Terms of Use

YOSHITOMO NARA The Works (www.yoshitomonara.org) (hereinafter referred to as the "Website") is managed and operated by the Yoshitomo Nara Foundation (hereinafter referred to as the "Foundation").

Please read the following terms and conditions (the "Terms of Use") carefully before browsing and using this website. If you do not agree to any part of the Terms of Use, please do not access, use or post any information to this website. The Terms of Use are subject to change without notice, so please be sure to check the latest version. The date of the last update (revision) of the Terms of Use is indicated at the bottom hereof.

1. Copyright

All of the text, images, and materials on this website are intended to be viewed on a screen by an individual user using a browser.

All of the information on this website, including but not limited to the images of artworks, archival photographs, texts and materials, is protected by copyrights, patents, trademarks, and other rights held by Yoshitomo Nara, the Foundation and/or third parties.

The user may use the images of artworks, archival photographs, texts and other materials on this website only for personal and non-commercial use, and only in the following manners, subject to the conditions stated on this website. Please note that copying, reproduction or similar acts of these items in any other way is not permitted. Please also check the "Frequently Asked Questions" section for details before using this website.

[Permitted Usages]

  1. Display: To display as the background image or wallpaper of a PC or smartphone, or as a profile image on social media, etc.
  2. Printing: To print using a home photocopier or printer.
  3. Sharing: To share the pages of the website on social media, etc.
  4. Citation: To mention in personal blogs, social media, etc.

[Restrictions on Use]

  1. All copyright and other notices may not be removed, except for automatically cropped thumbnail images [OGP images] that are displayed when they are disseminated and shared on social media.
  2. Use involving content that is libelous, defamatory, or offensive to public order and morals is prohibited.
  3. In the case of dissemination or citation, the URL of "www.yoshitomonara.org" must be displayed and clearly indicated that it is the website of "YOSHITOMO NARA The Works."
  4. It is prohibited to disseminate or cite only screenshots of all or part of the image(s) of artworks.
  5. Use of this website in any manner that may lead a third party to mistakenly believe that the user of this website has some kind of relationship or connection with Yoshitomo Nara, the Foundation, or this website (e.g., linking this website to the opening page of a user’s blog or social media, etc.) is prohibited under any circumstances.

For other information regarding the use of copyrighted materials, please see the "Frequently Asked Questions."

2. Provision of Information

The Foundation collects information on images of artworks and archival photographs that are not posted on this website. By submitting a photo or artwork images, the user agrees to waive their copyright to them without compensation or other conditions to Yoshitomo Nara, the Foundation, and this website. If you do not agree to this waiver, please do not submit any photos or images to this website. Please also refer to the details in the "Frequently Asked Questions."

3. Privacy Policy

The Foundation handles personal information, etc. in accordance with its Privacy Policy. For more details, please refer to the "Privacy Policy" page.

4. Use of Access Log Information, Cookies

This website uses cookies. A cookie is a piece of information consisting of letters and numbers that is stored on the user’s computer (or device such as a mobile terminal or tablet) when the user accesses this website. The Foundation has established a Cookie Policy for the appropriate management and operation of cookie information. Please refer to the "Cookie Policy" for more details.

5. Governing Law and Court of Jurisdiction

This website is under the control of the Foundation. Although this website can be accessed from countries around the world with differing laws and regulations, the person accessing this website and the Foundation both agree to be bound by the laws of Japan and the ordinance of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government in relation to the use of this website. The Foundation does not make any statements or representations as to the suitability of the contents of this website for the environment of the person accessing this website. Access to this website is deemed to be made by the free will of the person accessing it, and the person accessing the Website is responsible for its use. Unless otherwise specified, the Tokyo District Court of Japan shall have exclusive jurisdiction as the court of first instance for all disputes related to the use of this website.

6. Recommended Browsers

The following browsers are recommended for optimal use of this website:

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For smartphones and tablets


Google Chrome for Android 5 or later


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*Browsers not listed above, such as Internet Explorer, MacIE, Full Browser, Windows Phone, and Blackberry, are not supported. If users view with anything other than the recommended browsers, the design of the Website may be different than originally intended, and some functions may not be available. Please note that the browser recommendations are subject to change without notice. Thank you for your understanding.

7. Disclaimer

  • The Foundation is not responsible for any problems between users and third parties that may arise from the use of this website.
  • The Foundation is not responsible for any software or hardware accidents or other damages resulting from the use of this website.
  • Please be advised in advance that the information and file names, etc. on this website are subject to change without notice.
  • The content of third-party websites linked to this website is managed by the respective website operators and this website assumes no responsibility for the content of such websites or for any damages arising from the use of such websites.

8. For Inquiries About This Website

The Yoshitomo Nara Foundation, General Incorporated Foundation

Supplementary provisions
Effective on September 27, 2021.