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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...
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...
Maritime Asia vs. Continental Asia
Maritime Asia vs. Continental Asia
Shiraishi Takashi
Translated by Paul Warham
Shiraishi Takashi reflects on the diplomatic challenges facing the countries of Asia in today's geop...
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 ...