Submit Manuscript

 The Manuscript Submission Page is here.

Guide to Submission for First-Time Contributors


*About the Submission Page

When making a submission, the following information is needed in addition to the manuscript.

  • Field of Study (select from choices)
  • Referee information: names, affiliated organizations, telephone numbers, and mail addresses of 3~5 recommended referees.

When submitting peer-review manuscripts (original manuscripts, short communications) please recommend referees.

Do not recommend referees with a conflict of interest. Examples would be members of your own institution, your teacher or student, etc.

Manuscripts in all languages are welcome.

*(Chinese, Japanese, Korean contributors) Please use halfwidth characters when inputting English (Title, Author Name, Keywords, Abstract, Manuscript, etc.)

Manuscript Format

Please provide the following information when you submit your manuscript.

For Non-English Language Manuscripts:

  • Title of Manuscript (original language and English)
  • Author Names (original language and English)
  • Affiliated Organizations (original language and English)
  • Location of Affiliated Organizations
  • Keywords (3~5 words in original language and English)
  • Abstract (~400 words English, or ~2,000 characters, both in original language and English)

For Manuscripts in English:

  • Title of Manuscript
  • Author Names
  • Affiliated Organizations and Their Locations
  • Keywords (3~5 words) ※If possible, please also include keywords in Japanese
  • Abstract (~400 word limit) ※If possible, please also include abstract in Japanese (~2000 character limit)

Please see the Submission Guidelines for more detailed explanations.


Manuscript submission and publication is free.
However, fees will be charged in the following cases:

  • Changes to the layout of manuscript are requested AFTER the submission has been accepted for publication
  • Ordering Offprints

Manuscript Submission Process

  1. Review Submission Guidelines

    Please review before submitting manuscript. Submissions Guidelines are available here. *PDF file

  2. Download Manuscript Template and Create Manuscript File

    Manuscripts must be properly formatted for submission.
    Please download the manuscript template files and create a properly formatted manuscript file. *Microsoft Word file

    For authors submitting manuscript in English

    For authors submitting manuscript in languages other than Japanese or English

  3. Submit Manuscript

    The Manuscript Submission Page is here.