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  • November 1, 2019
    The Chronicles of Lord Asunaro, a Japanese tale – not about daring ninja or battling samurai – but a hero with a very different penchant,… Read more »
  • July 19, 2019
    Is it necessary, really, to learn how to read a film?’ asks the seminal book on film studies, How To Read a Film, in the… Read more »
  • July 1, 2019
    The recently launched series, Red Circle Minis, are now on sale at two important bookshops in Vienna, one located at Vienna University, the oldest university in… Read more »
  • June 23, 2019
    The Japan Times, Japan’s largest and oldest English language daily newspaper, has reviewed Backlight, a new work by the Akutagawa-nominated author Kanji Hanawa. According to the review by the… Read more »
  • June 14, 2019
    From today, all of the titles in the recently launched series, Red Circle Minis, are on sale at one of London’s most highly regarded independent… Read more »
  • May 20, 2019
    Red Circle Minis, the newly launched series of short Japanese books in English are, ‘beautiful pocket-sized slices of Japanese literature’ and ‘an incredible window into… Read more »
  • January 28, 2019
    In an article published on 28 January under the headline Bull market in bungaku highlights Japanese literary revival, the Nikkei Asia Review (the weekly English language… Read more »
  • January 11, 2019
    Kinokuniya’s flagship bookshop in Singapore, considered by many industry insiders as one of Asia’s best book retail outlets, has started a special in-store promotion for… Read more »
  • January 10, 2019
    All of the titles in the recently launched new series, Red Circle Minis, are on sale in Australia at Kinokuniya’s flagship bookshop in Sydney. Kinokuniya’s initial… Read more »
  • December 24, 2018
    In an exclusive interview with The Japan Times, Japan’s largest and oldest English language daily newspaper, Red Circle founders Koji Chikatani and Richard Nathan outline… Read more »
  • November 30, 2018
    All the titles in the newly launched series Red Circle Minis went on sale today at Books Kinokuniya Tokyo, the flagship store of one of Japan’s… Read more »
  • November 23, 2018
    Backlight, published today, is a thought-provoking and intriguing tale, by the Akutagawa Prize-nominated master short story writer Kanji Hanawa. Backlight revolves around the extraordinary real story… Read more »
  • November 9, 2018
    Red Circle will publish the first three titles in its Red Circle Minis series this November. These Japanese short and compelling books (with the exception… Read more »
  • September 18, 2018
    When Rugby, the all-out macho sport of the elite, officially arrived on Japanese shores in the 1890s, the country was experiencing a revolution-like period of… Read more »
  • June 20, 2018
    Stripped back to the essentials; compact but still complete; intelligently and stylishly packaged with quality shining through: These are traits that have been applied to… Read more »
  • February 23, 2018
    Images of human-like dolls or doll-like humans are widely associated with Japan. The most famous of all must be the Geisha, which has captivated people… Read more »
  • April 21, 2017
    The Japanese edition of le petit arbre (あるきだした小さな木), translated by the master short story writer and Red Circle author Kanji Hanawa, has been reprinted over… Read more »
  • April 6, 2017
    A short story by Kanji Hanawa, the Akutagawa-nominated master short story writer and member of the select author group Red Circle, has been published in… Read more »
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