The text of Kokoro was input, proofread, and tagged by Sachiko Iwabuchi, Coordinator of the Japanese Text Initiative. It was also proofread by Aya Kuramoto and Atsuro Kagawa. Preparation of the header and further checking was done by Christine Ruotolo of the E-Text Center.

This text was made possible by a grant from the Toshiba International Foundation.

The background for this edition is an image of handmade kozo paper by Timothy Barrett, author of Japanese Papermaking (New York: Weatherhill, 1992), in the collection of the Book Arts Press at the University of Virginia.

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Last revised December 27, 2000