Comments by Assistant Professor Yuji Ogihara Featured in The Japan Times

Comments by Yuji Ogihara, a TUS assistant professor in the Institute of Arts and Sciences, Kagurazaka Campus Faculty of Liberal Arts, were featured in The Japan Times.

In an article entitled, "Across Japan, baby names are getting more creative," which looks at various perspectives surrounding the topic of naming children, there are multiple quotes from Assistant Professor Ogihara explaining naming conventions in Japan, and how they are changing.

See the featured Web page below for more information.

■ Featured Page
The Japan Times - (2023.01.07)

■ TUS Press Release

The Rates of Unique Names Increased in Japan over the 40 Years from the 1980s: Long-term Analysis of Baby Names Published in Municipality Newsletters - (2022.09.13)

The Rates of Unique Names Increased in Japan: More Rapidly for Girls than for Boys - (2021.11.16)

I Know the Name, But Cannot Read It Right: Difficulties in Reading Recent Japanese Names - (2021.07.29)

About Assistant Professor Yuji Ogihara from Tokyo University of Science

Official TUS website
Ogihara's personal website

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