The Review of Japanese Culture and Society, published by the Jōsai International
Published annually in English, the Review brings together Japanese and non-Japanese
Center for the Promotion of Art and Science at Jōsai University, is devoted to the
scholarly examination of Japanese art, literature, and society.
scholars on a range of issues related to Japanese culture.
Each issue addresses a particular theme and seeks to provide a broad perspective by
combining the work of Japanese scholars and critics with that of non-Japanese writers.
Dedicated to the translation of works written originally in Japanese, each issue also
includes an original translation of a Japanese short story. The purpose of the Review
of Japanese Culture and Society is to provide a venue for the encounter of diverse
and global perspectives on various issues related to Japanese culture and society.