• For information on how to use the Research Reference Room please click here.
  • Materials are not for loan.
  • Materials cannot be copied or photographed.
  • There are situations in which collection items may be unavailable such as when on display in an exhibition. Advance inquiries and reservations are required to view materials in the closed stacks.
  • You must make a reservation at least a week in advance to use the room.

About "Kyoto International Manga Museum Manga Database Search"

  • In addition to the collection of the Kyoto International Manga Museum, the Manga Database Search also returns results of items held in the collection of the Kikuyo Town Library (Kumamoto prefecture) including Shojo (girls) magazines, manga collection bibliographies, Table of Contents information, from the Meiji, Taisho and Showa eras. Information regarding this collection is available in the Research Reference Room of the Kyoto International Manga Museum. For inquiries about the materials themselves, please contact the Kikuyo Town Library.
  • This database was partially funded by Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science. “Database of Japanese Modern Cartoon and Comics” (Grant-in-Aid for Publication of Scientific Research Results: 188003, 208008, 16HP8002) and “Database of Girl's Magazines and Comics in Early Era” (Grant-in-Aid for Publication of Scientific Research Results: 218007)