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MATSUDA Hiroyuki lab's Web Site
Faculty of Environment and Information Sciences (Div. Natural Environment and Information)
(Undergraduate School) Dept. Risk Management & Environmental Science, College of Urban Sicences
Yokohama National University
Tokiwadai, Hodogaya-ku, Yokohama city, Kanagawa Prefecture, 240-8501 Japan
tel +81-45-339-4362, fax +81-45-339-4368, email: hymatsudagmail.com (permanent)
Sustainable Living with Environmental Risks
 Pew Marine Conservation Fellow 2007
Former President, The Society for Population Ecology (Messages from the President)
EarthWatch Japan (Member of the Board)
Japanese Coordinationg Committee for MAB MAB Strategy 2015-2025Lima Action Plan
Global Eco-Risk Management from Asian Viewpoints
Marine Eco-Label Japan Advisory Board (Chair)
My Research(Japanese) Colleagues's Fields(Japanese) Open Email (My opinion)
Publication List Books C.V. Members in my lab (I will retire in March 2023) JICA-Japanese Brazilian
Scholarship Program
 Topics (click here for detail)
11/8 Nature Reserves and Wildlife Management in the Post-SDGs Era, Special lecture, The United Graduate School of Agricultural Sciences Kagoshima University
 Past Topics (click here for detail)

[F167]* Matsuda H: Drawing Plans of a House that Already Stands: Knowledge systems of the Shiretoko region, a World Heritage Site of Japan, Remote Conference of International Port-City Universities League , 30 April 2021,

 4/22  [B48] Matsuda H (ed) (2021/4) Ecological Risk Management. For Conservation Biology and Ecotoxicology. Springer (html)
 2/13  Webinar on Integrated Coastal Management on Qeshm Island, Iran and Japanese Fisheries Management Toolbox. (online)
 2/12  [F167]* Matsuda H: General remarks about Man and Biosphere in Japan, Japan and Kazakhstan Training Course towards SDGs, 12 February 2021, Aida Mammadova, Kanazawa University (online)
 1/21  Japanese Biosphere Reserves, Japan Biosphere Reserves Network (Youtube)
 2021/1/27  [A131] Namba H, Iwasaki Y, Morita K, Ogino T, Mano H, Shinohara N, Yasutaka T, Matsuda H, Kamo K (accepted) Responses of macroinvertebrate and fish assemblages to treated mine discharge in a northern Japanese river. PeerJ 9:e10808
 10/29 [A130] Faruque H, Matsuda H (2021) Assessing the Vulnerability of the Hilsa Gillnet Fishery and its Data Limited Bycatch Species Using Productivity Susceptibility Analysis: Insights from Bangladesh. Fisheries Research 234:105808, DOI:10.1016/j.fishres.2020.10580
  [A129] Nishimoto M, Miyashita T, Yokomizo H, Matsuda H, Imazu T, Takahashi H, Hasegawa M, Fukasawa K (2020/11) Spatial optimization of invasive species control informed by management practices. Ecological Applications e2261.
  [A128] Namba H, Iwasaki Y, Heino J, Matsuda H (2020/7) What to survey? A systematic review of the choice of biological groups in assessing ecological impacts of metals in running waters. Env Toxicol Chem 39:1964–1972
 8/1 [A127] Carver.R et al (2020/8) A critical social perspective on deep sea mining: Lessons from the emergent industry in Japan. Ocean and Coastal Management.193:
 6/27  JST-JICA SATREPS Malawi Project
 2020/3/30  [B47] Matsuda H (2020/3) Similarities and Differences between Biosphere Reserve and Natural World Heritage. Global Environmental Research 23:59-62
 5/8  Are climate change measures compatible with nature protection?,S-14 Symposium with Hans-Otto Poertner "New Frontiers in Climate Change Impact Assessment Research and its Counter Measures", Campus Plaza Kyoto
2/17 [F162]* Matsuda H, Makino M: Co-management in Shiretoko World Heritage Site, A Workshop toward MSP promotion in Japan and related issues, 17 February 2019, UNESCO IOC, Yayoi Annex, University of Tokyo
 2/8  [F]* Matsuda H: Matsuda H: How did coastal fishers satisfy the global standard of nature protection in Shiretoko World Heritage? Role of Scientists for connection between Local and Global., Special lecture for Saint Thomas University Students, 8 February 2019, Yokohama National University,
2019/ 2/6  [F]* Matsuda H: Current situation, challenges and outlook of seafood ecolabels in Japan, The 1st Marine Ecolabel Japan (MEL) Council Workshop -Issues and challenges of fisheries ecolabel recognized by the world from the world-, 6 February 2019, Marine Ecolabel Japan, Akasaka Intercity Conference
11/8 Harvest value for tuna fisheries management, Emerging opportunities for marine sustainability, 8 November 2018, Pew Environmental Groups, University of Tokyo
 10/31  [B45] Matsuda H, Mizuta DD, Vlachopoulou EI, Makino M (2018/10) Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) and sustainable fisheries. Kuroshio Science 12:8-12
10/25 Recent state of fisheries science in Japan, Proposed fisheries reforms and new opportunities for marine conservation in Japan, Canada
9/17 Matsuda H, Moki H, Yonekura Y, Inoue T, Mochida Y, Furukawa K, Furuta N, Mizui R, Kuwae T: Towards carbon neutral city using blue carbon: A case study of Yokohama City, Symposium of strategic research on global mitigation and local adaptation to climate change, 17 September 2018, Strategic Research on Global Mitigation and Local Adaptation to Climate Change (S-14), Institut Teknologi Bandung
 8/6 I became the chair of  Marine Eco-label Japan Advisory Board Meeting
 7/21  [F157]* Matsuda H: Japanese Coordinating Committee for the UNESCOs "Man and the Biosphere" Programme: Development and current state, Educating diverse human resources in UNESCO's Biosphere Reserves, cases of Belarus, Russia and Japan, 21 July 2018, , Kanazawa University
6/17-22 Grand Renewable Energy 2018
5/22 [F155]* Matsuda H, Saito A: Country Report of Japan, The 11th Southeast Asia Biosphere Reserves Network (SeaBRnet) Meeting: “Biosphere Reserves: Exploring Local Solutions for Global Sustainability”, 22 May 2018, UNESCO Jakarta Office, Chiang Mai, Thailand
 5/13 [A125] Iwasaki Y, Kataya T, Matsuda H (2018) Comparing macroinvertebrate assemblages at organic-contaminated river sites with different zinc concentrations: metal-sensitive taxa may already be absent. Env Pol in press,doi:10.1016/j.envpol.2018.05.041
4/27 [A124] Hossain A, Nakamichi T, Habibullah-Al-Mamun M, Tani K, Masunaga S, Matsuda H (2018/8) Occurrence and Ecological Risk of Pharmaceuticals in River Surface Water of Bangladesh. Environmental Research 165:258-266. doi.org/10.1016/j.envres.2018.04.030
3/15/2018 [F153]* Matsuda H, Takemoto Y, Katsukawa T: Optimal fishing season and age of the Pacific bluefin tuna, Annual Meeting of Ecological Society of Japan, Ecological Society of Japan, Sapporo Convention Center
Nov.25  JST-RISTEX "Transdisciplinary Study of Natural Resource Management under Poverty Conditions Collaborating with Vulnerable Sectors" Website was released.
Nov. 7 [f59] Moderator: Sustainable Development of Deep-Sea Resources for the Future; Yokohama National University, 7 November 2017, Jobun Hall, Yokohama
Oct. 19 [F151]* Matsuda H: Beyond dichotomy on Pacific bluefin tuna fisheries management in Japan, Lightning Updates, 19 October 2017, 2017 Pew Marine Fellows Annual Meeting, Caba?a del Lago, Puerto Varas, Chile
Oct. 15 Impact of avian collisions caused by wind farms on the population variability of golden eagles 33rd annual meeting of Society for Population Ecology (Fukuoka)
Oct. 13 Message on the bancket of the Society of Population Ecology as the new president (Fukuoka)
Sep. 19 [F150]* Matsuda H, Nakamura Y: Ecosystem Approach for Integrated Ocean Management, The 11th Meeting of Port-city University League "Sustainable Port Developments and Roles of Port Cities", Incheon National University
 Sep. 3 [A123] Oita A, Nagano I, Matsuda H (2018/3) Nitrogen footprint of food consumption reduced by balanced Japanese diet. Ambio 47:318-326 10.1007/s13280-017-0944-4
Aug. 29 [A122] Hossain A, Nakamichi T, Tani K, Masunaga S, Matsuda H (2017/9) Occurrence, distribution and ecological risks of antibiotics in freshwater finfish and brackish water shellfish aquaculture in Bangladesh. Chemosphere 188: 329-336. DOI 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2017.08.152
 July 25-27  Review Editor: Third Author Meeting of IPBES Asia Pacific Regional Report; IPBES, 25 July 2017-27 July 2017, Elithebeth Hall, United Nations University
 July 24  [F149]* Matsuda H, Tajima H, Kakuma S, Furukawa K, Hori J: Education for sustainable development and sustainable fisheries, 11th International Kuroshio Science Symposium, Future Perspective on Cross-border Network for Research and Education of “Kuroshio Science”: Developing Kuroshio University League Network, 24 July 2017, Kochi University, Asakura, Kochi
 June 5-8  Invited perticipants: Improve global biodiversity models by developing lessons learned from climate modeling, NASA Funded Biodiversity Modeling Workshop; , 5 June 2017-8 June 2017, USGS headquarters, Reston, VA
 Apr 13  [F148]* Matsuda H: Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) in the context of sustainable development goals (SDGs) , 13 April 2017, Conserv'Session, Kyoto University, Science Seminar House on Kyoto University
Mar. 5 [F145]* Matsuda H: Community Based Management in UNESCO Geopark, Biosphere Reserve and World Heritage, Environment technology seminar for Qeshm Geopark, JICA Program for Qeshm Island, Iran
Jan. 22 [F144]* Sakai A, Matsuda H: Local communities connecting to international actors ? Case studies of biosphere reserves network in Japan , ILEK Symposium, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature, Kyoto
Jan. 18  [F143]* Matsuda H: Integrated Ocean Management in Kuroshio Region, Kochi University, Kochi
Dec. 8 The Power of Public Engagement for Cultivatiog Real Science & Society Breakthroughs, Science Forum South Africa 2016, Pretoria
Dec. 7 Seabed Resource Development Reconciling with Marine Environment, 2nd Islands and Oceans Net General Meeting, 7 December 2016, Ocean Policy Research Institute,The Sasakawa Peace Foundation Bldg, Tokyo.
Nov. 25   Marine Protected Areas and Integrated Management of Coastal and Ocean Resources, The 10th Kuroshio Science Symposium "Addressing Coastal Resources Conservation and Food Security through Science-based Solutions and Innovations" 
Nov 15 [F135]* Matsuda H: Evaluation method of the bird collision risks for speedup of an environmental impact assessment procedure, 2nd Meeting of Work group on Bird Strike Science and Engineering, Work group on Bird Strike Science and Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Shinagawa, Tokyo
Nov 3 [F136]* Matsuda H, Sasaki S, Suzuki S, Murai M, Tani K, Kondo H: A screening method for avian collision risk assessment of proposed wind farms., Annual meeting of the Society of Population Ecology
Oct 27 [F137]* Matsuda H: Local development and networking in Biosphere Reserves, The 1st Asian conference on biocultural diversity, UNESCO, SCBD, Ishikawa Prefectural Government, UNU UNESCO, SCBD, Ishikawa Prefectural Government, UNU , Nanao, Ishikawa
Oct.18-22 Pew Marine Conservation Fellow Annual Meeting at Noordwijk
Oct 6 [F134]* Matsuda H, Katsukawa T, Takamoto Y: Design and evaluation of offshore marine protected areas, Techno Ocean 2016, Kobe
Sep 9 [F]* Matsuda H, Islam R, Nishijima S: The tragedy of the mitigation policy on climate change., The 2016 (26th) annual meeting of the Japanese Society for Mathematical Biology, Japanese Society for Mathematical Biology, Fukuoka
Aug 1 [F133]* Matsuda H: UNESCO's Man and the Biosphere Programme and payment for ecosystem services, Training for realizing a society in harmony with nature for the JICA-SDBEC Program, 1 August 2016, JICA, JICA Yokohama
 Jul.25 [F133]* Matsuda H: MAB Strategy and Lima Action Plan, Involving multi-stakeholders for biocultural diversity: Asian Biosphere Reserves Involving multi-stakeholders for biocultural diversity: Asian Biosphere Reserves, 25 July 2016, United Nations University Headquarters, Tokyo
Jul.7 [A120] Nishijima S, Furukawa T, Kadoya T, Ishihama F, Kastner T, Matsuda H, Kaneko N (in press) Evaluating the impacts of wood production and trade on bird extinction risks. Ecological Indicators 71: 368?376
 May 11  [f46] Learning for Biocultural Diversity: UNESCO’s Biosphere Reserves ; United Nations University, 11 May 2016, , Tokyo, Japan
Mar. 16, 2016 Organizer: 4th World Congress of Biosphere Reserve Side event "How to synergize multiple designation in biosphere reserves"; 4WCBR, Lima
Oct.18-22 Pew Marine Conservation Fellow Annual Meeting at Noordwijk
Feb. 14  [A119] Fujimaki A, Shioya K, Tagawa S, Matsuda H (accepted) A theoretical approachfor zone-based management ofthe deer population on Yakushima Island. Pop Ecol :, DOI:
Jan. 26 My PhD candidate student Oita Azusa is publishing an article in Nature GeoScience."Substantial nitrogen pollution embeHiroyuki MATSUDA's publication listded in international trade".
 9 Dec.  [F131 ppt]* Matsuda H: F, Saba
Dec. 8-11 uture Perspective of UNESCO's Man and the Biosphere Programme, Towards Sustainable Development in Harmony with Nature in Crocker Range Biosphere Reserve, Promenade Hotel, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, JICA[Daily Express]
Oct. 15-19 Pew Marine Conservation Fellow Annual Meeting, Puerto Rico
Oct. 5-8 [f43] WG member: IPBES Scoping Meeting of Global assessment on biodiversity and ecosystem services; Zoological Research Museum, Bonn, Germany, 5 October 2015,
 Sep. 25 [A118] Oita A, Nagano I, Matsuda H (2015) NAn improved methodology for calculating the nitrogen footprint of seafood. Ecological Indicators 60:1091-1103.
 Sep. 7  Future vision of UNESCO's Man and the Biosphere Programme, JICA Tokyo
 Sep.1-2  MAB Strategy Group Meeting, UNESCO Paris
Jul 28  Session 33, International Wililife Mangagement Congress, Sapporo
Feb.8 [A114] Ijima H, Ohta U, Fujimaki A, Matsuda H (in press) Efficient management for the Hokkaido population of sika deer Cervus nippon in Japan: accounting for migration and management cost. Pop Ecol 57: 397-408, DOI:10.1007/s10144-015-0478-1
   [A116] Matsuda H, Yumoto T, Okano T, Tetsuka K, Fujimaki A, .Shioya K (2015) An extension plan of Yakushima Biosphere Reserve as a case study of consensus building of islanders. J Ecol Env 3:, DOI:10.5141/ecoenv.2015.000
Apr.4, 2015  International Symposium on Conservation Planning under Uncertainties, Univ. of Tokyo (Hongo)
Nov.30 International Workshop on "Blue Carbon", Yokohama National University
Nov. 6 [F128]* Matsuda H: Avian collision risk management in wind turbines, 1st Meeting of Work group on Bird Strike Science and Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Shinagawa, Tokyo
Sep. 24
[A111] Saitoh M, Momose H, Inoue S, Kurashima O,Matsuda H (2014) Range-expanding wildlife: predicting the future distribution of large mammals in Japan,, with management implications.. International Journal of Geographical Information Science. DOI:10.1080/13658816.2014.952301
Sep. 14 [F127]* Matsuda H: How did coastal fishers satisfy the global standard of nature protection in Shiretoko World Heritage? Local Action Influencing Global Policy ,ILEK Project First International Symposium Knowledge Translation: Bridging Gaps between Science and Society
Sep. 3-5 [f34] Matsuda H: Reviewer, IIASA Evaluation Committees,
July 28 [F122]* Matsuda H, Kotani K, Makino M : Maximum sustainable ecosystem services from multiple species systems., The Joint Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society for Mathematical Biology and the Society for Mathematical Biology, 28 July 2014, Osaka International Convention Center, Osaka, Japan.
Apr. 15 [A110] Kadoya T, Takenaka A, Ishihama F, Fujita T, Ogawa M, Katsuyama T, Kadono Y, Kawakubo N, Serizawa S, Takahashi H, Takamiya M, Fujii S, Matsuda H, Muneda K, Yokota M, Yonekura K, Yahara T (in press) Crisis of Japanese vascular flora demonstrated by quantifying extinction risks for 1618 taxa. PLoS ONE :
Apr. 11 [F123] Matsuda H, Yumoto T, Okano T, Tetsuka K, Fujimaki A, .Shioya K: Deer management in Yakushima Biosphere Reserve as a case study of consensus building of islanders, The 6th East Asian Federation of Ecological Societies (EAFES) Congress, April 2014, Hainan,
Apr. 10 [f33] Liu SR, Matsuda H, Hu X, : Opening remark, The 6th East Asian Federation of Ecological Societies (EAFES) Congress
Mar. 7 [F122] Matsuda H: Fisheries institutions in Japan and South America, Overseas Perspectives on Japanese Fisheries Resource Management: Ocean’s Gifts (‘Megumi ’) and Food Security, JF Zengyoren, Hakuyo Hall, Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology
March [B40] Matsuda H (2014/3) World Natural Heritages in the Amur-Okhotsk Region. Proceedings of the 3rd Internaitonal Meeting of Amur-Okhotsk Consortium c/o Institute of Low Temperature Science, Hokkaido University, Sapporo:79-82
2014 March, 2014
[B39 Matsuda H (2014/3) Necessity of adaptive risk management in fisheries and wildlife. In Kaneko N, Yoshiura S, Kobayashi M (eds), Sustainable Living with Environmental Risks Springer:99-109
Dec. 22 Matsuda H: Biennial report of EAFES activities, Executive Committee of East Asian Federation of Ecological Societies, Beijin
Dec. 3 [F121]* Matsuda H: Panelist, Leadership Development Programme for Sustainable Living with Environmental Risks Outcome Presentation Symposium, "Developing Leaders and the Role of Universities" Yokohama National University,
Nov. 26 [F121] Marine Management Plan of Shiretoko World Heritage as an Ecosystem management, Integrated ecosystem management from Hill to Ocean, The International Symposium on the Connectivity of Hills, Humans and Oceans(CoHHO)
Nov. 24 [F120]* Matsuda H: Paradigm shift of marine ecosystem fisheries management and metagenomics, International Symposium on Aquatic Metagenomics, 24 November 2013, Kitazato University
Nov. 15 [F119]* Matsuda H, Tanaka T: Relationship between world heritage and biosphere reserve: a comparative study between Yakushima and Shiretoko, 1st Meeting of Asia Parks Congress, 15 November 2013, Sendai,
Nov. 3-8 [f31] Matsuda H: Invited participants, Sustainable Management of Living Natural Resources, 4 November 2013-8 November 2013, Mathematical Biosciences Institute, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
Oct.18 [f30] Matsuda H: Session organizer: Future Earth: Ideas for international integrated research for global sustainability, 2013 Pew Fellows Program in Marine Conservation Annual Meeting, 18 October 2013, The Grand Hotel Malahide, Ireland
Sep. 18 [f30] Matsuda H: Session organizer: Future Earth: Ideas for international integrated research for global sustainability, 2013 Pew Fellows Program in Marine Conservation Annual Meeting, 18 October 2013, The Grand Hotel Malahide, Ireland
Oct. 7 [F117]* Matsuda H: World Natural Heritages in the Amur-Okhotsk region , The 3rd Amur-Okhotsk Consortium, 7 October 2013, Urajiostok
Sep. 12 [f29] Uematsu M, Aoyama M, Kanda J, Matsuda H: Impact of the Fukushima accident on the marine environment, Meeting for European Ambasadors, 12 September 2013, Europa House, Azabu, Tokyo
Sep. 9 [F114]* Matsuda H: Biodiversity and ecosystem services in cultural landscapes, The 43rd Annual Conference of Ecological Society of Germany, Austria and Switzerland, Potsdam,
Sep. 9 [F116]* Matsuda H: Panel: New Bridges between Ecology and Society - Japanese and European Experiences at the Science-Policy Interface, The 43rd Annual Conference of Ecological Society of Germany, Austria and Switzerland, 9 September 2013, Potsdam,
Aug 30 [f28] Uematsu M, Aoyama M, Kanda J, Matsuda H: Impact of the Fukushima accident on the marine environment, Committee on industry, research and energy, 30 August 2013, Europa House, Azabu, Tokyo
Aug. 22 [F113] Situation of UNESCO Biosphere Reserve in Japanese Archipelago, Island biocultural diversity and traditional ecological knowledge, INTECOL, London, UK, 
June 14 [F111]* Matsuda H: Vulnerability of adaptive management, a simple management rule incorporating ecology and economy, Biological Reference Points for Fisheries Management under Environmental Changes (BEW), National Research Institute of Far Seas Fisheries,
May 9 [F110mov] Matsuda H: Seafood Safety and Public Policy, Exploring the impacts of the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant Accidents on the Ocean, 9 May 2013, Woods Hole Ocean Institute
May 8 [F109] Matsuda H, Sakurai R: Preliminary results of Europe/North America case studies , Mote Marine Institute, Sarasota (from WHOI, MA), 8 May 2013
May 8 [A107] Miura G, Munakata A, Schreck CB, Noakes DLG, Matsuda H (in press) Effect of short-term decrease in water temperature on body temperature and involvement of testosterone in steelhead and rainbow trout, Oncorhynchus mykiss. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology :
June 8 [A106] Shibata Y, Matsuishi T, Kitakado T, Murase H, Matsuoka K, Hakamada T, Matsuda H (2013) Effects of stratification and mis-specification of covariates in species distribution models for abundance estimation from virtual line transect survey data. Fisheries Science79:559-568
Apr 6 [F108] Matsuda H: Panelist for Open discussion forum: Opportunities for extending Japanese-German research collaborations on biodiversity and ecosystem services, Satoyama landscapes in Japan, Germany and beyond ? implementing biodiversity and ecosystem services as novel concepts for sustainable land management, 6 April 2013
Feb 12 [F107] Matsuda H: Technical Support for Residential Researcher by World/Japanese Network of Biosphere Reserves: a case study of Aya Biosphere Reserve. , Vigo Universtiy, 11 February 2013,

[A105] Sorgog K, Saito M, Hironaka Y, Higashiura Y, Matsuda H (2013) Influence of agricultural activities on grassland arthropod in Inner Mongolia. Environment and Natural Resources Research 3:33-41
Jan 21 [F106] Matsuda H: Transdisciplinarity in Regulatory Science; A case study of climate change, An International Workshop on Transdisciplinary Research on Global Environmental Issues, 21 January 2012, Core Research Hub, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature, Kyoto,
Jan 13, 2013 [f26] Matsuda H: : Moderator: Symposium in Impacts of offshore wind farms on wild birds, Japan Wildbird Society, 13 January 2013, St. Paul University, Tokyo

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Hiroyuki MATSUDA, born in 1957 (Ohmuta City, Fukuoka Pref.)
1980 Bachelar of Science, Kyoto University
1985 Doctor of Science, Dept. of Biophysics, Kyoto University
1986 Research Associate, Nippon Medical School,
1990 Senior Scientist, Japan Fisheries Agency
1991/92 Visiting Scientist, Univ. of Minnesota
1993 Associate Professor, Faculty of Science, Kyushu University
1996 Associate Professor, Ocean Research Institute, The University of Tokyo
2003 Professor, Faculty of Environment and Information Sciences, Yokohama National University
Environmental Risks, Mathematical Ecology, Fisheries Science Publication List
"The Evolution of Cooperation"(Robert Axelrod, translated into Japanese, HBJ/Mineruva),
"The Science of Death"(with Y. Shinagawa, Kobunsha)
"What is 'symbiosis'?"(Gendai Shokan, Co.Ltd)
"Environmental Ecology: An Introduction"(Kyoritsu Shuppan)
"Ecology for beginners" (Kyoritsu Shuppan)