Use these databases to locate scholarly articles regarding Japanese Film. While there may be some overlap in what you discover with your search, keep in mind that each database includes some unique works of academic literature. So, searching more than one database will provide you with different resources. For detailed information about each database, click the relevant "Information Icon" .
These databases can be searched at the same time by clicking on the "Choose Databases" link above the search bar. The more databases you add, the more likely you are to find articles, but it can also take longer to load.
Try searching these databases at the same time.
Below are influential Japanese Directors and links to resources about them at the library.
|Genres: Samurai, Gangster, Drama|
|Films directed by Kurosawa|
|Books & Screenplays by Kurosawa|
|Books & Articles on Kurosawa/Works|
|b. 1903 d.1963|
|Genres: shomin-geki (commoner drama)|
|Films by Ozu|
|Articles & Screenplays by Ozu|
|Books & Articles on Ozu/Works|
|Films directed by Miyazaki|
|Books (Art, Manga, Fiction) by Miyazaki|
|Books & Articles on Miyazaki/Works|
|b.1935 d. 2018|
|Films directed by Takahata|
|Books & Articles on Takahata/works|
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Below are different lists and rankings for Japanese Films.