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  • April 4, 2022
    The Japanese poet Ishikawa Takuboku (1886-1912), famous for his modern free-style tanka, disliked the repressive and static atmosphere of the Meiji era (1868-1912). The only son of a Buddhist priest, Takuboku was, according to historians, spoilt and arrogant, as well as highly precocious, and saw limited… 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 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 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 »
  • December 5, 2018
    During most weekdays more people pass through Tokyo’s busiest station than live in Paris. The figures are staggering. Of the 50 busiest stations in the… 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 27, 2018
    Earlier this month Japan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced the names of individuals that it would award its prestigious Order of the Rising Sun to…. Read more »
  • November 23, 2018
    Tokyo Performance, published today, is set in the pre-internet age, and brilliantly captures the zeitgeist of Japan at that particular time. In Roger Pulvers’ riveting, entertaining… 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 »
  • May 2, 2018
    At this year’s annual Takuboku Festival, held in honour of one of Japan’s most important poets, Takuboku Ishikawa (1886-1912), the award-winning Red Circle author Roger… Read more »
  • April 4, 2018
    Nobody can escape childhood without some exposure to monsters, demons, witches, or trolls. Be they tales about the lovable ogre Shrek, the Devil, Harry Potter,… Read more »
  • January 26, 2018
    The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation, based near Regent’s Park in central London, will host a book launch on 19 February for the award-winning Red Circle author… Read more »
  • December 31, 2017
    The Japan Times writes in their end of year review of Roger Pulvers’ translated collection of Kenji Miyazawa’s (1896-1933) poems that the poems “startle in… Read more »
  • September 8, 2017
    Following the successful launch of the film adaptation of Star Sand by Roger Pulvers in Japan, Balestier Press has snapped up the Red Circle author’s… Read more »
  • August 23, 2017
    Following the highly successful official world premiere of Star Sand in April at the Okinawa International Movie Festival, the film adaptation of Red Circle author… Read more »
  • August 2, 2017
    The leading Japanese national daily newspaper The Mainichi has launched an English language essay competition based on the play The Face of Jizo, by Hisashi… Read more »
  • May 4, 2017
    On May 3rd, the 70th anniversary of the signing of Japan’s post-war pacifist constitution, Roger Pulvers, the prolific author and translator and member of the… Read more »
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