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East Asia: Newspapers

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This section includes some resources to Japanese and English language newspapers from Japan.

SU Library also has a research guide to newspaper databases, Access World News for full text content of local and regional newspapers, and Internet Public Library contains links to online newspapers from around the world.


Asahi Shimbun (in Japanese)

Asahi Shimbun (in English)
Asahi Shimbun is considered one of the biggest daily newspapers in the world.

Japan Times (in English)
Founded in 1897, Japan Times is Japan's oldest English language newspaper.

Mainichi Shimbun (in Japanese)

Nikkei (in Japanese)

Sankei Shimbun (in Japanese)
Sankei Shimbun is a Japanese language newspaper founded in 1933.

Yomiuri Shimbun (in Japanese)

Yomiuri Shimbun (in English)

Founded in 1874, Yomiuri Shimbun has the largest circulation of any newspaper in Japan.