Kikuzo II Visual for Libraries is a news retrieval service from the publisher of Japan’s second largest circulation newspaper, Asahi shimbun. Coverage includes many thousands of full text articles from 1945 to the present. It includes image data of the pages of the Asahi Shimbun Reduced-size Facsimile Edition from 1879 to 1989, as well as articles from AERA and Shukan Asahi, two leading weekly magazines.
From 30 November 2022 Kikuzo II Visual will be available from a new URL for its successor platform now called Asahi Shimbun Cross-Search
An introduction video of “Asahi Shimbun Cross-Search” is now available on YouTube.
Also available to access via the Databases A-Z.