The following databases may be particularly relevant to the study of food and tea in Japan.
Databases are basically just buckets of content, including materials that are grouped by a theme, discipline, topic, or material format.
The Library can't own or subscribe to every piece of research ever created...that's why we have interlibrary loan!
If you need to use an article or book not in the library's collection, place an interlibrary loan request. The University Library can borrow materials from libraries across the globe.