In the spirit of spooky season, it’s time to delve into the mysterious, the unsettling and the downright terrifying.
By Ashley Tsuruoka 5 min read
Fan of legends, literature or traditional culture? Check out these five classic and contemporary books to enhance your knowledge of Japanese folktales and legends.
Feeling stuck with your Japanese? Here are some resources to help you cross the intermediate-advanced plateau, learn real-world Japanese and improve your proficiency.
Dive into the Japanese corporate machine and the undying devotion that some employees have for their jobs.
Was it suicide or murder? Accident or arson? Add these novels to your summer reading list to find out.
From The Wages of Guilt to The Rape of Nanking, here are nine books to get your Japanese history on.
Essential 90s manga titles for a taste of dystopia, mystery, Sci-Fi, comedy and more.
Solid writing and incredibly original ideas make these titles required reading.
No Netflix? No problem! Here are five superb novelizations of Japanese anime that you can purchase right now. Can’t get enough of Kimi No Na Wa (Your Name)? Try reading the light novel for a fresh take on the anime that brought you to tears.
Intriguing titles and exclusive adventures all from Japan and all in your hands with this year’s GaijinPot summer reading list.
From enfant terrible of the Japanese literary scene to master of its dark arts, Ryu Murakami’s sinister world and black humor have been delighting readers for more than four decades.