Manuscript Submission

All manuscripts must be submitted electronically via the online manuscript submission and peer review system at the following URL:

http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/jsme2

The Editorial Office will confirm the editorial style of a submitted manuscript. An unsatisfying manuscript may be editorially rejected, and returned to the corresponding author.

Complete Instructions for Authors (revised June 2013). / (PDF version here)
Checklist prior to submission (English)
Checklist prior to submission (Japanese)

Page Charges

Starting January 1st, 2013, authors will be required to pay page charges for accepted manuscripts submitted after the start date. However, authors will NO LONGER be charged for English proofreading. For corresponding authors who are JSME/JSSM/TSME members, page charges are currently ¥4,000 per page. For nonmember corresponding authors, page charges are currently ¥8,000 per page. Color pages will be printed at the author’s expense. The costs are ¥50,000 for each printed color page.

Advance Publication Online

M&E posts online PDF file versions of manuscripts that have been peer reviewed, accepted and copy edited. Advance publication manuscripts are accessible from the M&E website.

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