Orders, Decorations and Medals of Japan
Links and Other References
Government of Japan Cabinet Office - Decorations and Medals in Japan
Xavier Berdaguer - Orders and Medals of Japan (Archived February 2011).
Richard Catalano - Dai Nippon Medals and Badges
David Devine - Rusty Knight's Place: Japan
Ed Haynes - IEPE: Medals of Japan (Archived February 2007)
Jean-Paul LeBlanc - Orders, Decorations and Medals of Japan (Archived July 2014).
Ilja Repetski - World Awards: Japan
Eric Semon - Décorations du Japon
Shoji Sugita - Japanese Orders, Decorations and Medals of Honour
Matthias Volmer - Orders of Japan (Archived April 2005)
Wikipedia - Japanese Honours System
Dai Nippon Medals and Badges - whilst a sales site, there's a lot of good information here if you dig around!
Barac, B. (2013) Reference Catalogue Orders, Medals and Decorations of the World: Part 111 Silver Book (G-P). OBOL, Zagreb
Catalano, R. (2018) The Imperial Ordinances Establishing Japanese Medals: Part 1: War Medals. Journal of the Orders and Medals Society of America 69(2):4-22.
Page last updated: 26 May 2018