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Anime Encyclopedia Revised and Expanded Edition

New: The Anime Encyclopedia

Peter Goodman - Monday, May 04, 2015

Here are some photos showing off the massive hardcover edition of Jonathan Clements and Helen McCarthy’s The Anime Encyclopedia, 3rd Revised Edition: A Century of Japanese Animation.We’re very proud of this little (big!) book and hope you have the opportunity to check it out sometime. Read More


Here Comes the Sun Press Release

Peter Goodman - Friday, February 27, 2015

For immediate release: At 44, an American woman teaching yoga in Japan seeks to adopt—a story of triumphant love for families everywhere. Here Comes the Sun to be published by Stone Bridge Press June 2015. Read More


Welcome to the New Site!

Peter Goodman - Thursday, December 11, 2014

New Website
Long time no see friends! Thanks for hanging with us while we updated the Stone Bridge Press website.

 We’ll now be updating our blog on a regular basis. You can expect excerpts from upcoming books, fun cultural insights about Japan, and even guest appearances from some of your favorite Stone Bridge Press authors. Read More



The Anime Encyclopedia

by Jonathan Clements, Helen McCarthy

Updated and expanded! 1,000,000+ words on films, artists, studios, themes, and Japan's animation culture, with key data and advisories.

Chinese Business Etiquette

by Stefan H. Verstappen

A compact reference for anyone working in China or with the Chinese. Avoid mistakes and do things right and polite!

Being Japanese American

by Gil Asakawa

A celebration of JA culture: facts, recipes, songs, words, and memories that every JA will want to share.

Here Comes The Sun

by Leza Lowitz

At 44, a Berkeley-raised American woman teaching yoga in Japan seeks to adopt—a story of triumphant love for families everywhere.

Basic Patterns of Chinese Grammar

by Qin Xue Herzberg, Larry Herzberg

Speak and write with confidence while avoiding common mistakes!

Sake Confidential

by John Gauntner

An American sake expert takes you to a whole new level of insider knowledge and expertise.


Japanese the Manga Way

by Wayne P. Lammers

The acclaimed "real manga, real Japanese" approach to learning Japanese!


I Wait For The Moon

by Momoko Kuroda, Abigail Friedman (translator)

Momoko Kuroda (b. 1938) is a remarkable haiku spirit and a powerfully independent Japanese woman.


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