The International House of Japan Library

The International House of Japan Library is a special library for Japanese Studies which was established in 1953.
The library has been a center supporting Japanese Studies academics and information specialists in Japan, by organizing workshops for Japanese Studies information specialists, publishing reference guidebooks for Japanese Studies and so on, with cooperating institutions overseas and in Japan, as well as offering general library services.
The library is situated in a building listed as a major work of Japanese modern architecture and has beautiful views of a traditional Japanese-style garden reflecting the changing seasons.

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[Joint Exhibition of Books] “Yasujiro Ozu” (Mar.1-Mar. 30, 2024)
[Library] Library Tour in March (March 16, 2024)
[Library Display] Women in Japanese Studies: Memoirs from a Trailblazing Generation Edited by Alisa Freedman (Feb.13, 2024-)
[Library] Library Tour in February (February 17, 2024)
[Library] Newly Arrived Books


The Library, The International House of Japan
5-11-16 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-0032
TEL: 03-3470-3213 (Mon.-Sat., 9:00 am-6:00 pm)
FAX: 03-3475-0424