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Asia :: Japan :: Elsewhere is a NaNoWriMo region for the parts of Japan that aren't part of the other regions. It was formed in 2019 when the Japan region split into four regions.

As of February 2021 its description on the NaNoWriMo site reads "ようこそ!Welcome to Japan :: Elsewhere! From Kyushu to Hokkaido, the city to the inaka, this is the gathering place for wrimos from all the slightly less populated (but equally awesome!) nooks and crannies of Japan!"

Regional Stats

  • 2019: 64 novelists; 26 winners; 1,825,965 words written[1]
  • 2020: 44 novelists; 1,242,168 words written; 28,231 words written[2]

Municipal Liaisons



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  1. Totals from the NaNo Stats Generator, using the 2019 non-public Word Count API. This data includes everyone who has joined the region (not necessarily homed) but excludes projects not associated with the NaNoWriMo 2019 event, including word counts across multiple projects.
  2. Sent from NaNoWriMo HQ, February 2021. Consists of active homed participants who created a NaNoWriMo 2020 project.

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