A classic tale from ancient China. Quite short but well worth the read!
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