Includes the general Japanese-language encyclopedia Nihon daihyakka zensho 日本大百科全書 as well as the English-language Nipponica Plus encyclopedia. Also offers the full-length Japanese-language Nikkoku 日本国語大辞典 dictionary as well as several translation dictionaries to English, European and East Asian Languages. In addition, the resource has Biographical Dictionaries 人名辞典 and several e-books.
Spanning from the end of the Japanese Imperialist period in 1945 to the present day. Entries cover areas such as literature, film, architecture, food, health, political economy, religion and technology.
Surveys Japanese historical development from the first evidence of human habitation in the archipelago to the consolidation of political power under the Tokugawa shogunate at the beginning of the seventeenth century.