1249 results for Category: Authors
  • Kimiko Aman

    Kimiko Aman あまんきみこ

    Kimiko Aman (1931–) was born in Dalian, China, and graduated from Japan Women's University in Tokyo. After enrolling in a creative writing class for children's stories sponsored by the Japan Association of Writers … Details

  • Mariko Ishikawa

    Mariko Ishikawa いしかわ☆まりこ

    Mariko Ishikawa was born in Chiba. She graduated from the toy design department of a technical school and began her career at a toy maker, working in planning and design. After subsequent stints making children’s … Details

  • Shūichi Yoshida

    Shūichi Yoshida 吉田修一

    Shūichi Yoshida (1968–) hails from Nagasaki Prefecture, but moved to Tokyo to go to college. After working in a variety of jobs, including as a swimming instructor, he wrote Saigo no musuko (The … Details

  • Hungry Grizzly

    Hungry Grizzly はらぺこグリズリー

    Hungry Grizzly is a 20-something male food blogger. Two months after starting his blog in 2014, he uploaded “How to Make the Most Delicious Seasoned Boiled Egg in the World,” which was shared 30,000 times … Details

  • Hiromi Nema

    Hiromi Nema 根間弘海

    Hiromi Nema (1943–) is a professor at the Senshū University School of Business Administration. His academic field of specialization is English phonetics and phonology, but he also has interests in Judaism and sumo. His writings … Details

  • Michio Mado

    Michio Mado まどみちお

    Michio Mado (1909–2014) was born in Yamaguchi Prefecture. He lived in Taiwan from the age of ten until he was drafted into the military, after which he spent the war years in various … Details

  • Musashino University Institute of Politics and Economics

    The authors belong to the Tokyo Waterfront City Research Team affiliated with the Musashino University Institute of Politics and Economics. The eight-member team is headed by university president and Faculty of Political Science and Economics … Details

  • Tupera Tupera

    Tupera Tupera tupera tupera

    Tupera Tupera is the pseudonym adopted by Tatsuya Kameyama (b. 1976 in Mie Prefecture; graduate of Musashino Art University) and Atsuko Nakagawa (b. 1978 in Kyoto; graduate of Tama Art University), who have been working … Details

  • Anela

    Anela アネラ

    Anela was born in Japan but lives in Honolulu, where she works as an animal communicator. After growing up in Tokyo surrounded by animals, she left for the United States at age 19 to study. … Details

  • Nansen Oshō

    Nansen Oshō 南泉和尚

    Nansen Oshō (1959–) was appointed to the prestigious position of head priest of Jigenji temple in Chichibu, Saitama Prefecture in 1998. He has made it his mission to spread Buddhist teachings to the … Details

  • Seigaku

    Seigaku 星覚

    Seigaku (1981–) is a practicing Zen monk. During his time at Eiheiji temple, a Zen Buddhist monastery that dates back to the 13th century, he was deeply inspired by the daily rituals centered … Details

  • Mami Sunada

    Mami Sunada 砂田麻美

    Mami Sunada (1978–) was born in Tokyo and is a documentary filmmaker. She received numerous awards, including the 2011 New Directors Award from the Directors Guild of Japan, for her directorial debut—Endingu nōto (Ending Note: … Details

  • Yoshimitsu Nagasaka

    Yoshimitsu Nagasaka (1948–) is a photographer who was born in Kōyasan, Wakayama Prefecture. He earned his undergraduate degree at Osaka University of Arts. Choosing religion and culture as his focus, since around 1970 he has … Details

  • Ren Inaizumi

    Ren Inaizumi 稲泉連

    Ren Inaizumi (1979–) was born in Tokyo and graduated from Waseda University. He made his writerly debut while still in college with the book Boku no kōkō chūtai manyuaru (My High School Dropout Manual). He … Details

  • Hideaki Kitajima

    Hideaki Kitajima 北嶋秀明

    Hideaki Kitajima (1945–) was born in Tokyo. His architectural firm has had a hand in numerous construction projects both at home and abroad. After working as a Japan International Cooperation Agency Research Fellow as well … Details

  • Takao Segawa

    Takao Segawa 瀬川高央

    Takao Segawa (1977–) was born in Sapporo and completed his graduate studies in the School of Economics and Business Administration at Hokkaido University. He is currently a researcher in the Hokkaido University Public Policy School, … Details

  • Yoshihiro Satō

    Yoshihiro Satō 佐藤佳弘

    Yoshihiro Satō (1954–) graduated from the Department of Communications Engineering in the Tōhoku University School of Engineering with a major in social informatics. He subsequently earned his PhD from the University of Tokyo and joined … Details

  • Takaaki Bandō

    Takaaki Bandō 板東孝明

    Takaaki Bandō (1957–) was born in Tokushima Prefecture. He graduated from the Department of the Science of Design in the College of Art and Design at Musashino Art University in 1983. Two years later he … Details

  • Naoto Fukasawa

    Naoto Fukasawa 深澤直人

    Naoto Fukasawa (1956–) was born in Yamanashi Prefecture. He graduated from the Product Design Department at Tama Art University in 1980, and established his own office, Naoto Fukasawa Design, in 2003. He was a professor … Details

  • Susumu Kagawa

    Susumu Kagawa 香川征

    Susumu Kagawa (1944–) was born in Kagawa Prefecture. He graduated from the Tokushima University School of Medicine in 1969, and became a professor in the Department of Urology at his alma matter in 1988. He … Details