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  • Tiny Tricks that 99% of Us Don’t Do
    Eitaro Kohno

    Tiny Tricks that 99% of Us Don’t Do 99%の人がしていないたった1%の仕事のコツ

    No matter how hard you feel you're working, hard work does not equate a job well done. One of the things that successful businesspeople have in common is not only that they put effort into… … Details

  • The Wisdom of Nietszche
    Haruhiko Shiratori

    The Wisdom of Nietszche 超訳ニーチェの言葉

    This bestseller has sold over 1.1 million copies in Japan, where it is frequently featured in leading television programs, newspapers and magazines. The 19th-century German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche heavily influenced 20th-century thought with his original… … Details

  • Raise Your Temperature and Improve Your Health
    Masashi Saito

    Raise Your Temperature and Improve Your Health 体温を上げると健康になる

    A body temperature below 98.6ºF (36ºC) weakens human immunity and lowers your ability to stay healthy. The author, a medical doctor qualified to practice in Japan, the United States, and Europe, describes a new method… … Details

  • SWITCH
    Kazuo Murakami

    SWITCH スイッチ

    It's not about talent or destiny?it's about switching on your genes! The essence of the documentary film SWITCH, which has moved audiences all over Japan, is captured in this book, in which a world-class authority… … Details

  • The Three-Minute Coach
    Mamoru Itoh

    The Three-Minute Coach 3分間コーチ

    The author is the founder and CEO of a leading coaching company in Japan. Based on a lecture he gave at New York University that drew attention from coaches around the world, Three-Minute Coach introduces… … Details

  • Ifukube: Symphonic Ode "Gotama the Buddha"

    Akira Ifukube (1914?2006) was one of Japan's leading composers. He also worked on film scores, including those of several Godzilla movies. This volume includes a reprinting of the autograph score of his Symphonic Ode "Gotama The Buddha" as well as commentary… … Details

  • The Buddha Statues of Kanto

    Since Buddhism was first introduced to Japan some 15 centuries ago, it has played a significant role as the incubator of much of Japan's rich cultural and artistic heritage. Among its greatest legacies are the… … Details

  • Sumo Referees: Fan Tassels and Ring Names
    Hiromi Nema

    Sumo Referees: Fan Tassels and Ring Names 大相撲行司の軍配房と土俵

    This book deals with eight topics related to sumo referees (gyōji) of the Japanese Grand Sumo. Among the topics introduced:(1) The two top referees were not permitted to carry swords with them at three or… … Details

  • Childcare and Education to Meet Every Person's Needs

    Childcare and Education to Meet Every Person's Needs 一人ひとりのニーズに応える保育と教育

    This book covers the basic information needed for those involved in providing medicine, psychological services, childcare, and education to children with special needs. It describes children with visual, hearing, or motor impairment; those with intellectual… … Details

  • Stone Monuments Inscribed with Calligraphy
    Hiroyuki Hirose

    Stone Monuments Inscribed with Calligraphy 刻された書と石の記憶

    The author of this book, Hiroyuki Hirose, is a Japanese calligrapher who uses the pen name Shu-un (meaning "Ship-Cloud"). In this book he describes three stone monuments standing in the Musashino area of western Tokyo.… … Details

  • Everyone’s Art Workshop: From Children’s Modeling to Art
    Satoko Ogushi

    Everyone’s Art Workshop: From Children’s Modeling to Art みんなのアートワークショップ―子供の造形からアートへ―

    In this book the author introduces the many amazing creations produced in the course of her art class for nursery children aged three to six. Packed with flowing lines, colors, and shapes and bursting with… … Details

  • The Tutuba Language: A Descriptive Study
    Maho Naito

    The Tutuba Language: A Descriptive Study ツツバ語 記述言語学的研究

    UNESCO estimates that 2,500 languages are currently endangered. Researching and recording these languages is the duty of linguists. The Tutuba language is spoken by only 150 residents of one island in the South Pacific Ocean.… … Details

  • Cognition and Reference: Semantics of the Definite Article
    Ryo Oda

    Cognition and Reference: Semantics of the Definite Article 認知と指示 定冠詞の意味論

    The use of definite articles (the in English, le/la/l' in French) has often been explained by "uniqueness theory," i.e., that the definite requires the existence of only one entity meeting the description. However, there are observable instances which… … Details

  • British Romanticism, Slavery and the Slave Trade 1780s to 1830s
    Chine Sonoi

    This book examines how the first generation of the Romantics, including Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge and Southey, participated in the abolitionist movement in England from the 1780s to the 1830s, and how their artistic visions and… … Details

  • The Woman of Water ‐ The Route to Topos
    Yasumasa Oguro

    The Woman of Water ‐ The Route to Topos 水の女 ―トポスへの船路―

    Seit Homers Odyssee bilden die Wasserfraugeschichten ein körperliches Spannungsfeld von Sehen und Hören. Ursprünglich verfügen die Sirenen als weibliche Vogelwesen über betörende Stimmen. Im frühmittelalterlichen Christentum erscheinen fischschwänzige Wasserfrauen mit jungfräulichem Leib und langem Haar… … Details

  • Siberian People of the Forest
    Masaharu Akaba

    Siberian People of the Forest 樹海の民―舟・熊・鮭と生存のミニマム―

    What size population can nature sustain? Masaharu Akaba has made it his lifework to identify the minimum required for human survival, a question at the heart of this book on his fieldwork with the peoples… … Details

  • Edo: The City in Tradition
    Nobuyuki Yoshida

    Edo: The City in Tradition 伝統都市・江戸

    Edo (renamed Tokyo after the Meiji Restoration of 1868) was a carefully planned artificial city that was designed to serve as the capital of the Tokugawa Shogunate, with a large walled district for administrative offices… … Details

  • I Am Who I Was Meant to Be
    Rio Inyaku

    I Am Who I Was Meant to Be 自分をえらんで生まれてきたよ

    A boy named Rio was born with heart and lung disorders. He has been admitted to hospitals over 30 times, the longest hospitalization lasting two years. Amid all that, Rio talks about life's mysteries?the world… … Details

  • The Life-Changing, Pulsing Magic of Cleaning Up
    Marie Kondo

    The Life-Changing, Pulsing Magic of Cleaning Up 人生がときめく片づけの魔法

    This book is based on the "once-cleaned, never-messy-again" method. The author, Marie "KonMari" Kondo, has made a name for herself as a famous cleaning consultant by making incredible changes to rooms?turning messy, cluttered-up living spaces… … Details

  • Being Hungry Makes You Healthy: One Meal a Day and You'll Look 20 Years Younger!
    Yoshinori Nagumo

    Being Hungry Makes You Healthy: One Meal a Day and You'll Look 20 Years Younger! 空腹が人を健康にする:一日一食で20歳若返る!

    In recent years a gene referred to as sirtuin has gained a lot of attention. One condition for activation of the switch on this life-governing gene is an empty stomach. In other words, the gene… … Details