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Enter your keyword and click "Search".

Titles of relevant articles retrieved will appear. Click on those you wish to peruse.

The full text of the article will be displayed. If you click on the thumbnail, a clipping will be displayed.

Clippings are only included from the time period after November, 2005.



The keyword you had originally used in the search will reappear in the search window. You could modify or enter new keywords to narrow down your search. When you wish to use more than two keywords for the search, simply press space key between the words.

Also, you could press "AND""OR""NOT" buttons after each keyword, then signs "&""+"and "#" will appear in the search window respectively, which would further narrow your search results down.

Return to the search interface

Clicking on the “Return to Search Interface” button will return you to the search interface.

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Display an article

The article will be shown when you click a headline or tick the box next to the headline and press "Display Article". When you tick more than one box, the articles you had selected will appear in a single page.

*We are sorry that we are not able to show articles with headlines shown with green letters, because of the copyright. Please look up to the article in our monthly compressed edition, referring the date of the issue, or published page
Select All

When you click "Select All" and click "Show article" button, all the articles will be displayed in one page.

*Depending on the number of articles you choose, our web servers may be overloaded.
Clear All

This button will release what you have chosen, by clicking "Choose All" button or tick a certain number of articles.


The page in which the article is printed.

Clipping Image

By clicking an icon a digital image of the article you have selected will be displayed. Articles published after November 2005 are registered in this form. Photographs, illustrations and parts of an article may not appear in the image and shown as a blank, when there is a copyright issue.

*Digital images are in the form of PDF files. Your computer needs Adobe(R) Reader (6) Version XI or higher to view the images.

Words inside a parenthesis is a title for a series of columns and special reports。
When it says Osaka, Seibu, Nagoya and Hokkaido in the parenthesis, the article was published exclusively in the Osaka, Seibu(Kyushu), Nagoya and Hokkaido editions respectively.
When there is an asterisk after Osaka, the story was published in the early editions of the Osaka Edition, but did not survive through the final Edition.
When a name of a prefecture is shown at the end of the headline, this means that the story was published in the prefectural page of the newspaper.

Previous 20 headlines

By clicking, you could go back to the previous 20 headlines.

Next 20 headlines

You could forward to the next 20 headlines.

First 20 headlines

You could go back to the first search results.

Switching of display sequence

The default setting is 'From newest to oldest', but the sequence of the list can be changed to 'From oldest to newest'.