I’m happy to announce the 6th book of my series on Japanese classic fairy tales, written by Mimei Ogawa. Each story is published both in English-only and parallel English/Japanese versions.
I’m proud to announce the second book in my new series of Japanese bilingual readers, showcasing “The Bowels of the City”, a historically relevant experimental work by modernist author Riichi Yokomitsu (横光利一).
I’m happy to announce the release of “The Face”, a surreal piece of classic Japanese literature that contains both English and bilingual Japanese/English versions.
In this post I give some highlights about the recent production of an audiobook based on Japanese literature, and I also announce a giveaway involving a few free copies of said audiobook.
I’m proud to announce the first full audiobook produced by Arigatai Books: “Fast Forward Japan” that contains stories by Juza Unno, an important figure in Japanese science fiction.
Arigatai Books has released a set of everyday items on the theme of “Arigatai” (appreciation) with colorful logs based on sacred geometry, now available for sale on Zazzle.
I’m prod to announce the latest release of Arigatai Books: a surreal story about a man wandering around Tokyo a century ago, published in bilingual Japanese/English with an extended translators essay.
I’ve decided to do an audio narration of the first two chapters of “Acala the Immovable” by Soto Tachibana, a dramatic story about a couple who heads to a remote country town to take a break from it all.
I’m pleased to announce the release of the 2nd volume of “Gensen: Selected Stories in Modern Japanese Literature”, with each story listed in both English and parallel Japanese/English versions, as will as mini-biographies on each author.
(Click here to jump right to the book’s Amazon page) Trying to sift through decades-old Japanese literature can be a bit of a challenge, and finding works that really stand out is even harder still. But when I stumbled upon Masao Yamakawa (山川 方夫) some months back I knew I had really found something special. … Read More »