1227 results for Category: Authors
  • Kouei Hazuki

    Kouei Hazuki はづき虹映

    Kouei Hazuki (1960–) was born in Hyōgo Prefecture and graduated from Kwansei Gakuin University with a degree in economics. He worked in the sales promotion office of a major department store before leaving … Details

  • Yo Hemmi

    Yo Hemmi 辺見庸

    Yo Hemmi (1944–)  graduated from Waseda University, then went to work for Kyodo News Service, serving as Beijing correspondent and Hanoi bureau chief along the way. He earned a name as a top-flight journalist, winning the … Details

  • Kumiko Higami

    Kumiko Higami 樋上公実子

    Kumiko Higami (1963-) was born in Tokyo and graduated from Kwansei Gakuin University with a degree in German literature and linguistics. Her creative activities include paintings, book covers, package design, picture books, art collections, and … Details

  • Chikara Higashi

    Chikara Higashi ひがしちから

    Chikara Higashi (1972–) was born in Oita Prefecture and graduated from the University of Tsukuba with a degree in art. He worked as a graphic designer before becoming a picture-book author. After taking … Details

  • Kunpei Higashi

    Kunpei Higashi (1940–1986) was a native of Kobe. He made his debut as a paper-cut manga artist in magazines at the age of 22, and the following year he scored a hit with … Details

  • Naoko Higashi

    Naoko Higashi ひがしなおこ

    Naoko Higashi  (1966–) was born in Hiroshima. In addition to authoring picture books, she is a writer of tanka (the traditional Japanese 31-syllable poem) as well as of fiction. She received the Kadan Prize … Details

  • Tokuya Higashigawa

    Tokuya Higashigawa  (1968–)  debuted in 2002 with a novel that won him the Kappa-ONE Newcomers Prize in a contest open to the general public. Since then, he has concentrated solely on writing humorous mysteries, a … Details

  • Keigo Higashino

    Keigo Higashino 東野圭吾

    Keigo Higashino (1958–) is arguably Japan's biggest bestseller machine today. After graduating from college with a technical degree he went to work for an auto-parts maker as an engineer, but wrote fiction on … Details

  • Ichiyo Higuchi

    Ichiyo Higuchi 樋口一葉

    Ichiyo Higuchi  (1872–1896) was born in Tokyo to the family of a low-ranking civil servant shortly after the Meiji Restoration. She withdrew from elementary school in accordance with her mother's wishes that she learn … Details

  • Tomoko Higuchi

    Tomoko Higuchi ひぐちともこ

    Tomoko Higuchi (1954–) was born in Osaka. After a stint working for a trading firm, she now works as an illustrator while writing books on the side, setting many of her works in … Details

  • Nobumoto Higuchi

    Nobumoto Higuchi 樋口修資

    Nobumoto Higuchi (1953–) graduated from the Faculty of Education at the University of Tokyo and joined the Ministry of Education in 1976. After rising to become director of the Sports and Youth Bureau … Details

  • Yūko Higuchi

    Yūko Higuchi ヒグチユウコ

    Yūko Higuchi graduated from Tama Art University with a degree in painting, and has built a career as a freelance artist and illustrator. Since 1999, she has been mounting solo exhibitions in Tokyo and elsewhere. … Details

  • Naoya Higuchi

    Naoya Higuchi 樋口直哉

    Naoya Higuchi (1981–) trained at a culinary institute to become a chef, and began writing fiction on the side while working as an owner-chef. He made his publishing debut after winning the Gunzō … Details

  • Masahiko Hihara

    Masahiko Hihara 日原政彦

    Masahiko Hihara (1946–) was born in Yamanashi Prefecture and earned his PhD in engineering from the University of Tokyo. As a metal engineer, he established Hihara Engineer Office after gaining professional experience as a technical … Details

  • Hisakatsu Hijikata

    Hisakatsu Hijikata (1900–1977) was a sculptor. He graduated from the Tokyo School of Fine Arts (now part of Tokyo University of the Arts) in 1924. He moved to Palau in 1929, where he … Details

  • Kaoruko Himeno

    Kaoruko Himeno 姫野カオルコ

    Kaoruko Himeno (1958–) was born in Shiga Prefecture, home of scenic Lake Biwa. She set her sights on being a novelist at a young age, and began working as a freelance writer from … Details

  • Rieko Hinata

    Rieko Hinata 日向理恵子

    Rieko Hinata (1984-) was born in Hyōgo Prefecture, and began writing nursery stories when she was herself still a child. She is the author of Ame furu hon’ya (The Rainy Bookstore) and its sequel Ame … Details

  • Masateru Hino

    Masateru Hino 日野正輝

    Masateru Hino (1951–) was born in Ehime Prefecture. He has a doctorate in geography and is currently a professor in the Tohoku University Graduate School of Science. … Details

  • Kazunari Hino

    Kazunari Hino 日野十成

    Kazunari Hino (1942–) was born in Taiwan. He was a factory worker, a newspaper book-reviewer, a construction company employee, and a reporter for a picture-book newsletter before becoming a freelance author of picture … Details

  • Takeshi Hioki

    Takeshi Hioki 日沖健

    Takeshi Hioki (1965–) is head of the Hioki Consulting Office and a lecturer at the Sanno Institute of Management. He graduated from the Faculty of Business and Commerce at Keio University, and earned … Details