A tale of a man in a foreign city by Tai Matsumoto, an author well known for his detective novels. As nice as San Francisco really is, any place can feel strange if you’re a stranger yourself.
Author Ryuki Mao gives us a unique take on the life cycle of a vampire. It seems even the immortal get growing pains.
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.
A delightful little tale from Niimi Nankichi. Very few things sound quite as much fun as a group of furry animals and some fireworks.
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!
A delightful little piece by master storyteller Tanaka Kōtarō, who wrote a huge number of “unsettling” tales in the early Showa era.
A stream-of-consciousness opinion piece from Hayashi Fumiko , a prominent feminist from the early twentieth century. This serves as a glimpse into the lives of Japanese women nearly a hundred years ago. Quite a lot has changed
An interesting piece posing an interesting riddle. Author Tsukikage Yakou brings us this surreal story sure to leave you scratching your head
Understanding people is almost as difficult as quitting cigarettes. A brief look at the human condition by author Tohka Kuszono