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 »
I’m announcing the release of the first few stories of a science fiction novel I have started writing and publishing on Amazon Vella.
I’m proud to announce the release my first anthology of Japanese literature containing a diverse set of stories from several authors, published in parallel English/Japanese for Japanese learners.
Arigatai Books is proud to announce the release of a new ebook with short stories from a fresh (albeit classic) voice, Masao Yamakawa, an Akutagawa/Naoki-nominated writer with a unique literary style. The stories are published in both bilingual English/Japanese and English-only versions.
I’ve done a full voice narration of the work “The Foundary” by Kyusaku Yumeno, a story about a disturbing factory and the man who has inherited it.
I’m proud to announce the release of a new translation of two of Kyusaku Yumeno’s works, published in both English-only and parallel Japanese/English formats.
I’m pleased to announce the release of a book of short stories by classic author Kyusaku Yumeno, with stories listed in both English-only and Japanese/English parallel formats. Over 60 translation notes are included to give a deeper understanding of the original text.