JJ (magazine)

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JJ (magazine) January 2003 cover.jpg
January 2003 cover
Editor Sayaka Hara[1]
Categories Fashion
Frequency Monthly
Circulation 563,201 (2014)[2]
Publisher Kobunsha
Year founded 1975
Country Japan
Language Japanese
Website jj-jj.net

JJ is a Japanese fashion and lifestyle magazine published by Kobunsha. It was established in 1975[3][4] as an extra issue of Josei Jishin, and was the first women's magazine for college students in Japan. Most readers of JJ are females between the ages of 17 and 26, and range from college students to office workers.[citation needed]

JJ advises its readers to dress conservatively. It uses many professional fashion models, however the models it uses are not necessarily under exclusive contract with JJ. The model Ryoko Tanami is frequently featured in Classy, a version of JJ targeted to women aged between 24 and 28.

JJ Bis is a version of JJ magazine for older teens.

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  1. ^ 【インタビュー】会ってLINEして読者の声を収集する背伸び好きな20代の未来を応援!原さやか/「JJ」編集長 . Infas Publications WWD Japan (in Japanese). Retrieved 4 June 2015. 
  2. ^ 一般社団法人日本雑誌協会 印刷部数公表 [Japan Magazine Publishers Association Circulation Number Search]. Japan Magazine Publishers Association (in Japanese). 
  3. ^ "Top Fashion Magazines in Japan". Emily Recommends. 30 August 2011. Retrieved 4 August 2015. 
  4. ^ Barbara Németh (2014). "Masculinities in Japan" (PDF). Filozofická fakulta. Retrieved 29 April 2016. 
  5. ^ JJオフィシャルサイト [JJ Official Website] (in Japanese). Kobunsha Co,Ltd. Retrieved 4 June 2015. 
  6. ^ ダレノガレ明美「JJ」卒業を発表 [Darenogare Akemi announced that she graduated from JJ]. modelpress (in Japanese). Retrieved 13 September 2015. 
  7. ^ ラブリ「JJ」卒業を発表「新しいわたしを受け入れる . modelpress (in Japanese). Retrieved 5 September 2016. 

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