New translator Z. Kaufmann brings us some rough-and-tumble with this short story by Tsuneo Tomita
A young woman and her experience one rainy day at a train station which changes her reality. Akutagawa Ryunosuke brings us a strange story indeed.
A classic tale well known in Japan, with the exact nature of the relationship between the boy and his father being a major point of discussion.
Ni’imi Nankichi brings us a story about the ever evolving world in which we live. A lot can change over the course of a lifetime.
A classic tale of three fishermen from the frozen north
A story of a hard working man, his six kids, his pregnant wife and letter in a cement barrel. Story submitted by new translator Tony Perrin.
A small collection of poems submitted to the site by poet Masaki.
A wildly imaginative tale of powerful gods and a mischievous cat by Miyahara Kōichirō.
A short story about a demon by literary legend Akutagawa Ryunosuke. Translated by Richard Medhurst.
A tale of demons by well-known author of children’s literature, Miyahara Kōichirō. Translated by Emily Balistrieri.