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Japanese Studies for EALC Grad Students: Religion

Japanese studies research resources and library guide for graduate students in the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures.

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Encyclopedia of Shinto

Encyclopedia of Shinto

The online Encyclopedia of Shinto is the English translation of the Shinto jiten edited by the Institute for Japanese Culture and Classics and published by Kobundo in 1994.

Japanese Journal of Religious Studies

The Japanese Journal of Religious Studies is a semi-annual journal dedicated to the academic study of Japanese religions. The journal is published by the Nanzan Institute for Religion and Culture. This is an open access journal, and all journal contents can be accessed and downloaded from the journal website above.


怪異・妖怪 伝承データベース (国際日本文化研究センター)-  Japanese

Kaiki Yokai Densho Database (International Research Center for Japanese Studies)

This database was created based on folklore studies, and contains over 35, 700 entries about texts and incidents on supernatural.