About this Website


 Linking to the Media Art Database (http://mediaarts-db.bunka.go.jp, hereinafter “this Website ”) may, as a general rule, be made freely. (This applies not only to the home page, but also to links to specific pieces of information.) However, this does not apply if there are notices of restrictions, etc., on links to the information. While contact in advance is not required when linking, please be aware of the following points.

  • (1) Please clearly mark the link to the Media Art Database.
  • (2) The embedding of links to the Media Art Database in other sites is not allowed. Ensure that all links are set to open in a new window.

When using a logo to link to this Website, please use the banner image below.

Media Art Database Banner Size: 468px X 60px
In order to ensure logo visibility, please refrain from using it under the above size.
Media Art Database Banner Size: 234px X 60px
In order to ensure logo visibility, please refrain from using it under the above size.

  • *The use of the banner shall be limited to introducing the Media Art Database.
    It may not be used for any other purpose. The link is to be http://mediaarts-db.bunka.go.jp/ .
  • *Please use the banner without modification. Use of part of the banner or superimposing text or other images on the banner is prohibited.
  • *Please inform the person in charge of advertising at the Bureau of the website uploaded to.
  • *Uploading the banner does not mean that the Bureau supports or endorses your website.
    Neither does the link confer rights of any kind.
  • *Links from websites which fall under the following are strictly prohibited.
    Requests may be made to delete such links.
    • Websites which contain content with the goal of libeling or slandering, or causing loss of trust in this Website or a third party
    • Websites which infringe or are likely to infringe the intellectual property rights (copyright, trademarks, etc.), privacy, right of likeness or other rights of this Website or a third party
    • Websites which publish anti-social content
    • Websites which do not respect intellectual property rights
    • Websites which contain content that goes against laws, ordinances, and public order and morality
    • Websites which publish content deemed by the Bureau to be inappropriate
  • *The Bureau takes no responsibility for cases where your website receives complaints, compensation for damage or other claims from a third party as a result of the link.


 The individual pieces of information published on this Website are covered by copyright. Furthermore, the entirety of this Website is copyrighted as a compilation work, and is protected by both the Japanese Copyright Act and international treaties. When using the content of this Website, please use it in line with the 「Terms of Use


  • 1)  The information published on this Website has been thoroughly checked for accuracy, but, however, the Agency of Cultural Affairs takes no responsibility for any actions carried out by users who use the information on this Website.
  • 2)  There may be times when this Website is interrupted or taken down either in part or entirely without notice as a result of updates/maintenance work or system issues of this Website, or other reasons. Furthermore, the content, conditions of use, etc., of this Website may be changed or deleted without notice. Please be aware of this in advance.
  • 3)  The Bureau is in no way concerned with, and takes no responsibility for any information or other data that is included in third-party websites linked from or to this Website.

4.Operating Specifications

 The following specifications are recommended for the safe and comfortable use of This Website.

  • OS
    Windows 7, MacOS X
  • Browser
    (Windows) Microsoft Internet Explorer 11, Google Chrome 40
    (MacOS X) Safari 8
  • Screen Resolution
    1280 X 800 pixels or above
  • JavaScript, StyleSheet (CSS)
     This Website uses JavaScript and StyleSheet (CSS).
    If JavaScript and StyleSheet are disabled in the browser settings, the screen may not display or the website may not function correctly. Please enable JavaScript and StyleSheet in the browser settings.
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