The Tokyo Journal of Mathematics was founded in 1978 with the financial support of six institutions in the Tokyo area: Gakushuin University, Keio University, Sophia University, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Tsuda College, and Waseda University. In 2000 Chuo University and Meiji University, in 2005 Tokai University, and in 2013 Tokyo University of Science, joined as supporting institutions.

It appears twice a year and publishes original papers on mathematics, both pure and applied.

It is published by the Publication Committee for the TJM.