If you have experienced the inevitable ups and downs that accompany a romantic relationship with someone from another culture, there…
By Louise George Kittaka on September 20, 2015
Monkey Business offers the very latest dispatches from the frontlines of the Japanese literary scene.
By GaijinPot Blog on June 16, 2015
Continuing my quest to sort the fact from the fiction when it comes to Japan’s representation on the big screen, I now take a closer look at Memoirs of a Geisha, the 2005 movie based on the novel of the same name.
By James Darnbrook on May 18, 2015
In 1979 Gunzo magazine published a novella by an unknown young writer and quietly, with little fanfare or fireworks, a literary phenomenon was born.
By GaijinPot Blog on May 5, 2015
This series is dedicated to sorting the fact from the fiction when it comes to Japan on film.