Asahi Graph 1923〜1956

This menu is for those who want to know about society and entertainment from the end of the Taisho era to the prewar and wartime Showa era.

It lets you search and view Asahi Graph page images from the January 25, 1923 inaugural issue to 1956, using the date of issue and the tables of contents or summaries.

In the screen to the right, click on an operational function you want to know more about to link to an explanation of it.

【Note】 Asahi Graph is an optional content for users of Kikuzo II Visual.

Date of Issue

Date of Issue

To target your search, you could tick the "year" box and put date of publication. The "since(kara)" box could also be used to "only (nomi)" and "until(made)".

Proceed to Search

By clicking the button, a search will start. You could also hit the enter key on your keyboard.


By clicking the button, all requests you had made in the previous search will be all cleared.

Tables of Contents / Summaries

Tables of Contents / Summaries

The "Asahi Graph" Tables of Contents / Summaries search lets you perform a full-text search covering the tables of contents or the article summaries placed on each page. This is not a search method covering the articles themselves.
Searching is easy: Just input the keyword you want to look up.
You can restrict the time period using "Date of Issue."
When there are two or more keywords you want to search for, insert a space between the words to search for "Tables of Contents / Summaries" that include all of those keywords.
After inputting a keyword, click on the "AND" or "OR" button to display "&" or "+." These allow you to search using the respective logical operations "include both" or "include any," with respect to the keywords appearing before and after these symbols. The Asahi Graph "Tables of Contents / Summaries" search does not have a "NOT" feature.


Number of headlines

You could choose the number of headlines shown on a single page between 10 to 100. The original setting is 50 headlines.


You could arrange the sequence of the headlines. The original setting is the oldest article to be shown on the top of the list. You could either choose the original setting or list the oldest headline available on the top of the list.