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Asia :: Japan :: Kansai is a NaNoWriMo region for the Kansai area of Japan, containing the cities of Osaka, Kyoto, and Kobe. The region was founded in 2019 when the Japan region split into four regions.

As of April 2020, its description reads "Rising to the occasion in the Land of the Rising Sun! 昇る太陽の国で、機会に上昇!"

Regional Stats

  • 2019: 271 novelists; 90 winners; 8,679,473 words written[1]
  • 2020: 113 novelists; 1,900,151 words written; 16,815 average wordcount[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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