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Asian Studies: Dictionaries & Language Resources

Covers study and research sources for China & Japan Studies. The content for South Asian Studies is under construction.

Selected Dictionaries Held in the Library

The Shelf Location @ the Dafoe Library

All reference books for Japanese language such as dictionaries and encyclpedias are shelved in PL section of Reference Collection, Main Floor of the Dafoe Libary.

A Picture of Japan Studies Related Reference Books Shelved in the Dafoe Library

Selected Japanese Language Learning Resources

Online Resources:

Multimedia Resources

Nihongo De Asobo (NHK TV Program Series)

The Dafoe Library holds selected episodes from the NHK Nihongo De Asobo TV series (DVD) in the multi-media collection, Dafoe Library 2nd floor.

Some sample videos from the NHK program are made available on YouTube. Search "nihongo de asobo" on YouTube to retrieve them.

The video clip below is a children's song and dance, "Yayakoshiya", performed by Nomura Manzai, a Kyogen performer, taken from the Nihongo De Asobo series.   Please contact Asako Yoshdia for an alternative format.

Nihongo de Asobo DVD's