Yukiko Takada

Yukiko Takada 高田由紀子

Yukiko Takada was born and raised on the island of Sado in Niigata Prefecture, the daughter of a Buddhist priest administering the mountain temple Manshō-ji. She made her writerly debut in 2017 with Manpuku-ji de mattemasu (I’ll See You at the Temple), a children’s novel about a young boy growing up as heir to a remote temple on the island of Sado.

Books by Yukiko Takada
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    I’ll See You at the Temple

    Even as Japan has become an increasingly secular society, 90 percent of funerals continue to be conducted as Buddhist ceremonies. In this story set at a Buddhist temple deep in the mountainous heart of Sado Island, a young boy who is expected to take over …