“Hachikin” (vol.71) September, 2018 PDF
“Hachikin”, a term for Kochi women, is the theme of this issue. There are many theories on the origin of the term “hachikin” but all define the term as the strength, proactive-ness, and hardiness of Kochi women. It is often compared to the term “igossou” which describes the stubborn character of Kochi men. Below, we have taken a closer look at historical figures and present-day people, in order to come up with a clearer image of the concept.