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The Fallen Gatekeepers: Book Two of The Gatekeeper's Son Series
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 95,450. Language: American English. Published: July 10, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Junya and Shoko pick up where they left off in the award-winning novel, The Gatekeeper's Son. Look forward to a bit of romance and a lot of action as the heroes train a youthful army of Gatekeepers to battle the Evil Ones..
Even In Darkness: A Book Of Haikus
Price: Free! Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Japanese Poetry
This book makes use of the traditional form of the Japanese haiku, but does not limit itself to the contemplation of nature. It explores love, and loss, despair, beauty, and temptation. It is the eastern poetic tradition, blended with a western sensibility.
Explaining Meiji Japan's Top-Down Revolution (1868) - Reshaped Foreign Policy and Centralized Military by Conscripting Soldiers from Across the Country, Asserting Regionally with Korea
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 33,580. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Meiji Japanese leaders consisted of an oligarchy that strived to overcome Western imperialist pressures in Asia. They did so by overturning some deeply rooted Tokugawa-Era traditions in Japanese society and replaced them with Western ones. They understood that Western norms dictated world affairs.
Samurai: Cherry Blossoms Fall
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,990. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2018 by Uffda Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Poetry » Asian poetry
Inspired by the great and legendary samurai themselves, this work of original short stories and poetry is meant to evoke, however briefly, life from the viewpoint of the samurai.
Factors Shaping Japan's Foreign Policy Toward the Senkaku Islands - Chinese Encroachments and Domestic Japanese Politics, Leaders Koizumi, Abe, Ishihara and Noda, Constitution and International Law
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 32,810. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Asian
China's behavior regarding the Senkaku Islands has evolved from civilian fishing vessels entering territorial waters around the Islands to military vessels showing force in the region. Japan's usual response to China's behavior had been non-aggressive and proportional to China's actions.
The Magic Discovery
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 82,150. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
In the world of sixteen-year-old Marina Umpei, everything is absurdly normal. However, with the arrival of a strange new girl comes a strange new world, flipping Marina's upside down. Being targeted by a malicious group, Marina must swiftly grasp the workings of this new world. As she delves deeper into it, she uncovers dark secrets, and she discovers that something is rising to a perilous boil...
Japanese Phrasebook
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,890. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2018 by drkameleon. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Phrasebooks, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese
An easy-to-use phrasebook, vocabulary and dictionary reference for anyone interested in learning Japanese. Ideal for travelers!
Dogs and Pussycats in Chinese Kanji: Debunking Confusion
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 1,837,900. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese
Example of an entry: The Chinese zodiac glyph meaning "canine, dog (male), bitch (female)" is 戌, and when combined with "flowing fluids" (氵) and "flaming in heat" (火), the resulting glyph means "to extinguish, quench." Obviously, the old Chinese sages were vividly depicting that when animals in heat achieve fluid flows, sexual libido is quenched for a time. More than 800 other glyphs are analyzed.
Children in Chinese Kanji: Debunking Confusion
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 1,088,160. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese
Examples of some entries: One of the Chinese glyphs meaning "child" is 子. When the element 乃 (to possess, possessive grammatical case) is added, the resulting glyph means "pregnant" (孕). Combine 子 with "plate, tray" (皿), the meaning becomes "firstborn son" (孟, the one who gets the food). And, with 犭 (pig, dog, animal) added to 孟, the meaning is "aggressive, ferocious, suddenly violent."
The Delirium of Negation
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,650. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
This Book One of a two-book series - revolves around the backdrops of World War 2, at the tropical jungles of Borneo. This is a story of twists and turns, of what seemingly had been brought out as fact, unmasks itself to be something suspended on the brink of uncertainty.