- "Richard Risley Carlisle, Man in Motion" by Stuart Thayer and William L. Slout, with Aya Mihara.
- "Professional Entertainers Abroad and Theatrical Portraits in Hand", by Aya Mihara.
- "How Risley Lost at Billiards" by Mary Evans, Sports Illustrated.
- Deracine. Website run by Oshima Mikio （大島幹夫）, circus promoter, producer, historian, and publisher of Art Times, a magazine which often features articles about Japanese circus and history, and has run many of Aya Mihara's articles.
- Circus Historical Society
- Circopedia (A priceless and free on-line encyclopedia of all things circus, with videos and text descriptions of Risley acts).
Some of the earliest films ever made show the popularity of Japanese acrobats
- 1901: Thomas Edison film showing acrobats at Japanese village in Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, New York.
- 1904: Thomas A. Edison film of Japanese acrobats.
- 1907: Les Kiriki - Japanese Acrobats by Segundo de Chomón.
Japanese acrobats also influenced American music.
- The Lovely Fiammetta, playing the "All Right Polka," from sheet music written by the blind composer E. Mack for Umekichi Hamaikari, in 1868. Music resurrected from oblivion for the book launch party in 2013.
Professor Risley and the Imperial Japanese is published by the intrepid Stone Bridge Press, Berkeley, California, 2012. It is available for order through finer bookstores (please also ask them to stock it), as well as on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and other on-line retailers. It is also available as an e-book on the Amazon Kindle platforms for PC, Macs, and tablets.