From the National Diet Library:
The Research and Legislative Reference Bureau (RLRB) of the National Diet Library publishes research papers on national policy issues in Japan.
We are pleased to announce that selected articles from the RLRB’s publications are now available in English on our website.
The RLRB prepares research papers on national policy issues for the use of Diet members and the Japanese public. Also, for the benefit of research analysts in parliamentary libraries around the world, the RLRB provides English translations of selected articles from its publications, which include information about social, political, and economic issues in Japan.