Tag Archives: Haikasoru

REVIEW: Gene Mapper by Taiyo Fujii

translated by Jim Hubbert Haikasoru June 16, 2015 304 pages Once again, Haikasoru has given us English-language readers some great Japanese science fiction for our brains to chew on. Taiyo Fujii’s Gene Mapper (translated by Jim Hubbert) brings together genetically-modified food, trippy virtual-reality technology, and a world recovering from the combined blows of an Internet

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REVIEW: Hanzai Japan: Fantastical, Futuristic Stories of Crime From and About Japan

edited by Nick Mamatas and Masumi Washington Haikasoru October 20, 2015 300 pages “I haven’t had this much fun in a long time.” That’s what I kept thinking as I read my way through Hanzai Japan, the latest anthology of tales from and about Japan from Haikasoru. And while “hanzai” means “crime,” that’s not nearly

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