Books tagged: ancient japan

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Zipangu, Year of the Dog 1274: The Second Wave
Price: Free! Words: 9,640. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Set in Zipangu (ancient Japan) at the time of the first Mongol invasion, The Second Wave is the story of Chen who survives the typhoon sent by sun-goddess Amaterasu to protect the island chain. Washed up on a beach and close to death, he is rescued by monks from the nearby temple. He evades capture by adapting to life among them until the time of the second invasion.
三人の小さな仏様 子供の応援昔話
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 150. Language: Japanese. Published: September 17, 2015 by ゆか ろじえ. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Country & Ethnic, Fiction » Children’s books » Legends, Myths, Fables / Other
子供たちを見守ってくれる3人の仏様のお話です。小さな石となって、いつも子供たちを見守ってくれています。昔話のような、なんだか心が温かくなる絵とお話です。絵は水谷先生です。 村田村という小さな町に昔からある3つの石。なぜだかわからないけれど、いつもそこにあって、子供たちを見守ってくれています。日照り続きで困っている村の子供たちを助け、転んだ少女を助けてくれます。やさしい子どもの心に寄り添った一冊です。
The Hagoromo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,620. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Working in a lab in Tsukuba Science City on a time machine project, Margaret's world is tossed upside down when she is accidentally sent back in time to ancient Japan.
The Tale of Beautiful Samurai Daughter Shiragiku (White Chrysanthemum)
Price: Free! Words: 6,370. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Not far from the temple was a small cottage. At the door stood a young girl anxiously waiting for her father to come home. From time to time she wiped away the tears which fell from her eyes, and her face and attitude expressed great sorrow. She was but fifteen years of age, and as she stood there, a young and slender figure, she looked like a cherry-blossom of spring in the falling rain.
Japan Folklore The Story of Young Samurai Taira Shunko & Beautiful Cherry Tree
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,780. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
About one hundred years ago, in the old capital of Kyoto, there lived a young samurai named Taira Shunko. At the time this story opens he was about twenty years of age, of pre-possessing appearance, amiable disposition, and refined tastes, his favourite pastime being the composition of poetry. His father decided that Shunko should finish his education in Yedo, the Eastern capital.
Japan Folklore The Young Samurai & Beautiful Green Willow
Price: Free! Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Tomodata, the young samurai from north, owed allegiance to the Lord of Noto. He was a soldier, a courtier, and a poet. He had a sweet voice and a beautiful face, a noble form and a very winning address. He was a graceful dancer, and excelled in every manly sport. He was wealthy and generous and kind. He was beloved by rich and by poor.
Haiku Dance
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,140. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2016 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Thirteen year old Shino, rebellious and undisciplined, is sent to the Tendai monks to be trained as a samurai warrior. When leaving his childhood friend Miyoshi behind, he carelessly crushes her young heart. Years later, weary of senseless battles fought for selfish lords, Shino is thrust into the world of Heian Kyo, where he finds Miyoshi once again. Does he dare hope for her to love him....