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. 

  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.

    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.