Authors

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  • Kaya Doi

    Kaya Doi どいかや

    Kaya Doi (1969–) was born in Tokyo and graduated with a degree in design from Tokyo Zokei University. She got her start with picture books by attending the Atosaki Juku workshop conducted by … Details

  • Dolly

    Dolly ドーリー

    Dolly (1986–) was born in Osaka and graduated from Kyoto Seika University. She works as an illustrator and manga artist, and also as a cut-paper artist. Picture books she has provided the artwork … Details

  • Kazumasa Ebisawa

    Kazumasa Ebisawa 海老沢和荘

    Kazumasa Ebisawa graduated from the Department of Veterinary Medicine at Nihon University in 1995. While employed as a physician at a pet hospital, he carried out research at a veterinary hospital specializing in birds. In … Details

  • Tomoko Egami

    Tomoko Egami えがみともこ

    Tomoko Egami (1946–) was born in Fukuoka Prefecture; she now lives in Okinawa and teaches at Okinawa International University, her specialty being ethnology. She has collaborated with photographer Kotaro Kojima on such books … Details

  • Michiko Egashira

    Michiko Egashira えがしらみちこ

    Michiko Egashira (1978–) was born in Fukuoka Prefecture and graduated from Kumamoto University with a degree in education. Her solo picture books include Amefuri sanpo (A Walk in the Rain), San san sanpo … Details

  • Tōru Eguchi

    Tōru Eguchi 江口徹

    Tōru Eguchi (1948–) is a particle physics researcher born in Ibaraki. In 1972 he completed his doctorate in physics at the Graduate School of Science of the University of Tokyo. Currently he is a professor … Details

  • Kaori Ekuni

    Kaori Ekuni 江國香織

    Kaori Ekuni (1964–) is the daughter of essayist and haiku poet Shigeru Ekuni, and grew up writing poems and children’s stories. She studied for a year in the United States after finishing college, … Details

  • Fumiko Enchi

    Fumiko Enchi 円地文子

    Fumiko Enchi  (1905–1986) was born in Tokyo to the family of a prominent Japanese philologist, and familiarized herself with classical Japanese literature from an early age. She started writing plays in the 1920s and … Details

  • Kaoru Endō

    Kaoru Endō 遠藤薫

    Kaoru Endō (1952–) is a professor in the Gakushūin University Faculty of Law, specializing in theoretical sociology, social informatics, and social simulation. She earned her BA from the University of Tokyo in 1977, … Details

  • Tamaki Endo

    Tamaki Endo 遠藤環

    Tamaki Endo (1975–) is an associate professor in the Faculty of Economics, Saitama University, Japan. Her research fields include applied economics, area studies, and gender. Current subjects include global value chain analysis in … Details

  • Toh EnJoe

    Toh EnJoe 円城塔

    Toh EnJoe  (1972–) was born in Hokkaido. While studying for a physics degree at Tohoku University, he was active in the Sci-Fi Study Group and read both science fiction and Latin American literature. After … Details

  • Lily Franky

    Lily Franky リリー・フランキー

    Lily Franky  (1963–) is a Japanese male who uses a foreign female pen name. Born and raised in northern Kyushu, he graduated from Musashino Art University in Tokyo and began working as an illustrator … Details

  • Machiko Fuji

    Machiko Fuji was born in Tokyo and graduated from Tokyo Woman’s Christian University. She made her debut as a children’s author in 1985 with Majoko donna ko fushigi na ko (Who Is Magical Majoko?), a … Details

  • Tamotsu Fujii

    Tamotsu Fujii 藤井保

    Tamotsu Fujii (1949–) is a professional photographer. He established Tamotsu Fujii Photography in 1976. He has won numerous awards for his work, including a Mainichi Design Award, an Asahi Advertising Award, the Tokyo … Details

  • Taiyō Fujii

    Taiyō Fujii 藤井太洋

    Taiyō Fujii (1971–) was born on the island of Amami Ōshima in Kagoshima Prefecture. After stints as a stage designer, DTP producer, and graphic director, he was working for a software developer in 2012 when … Details

  • Hisako Fujii

    Hisako Fujii 藤井久子

    Hisako Fujii (1978–) was born in Hyōgo Prefecture and graduated from the Faculty of Sociology and Social Work at Meiji Gakuin University. She works as an editor and writer. A lover of nature since childhood, … Details

  • Tomohiko Fujimoto

    Tomohiko Fujimoto 藤本ともひこ

    Tomohiko Fujimoto (1961–) was born in Tokyo. Making it his credo to "engage the whole child with the book," he has created works that range from picture books for infants to storybooks for … Details

  • Kaori Fujino

    Kaori Fujino 藤野可織

    Kaori Fujino (1980–) was born in Kyoto and completed a master's degree in aesthetics and art at Doshisha University, writing her thesis on the renowned photographer Ihei Kimura. She worked at an editorial … Details

  • Megumi Fujino

    Megumi Fujino 藤野恵美

    Megumi Fujino (1978–) was born in Osaka and graduated from Osaka University of Arts. She writes for both children and adults, and across a broad range of genres. She made her literary debut … Details

  • Shūhei Fujisawa

    Shūhei Fujisawa 藤沢周平

    Shūhei Fujisawa (1927-97) grew up in Yamagata Prefecture. He was an avid reader of magazines and fiction of every kind from the time he was in elementary school, and began writing his own stories when … Details