diggr (Databased Infrastructure for Global Games Culture Research) a collaborative research project funded by DFG and conducted by Leipzig University Library and Japanese Studies (Institute of East Asian Studies) of Leipzig University. During the first project phase from 2017 to 2019, our research focusses on Japanese videogames in the context of global resp. globalized videogame culture. Our multidisciplinary team (Information Science, Librarianship, Cultural Studies, Japanese Studies) integrates expertise in data management with research of humanities scholars. The project’s goal is to answer various research questions by building a data-driven research infrastructre that uses Linked Open Data among other technologies.