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Stencil Patterns (Out of Print)

The splendid designs of traditional Asia in a spectacular color format for artists and art lovers.

Still Life and Other Stories

A stunning tapestry of everyday life.

Tantra of the Tachikawa Ryu (Out of Print)

"Enlightenment can only be realized through sexual union, the supreme Buddha activity."


A beloved Japanese Zen temple, viewed through its monks, gardens, prayers, and art.

The Anime Companion 2 (Out of Print)

Become an expert on cultural details commonly seen in Japanese animation, movies, comics and TV shows.

The Big Bang, the Buddha, and the Baby Boom (Out of Print)

Hang on for a wild journey through the political and spiritual adventures of the baby-boom generation

The Broken Bridge (Out of Print)

Absorbing fiction from Outsiders in a land that does not absorb foreigners easily.

The Buddhist Swastika and Hitler's Cross

A remarkable cross-cultural history that rescues the swastika, an ancient Buddhist symbol, from its deployment by the forces of hate

The Cape

An award-winning translation of the classic novella about the Japanese ghetto.

The Care and Use of Japanese Woodworking Tools

Finally back in print, an intimate guide to Japanese woodworking tools.

The Donald Richie Reader

The best of an extraordinary expatriate writer.

The Dorama Encyclopedia (Out of Print)

An encyclopedic survey with a sense of humor.

The Flower Shop

The author of Wabi Sabi explores the intersection of beauty and design at an extraordinary flower shop in Vienna.

The Forgotten Japanese

A revealing look at rural lives and lifestyles that have all but disappeared today.

The Fourth String

Two women. Two cultures. One music.

The Haiku Apprentice

Discover the beauty of haiku in this poetic memoir of life abroad.

The Haiku Seasons (Out of Print)

An inspired introduction to the world of haiku and its seasonal charms.

The Heart Sutra in Calligraphy (Out of Print)

A rich visual edition of the Buddhist classic, featuring original calligraphy and a new translation.

The Ideals of the East

An exploration of the roots of beauty in Japanese aesthetics.

The Inland Sea

The complete version of the travel writing classic with photography by Yoichi Midorikawa.