1230 results for Category: Authors
  • Seishū Hase

    Seishū Hase 馳星周

    Seishū Hase (1959–) was born in Hokkaido and graduated from Yokohama City University. He worked as an in-house editor and writer for the publisher Keibunsha before striking out on his own as a … 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 illustrations for Otama-san no … Details

  • Shuhei Hasegawa

    Shuhei Hasegawa 長谷川集平

    Shuhei Hasegawa  (1955–) is an author of picture books and also a musician. A native of Himeji, Hyogo Prefecture, he studied at Musashino Art University in Tokyo, though he did not obtain a degree. … Details

  • Shin Hasegawa

    Shin Hasegawa 長谷川伸

    Shin Hasegawa  (1884–1963)  began his writing career as a newspaper journalist and went on to become a prominent and prolific writer of popular fiction and drama. He is particularly known as the creator of the Matatabi … Details

  • Kako Hasegawa

    Kako Hasegawa 長谷川かこ

    Kako Hasegawa was born in Tokyo and graduated from Meiji University Women's College. She is an illustrator of children's books as well as a creator of original picture books. Her best-known picture books include Kozo-san … Details

  • Itsuko Hasegawa

    Itsuko Hasegawa 長谷川逸子

    Itsuko Hasegawa (1941–) is an architect. In 1986 she received the Architectural Institute of Japan Prize and a Japan Inter-Design Forum Award, and in 2000 she was given the Japan Art Academy Prize … Details

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Philip Hawke

    Philip Hawke フィリップ ホーク

    Philip Hawke earned a BA in sociology from the University of Toronto in 1996, and an MA in linguistics from Surrey University in 2006. After first arriving in Japan in 1996, he became an assistant … Details

  • Hideo Hayakawa

    Hideo Hayakawa 早川英男

    Hideo Hayakawa (1954–) was born in Aichi Prefecture. After graduating from the Faculty of Economics at the University of Tokyo in 1977, he joined the Bank of Japan. From 1983 to 1985 he studied in … 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