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Japanese Digital Resources: Religion

A guide to mostly free online resources and software that facilitates Japanese research and study.


These reference sources cover various aspects of Japanese religion, or Asian religion with a Japanese component. They range from dictionaries to guides.

Digital Archives - General

These digital archives, containing images, documents, and metadata, relate to Japanese and Asian religions broadly.

Digital Archives - Buddhism

These are digital archives related specifically to Japanese Buddhism of various kinds and time periods.

Digital Archives - Shintō

Digital archives related to Shintō from various time periods.

Open-Access Journals

These religion-related journals are in English and freely available online.