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  • Atsurō Kawauchi

    Atsurō Kawauchi 河内厚郎

    Atsurō Kawauchi (1952–) was born in Nishinomiya City, located between Osaka and Kobe. After graduating from Hitotsubashi University, he began his writing career as a theater critic. Beginning in 1987 he served two terms as … Details

  • Sōchi Naraoka

    Sōchi Naraoka 奈良岡聰智

    Sōchi Naraoka (1975–) was born in Aomori Prefecture. He earned his undergraduate degree in the Faculty of Law at Kyoto University in 1999, and went on to complete his doctoral work there in the Graduate … Details

  • Shingen Takagi

    Shingen Takagi 高木訷元

    Shingen Takagi (1930–) was born in Shimane Prefecture and received his bachelor’s degree from Kōyasan University before going on to complete graduate studies in the history of Buddhism at Tōhoku University. A former president of … Details

  • Shin’ichirō Ogata

    Shin’ichirō Ogata 緒方慎一郎

    Shin’ichirō Ogata (1963–) was born in Nagasaki Prefecture. He founded Simplicity Ltd. in 1998, a company with the mission of “redefining Japanese culture and design,” which has subsequently launched the Japanese restaurant and tea shop … Details

  • Kunio Ōta

    Kunio Ōta 太田邦夫

    Kunio Ōta (1935–) was born in Tokyo and graduated from the Department of Architecture in the University of Tokyo Faculty of Engineering. A doctor of engineering and an architect, he is professor emeritus at both … Details

  • Masanori Okanishi

    Masanori Okanishi 岡西政典

    Masanori Okanishi (1983–) received his undergraduate degree in biology at Hokkaido University and went on to complete master’s and doctoral degrees in biology at the University of Tokyo. He specializes in systematics and taxonomy. After … Details

  • Yasuaki Ninomiya

    Yasuaki Ninomiya 二宮康明

    Yasuaki Ninomiya (1926–) was born in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, and graduated from the Department of Communications Engineering in the Tohoku University School of Engineering. He worked at the Nippon Telegraph and Telephone (NTT) Information Network … Details

  • Hideyuki Katō

    Hideyuki Katō 加藤秀行

    Hideyuki Katō (1983–) received a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Tokyo. After graduation he joined the consulting firm Dream Incubator, Inc., where he engaged in the strategic planning and implementation of new … Details

  • Daisaburō Okumoto

    Daisaburō Okumoto 奥本大三郎

    Daisaburō Okumoto (1944–) was born in Osaka, graduated from the Department of French Literature at the University of Tokyo, and subsequently completed his graduate studies in the same department. A specialist in French literature, he … Details

  • Nao Kōsaka

    Nao Kōsaka 香坂直

    Nao Kōsaka (1964–) was born in Okayama Prefecture and graduated from Osaka Kyōiku University. She currently resides in Kyoto. Her writerly debut came in 2005 with Hashire, Sena! (Run, Senna!), which was awarded the 2006 … Details

  • anyan

    anyan anyan

    anyan was born in Yamanashi Prefecture and graduated from Meiji Gakuin University with a degree in French literature. She has worked as an illustrator and textile designer since 2001. An opportunity with original kimono design … Details

  • Marutan

    Marutan マルタン

    Marutan is the name of the creative husband-wife team of Tetsu (1951-) and Shizuko (1953-) Gotō, both natives of Tokyo. Tetsu earned a graduate degree in printmaking from Tokyo University of the Arts, and Shizuko … Details

  • Goma

    Goma Goma

    Goma is the name of a creative team formed in 1998 by Mika Araki and Ryōko Nakamura. In addition to developing innovative recipes, the two women produce food-themed accessories as well as picture books, and … Details

  • Yukihito Masuura

    Yukihito Masuura 増浦行仁

    Yukihito Masuura (1963–) was born in Osaka. He moved to France in 1981 and became an assistant to the legendary Vogue Paris photographer Guy Bourdin in 1983. In 1987 he exhibited at the annual Salon … Details

  • Jinco

    Jinco JINCO

    Jinco graduated from Seisen University with a degree in Japanese literature, and began her career as a product planner at San-x, known for its stationery and other merchandise featuring a variety of cute characters. She … 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