Review List

Novels

Dazai Osamu – Schoolgirl
Ekuni Kaori – Twinkle Twinkle
Enchi Fumiko – Masks
Hiraide Takashi – The Guest Cat
Kirino Natsuo – The Goddess Chronicle
Kirino Natsuo – Grotesque
Kirino Natsuo – Real World
Kawabata Yasunari – Snow Country
Kawakami Hiromi – The Briefcase
Kawakami Hiromi – Manazuru
Kurumatani Chōkitsu – The Paradise Bird Tattoo
Kyōgoku Natsuhiko – Loups-Garous
Kyōgoku Natsuhiko – The Summer of the Ubume
Miyabe Miyuki – The Devil’s Whisper
Murakami Haruki – 1Q84
Murakami Haruki – After Dark
Murakami Haruki – Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki
Murakami Haruki – Dance Dance Dance
Murakami Haruki – Hard-Boiled Wonderland
Murakami Haruki – Hear the Wind Sing
Murakami Haruki – Kafka on the Shore
Murakami Ryū – 69
Murakami Ryū – Audition
Murakami Ryū – In the Miso Soup
Nagai Kafū – Rivalry
Natsume Sōseki – Kokoro
Natsume Sōseki – Kusamakura
Ogawa Issui – The Lord of the Sands of Time
Ogawa Ito – The Restaurant of Love Regained
Ogawa Yōko – Hotel Iris
Ogawa Yōko – The Housekeeper and the Professor
Ōe Kenzaburō – A Quiet Life
Ōoka Shōhei – Fires on the Plain
Sena Hideaki – Parasite Eve
Suzuki Kōji – Ring
Taguchi Randy – Outlet
Takagi Nobuko – Translucent Tree
Tanizaki Junichirō – The Makioka Sisters
Uno Chiyo – The Story of a Single Woman
Yokomizo Seishi – The Inugami Clan
Yoshida Shūichi – Parade
Yoshida Shūichi – Villain
Yoshimoto Banana – The Lake
Yū Miri – Gold Rush

Short Story Collections

Awa Naoko – The Fox’s Window
Fujisawa Shūhei – The Bamboo Sword
Kanai Mieko – The Word Book
Kawabata Yasunari – Palm-of-the-Hand Stories
Kitahara Aiko – The Budding Tree
Nonami Asa – Bødy
Ogawa Yōko – The Diving Pool
Ogawa Yōko – Revenge
Okuda Hideo – Lala Pipo
Suzuki Kōji – Death and the Flower
Taguchi Randy – Fujisan
Yamamoto Hiroshi – The Stories of Ibis

Young Adult Fiction

Miyabe Miyuki – The Book of Heroes
Miyabe Miyuki – Ico: Castle in the Mist
Otsuichi – Summer, Fireworks, and My Corpse
Sakurazawa Hiroshi – Slum Online
Takemoto Novala – Kamikaze Girls
Tsutsui Yasutaka – The Girl Who Leapt Through Time
Uehashi Nahoko – Moribito: Guardian of the Spirit
Yumoto Kazumi – The Friends

Light Novels

Ayatsuji Yukito – Another, Volume 1
Fukazawa Mishio – Witches’ Forest
Ishizaki Hiroshi – Chain Mail: Addicted to You
Kabei Yukako – Kieli: The Dead Sleep in the Wilderness
Kawahara Reki – Sword Art Online: Aincrad
Morioka Hiroyuki – Crest of the Stars
NISIOISIN – xxxHOLiC: ANOTHERHOLiC
NISIOISIN – Zaregoto, Book 1: The Kubikiri Cycle
Nomura Mizuki – Book Girl and the Suicidal Mime

Anthologies

Apostolou and Greenburg – Japanese Science Fiction Stories
Lipsett, Edward – Speculative Japan 2
Lipsett, Edward – Speculative Japan 3
Luke and Karashima – March Was Made of Yarn
Mitsios, Helen – Digital Geishas and Talking Frogs
Rimer and Gessel – The Columbia Anthology of Japanese Literature
Troyer and Davis – Speculative Japan

Academic Writing

Allison, Anne – Permitted and Prohibited Desires
Azuma Hiroki – Otaku: Japan’s Database Animals
Bullock, Julia – The Other Women’s Lib
Cavallaro, Dani – Magic as Metaphor in Anime
Cazdyn, Eric – The Flash of Capital: Film and Geopolitics in Japan
Karatani Kōjin – Origins of Modern Japanese Literature
Lamarre, Thomas – The Anime Machine
Lunning, Frenchy (ed.) – Mechademia 2: Networks of Desire
Miller, Laura and Jan Bardsley (eds.) – Bad Girls of Japan
Napier, Susan – Anime from Akira to Howl’s Moving Castle
Napier, Susan – From Impressionism to Anime
Ogas, Ogi and Sai Gaddam – A Billion Wicked Thoughts
Snyder, Stephen and Philip Gabriel (eds.) – Ōe and Beyond

About Japan

Alt, Matt and Hiroko Yoda – Yokai Attack!
Alt, Matt and Hiroko Yoda – Yurei Attack!
Ashcraft, Brian and Shoko Ueda – Japanese Schoolgirl Confidential
Chavouet, Florent – Tokyo on Foot
Clements, Jonathan – Schoolgirl Milky Crisis
Dempster, Lisa – Neon Pilgrim
Drazen, Patrick – Anime Explosion!
Durston, Diane – Old Kyoto
Kerr, Alex – Lost Japan
Lano, Jamie Lynn – The Princess of Tennis
Macias, Patrick and Izumi Evers – Japanese Schoolgirl Inferno
Meyer, Matthew – The Night Parade of One Hundred Demons
Salsberg, Brian (et al., eds.) – Reimagining Japan
Schodt, Frederik L. – Dreamland Japan
Schwartz, John Burnham – The Commoner
Talmadge, Eric – Getting Wet
Winterburg, Jenna and Michelle Nguyen (eds.) – Gothic & Lolita Bible
Yardley, Cathy – Turning Japanese

Art Books and Exhibition Catalogs

Aonuma and Shioya – Hyrule Historia
Elliot, David – Bye Bye Kitty
Melissinos and O’Rourke – The Art of Video Games
Murakami Takashi – Little Boy
Sometani Yōhei – Girl, Illustrated
Toku, Masami – Shojo Manga! Girl Power!
Vartanian, Ivan – Drop Dead Cute
Yamaguchi Yumi – Warriors of Art

Manga

Aihara Miki – From Five to Nine
Asano Inio – Solanin
Azuma Kiyohiko – Yotsubato!
CLAMP – Gate 7
CLAMP – xxxHOLiC
est em – Hatarake Kentauros
Konami Kanata – Chi’s Sweet Home
Smith, Filipe – Peepo Choo
Taniguchi Jirō – The Walking Man
Tezuka Osamu – Ayako
Unita Yumi – Bunny Drop
Yamazaki Mari – Thermae Romae
Yoshinaga Fumi – Ōoku

Japanese Language

Ishimoto Kaoru – Danchi junrei
Murakami Haruki – Nemuri
Okumori Sugari – Neko nabe
Wataya Risa – Keritai senaka

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