Learn about the newspapers we publish: The Yomiuri Shimbun, The Yomiuri Chukosei Shimbun, The Yomiuri KODOMO Shimbun and THE JAPAN NEWS.

The Yomiuri Shimbun

Japan's Leading National Newspaper

With the history of 150 years since its foundation in 1874, The Yomiuri Shimbun is a national newspaper with the largest circulation in Japan.

Guide to The Yomiuri Shimbun

Accurate Reporting, Clear Editorial Stance

The Yomiuri Shimbun's reputation is built on reliable, accurate reporting and clear, forthright commentaries.
Through our numerous groundbreaking exclusives, we have upheld the public's right to know, driving societal change with editorials championing bold, responsible discourse and realistic, compelling reportage and advocacy.

Meticulously Categorized Sections

The Yomiuri Shimbun delivers in-depth and accessible news coverage.
Our pages are meticulously categorized into politics, economy, international issues, society, sports and more, offering a comprehensive grasp of the events of the day.
We also provide a wealth of insightful commentary backed by thorough research.

Articles Useful to Our Life

We feature articles that enrich everyday life, covering essential topics like healthcare, social security, education and culture.
Moreover, considering the rapid changes driven by our aging population and declining birthrate, we have set up dedicated teams in the critical areas of healthcare, social security and education, ensuring that our paper continues to meet the evolving needs of our readers.

Editorials and Front-Page Columns

The Yomiuri Shimbun offers clear, incisive editorials on important domestic and international news topics, from politics to economy and social issues.
Our front page features columns by seasoned journalists, delivering engaging perspectives in the "Henshu Techo" (or editorial notebook, morning edition) and "Yomiuri Sunpyo" (or Yomiuri snapshot, evening edition).

Utilizing Digital for Breaking News

Under a policy of integrating the print and digital services, we are also putting emphasis on delivering breaking news through Yomiuri Shimbun Online (YOL).
Yomiuri Shimbun subscribers can register to view all YOL articles with no extra fees.

The Yomiuri Chukosei Shimbun

From News to Entertainment: A Newspaper Supporting Teens

Published every Friday as a 24-page, full-color tabloid, this teen-focused newspaper covers a wide variety of topics, from news and sports to English, book reviews and entertainment. Featuring over 30 diverse sections, it includes lots of vivid illustrations and diagrams that provide enjoyment for families and are useful as an educational aid for school lessons. Our free "Yteen" smartphone app also provides a safe online space for interaction and discussion.

The Yomiuri KODOMO Shimbun

A Newspaper for Elementary School Students

Published every Thursday for elementary school students, this vibrant, full-color newspaper is packed with illustrations, graphs and photos to spark their curiosity. Spanning 20 pages in a tabloid format, it features educational comics on current affairs and a study section dedicated to analyzing the latest trends in school entrance examinations, making it ideal for students preparing to enter junior high school.


Reading about Japan and World Developments in English

This daily English-language newspaper published by The Yomiuri Shimbun offers in-depth insights into Japanese and global politics, diplomacy, economy and society. Its articles, mainly translated from The Yomiuri Shimbun, offer readers the chance to deepen their understanding and enhance their English proficiency. Rich in content, it is also an invaluable source of information for expatriates and visitors interested in Japan's traditional culture, entertainment, food and tourism.