Books tagged: japanese culture

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You and the Pirates
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 133,370. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2010 by The Workhorsery. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
An army of cats joins a crew of marooned pirates to save you from explosions and stop Up from becoming Down. But before the cats, before the pirates, you are standing outside the metro in rush-hour Tokyo when the building across the street from you explodes. Seconds later, you're yanked off your feet by a salaryman who plans to use you to change the directions themselves.
An Invitation to Kagura: Hidden Gem of the Traditional Japanese Performing Arts
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 75,120. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A unique, meticulously researched introduction to the exotic pageantry of kagura (Shinto theater), a performance style with roots predating even noh drama. This concise ebook version covers everything from the history of the kagura to choreography, masks, costumes, and even selected plays. If you think that Japanese theater ends with noh and kabuki...think again!
The Crystals of Yukitake
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 187,900. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Legend says miraculous healing crystals hide in a secret cave on a fabulous mountain in Japan. Monique desires them. So does Captain de Sousa. Journey through musketeer France and medieval Japan in this unforgettable spiritual adventure where two worlds face each other along the same path of discovery. Historical fiction, spiced with fantasy and romance, a spiritual quest that touches the soul.
KIKU;Dance of Draconian Days
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 123,220. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
From a review: Hi Marc! Just finished your book. It's very, very good - gritty and grueling at times, woven with gentleness of love and the harshness of trauma. First of all, let me say this: You do an amazing job creating the mood inside of the historical context. A fascinating story concept. It was tender, gripping, and painful. I carried images from your writings with me for days after.
Japanese in Depth vol.2
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Price: Free! Words: 8,770. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese
This is vol.2 of the collection of monthly columns contributed to The Daily Yomiuri, Japan's nationwide English newspaper. It amusingly illustrates how mindsets are different between English and Japanese. It's an eye opener for English as well as Japanese.
The SAMURAI Manga links Japanese and English
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese
This e-book gives you a chance to learn something about the Japanese language and culture through an original-manga(comic) featuring samurai. *PDF let you show this e-manga as we intended.
The Chrysanthemum Throne [Kindle Edition]
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 47,040. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
With all the recent Japanese quake and tragic tsunami and nuclear problem now in the forefront of the news, and THE CHRYSANTHEMUM THRONE book to movie now in the works this new novel is now more relevant than ever! This rich, superbly written tale is a colorful, dramatic account of the workings and inner sanctum of Japanese life and culture during Emperor Hirohito’s reign in The Imperial Court.
Cuisine in the Japanese Way
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,050. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Japanese
Japan is noted not just for its temples, shrines, Kabuki (dance-drama), tea ceremonies, museums and some of the most advanced, state-of-the-art technologies in the world but also for its unique and distinctive cuisine. It is deservedly famous for its artistic, pains-taking and aesthetically-pleasing presentation of food. Japanese cooks aim to please the eye as well as the palate.
Japanese in Depth vol.4
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Price: Free! Words: 8,880. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese
This is vol.4 of the collection of monthly columns contributed to The Daily Yomiuri, Japan's nationwide English newspaper. It amusingly illustrates how mindsets are different between English and Japanese. It's an eye opener for English as well as Japanese.
Japanese in Depth vol.5
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Price: Free! Words: 8,970. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese
This is vol.5 of the collection of monthly columns contributed to The Daily Yomiuri, Japan's nationwide English newspaper. It amusingly illustrates how mindsets are different between English and Japanese. It's an eye opener for English as well as Japanese.