BUBU is a free expression magazine for a new global era. This magazine consists of manuscripts that are freely written by a different person per page .BUBU hopes to provide to its readers the opportunity to discover various new values and ideas in the 21st century in which we live; a time of increase globalization.
We value every opinion delivered to us, as we believe there are as many lives as there are contributors. It is thrilling to encounter not only with a one-way superiority value, but also with those who live in a world entirely different from yours. This magazine would like to continue to be a chaotic magazine where people with various ethnic groups, religions, minorities, thoughts or talents, ordinary people, and interesting people like you can coexist.
Guide for submission
1 BUBU is an amateur magazine that anyone can join in, regardless of age, occupation, nationality or the skill of expression, over whatever you want to express, including essay, travelogue and poem, either typed or handwritten with any contents such as illustration and cartoon-within the size of one page per person.
2 Participation fee for contribution is 1,000 yen per person and you will get one copy in return. You are charged 1500 yen for 2, and 2000 yen for 3 copies. If you want to subscribe, it will be 500 yen per copy (The postage is not included). Payment method, please contact by e-mail.
3 The contents of the manuscript are basically free, but manuscripts deviating from sithe character of “personal expression magazine” such as slander of specific others, systematic use of the magazine, intentional fake information posting, etc. may not be posted.
4 Please send your manuscript to the BUBU's editorial office through mail or e-mail.
As we will not return the manuscript back to you, please make sure you send the copied version if you want to keep the original one. If you send it by e-mail, please send it as either "Word" or "PDF" in full file.
5 The participation fee is a thousand yen, and you will get one copy of the magazine and a receipt in return. Please enclose the fee with your manuscript. The only bookstore BUBU is available is MOSAKUSHA in Shinjuku. Please send your manuscript to the BUBU's editorial office through mail or e-mail. As we will not return the manuscript back to you, please make sure you send the copied version if you want to keep the original one.
6 Please refer the BUBU calendar on this page for the deadlines. Those who are submitting for the first time are subject to attach a self-introduction note in about 50 words for the purpose of the reference for the readers. Clearly inform your name, address. Clearly write your manuscript in black at the size B5. We do not correct any grammatical/spelling mistakes.
7 The actual magazines will be sent to you with in a week from the issue date and they are sold in Handled store at during the publication month. You can also use Amazon Kindle eBook “BUBU”. For details, please visit the website.
If you have any questions, please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org (in English).
BUBUCalendar Spring Summer Autumn Winter
Deadline February 1 May 1 August 1 November 1
Issue date May 1 June 1 September 1 December 1