1249 results for Category: Authors
  • Hideki Gotoh

    Hideki Gotoh 後藤秀機

    Hideki Gotoh (1943–) grew up in Tokyo and graduated from the Faculty of Science and Engineering at Waseda University. After completing his graduate program in the Department of Nuclear Engineering at the Tokyo … Details

  • Michael Grejniec

    Michael Grejniec マイケル グレイニエツ

    Michael Grejniec (1955–) was born in Poland. Working as an illustrator in Europe, he produced posters for theater, film, and anime before becoming a picture-book author. In 1985 he moved to the United … Details

  • Mimi Hachikai

    Mimi Hachikai 蜂飼耳

    Mimi Hachikai (1974–) was born in Kanagawa Prefecture and completed a master’s degree in literature at Waseda University. She is a poet who also writes fiction, essays, and children’s stories. In 2000 she … Details

  • Keisuke Hada

    Keisuke Hada 羽田圭介

    Keisuke Hada (1985–) was born in Tokyo. He made his literary debut in 2003 while still in high school, after winning the Bungei Prize for Kokureisui (Black Ice Water), a story about bad … Details

  • Nobuhiko Haijima

    Nobuhiko Haijima はいじまのぶひこ

    Nobuhiko Haijima (1970–) was born in Tokyo and graduated from Tokyo Zokei University in 1996. Since then he has shown his artwork in frequent solo and group exhibitions. His works are also in … Details

  • Kenjiro Haitani

    Kenjiro Haitani 灰谷健次郎

    Kenjiro Haitani (1934–2006)  was born in Kobe. After graduating from the Osaka University of Arts he worked as a grade-school teacher for 17 years, and during this period helped edit the children's poetry magazine … Details

  • Keiko Hamada

    Keiko Hamada 浜田桂子

    Keiko Hamada (1947–) was born in Saitama Prefecture. After graduating from Kuwasawa Design School, she worked at the Ikkō Tanaka Design Office for a time before she began creating books for children. Some … Details

  • Naota Hamaguchi

    Naota Hamaguchi 浜口直太

    Naota Hamaguchi (1960–) is CEO of JCI, Inc. He graduated from the Soka University Faculty of Business Administration in Japan, before earning a Master of Science in Management and Administrative Sciences from the … Details

  • Aki Hamanaka

    Aki Hamanaka 葉真中顕

    Aki Hamanaka (1976–) was born in Tokyo. His novel for young readers, Raibaru (Rivals), received the Kadokawa Gakugei Children's Literature Prize in 2009. In 2011 he contributed scripts for the popular manga series … Details

  • Kyoko Hamano

    Kyoko Hamano 濱野 京子

    Kyoko Hamano  (1956–) , born in Kumamoto Prefecture but raised in Tokyo, made her debut as a children's writer in 2006 with the novel Tenka muteki no ojosama 1: Keyaki goten no Meri-san (The Invincible … Details

  • Rin Hamuro

    Rin Hamuro 葉室麟

    Rin Hamuro  (1951–2017) was born and raised in northern Kyushu, where he worked for many years as a newspaper reporter before taking up fiction writing. His literary debut came in 2005, when he won … Details

  • Mitsuru Hanagata

    Mitsuru Hanagata 花形みつる

    Mitsuru Hanagata  (1953–) received the 1998 Noma Prize for New Writers of Children's Literature for Dragon to issho (Together with the Dragon), and the Noma Prize for Children's Literature and the JAWC Award in … Details

  • Setsuko Haneda

    Setsuko Haneda 羽田節子

    Setsuko Haneda (1940–) was born in Tokyo and graduated from the Faculty of Agriculture, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, with a degree in insect physiology. An avid mountain climber, she loves to observe … Details

  • Ciabou Hany (Shabo Hani)

    Ciabou Hany (or Shabo Hani in the conventional spelling; 1931–) was born in Oita Prefecture and is one of Japan's leading plant photographers. He has long held a deep interest in desert plants. In 1960 … Details

  • Yutaka Hara

    Yutaka Hara 原ゆたか

    Yutaka Hara  (1953–) , born in Kumamoto Prefecture, made his debut as an illustrator at the age of 20. In 1974 he won the Children's Literature Prize in the Kodansha Famous Schools Contest. The character … Details

  • Kyōko Hara

    Kyōko Hara 原京子

    Kyōko Hara was born in Tokyo and graduated from Wakō University with a degree in art. In 1978 she won the Children’s Literature Prize in the Kodansha Famous Schools Contest. Among her many titles are … Details

  • Hiroaki Hara

    Hiroaki Hara 原裕朗

    Hiroaki Hara is a broad-ranging creative with a hand in anime scripts, character design, and game development besides being an author of children’s books. He lives with four cats and two dogs, making for never … Details

  • Hiroaki Hara & Birthday

    Hiroaki Hara & Birthday 原裕朗&バースデイ

    Hiroaki Hara & Birthday teams the creative group Birthday Co., Ltd. with its president Hiroaki Hara, who is a picture-book author in his own right. As a maker of video and trading-card games, Birthday is … Details

  • Yasuko Harada

    Yasuko Harada 原田康子

    Yasuko Harada  (1928–2009)  was born in Tokyo but moved to her mother's hometown of Kushiro in Hokkaido when she was two years old. Chizu, one of the central characters in her 2002 novel Umigiri (Ocean … Details

  • Maha Harada

    Maha Harada 原田マハ

    Maha Harada (1962–) is a native of Tokyo who studied art history in college, then worked in-house at a number of art museums before becoming a freelance curator. She made her literary debut in 2005 … Details