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An Introduction to Yōkai Culture
An Introduction to Yōkai Culture
Komatsu Kazuhiko
Translated by Hiroko Yoda and Matt Alt
Since ancient times, the Japanese have lived with superstitions of strange presences and phenomena k...
Japan in Asia
Japan in Asia
Tanaka Akihiko
Translated by Jean Connell Hoff
Official development assistance (ODA), direct investment in Southeast Asia, participation in the Cam...
Japan's Approach to Legal and Judicial Development in Developing Countries
Japan's Approach to Legal and Judicial Development in Developing Countries
English edition edited by Japan Publishing Industry Foundation for Culture (JPIC)
Beginning with the drafting of Vietnam’s civil law in 1996, the Japan International Cooperation Agen...
Japan's Quest for Stability in Southeast Asia
Japan's Quest for Stability in Southeast Asia
Miyagi Taizo
Translated by Hanabusa Midori
More than any other region in the world, Asia has witnessed tremendous change in the post-war era. A...
Japan's Wooden Heritage
Japan's Wooden Heritage
Fujimori Terunobu and Fujitsuka Mitsumasa
Translated by Hart Larrabee
Japan's Wooden Heritage: A Journey Through a Thousand Years of Architecture brings together essays b...
Japan-China Relations in the Modern Era
Japan-China Relations in the Modern Era
Kokubun Ryosei, Soeya Yoshihide, Takahara Akio, Kawashima Shina
Translated by Keith Krulak
From before the dawn of recorded history, there has been a rich flow of interaction between Japan ...
The Japan-US Alliance of Hope
The Japan-US Alliance of Hope
Edited by Nakasone Peace Institute
Supervised by Kitaoka Shinichi and Kubo Fumiaki
Translated by Charles Stewart and Anai Ikuo
The Japan-US alliance has continued to deepen and develop for around sixty years, responding to the ...
The Japanese Linguistic Landscape
The Japanese Linguistic Landscape
Nakanishi Susumu
Photographs by Nakanishi Kimiko
Translated by Ryan Shaldjian Morrison
Languages change over time. No matter how hard we try to control and regulate them, they exist in a ...
The Japanese Sense of Beauty
The Japanese Sense of Beauty
Takashina Shūji
Translated by Matt Treyvaud
What makes Japanese art unique? In The Japanese Sense of Beauty, art critic and historian Takashina ...
Kabuki, a Mirror of Japan
Kabuki, a Mirror of Japan
Matsui Kesako
Translated by David Crandall
In this delightfully engaging look at Japan’s traditional dance-drama, Matsui Kesako approaches kabu...
The Kidai Shōran Scroll
The Kidai Shōran Scroll
Ozawa Hiromu and Kobayashi Tadashi
Translated by Juliet Winters Carpenter
The Kidai Shōran is a magnificent painted Japanese scroll, an artistic rendering of one of the most ...
Landscape Gardener Ogawa Jihei and His Times
Landscape Gardener Ogawa Jihei and His Times
Suzuki Hiroyuki
Translated by Hart Larrabee
Securing the generous support of the politicians and industrialists who propelled Japan’s modernizat...