Japanese Language & Literature: Visual Resources

Photographs

Historical Sounds

NDL Historical Sounds site
Historical sounds including music, rakugo, talks, etc. from 1900s to 1950s. Can search the entire collections. 

Other Useful Links

Copyright & Permission Requests

When you need to use images from Japan for your scholarly publications, pay attention to copyrights and restrictions. Consult these resources for more details how you can use images from Japan.

 IUP logoNCC Image Use Protocol privides very useful information on copyrights, image holders, and bilingual templates that you can use for your permission requests.

 creative commons log  Creative Commons promotes open access of publications on the Internet.

Anime License Site Provides the list of anime license information

Chosakuken Daicho 著作権台帳 Provides information on copyright holders in Japan

Association of American University Presses Guildlines including sample letters and copyright table