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Kemper was brought up by a miserable Japanese mother who married an alcoholic man in Okinawa with whom she had seven children. Running away from her broken family, Kemper moved to the U.
The story opens up a world to the reader that is often covered by a heavy veil, one that many Westerners rarely have the chance to see. In , Pajonas, a fan of Japan and its culture, was inspired to write this series when the earthquake and tsunami struck the Tohoku region. The main character in Removed is the very caring and compassionate Sanaa, who has both Japanese and Western lineage.
She is a wonderful role model for young girls in that she is physically strong but also mentally agile. Host clubs are establishments in Japan where young men entertain women for astronomical sums of money. Patrick manages to slip behind the door of a Japanese host club and capture every detail in the process.
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This award-winning book by Nina Schuyler is last, but certainly not least, on this list. The book follows Hanne, a renowned translator, through her suffering the loss of her native language. Speaking only Japanese — a foreign language to her — she leaves for Japan where she experiences yet another set of dramatic challenges. Tokyo Tales: A Collection of Japanese Short Stories , with illustrations by Yoshimi Ohtani, is a set of captivating and amusing short stories reflecting social and cultural issues that have affected Japan over the past decade, and Tokyo Welcome to the Future is a futuristic science-fiction story with androids, flying cars, and space-age department stores!
What is your favorite Japan-themed book? Postcards from Tokyo by Wendy Nelson Tokunaga Wendy Nelson Tokunaga published several Japan-themed books in the s, but after this productive spurt she took a long break from writing.
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Forty-Nine Day Funeral by Hitomi Kemper This is the only work of nonfiction on the list and the only book written by a Japanese person. Pajonas In , Pajonas, a fan of Japan and its culture, was inspired to write this series when the earthquake and tsunami struck the Tohoku region. The Translator by Nina Schuyler This award-winning book by Nina Schuyler is last, but certainly not least, on this list.
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