• 2017 SBP Catalog

    ​ The Practice of Naikan: How to Express Gratitude in Japan

    Intern Intern - Tuesday, November 21, 2017

    The concepts of gratefulness and humility exist in practically every facet of Japanese culture and language, from the use of formal speech when talking to superiors and the subtle gradations of bowing to giving lavish compliments and always conducting oneself appropriately in the homes of others.
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    Stone Bridge Cafe: "An Aquatic Flower"

    Intern Intern - Friday, November 17, 2017

    Stone Bridge Cafe is a bi-weekly online series from Stone Bridge Press devoted to bringing readers short stories, poems, non-fiction pieces, photographs, and artwork from and/or about East Asia. For submission guidelines and info, follow the link at the bottom of this post.  Read More

    Life With Manga God Osamu Tezuka: An Interview with Frederik Schodt

    Intern Intern - Monday, November 13, 2017

    If you’re a manga fan, Frederik Schodt is a name you should know.  Read More

    Japanese Garden Notes

    by Marc Peter Keane

    Marc Peter Keane's personal journey through 100 Japanese gardens, looking at them with a designer’s eye.

    Speak and Read Japanese

    by Larry Herzberg

    A handy supplement for learning 300 of the most common Japanese words, works with any textbook!

    The Little Exile

    by Jeanette S. Arakawa

    An American girl of Japanese ancestry is exiled in her own country after Japan attacks Pearl Harbor.




    The Making of Modern China (vol. 4)

    by Jing Liu

    The fourth volume in this fun, comic-style series that explores China's move to modernization!

    The Book of Tea

    by Kakuzo Okakura

    An affordable version of the classic 1906 essay on tea drinking and aesthetics.

    The Osamu Tezuka Story

    by Toshio Ban & Tezuka Productions, Frederik L. Schodt (Translator)

    A documentary manga biography of the influential artist and the birth and evolution of manga and anime in Japan.

    Being Japanese American

    by Gil Asakawa

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

    Mobile Suit Gundam

    by Yoshiyuki Tomino Frederik L. Schodt Mark Simmons

    The Gundam creator's own vision of his spectacularly successful cult franchise, in a new edition for hungry fans.

    Japanese Garden Notes

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