The Review of Japanese Culture and Society, a peer-reviewed journal published by the
Published annually in English, the Review brings together Japanese and non-Japanese
Jōsai International Center for the Promotion of Art and Science at Jōsai University and
distributed by the University of Hawai’i Press, is devoted to the scholarly examination
of Japanese art, literature, and society. Current issues are available online through
Project Muse and back issues through JSTOR.
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.