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Ayako Miura Literature Museum: Perfect Way to Get to Know the Legendary Novelist

Don’t you love learning obscure facts about your favourite author? I do! For fans of Ayako Miura or anyone intrigued by her career, the Ayako Miura Literature museum is the best place to explore her masterful works and see her legacy in person. Best-Selling Novelist Ayako Miura   A post shared by Mengjia Fu (@ffelixgd)…

3 Universal Modern Japanese Authors

Many people are familiar with Manga in Japan as a way to tell stories, read up on news and even suggest for you to keep a good password! Those of us who love Japan may even enjoy reading Manga or watching animes, but there is another way to experience Japan on paper, through novels. Japanese…

Prince Shotoku: the Legend, the Leader, the Man

Who Was Prince Shotoku When people refer to Japan as a Buddhist nation, this man is being remembered in a small way. Prince Shotoku was regent (interim ruler) appointed by Empress Suiko in 593. He is also known as Prince Umayado, or Prince Kamitsumiya. He is known and revered for promulgating Buddhism in Japan. He…