Authors

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  • Setsuko Hasegawa

    Setsuko Hasegawa 長谷川摂子

    Setsuko Hasegawa (1944–2011) was born in Shimane Prefecture. She graduated from the Tokyo University of Foreign Studies and entered the graduate program in philosophy at University of Tokyo, but withdrew before completing an … Details

  • Atsuhiko Hasegawa

    Atsuhiko Hasegawa 長谷川篤彦

    Atsuhiko Hasegawa (1937–) graduated from the University of Tokyo Faculty of Agriculture in 1962. After completing a master’s program in biological sciences at the University of Tokyo, he took up a position as … Details

  • Toshimichi Hasegawa

    Toshimichi Hasegawa 長谷川俊道

    Toshimichi Hasegawa is the deputy head priest at Zuiganji, a 600-year-old Zen Buddhist temple. He spent three and a half years training at Eiheiji temple, after which he worked at a temple near Pearl Harbor, … Details

  • Yoshifumi Hasegawa

    Yoshifumi Hasegawa 長谷川義史

    Yoshifumi Hasegawa (1961–) was born in Osaka and has written and illustrated many picture books. His first was Ojiichan no ojiichan no ojiichan no ojiichan (Grandpa’s Grandpa’s Grandpa’s Grandpa), published in 2000. His … Details

  • Tomoko Hasegawa

    Tomoko Hasegawa 長谷川知子

    Tomoko Hasegawa (1947–) was born in Hokkaido and graduated from the Musashino Art University Junior College of Art and Design. She won the Sankei Children's Book Award in 1979 for her illustrations in … Details

  • Osamu Hashimoto

    Osamu Hashimoto (1948–) graduated from the University of Tokyo and worked as an illustrator before becoming a writer. He first made it into print after receiving an honorable mention in the 1977 Shōsetsu … Details

  • Naoki Hashimoto

    Naoki Hashimoto 橋本直樹

    Naoki Hashimoto (1934–) , D.Agr., completed his undergraduate and graduate degrees in agriculture at Kyoto University. He joined the Kirin Brewery Co. in 1956, where he served stints as head of a laboratory in … Details

  • Takanori Hashimoto

    Takanori Hashimoto  (1983–)  was born in Ishikawa Prefecture. He is a a kishi—a professional shōgi (“Japanese chess”) player. In 1994 he was admitted to the Shōreikai—the Japan Shōgi Association’s organization for training professionals—as a student … Details

  • Shigehiko Hasumi

    Shigehiko Hasumi 蓮實重彦

    Shigehiko Hasumi (1936–) was born in Tokyo and graduated from the French Department of the University of Tokyo. He went on to complete the graduate program there, as well as to obtain a … Details

  • Kōshirō Hata

    Kōshirō Hata はたこうしろう

    Kōshirō Hata (1963–) was born in Hyōgo Prefecture and graduated with an art degree from Kyoto Seika University. Besides being a picture-book author and illustrator, he also works as a book designer. His … Details

  • Kōshirō Hata

    Kōshirō Hata はたこうしろう

    Kōshirō Hata (1963–) was born in Hyōgo Prefecture and graduated with an art degree from Kyoto Seika University. Besides being a picture-book author and illustrator, he also works as a book designer. His solo-production … Details

  • Sei Hatsuno

    Sei Hatsuno 初野晴

    Sei Hatsuno (1973–) was born in Shizuoka Prefecture and graduated from Hosei University. The recommendation of a friend in college led him to start reading large numbers of honkaku ("orthodox") mysteries, a type … Details

  • Natsuo Hattori

    Natsuo Hattori 服部夏生

    Natsuo Hattori (1973–) is an editor and writer with expertise on swords, steel utensils, traditional crafts, and organic lifestyles. He contributes articles to Nikkei Technology Online, National Geographic (Japan edition), and other popular … Details

  • Kazumasa Hayami

    Kazumasa Hayami 早見和真

    Kazumasa Hayami (1977–) was born in Yokohama. He began his career as a writer while still in college, regularly contributing interviews and articles to major national magazines. His debut as a writer of … Details

  • Kaoru Hayamine

    Kaoru Hayamine はやみねかおる

    Kaoru Hayamine (1964–) made his literary debut after winning the 1989 Kodansha Award for New Writers of Children's Literature for Kaito piero (The Clown Bandit), which he wrote with ongoing feedback from his … Details

  • Michiyo Hayano

    Michiyo Hayano はやのみちよ

    Michiyo Hayano (1952–) was born in Nagano Prefecture and graduated from Ochanomizu University with a degree in education. She has written numerous stories and biographies for children, including Mama ga kirei ni naru … Details

  • Akiko Hayashi

    Akiko Hayashi 林明子

    Akiko Hayashi (1945–) was born in Tokyo. After graduating from college, she worked at famed illustrator Hiroshi Manabe’s company for a time before establishing herself as an illustrator and picture-book author in her … Details

  • Kyoko Hayashi

    Kyoko Hayashi 林京子

    Kyoko Hayashi  (1930–2017) was born in Nagasaki, the third in a family of four daughters, but lived most of her first 14 years in Shanghai, where her father worked for a trading company. Along … Details

  • Fumiko Hayashi

    Fumiko Hayashi 林芙美子

    Fumiko Hayashi  (1903–1951) was born in Yamaguchi Prefecture, the illegitimate daughter of an itinerant peddler, and experienced abject poverty as a child. After finishing school she moved to Tokyo to write, but barely managed … Details

  • Kirin Hayashi

    Kirin Hayashi 林木林

    Kirin Hayashi was born in Yamaguchi Prefecture. She is a poet, picture-book author, and wordplay artist. A strong proponent of bringing more poetry to daily life, she gives readings of her poems on TV, radio, … Details