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A brief history and information about newspapers published in Japan

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English Newspapers 英字新聞 in Japan  a brief history

Kawaraban かわら版 Woodblock print newspaper during the Edo era

Nishiki-e Shinbun 錦絵新聞 Woodblock print newspaper during the Meiji period

Early Japanese Newspapers 邦字新聞 a brief history and images

Basic newspaper terms that you need to know before reading Japanese newspapers

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In this guide...

You will find a brief history of newspapers published in Japan from Edo to present. The guide also introduces basic information about newspapers in Japan. For more information about Japan's newspapers and newspaper databases, go to the Japan Collection Guide's Newspapers page.

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