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 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.
The “It’s me, It’s me” phone scam is a widespread problem in Japan, with many getting swindled out their hard earned cash ever year. This is a true story of a conversation one young man had with a scammer.
Translator Hirotoshi Kimura takes us out on another night of drinking with author Osamu Dazai. A solid slice-of-life piece that will quench your literary thirst.
There is nothing quite like a night out drinking. Translator Hirotoshi Kimura manages to capture the intoxication of legendary author Osamu Dazai perfectly. A must read for anyone who hates being sober!
A dreamy little piece from author Akutagawa Ryūnosuke. An interesting read despite very little actually happening!
Understanding people is almost as difficult as quitting cigarettes. A brief look at the human condition by author Tohka Kuszono