Publications

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  • Le Gâteau Invisible: Beautiful Cakes with Layered Fruits and Vegetables
    Yōko Wakayama

    Le Gâteau Invisible: Beautiful Cakes with Layered Fruits and Vegetables ガトー・インビジブル:果物や野菜のスライスを重ねた美しい断層のケーキ

    The popular French oven creation known as gâteau invisible, “invisible cake,” has gained a foothold in Japan. The cake gets its name from the fact that the batter is spread so thinly among the sliced… … Details

  • Simple Sweets & Baked Treats
    Natsuko Kuwahara

    Simple Sweets & Baked Treats シンプルベイク&スイーツ

    This title contains 55 butter-free recipes so easy to prepare you can have fresh-baked treats on your table every day. The book is divided into four chapters headed “Vegetable Oils,” “Tofu & Soy Pulp,” “Yogurt,”… … Details

  • How to Get into the Michelin Guide with Only Three Months’ Training as a Sushi Chef
    Hiroaki Uto

    How to Get into the Michelin Guide with Only Three Months’ Training as a Sushi Chef 寿司修行3カ月でミシュランに載った理由

    A small sushi restaurant in Osaka’s Umeda district created quite a stir when it garnered a place in The Michelin Guide Kyoto Osaka 2016 just months after first opening its doors. The restaurant is operated… … Details

  • Tipsy Balancing Blocks

    Tipsy Balancing Blocks ゆらゆらバランスつみき

    An illustrated book of instructions offers suggestions for endless fun with the accompanying set of wooden blocks designed on the theme of a mother bird and her chicks. With ideas that call for stacking, arranging,… … Details

  • Big Beanie’s New Bed
    Miwa Nakaya

    Big Beanie’s New Bed そらまめくんのあたらしいベッド

    This is another installment in the hugely popular series of picture books featuring a charming fava-bean character named Soramame-kun, or Big Beanie. Big Beanie’s most treasured possession is his cozy bean-pod bed. It’s as soft… … Details

  • Big Beanie and the Very Long Bean
    Miwa Nakaya

    Big Beanie and the Very Long Bean そらまめくんとながいながいまめ

    This is another installment in the hugely popular series of picture books featuring a charming fava-bean character named Soramame-kun, or Big Beanie. Big Beanie and his friends find a strange bean pod sticking out of… … Details

  • A Day in the Life of Big Beanie
    Miwa Nakaya

    A Day in the Life of Big Beanie そらまめくんのぼくのいちにち

    This is another installment in the hugely popular series of picture books featuring a charming fava-bean character named Soramame-kun, or Big Beanie. Big Beanie’s most treasured possession is his soft, fluffy bed made out of… … Details

  • Kaboom from Above
    Naoko Uozumi

    Kaboom from Above てんからどどん

    Karin Takakura is a vivacious eighth-grader who has a habit of blurting out whatever comes into her head without much thought. Recently three of her friends have told her she’s being insensitive and should learn… … Details

  • The Ghost Art Museum 5: Much Ado about the Ghost Amusement Park
    Sachiko Kashiwaba / Takako Hirai

    The Ghost Art Museum 5: Much Ado about the Ghost Amusement Park おばけ美術館5:おばけ遊園地は大さわぎ

    In Welcome to the Ghost Art Museum!, the inaugural volume of what has now become a popular series, a fifth-grade girl named Mahiru became the director of the eponymous museum in accordance with the original… … Details

  • The Bum Detective: Master Thief vs. Gumshoe
    Troll

    The Bum Detective: Master Thief vs. Gumshoe おしりたんてい かいとう VS たんてい

    This is the fourth volume of the Oshiri tantei (The Bum Detective) series of illustrated books featuring a detective with a face like a butt and a brilliant deductive mind, who is also known for… … Details

  • Letterpress Print Shop Mikazuki-dō: Star Bookmarks
    Sanae Hoshio

    Letterpress Print Shop Mikazuki-dō: Star Bookmarks 活版印刷三日月堂 星たちの栞

    Four linked tales centering on an old-fashioned letterpress print shop called Mikazuki-dō tell the stories of customers who find solace for their personal difficulties in the print jobs they come in to request. It is… … Details

  • Why Three-Star Restaurants So Rarely Have Women Chefs
    Arata Samon

    Why Three-Star Restaurants So Rarely Have Women Chefs 三つ星レストランには、なぜ女性シェフがいないのか

    A pediatrician with an advanced degree from the Harvard School of Public Health and experience in premature birth medicine discusses evolutionary differences between the sexes from a medical perspective. Observing that the chefs at three-star… … Details

  • Passion for Work
    Eriko Horiki

    Passion for Work 挑戦のススメ

    From her collaboration with Baccarat in France to her work in New York, Milan, Frankfurt, and Paris, a prominent artisan of Japanese washi paper shares her secrets for finding pleasure and inspiration in work. Addressing… … Details

  • 80 Rules For Elegance
    Emiko Katō

    80 Rules For Elegance 淑女に見える気品のルール

    In a handy guide that’s divided into chapters by theme for easy reference, prolific author Emiko Katō offers a variety of advice on how to move through life’s vicissitudes with elegance and grace. Applying just… … Details

  • Wisdom from the Guardian Deity of Children
    Sarasa Yoshida

    Wisdom from the Guardian Deity of Children 明日がちょっと幸せになる お地蔵さまのことば

    Anyone who has traveled in Japan has likely come across the small stone statues at temples and graveyards, as well as by roadsides, known as Ojizo-sama, the guardian deity of children and one of the… … Details

  • Kayanoya Dashi Recipes
    Emiko Yashiro

    Kayanoya Dashi Recipes かんたんに極上の味わい 茅乃舎だしで毎日ごちそう

    Dashi is the backbone of Japanese cooking. Though there are many variations, it is generally a light stock made from kelp and dried fish such as bonito or sardines. Introducing 85 recipes using the Kayanoya… … Details

  • The Day Our Factory Surpassed NASA
    Tsutomu Uematsu

    The Day Our Factory Surpassed NASA NASAより宇宙に近い町工場

    There is a small factory, located in the northernmost part of Japan, whose technical capabilities have earned the high regard of NASA. Embodying the passion with which the workers there have pursued their dream, this… … Details

  • Handworks in Kyoto: Kyoto Encounters

    Handworks in Kyoto: Kyoto Encounters 京都 手仕事帖―京のめぐりあい

    This volume belongs to a series of Kyoto travel guides written from the perspective of residents and intended to give visitors a taste of the city as the locals know it. The subject this time… … Details

  • Judgement
    Yuka Kobayashi

    Judgement ジャッジメント

    The maximum penalty under Japanese law is death. As in other countries with the death penalty, there are those who argue for its abolishment, but numerous surveys have shown that they are greatly outnumbered by… … Details

  • Big Data Connect
    Taiyō Fujii

    Big Data Connect ビッグデータ・コネクト

    Cybercrimes that take advantage of the global connectivity provided by computers, smartphones, and the Internet are on the rise. Focusing on an investigator in a specialized cybercrime unit, this suspense novel is a new kind… … Details