On April 9, 2019, Finance Minister Tarō Asō announced new designs for the ¥1000, ¥5000, and ¥10,000 notes, for use beginning in 2024.The ¥1000 bill will feature Kitasato Shibasaburō and The Great Wave off Kanagawa, the ¥5000 bill will feature Tsuda Umeko and wisteria flowers, and the ¥10,000 bill will feature Shibusawa Eiichi and Tokyo Station.A list of all related instruction sheets can be found here.

To promote the circulation of the notes, some companies had started paying wages in them.

The series D is the first to display the EURion constellation. The EURion constellation pattern can be observed on the series E.

In 1869, the Ministry of Finance introduced notes in denominations between 10 sen and 100 yen.

"Imperial Japanese Paper Currency" followed in 1873 in denominations of 1 yen up to 20 yen.

The 20-franc and 10-franc notes followed in May and October 2017, and the 200-franc note in August 2018. The last denomination, the 100-franc note, will be issued on 12 September 2019.

All notes from the eighth banknote series will remain valid until further notice.

from the National Police Agency, they seized 11,717 counterfeit Series D banknotes (excluding the ¥2000 denomination) in 2005.

However, they seized only 486 counterfeit current issue banknotes, namely Series E ¥1000, ¥5000, ¥10,000, and Series D ¥2000. The 2000 yen note was first issued on July 19, 2000 to commemorate the 26th G8 summit in Okinawa and the 2000 millennium year as well.

Australian banknotes do not have the year of printing or issue on them.

Older notes are identified by a combination of the serial number and the signatures of the "Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia" and the "Secretary to the Treasury".

The motif of the scene was taken from the 12th century illuminated handscrolls of the novel kept at the Tokugawa Art Museum in Nagoya.