This node has global availability, this means that it is visible on the internet. It is the first global node outside Europe and should help stabilise the Internet infrastructure in the Asia-Pacific region. It has been active since 31 March 2005.

It will be available on JPNAP and DIX-IE via peering with AS25152. Where it announces prefixes in RS-KROOT-TOKYO.

The name servers at this node will respond with the server id when queried with
dig +norec chaos txt id.server

We support IPv6 peerings for this node.


This graphs shows the number of queries per second seen at this K-root node. Click on the graph to see data for the past year and to see the distribution of query types in detail.

All statistics are subject to a 4 hour delay before being published on this site. The data is based on a 1 minute average.


The deployment has been possible thanks to a partnership with the WIDE Project, represented by the Keio Research Institute at SFC, NTT Communications Corporation, JPNAP, represented by the Internet Multifeed Company and DIX-IE.

NTT Communications
JPNAP/Internet Multifeed CO
Open Computer Network

Transit Providers

Transit connectivity for this instance is provided by:


AS2914   NTT Communications
AS4713   OCN


AS2497   IIJ, Internet Initiative Japan
AS2914   NTT Communications

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