Tag Archives: Japan

REVIEW: Legend of the Galactic Heroes Volume 1: Dawn by Yoshiki Tanaka

translated by Daniel Huddleston Haikasoru March 8, 2016 304 pages grab a copy   Legend of the Galactic Heroes truly lives up to its name: it takes the reader on a journey across several centuries and many light-years to tell a story that confirms what we know about human nature. Greed- for power, wealth, etc.-

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Out This Month: July 2016

The Doomed City by Arkady and Boris Strugatsky, translated by Andrew Bromfield (Chicago Review Press, July 1) “The Doomed City is set in an experimental city whose sun gets switched on in the morning and switched off at night, bordered by an abyss on one side and an impossibly high wall on the other. Its

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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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