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29 June 2020 Thank you all for supporting us at this difficult time. Kyoto Journal is a small, all-volunteer team and the lack of a regular funding, as well as the challenges of reaching a readership of which 99% are located outside Japan, has been hugely exacerbated by the pandemic. Distributors collapsed, a third of…

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11 October 2020 shipping updates Thank you for supporting our work at this difficult time. KJ ships the majority of orders from Japan and some from within the USA. Japan Post imposed a ban on international airmail to 150+ countries in April 2020, which has partially lifted. As of today, from Japan, we CAN ship…

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Help us fund our print issues Make a donation BECOME A FRIEND OF KYOTO JOURNAL Kyoto Journal is recognized worldwide for its superb print quality, embodying an essential Kyoto tradition of fine design. Since 2017 our independent, all-volunteer team has created nine beautiful print issues consecutively funded by subscriptions, book and back issue sales. Unfortunately, the impact of…

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Kyoto Journal Creative Studio

The Kyoto Journal team—and its extended network that it has built over 30 years—have a great deal of experience in a variety of fields.    Coming soon.

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Advertising in Kyoto Journal Kyoto Journal での紙面・オンライン広告のご案内   KJ offers advertising opportunities to brands with a sensibility and philosophy in keeping with our own, who we can be proud to share with our readers.  Whether you are a small business or established brand, we have print and online offerings to suit every budget. Please contact…

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EXPLORE THE KYOTO JOURNAL Discover quality writing from Asia in our award-winning magazine. Stimulating interviews and profiles; excerpts of works translated from Asian languages; fiction, poetry and book reviews, as well as a fresh look at the city KJ calls home. ALL ALLFICTION, POETRY & REVIEWSHIDDEN JAPANIN TRANSLATIONINSIGHTS FROM ASIAOUR KYOTOTOKONOMA INSIGHTS FROM ASIA Shopping…

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Contact Us GENERAL ENQUIRIES contact@kyotojournal.org ORDER & SUBSCRIPTION ENQUIRIES Please click on the blue speech bubble in the bottom right corner of this page where you can consult our FAQS (we also have a separate FAQs page) If your question can’t be answered by our FAQs please e-mail support@kyotojournal.org If your question is about how…

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ABOUT KYOTO JOURNAL “Watching the all-volunteer Kyoto Journal educate, delight and broaden the entire world has been one of the greatest inspirations of my life. Each time a new issue arrives in my mailbox, I am inspired, nourished and renewed again. Kyoto Journal is one of those rare treasures that sustains the entire planet.”—Pico Iyer…

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“Every issue of the Kyoto Journal is like a beautiful paperbound book…the most beautifully and straightforwardly designed magazine around… It has been around for about two decades, and no writers or artists are ever paid for their contributions, making it one of the most consistently high-quality “open source” publications anywhere.” —David Rothenberg, Parabola   Submissions…

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