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  • The Confession of the Sirens
    Shichiri Nakayama

    The Confession of the Sirens セイレーンの懺悔

    The “Afternoon Japan” news show on Teito TV in Tokyo has received a warning from the Broadcasting Ethics & Program Improvement Organization (BPO) for fabrications and other unjournalistic practices in their reportage, and the program… … Details

  • Goodbye for Today
    Kaori Ishida

    Goodbye for Today きょうの日は、さようなら

    Kyōko lost her mother at the age of five. Her mother had been hospitalized shortly after giving birth to her and then went into long-term care, so Kyōko had never had the chance to be… … Details

  • A Sign in the Stars
    Tomoka Shibasaki

    A Sign in the Stars 星のしるし

    An otherwise mundane narrative lacking in any extraordinary incident sparkles everywhere with the idiosyncratic perspectives author Tomoka Shibasaki brings to the events. It is a work that has much in common with her Akutagawa Prize-winning… … Details

  • Unrequited Love
    Keigo Higashino

    Originally published in 2001, this work took up gender identity disorder as its theme well before the movement for LGBT rights spread around the world. What at first appears to be a simple case of… … Details

  • Honestman
    Tomoyuki Shirai

    Honestman 東京結合人間

    Following a wild and bloody prologue filled with all manner of sordidness and brutality, from—at the mild end—an underage call girl operation to abduction, imprisonment, and repeated rape of the girls and to grisly violence… … Details

  • After Us the Deluge
    Yūsuke Miyauchi

    After Us the Deluge あとは野となれ大和撫子

    This work is a political thriller set in Aralstan, a fictitious Central Asian country that was part of the Soviet Union during the Cold War period. In an improbable twist, a group of young women… … Details

  • Underground Apartments Available Now!
    Kairi Aotsuki

    Underground Apartments Available Now! 地底アパート入居者募集中!

    Author Kairi Aotsuki debuts an all-new, fantastical, light-comedy series set in an extradimensional underground apartment house and featuring a cast of highly distinctive and appealing characters. Kazuha Katsuragi is kicked out of his parents’ home… … Details

  • Visionaries: Phantasnic
    Jin Fukazawa

    Visionaries: Phantasnic 英国幻視の少年たち:ファンタズニック

    This volume raises the curtain on a college-campus fantasy series set in England—the tale of an outgoing Japanese student and an antisocial English youth who learn from each other and gain maturity in the course… … Details

  • Chopin’s Heart
    Mami Aoya

    Chopin’s Heart ショパンの心臓

    Kenta is still trying to find a job after graduating from college. Passing through a shopping district on his way back from an interview, he sees a storefront with a curious sign that says “Odd-Job… … Details

  • Night Train
    Tomihiko Morimi

    Four men and one woman who met as students at the same English conversation school in their college days reunite for Kyoto’s Kurama Fire Festival, which takes place every October. At the time of the… … Details

  • Marine Mollusks in Japan: The Second Edition

    Marine Mollusks in Japan: The Second Edition 日本近海産貝類図鑑 第二版

    The sheer variety of shellfish inhabiting the waters of Japan is remarkable. The shallow seas along the Pacific coast, washed by warm waters from the Kuroshio current, cold waters from the Oyashio current, and intermingling… … Details

  • Ya-Sa-Shi-I Biological Science

    This book is a complete English translation of Yasashii kiso seibutsu-gaku, dai-nihan (Easy Basic Biology, 2nd Edition), which has been enormously well received as an introductory biology textbook. The translated edition is perfect for classroom… … Details

  • An Illustrated Introduction to Medical Statistics
    Yoshimitsu Hiejima

    An Illustrated Introduction to Medical Statistics ぜんぶ絵で見る医療統計 身につく!研究手法と分析力

    With amusing illustrations to accompany the lucidly written explanations, this introduction to medical statistics almost feels like reading a comic book at times. The illustrations help readers quickly grasp how statistics are used and interpreted… … Details

  • English Presentation Skills for Japanese Scientists
    Philip Hawke

    English Presentation Skills for Japanese Scientists 日本人研究者のための絶対できる英語プレゼンテーション

    Two native-English speakers teaching at Japanese graduate institutions lay out everything a Japanese scientist needs to know about presenting an academic paper in English for the first time, whether within his or her own university… … Details

  • Nutrition and Dietary Planning for the Sports Enthusiast: Theory and Practice

    Nutrition and Dietary Planning for the Sports Enthusiast: Theory and Practice スポーツを楽しむための栄養・食事計画:理論と実践

    This book offers advice on the dietary needs of those who participate in sports, leading readers through both theory and practice. Over the years, scientists have been amassing a growing store of knowledge about the… … Details

  • Rejuvenating the Lamplight of Life: A Collection of Art Pieces by 46  Individuals Severely Disabled by Stroke
    Kotoko Yokohari

    Rejuvenating the Lamplight of Life: A Collection of Art Pieces by 46 Individuals Severely Disabled by Stroke 生命の灯ふたたび2 脳卒中後の重い障害を越えて創った作品集

    This book is a collection of paintings and calligraphy by 46 patients who suffer from severe aphasia, paralysis, impaired visual cognition, and other disabilities as a result of strokes. It is a second collection of… … Details

  • Professional Childcare Workers: Focus on Enhancing Competence

    Professional Childcare Workers: Focus on Enhancing Competence 専門職としての保育者:保育者の力量形成に視点をあてて

    The professionalism and training of childcare workers have been discussed extensively in many quarters, and yet the concerns involved may not yet be well understood, even by those aspiring to the field. As education and… … Details

  • Standards for the Preparation of Steel Substrates for PSPC

    In 2006, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) developed resolution MSC215(82), which specified performance standards for protective coatings (PSPC) for steel used in seawater ballast tanks and double-sided skin spaces in all types of ships and… … Details

  • Shrinkage Regression Estimators and Their Feasibilities
    Masayuki Jimichi

    It has long been noted by specialists that if multicollinearity exists among explanatory variables in a regression model, the reduction in estimation accuracy when using a least-square estimator gives rise to several problems. This book… … Details

  • The Comprehensive Guide to Washoku in Japanese and English

    Washoku—Japanese cuisine—received recognition from UNESCO as an Intangible Cultural Heritage in 2013, further boosting the interest it has enjoyed for years. As useful to natives of Japan in explaining their country’s cuisine as it is… … Details