collection and consolidation of various cultural and historical records of Japan.

Political History of Japan

Primary documents from the highest level of government of the Sato Administration.This includes a number of documents classified Top Secret or higher.

Economic & Business History of Japan

A digital collection of annual reports and prospectus produced between early Meiji and late Showa(1877-1990).

An enormous collection consisting of primary documents of industrial policy from prewar period.

The most exhaustive statistical resources on the history of Japan between Meiji and Post-War showa(1873-1972).

Japanese Literature

An online database for literary magazine Mita Bungaku from 1910 to 1944. Indexed of articles and advertisements.

Includes manuscripts and first publications by Dazai(1909-1948) along with personal diaries and notebooks from his school days.

Rare Books and Old Materials

A greatest collection published during the Song and Yüan dynasties in China.

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