Dear readers,

We are glad to announce the publication of the second issue of our transcultural research journal, Mutual Images. True to our philosophy, we have rendered this issue – titled “Japanese Pop Cultures in Europe Today: Economic Challenges, Mediated Notions, Future Opportunities” – freely available, as an open access ressource, on our Mutual Images Journal Website. To access it, click on “Research Journal” on the top-right corner.

Please enjoy this second issue of Mutual Images.

Marco Pellitteri, Main Editor