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Series I: Director Files, 1878-2011
Series II: Critic Files, 1929-1998
Series III: Film-Related Individuals' Files, 1863-2012 [Bulk Dates: 1900s-1950s], 1863-2012
Series IV: Film Production Company Files (Studio Files), 1920-1995
Series V: Scenarios, 1923-1986
Series VI: Subject Files, 1908-2006
Series VII: East Asian (Pre-and Post-War), 1923-2006
Series VIII: Okinawan Cinema, 1924-2004
Series IX: Western Cinema (Pre-and Post-War), 1918-2003
Series X: Pre-War and Wartime Magazines, 1913-1994 [Bulk Dates: 1930s], 1913-1994
Series XI: Post-War Magazines, 1945-2004
Series XII: Movie Theater Handbills/ Chirashi (Meiji, Taishō and early Shōwa periods), circa, 1870-1994
Series XIII: Handbills/Chirashi for Vaudeville Shows and Revues, 1912-1976
Series XIV: Post-War Ephemera, 1949-2007 [Bulk Dates: 1970s-1990s], 1949-2007
Series XV: Museums, Exhibitions and Film Catalogs, 1902-2005 [Bulk Dates: 1980s-1990s], 1902-2005
Series XVI: Film Festival Materials, 1955-2006 [Bulk Dates:1990s-2000s], 1955-2006
Series XVII: Photos and Posters, 1881-2003 [Bulk Dates:1920-1940], 1881-2003
Series XX: Audio-Visual Materials, circa, 1980s-2000s
Series XXII: Makino Mamoru Papers, circa, 1970s-2013
Series XVIII: Newspapers, 1926-1988 [Bulk Dates:1940s-1950s], 1926-1988
This series contains film newspapers from box 482~486, with Shūkan eiga puresu/週刊映画プレス/The Weekly Eiga Press in boxes 482-484 from 1953-1963. It also contains individual issues of film newspapers in boxes 485, 486, and large newspaper boxes 487-490 containing non-film newspaper titles that include selected issues from Tokyo Asahi shinbun/東京朝日新聞, Tokyo Nichi Nichi shinbun/東京日日新聞 and its special editions/ gōgai/ 号外, and Yomiuri shinbun/読売新聞. Box 509 contains Japanese and Korean language newspapers collected during the Pusan International Film Festival (1996); see Subseries XVI.2: Film Festival Materials: Japanese and International Film Festivals. For Yomiuri shinbun PR materials, see Subseries VI.6: Subject Files: Distribution and Entertainment Industry.
The general newspapers cover significant events in Japanese history from 1931 until 1937. In particular, they cover The May 15 Incident of 1932 (五・一五事件 Goichigo Jiken) and The February 26 Incident of 1936 (二・二六事件 Ni-niroku jiken or "2-2-6 incident"). The items in this series are organized in alphabetical order by title of the newspaper publication.
This series also contains reduced-size editions for the Ōsaka eiga kyōiku/大阪映画教育 newspaper, from 1971-1088 (box 679). Also contained in this series are large newspaper handbills for late 1930s films. See Series XII: Movie Theater Handbills/ Chirashi for more movie theater handbills (prewar). See Series XI: Post-War Magazines for additional titles related to mass media.
For documents related to events during the war years, see Subseries VI.22: Subject Files: Wartime (Asia-Pacific) Materials. See also Subseries XIV.10: Post-War Ephemera: Newspaper Film Advertisements, Scrapbooks of Newspaper Clippings.
A detailed listing of the items in Series XVIII can be consulted in a downloadable Excel spreadsheet.