Tag Archives: Tyran Grillo

Review: Legend of the Galactic Heroes Volume 6: Flight by Yoshiki Tanaka

translated by Tyran Grillo Haikasoru April 17, 2018 224 pages grab a copy   Unlike the previous five books in Tanaka’s Legend of the Galactic Heroes series, Flight offers readers no space battles and little hand-to-hand combat (though there is some of the latter partway through the book, and it’s kind of graphic). Instead, this

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Out This Month: April

FICTION “The Wings of Earth” by Jiang Bo, translated from the Chinese by Andy Dudak (Clarkesworld Magazine, April 1)         “Fifth: You Shall Not Waste” by Piero Schiavo Campo, translated from Italian by Sarah Jane Webb (Akashic Books, April)       “Taklamakan Misdelivery” by Bae Myung-hoon, translated from the Korean by

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Review: Legend of the Galactic Heroes Volume 5: Mobilization by Yoshiki Tanaka

translated by Tyran Grillo Haikasoru November 21, 2017 272 pages grab a copy I’ve now read the first five books in the Legend of the Galactic Heroes series, and I’m impressed by how well Tanaka controls the plot of this intergalactic war and its main participants across so many pages without the story unraveling (kind

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Flash Fiction From Around the World: “Micro-Novels”

This is the fourteenth in a series of posts featuring speculative flash fiction in translation. The series highlights both new and established spec fic writers from around the world. Yusaku Kitano (北野 勇作) won the 4th Japan Fantasy Novel Grand Prize in 1992 with Mukashi, Kasei no atta basho (Where Mars Used to Be), and

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REVIEW: LEGEND OF THE GALACTIC HEROES VOLUME 4: STRATAGEM by Yoshiki Tanaka

translated by Tyran Grillo Haikasoru June 20, 2017 272 pages grab a copy “Stratagem” fits this fourth installment in the Legend of the Galactic Heroes series perfectly. After all, it’s what this particular chapter in the everlasting conflict between the Galactic Empire and the Free Planets Alliance is all about. How can the GE trick

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