• Japan Search is now officially released!

    Japan Search, a platform for digital resources from a wide variety of Japanese content, ranging from published works, art works, and cultural assets to movies, officially released on August 25, 2020.

  • Handing down records
    of earthquake disasters
    to future generations

    The NDL collects, preserves and provides records in cooperation with various organizations.

  • The Colorful World of Digital Collections

    The NDL Digital Exhibitions features the NDL's unique collections with explanations covering various themes such as nishiki-e, landscape photographs and historical materials. Discover your favorites!

  • Digitized sounds from Taisho / Showa Era

    The Historical Recordings Collection consists of 50,000 sound recordings digitized by the Historical Records Archive Promotion Conference (HiRAC). Recordings, whose right of public transmission has been cleared, are available on the Internet.

Current~Coming Events and Exhibitions

  • Upcoming

    September 29(Tue.)~December 27(Sun.),

    Japanese Picture Book Authors of the Heisei Era (1989–2019) will be held at the ILCL

Events list

Library Calendar