Tag Archives: Yoshiki Tanaka

Review: Legend of the Galactic Heroes Volume 8: Desolation by Yoshiki Tanaka

translated by Matt Treyvaud Haikasoru December 18, 2018 224 pages grab a copy * here be spoilers! It got real in Desolation. To everyone reading the Legend of the Galactic Heroes series in English, we’re in the home stretch: just two more books left, in which Tanaka wraps up this galaxy-spanning space opera about human

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Out This Month: December

SHORT STORIES “Master Zhao: The Tale of an Ordinary Time Traveler” by Zhang Ran, translated from the Chinese by Andy Dudak (Clarkesworld Magazine, December 1)       “Us and Them” by Swylmar dos Santos Ferreira, translated from the Portuguese by Toshiya Kamei (Aphelion, December)     “Fluxless” by Mike Jansen, translated from the Dutch

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Review: Legend of the Galactic Heroes Volume 7: Tempest by Yoshiki Tanaka

translated by Daniel Huddleston Haikasoru August 21, 2018 254 pages grab a copy * here be spoilers! In this latest installment in the Legend of the Galactic Heroes series, Tanaka picks up the pace once again, offering readers space battles, tactical trickery, and meditations on what it takes to be a “successful” ruler. And, of

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Out This Month: August

SHORT STORIES “The Loneliest Ward” by Hao Jingfang, translated from the Chinese by Ken Liu (Clarkesworld Magazine, August 1)       “The Mauve Planet” by Safia Ketou, translated from the French by Nadia Ghanem (Arablit.org, August 13)     Excerpt from The Man at One Kelvin Degrees by Piero Schiavo Campo, translated from the

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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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