Beginning in 1996 Dragonfly Publishing released a series of books focused upon the Japanese domestic watch industry. These are one of the best documented references for the Japanese watch industry with large amounts of detailed information provided. The volumes cover Seiko, Citizen, Orient, Takano and smaller independent Japanese brands. Most of these volumes are currently out of print but these are now being re-released with additional information included.
This is an article on the different reference books for Japanese watches that are available. There are numerous dedicated books, special publications from the manufacturers and also magazines with significant articles on Japanese watches.