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The Third Love

The Third Love

$32.99
Having married her childhood sweetheart, Riko now finds herself trapped in a relationship that has been soured by infidelity. One day, by chance, she runs into her old friend Mr...
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The Hole

$26.99
A woman moves to live with her in-laws in the Japanese countryside in this haunting and surreal novel featuring a mysterious relative, an elusive hairy creature, and lots of strange...
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Stitches

$27.00
Horror manga giant Junji Ito teams up with spooky story writer Hirokatsu Kihara for the ultimate collection of fright-filled ghost tales! A tumor shaped like a man’s face slowly moves...
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MONKEY New Writing from Japan: Volume 4: MUSIC

$34.99
For fans of Japanese literature (Haruki Murakami and more) and readers who want to be introduced to exciting new writers. MONKEY New Writing from Japan is an annual anthology that...
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Dragon Palace

$29.99
Included in The New Yorker's Best Books of 2023 Stories from a Japanese master of transformative fiction, where reality, myth, and human foibles meet shifting dimensions of gender, biology, and...
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Harlequin Butterfly

$22.99
A witty, dizzying literary caper about books, travel, and translation — perfect for fans of David Mitchell and the work of Hideaki Anno This delightfully surreal novella follows the global...
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Kafka: A Manga Adaptation

$26.99
Two cult-favorite Japanese artists present eerie graphic adaptations of 9 classic Kafka short stories, with hypnotic illustrations that will appeal to fans of Junji Ito Franz Kafka’s work is given...
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The Manga Guide to Japanese Food

$32.99
Everything You Want to Know About the History, Ingredients and Folklore of Japan's Unique Cuisine (Learn All About Your Favorite Japanese Foods!) The complete backstory of Japanese cuisine explained in...
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Mongrel

$32.99
An exquisite debut novel weaving together the voices of three young women in Japan and the UK as the threads of their lives twist and entangle in unexpected ways 'Heart-shatteringly...
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Love at Six Thousand Degrees

$29.99
WINNER OF THE MISHIMA YUKIO PRIZE "Only Ms. Kashimada can create this kind of world." - Yoko Ogawa, author of The Memory Police (on Touring the Land of the Dead)A...
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Point Zero

$24.99
A beautifully written mystery novel that takes on the taboo of Japanese prostitution catering to GIs during the American post-war occupation. Tokyo 1958, Teiko marries Kenichi Uhara, ten years her...
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Soseki Natsume's Kokoro: The Manga Edition: The Heart of Things

$24.99
A timeless psychological study of a young man's deep alienation from society. Set in the early 20th century, Kokoro opens with a chance encounter on a beach near Tokyo that...
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Haruki Murakami Manga Stories 2: The Second Bakery Attack; Samsa in Love; Thailand

$34.99
Haruki Murakami's best-loved stories finally in graphic novel form! Haruki Murakami's novels, essays and short stories have sold millions of copies worldwide and been translated into scores of languages. Now...
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The Snow Woman and Other Yokai Stories from Japan

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An extraordinary collection of Japanese ghost stories, many in English for the first time! This spine-chilling anthology of 77 spooky stories from the Japanese collection Tales from Shinshu is compiled...
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Self-Portraits: Stories

$26.95
Bringing together novelist Osamu Dazai’s best autobiographical shorts in a single, slim volume, Self-Portraits shows the legendary writer at his best―and worst “Art dies the moment it acquires authority.” So said...
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The Meiji Guillotine Murders

$24.99
A classic Japanese mystery —a pair of sleuths investigate a series of bloody murders in 19th century Tokyo Tokyo, 1869. It is the dawn of the Meiji era in Japan,...
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The Tatami Time Machine Blues: A Novel

$49.99
In the boiling heat of summer, a broken remote control for an air conditioner threatens life as we know it in this reality-bending, time-slipping sequel to The Tatami Galaxy. During...
In Praise of Shadows

In Praise of Shadows

$16.99
This eloquent work on the Japanese sense of beauty explores the subtle interplay of shade and light in several important aspects of Japanese life — architecture, drama, food, femininity and...
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The Rainbow

$35.00
Available in English for the very first time, a powerful, poignant novel about three half sisters in post-war Japan, from the Nobel Prize-winning author of Snow CountryWith the Second World War...
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No Longer Human

$24.95
The poignant and fascinating story of a young man who is caught between the breakup of the traditions of a northern Japanese aristocratic family and the impact of Western ideas....
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Butter

$32.99
The cult Japanese bestseller about a female gourmet cook and serial killer and the journalist intent on cracking her case, inspired by a true story. There are two things that...
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Compound Cinematics: Akira Kurosawa and I

$27.99
Any list of Japan’s greatest screenplay writers would feature Shinobu Hashimoto near or at the top. This memoir, focusing on his collaborations with Akira Kurosawa, a gifted scenarist in his...
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Life Ceremony

$22.99
Translated by Ginny Tapley Takemori From the author of international bestseller Convenience Store Woman comes a collection of short fiction: weird, out of this world and like nothing you’ve read...
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The Black Lizard

$22.99
One of the classic works by the master of Japanese detective fiction A super-criminal - as deadly as she is beautiful - wagers all in an epic battle with a...
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The Factory

$27.99
From the author of Weasels in the Attic, here is a modern fable about the all-consuming world of work. Beyond the town, there is the factory. Beyond the factory, there is...
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The Name of the Game is a Kidnapping

$27.99
THE WAGES OF CYNICISM A battle-tested project leader at PR firm Cyberplan and a slippery bachelor, Sakuma is smug self-regard personified. But when his idea for a mini-theme park is dismissed...
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Slow Down: How Degrowth Communism Can Save the Earth

$34.99
Will green capitalism save the planet? Is it even trying? Not when the very logic of the capitalist system pits it against Earth's life-support systems, as the Japanese philosopher Kohei...
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The Setting Sun

$24.95
This powerful novel of a nation in social and moral crisis was first published by New Directions in 1956. Set in the early postwar years, it probes the destructive effects...
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The Flowers of Buffoonery

$24.95
For the first time in English, Osamu Dazai’s hilariously comic and deeply moving prequel to No Longer Human The Flowers of Buffoonery opens in a seaside sanitarium where Yozo Oba―the...
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Even Cats and Rice Ladles: Wise and Witty World of Japanese Sayings

$24.99
Explore the wonderful world of Japanese sayings. Did you know the Japanese have a word for when you’re not hungry but want to eat (because your mouth is lonely)? Or...
The Power Wish

The Power Wish

$29.99
Japanese moon astrology and the secrets to finding success, happiness and the favour of the universe'Keiko's method can help people to make their dreams a reality' — Marie Kondo'A life-changing...
Remina

Remina

$33.99
Another of Junji Ito's classics, the sci-fi masterwork Remina tells the chilling tale of a hell star. An unknown planet emerges from inside a wormhole, and its discoverer, Dr. Oguro,...
A Personal Matter

A Personal Matter

$19.99
Translated by John NathanBird, the protagonist of A Personal Matter, is a frustrated young intellectual in a failing marriage whose utopian dream is shattered when his wife gives birth to...
Usagi Yojimbo Saga, Volume 1

Usagi Yojimbo Saga, Volume 1

$44.99
Celebrate Stan Sakai's beloved rabbit ronin with the Second Edition collections of the comic saga featuring brand new original cover art by Stan Sakai!Follow Miyamoto Usagi in his epic trek...
Underground

Underground

$19.99
Murakami tells the true story behind an act of terrorism that turned an average Monday morning into a national disasterIn spite of the perpetrators' intentions, the Tokyo gas attack left...
Secret Rendezvous

Secret Rendezvous

$19.99
A Kafaesque marvel and a biting satire of bureaucracy, medicine and modern lifeIn Tokyo, in the middle of the night, an uncalled-for ambulance arrives to spirit away a man's wife,...
The Ruined Map

The Ruined Map

$19.99
A hardboiled detective story that combines the narrative suspense of Chandler with the psychological suspense of DostoevskyMr Nemuro, a respected salesman, disappeared over half a year ago, but only now...
Murakami T

Murakami T

$35.00
The T-Shirts I LoveThe international literary icon opens his eclectic closet — here are photographs of Murakami's extensive and personal T-shirt collection, accompanied by essays that reveal a side of...
Aiming High

Aiming High

$32.99
Masayoshi Son, SoftBank, and Disrupting Silicon Valley*Picked by the Financial Times as a Best Read of 2021* 'I have no intention of making small bets' — Masayoshi Son In order...
Sensor

Sensor

$29.99
Horror master Junji Ito explores a new frontier with a grand cosmic horror tale in which a mysterious woman has her way with the world!A woman walks alone at the...
Inside Your Japanese Garden

Inside Your Japanese Garden

$39.99
A Guide to Creating a Unique Japanese Garden for Your HomeLearn how to create a tranquil outdoor space at home with this practical and inspiring guide! With instructive drawings and...
What Cats Want

What Cats Want

$24.99
An illustrated guide for truly understanding your catJapan's leading cat doctor tells you EVERYTHING you need to know about feline behaviourCats are so mysterious. What makes them climb into tiny...
Venus in the Blind Spot

Venus in the Blind Spot

$33.99
A “best of” collection of creepy tales from Eisner award winner and legendary horror master Junji Ito.This striking collection presents the most remarkable short works of Junji Ito’s career, featuring...
The Dragonfly Will be the Messiah

The Dragonfly Will be the Messiah

$9.99
In 20 short books, Penguin Classics brings you the new canon of great environmental worksOver the past 75 years, a new canon has emerged. As humans have driven the living...
Succulents for Beginners

Succulents for Beginners

$24.99
A Year-Round Growing Guide for Healthy and Beautiful PlantsSucculents for Beginners is the perfect introduction to this friendly and forgiving plant family. Misa Matsuyama — the bestselling author of The...
Starting Point: 1979 - 1996

Starting Point: 1979 - 1996

$24.99
Japan's most popular filmmaker speaks on life, love, and the world of anime. The Starting Point...of the Greatest Career in Animation HistoryIn the first two decades of his career, filmmaker...
Usagi Yojimbo Saga, Volume 2

Usagi Yojimbo Saga, Volume 2

$44.99
The rabbit ronin's adventures hit an early peak in this second volume featuring brand new original cover art by Stan Sakai!This collection includes Usagi's first encounters with the Lord of...
Colorful

Colorful

$27.99
A beloved and bestselling classic in Japan, this groundbreaking tale of a dead soul who gets a second chance is perfect for readers of The Midnight Library."Congratulations, you've won the...
Turning Point: 1997 - 2008

Turning Point: 1997 - 2008

$24.99
The second volume of legendary animation director Hayao Miyazaki’s career memoir continues with essays, interviews, and discussions about some of his most popular films, including Spirited Away and Ponyo.In the...
The Reason I Jump

The Reason I Jump

$22.99
The No. 1 Sunday Times and internationally bestselling account of life as a child with autism, now a documentary film Winner of Best Documentary and Best Sound in the British...