Tokyo 1964 Olympic & Paralympic Games

This webpage provides an introduction to materials at the National Diet Library as well as Internet resources regarding the Games of the XVIII Olympiad and the II Paralympic Games (XIII Stoke Mandeville Games) held in Tokyo during 1964.

Contents

1. Official reports and other publications (Japanese, English, and French)
2. Publications in Japanese
3. Publications in languages other than Japanese
4. Internet resources

 

1. Official reports and other publications (Japanese, English, and French)

 

2. Publications in Japanese

 

The following materials published by news agencies and newspaper companies contain many photographs of the competition. These include a number of both black-and-white and color photographs of the Olympic flame, the opening and closing ceremonies, the construction of the facilities of venues, and the athletes.

 

 

3. Publications in languages other than Japanese

The following are materials about the Tokyo Games published in English, German, French, or other languages.

  • XVIII Olympiad official bulletin no. 1-no. 21Link to NDL Online (The Organizing Committee for the Games of the Olympiad / [1960]-1964 / Our Call No.: 796.4-O53ol)
    This is a series of bulletins issued by Organizing Committee for the Games of the XVIII Olympiad. It includes architectural drawings of stadiums, photographs of construction, introduction of Japanese culture, famous places and landmarks in Japan, and news about the Tokyo Olympics. The full text is in English and French.
  • XVIII OlympiadLink to NDL Online ([Pan American Airways] / [c1964] / Our Call No.: 796.4-A798e)
    This book provides information in English on the schedule of the 1964 Tokyo Olympics, the stadiums, Japanese culture and economy, and sightseeing in Japan. It also contains a section entitled "A Brief History of the Modern Olympics" in seven languages, including Arabic and Russian.
  • Die Olympischen Spiele, 1964: TokyoLink to NDL Online (C. Bertelsmann / [1964] / Our Call No.: 796.4-L549o) (German)
    This book contains information on both the Olympic Winter Games held in Innsbruck, Austria, (Jan 1964) and the Olympic Games held in Tokyo (Oct 1964).

 

You can search for materials on the Olympic Games in languages other than Japanese by entering the code 796.4 in the Classification field of the NDL Online.

 

4. Internet resources

  • Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) (JapaneseLink to an external site) (EnglishLink to an external site)
    The sections "orimpikkukoramu tokyo orimpikku 1964" (JapaneseLink to an external site) and "TOKYO 1964 Olympic Games" (EnglishLink to an external site) provide overviews of the 1964 Tokyo Olympics. There are the articles about the process of hosting 1964 Tokyo Olympics, venues, and interviews with athletes.
  • Japanese Paralympic Committee (JPC) (JapaneseLink to an external site)
    The section "Tokyo 1964 pararimpikku" (JapaneseLink to an external site) provides lists of Japanese athletes, medalists, and all sports and events of the Tokyo Games.
  • International Olympic Committee (IOC) (EnglishLink to an external site) (FrenchLink to an external site)
    "TOKYO 1964" (EnglishLink to an external site) (FrenchLink to an external site) provides detailed information on the 1964 Tokyo Olympics.
  • International Paralympic Committee (IPC) (EnglishLink to an external site) (SpanishLink to an external site)
    "TOKYO 1964 PARALYMPIC GAMES" (EnglishLink to an external site) provides an overview of the 1964 Tokyo Paralympics.
  • The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Olympic Page) (JapaneseLink to an external site) (EnglishLink to an external site)
  • The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Paralympic Page) (JapaneseLink to an external site) (EnglishLink to an external site)
    This webpage contains articles about the 1964 Tokyo Games, such as "Remembering Tokyo 1964Link to an external site" and "1964 Tokyo Paralympics - A truly pioneering Games (Part ILink to an external site), (Part IILink to an external site)."
  • 1964 Memories of the Tokyo Olympics (The Yomiuri Shimbun) (JapaneseLink to an external site) (EnglishLink to an external site)
    This webpage comprises five chapters containing articles and photographs on 1964 Tokyo Olympics from the archives of the Yomiuri Shimbun.
  • Paralympic Research Group (The Nippon Foundation Paralympic Support Center) (JapaneseLink to an external site) (EnglishLink to an external site)
    This group conducts surveys and research on issues related to the Paralympics and publishes a journal that is partly translated into English.
  • The World of Olympics and Paralympics (Tokyo Metropolitan Library) (JapaneseLink to an external site)
    This webpage contains an introduction to the materials and reference examples at the Tokyo Metropolitan Library related to the Olympics and Paralympics.

 

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The links below are to webpages in Japanese.