The launch of a new Haruki Murakami book has become an event around the world, with many translations appearing before an English edition.
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Join Publishing Perspectives’ online book club covering the works of Haruki Murkami as we discuss The Wind Up Bird Chronicle.
Porter Anderson sets up the #EtherIssue discussion with a look at Craig Mod’s new release, Hi, and other young publishing-related companies.
Popular Japanese authors such as Keigo Higashino and Kotaro Isaka, and prize-winners, are being translated quickly and sold in South Korea, China and Taiwan.
The latest popular trend in manga looks at the sometimes unconventional romances and culinary habits of some of Japan’s greatest writers.
Japanese manga has proven popular in America, but Franco-Belgian bande dessinée, which has a long a tradition and are just as appealing, remain ignored. Why?
A journalist argues that ‘Murakami’s literary works have emerged as a great cultural asset that contributes to stability’ between Japan and South Korea.
US manga titan Viz Media is seeking growth in non-traditional manga markets and is launching its first list in India, after starting in the Philippines this year. Will it work?
Tokyo-based Discover 21 is taking its catalog on the road this week in Frankfurt, looking for chances to rebalance an import-export gap in Japan’s literature.
A new survey of Japanese readers shows seniors are more open to young people to using electronic books. We explore the reasons why this may be.