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  • How to Tidy Up in Harmony with the Universe as Revealed to Me by God
    Yukie Kusaka

    How to Tidy Up in Harmony with the Universe as Revealed to Me by God 神様が教えてくれた 宇宙とつながる片づけ方

    All people receive energy from the universe, writes author Yukie Kusaka, and in this book she explains how to declutter and organize your surroundings so that that energy can circulate freely to foster well-being and… … Details

  • Happiness Without Money
    Ryūnosuke Koike

    Japanese Buddhist monk Ryūnosuke Koike, whose works have been published in Korea, Taiwan, and China, illustrates many ways to find happiness in this world regardless of one’s financial situation. By abandoning our greed for money… … Details

  • The Wisdom of Buddha
    Ryūnosuke Koike

    The Wisdom of Buddha 超訳 ブッダの言葉

    Japanese Buddhist monk Ryūnosuke Koike reinterprets into accessible present-day concepts 190 personally selected quotations on spiritual training taught by Gautama Buddha 2,500 years ago. According to Koike, the teachings of Buddha are not just pieces… … Details

  • An Almanac of Delectables
    Chieko Hirota

    An Almanac of Delectables おいしい歳時記

    Following the seasons through a full year, this is a book of recipes for foods that are traditionally linked with events on the Japanese calendar. Saijiki in the Japanese title refers to what might be… … Details

  • Japanese Food for Every Day
    Noriko Araki

    Japanese Food for Every Day まいにちの和食

    Some people are intimidated by traditional Japanese cookery because they think it is complicated and takes too much time and effort, notes author Noriko Araki, but if they follow the instructions she provides one step… … Details

  • The Basic 200
    Makiko Oda

    The Basic 200 The基本200

    This book provides recipes for 200 entrées, sides, and rice dishes that can be considered staples of Japanese home cooking today. The assortment of recipes covers all bases with an eclectic mix of native Japanese… … Details

  • Romantic Journey: The Beautiful Coloring Book with a Story
    Inko Kotoriyama

    Romantic Journey: The Beautiful Coloring Book with a Story 物語のある美しい塗り絵 ロマンチック・ジャーニー

    Designed around a fanciful story, this coloring book turns into a beautiful picture book once its pages are completed. One night, Lulu the cow has a dream in which she sees a handsome bull with… … Details

  • Sewing Clothes for Little Girls

    Sewing Clothes for Little Girls 少女のためにつくる服

    Also bearing the elegant French-language cover title of La couturière de Mademoiselle Lisette (Miss Lisette’s Seamstress), this book is filled with playfully designed outfits and accessories intended to enhance the wardrobe of chic little girls… … Details

  • Happy Embroidery Time: Cute Patterns Babies and Children Will Love
    Chihiro Satō

    Happy Embroidery Time: Cute Patterns Babies and Children Will Love しあわせの刺しゅう時間:赤ちゃんと子どもが喜ぶ愛らしい図案と刺し方いろいろ

    Included in this collection of endearing and elegant patterns for embroidering baby and children’s accessories are plans for making cushions, covered buttons, and other small items for use in everyday settings. For the beginner, the… … Details

  • Writing Mathematics: Basic Principles
    Hiroshi Yūki

    Writing Mathematics: Basic Principles 数学文章作法 基礎編

    From high-school or college term papers to advanced scholarly articles and from simple worksheets to entire textbooks, there are numerous contexts in which ordinary writing must incorproate mathematical formulas and terminology. But the elegance that… … Details

  • Loving Dishes
    Ai Hosokawa

    Loving Dishes 愛しの皿

    Blending the familiar seasonings and ingredients of Japanese food with elements from Italian cooking?her personal specialty?author Ai Hosokawa presents a book of recipes and essays to stimulate all five senses. The food on these pages… … Details

  • Famous Homes: Another Pilgrimage
    Yoshifumi Nakamura

    Famous Homes: Another Pilgrimage 住宅巡礼・ふたたび

    In this long awaited followup to his highly acclaimed Jūtaku junrei (Famous Homes: A Pilgrimage; Shinchosha) of 2000 and its sequel Zoku jūtaku junrei (Famous Homes: A Pilgrimage, Continued) of 2002, author Yoshifumi Nakamura travels… … Details

  • Hairy: A Mirocomachiko Art Collection
    Mirocomachiko

    Hairy: A Mirocomachiko Art Collection けだらけ:ミロコマチコ画集

    An artist and picture-book creator much in the spotlight of late has compiled her first art collection. Seventy-two creatures of all kinds fill the pages with life and energy in bold, vibrant colors. From gorillas… … Details

  • A Passage by Ship: Poems, Children’s Stories, and Aquatint Prints: The World of Keiko Minami
    Keiko Minami

    Working in Paris, the Japanese aquatint artist Keiko Minami won the hearts of art lovers around the world with her etchings of little girls, song birds, fish, and flowers rendered in delicate lines with distinctive… … Details

  • Nara Notebook
    Yoshitomo Nara

    Nara Notebook NARA NOTE

    Yoshitomo Nara is known to pop art aficionados around the world for his depictions of children that are at once both cute and menacing, with indignant or defiant looks in their eyes, as well as… … Details

  • Muji Design

    Muji Design 無印良品のデザイン

    Launched in 1980 as Mujirushi Ryōhin (“No-Name Quality Goods”), a private label of Japan’s Seibu department store, and spun off as a global brand in 1989, the Muji name is now followed the world over… … Details

  • How Amoeba Management Revived Japan Airlines
    Naoyuki Morita

    How Amoeba Management Revived Japan Airlines 全員で稼ぐ組織 JALを再生させた「アメーバ経営」の教科書

    This book is the first to introduce the practice of Amoeba Management, a method devised by Kyocera founder Kazuo Inamori. Its practice was the driving force that propelled Kyocera’s growth from a small suburban ceramics… … Details

  • Divine Blades: The Swords of Japan
    Natsuo Hattori

    Divine Blades: The Swords of Japan 日本刀―神が宿る武器

    Renowned the world over for the fine quality of its blade, the Japanese sword is a work of art that also serves as a sacred treasure in certain Shinto religious rites. This book invites readers… … Details

  • Visiting Japan’s Legacy Architecture: Eastern Japan
    Tatsuo Iso / Hiroshi Miyazawa

    Visiting Japan’s Legacy Architecture: Eastern Japan 旅行が楽しくなる 日本遺産巡礼 東日本30選

    This guidebook introduces 30 must-see historical architecture sites, including rebuilt structures, located in eastern Japan. It covers well-known masterpieces, such as the Akasaka Palace and State Guest House built in 1909 with influences from France’s… … Details

  • Visiting Japan’s Legacy Architecture: Western Japan
    Tatsuo Iso / Hiroshi Miyazawa

    Visiting Japan’s Legacy Architecture: Western Japan 旅行が楽しくなる 日本遺産巡礼 西日本30選

    This guidebook introduces 30 must-see historical architecture sites, including rebuilt structures, located in western Japan. It covers well-known masterpieces, such as Horyūji, the world’s oldest wooden structure, and Kyoto’s popular Kiyomizu-dera temple, as well as… … Details