ASASHIGRAPH is an iconic photographic news magazine published by Asahi Shinbun, spanning 77 eventful years from 1923 to 2000. From Taisho democracy, pre-war, WWII, post-war, period of rapid economic growth, oil crisis, collapse of Japan’s economic bubble, to the beginning of the 21st century, the magazine features popular news in politics to trends in fashion and entertainment.

The text is written in Japanese, with English titles on many of the pre-war photos. Our collection includes those published between 1929 to 1950; notice the cover title that reads from right to left before the war, and left to right after. Now considered a highly valued rare item for the history enthusiasts, photographers, designers and collectors alike.

* Publications are added online daily from a large collection; please inquire the store for specific issues if interested.