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The Legacy of Kano Jigoro
The Legacy of Kano Jigoro
The Committee for the Commemoration of the 150th Anniversary of the Birth of Jigoro Kano
Translated by Tom Kain
The founder of judo, Kano Jigoro, is a highly revered figure amongst those who pursue the sport. Lit...
Listen to the Voice of the Earth
Listen to the Voice of the Earth
Oki Satoko
Translated by Iwaki Takako
“I wrote this book in the hope that readers will be able to save their own lives as well as those of...
Lost in Evolution
Lost in Evolution
Kawabata Hiroto
Technical advisor Kaifu Yousuke
Translated by Dana Lewis
A book that will change how you think about humanity. Even as societies are beset with turmoil over...
The Lure of Pokémon
The Lure of Pokémon
Nakazawa Shinichi
Translated by Ted Mack
Video games are often thought to draw children out of nature and into isolated, closed spaces. In Th...
Making Xavier’s Dream Real
Making Xavier’s Dream Real
Nanyan Guo
This book reveals how St. Francis Xavier’s (1506–1552) dream of evangelizing Japan has been realized...
Mixing Work with Pleasure
Mixing Work with Pleasure
Suzuki Toshio
Translated by Roger Speares
Toshio Suzuki has devoted himself to Studio Ghibli for some thirty years, producing such world-renow...
The Music of Color
The Music of Color
Shimura Fukumi
Translated by Matt Treyvaud
Photographs by Inoue Takao
“I have received color without limit from the natural world in the years since I entered the dyer’s ...
Mutsu Munemitsu and His Time
Mutsu Munemitsu and His Time
Okazaki Hisahiko
Translated by Noda Makito
Toward the end of the Tokugawa shogunate, Mutsu Munemitsu was ousted from his home Kishu-han as a re...
Myth and Deity in Japan
Myth and Deity in Japan
Kamata Toji
Translated by Gaynor Sekimori
Shinto is a tradition native to Japan that arose naturally on the eastern fringe of the Eurasian con...
The People and Culture of Japan
The People and Culture of Japan
Donald Keene and Shiba Ryotaro
Translated by Tony Gonzalez
This book features conversations between Donald Keene, a preeminent scholar of Japanese literature, ...
Perspectives on Sino-Japanese Diplomatic Relations
Perspectives on Sino-Japanese Diplomatic Relations
The Yomiuri Shimbun Political News Department
Translated by John Rossman
In East Asia, the growth center of the post-Cold War world, two regional powerhouses survey one anot...
Pilgrimages in the Secular Age
Pilgrimages in the Secular Age
Okamoto Ryosuke
Translated by Deborah Iwabuchi and Enda Kazuko
Religion and tourism seem to be an unlikely pair, but in fact, taking a look at these two human beha...