SBP Blog

Talking Chinese History in the Classroom

Thomas Joel - Monday, April 11, 2016

Good friend, talented artist, and author of Foundations of Chinese Civilization Jing Liu recently spoke to 21 kindergarten and first grade students at The Peregrine School in Davis, CA about Chinese history.  Read More


Interview (Japanese): Fred Schodt on "The Osamu Tezuka Story"

Michael Palmer - Monday, April 04, 2016

Fred Schodt, translator of the upcoming Osamu Tezuka Story: A Life in Manga and Anime visited Tezuka Productions (Co-Author of the book) and spoke about undertaking the translation of the massive book.  Read More


Interview: Frederik L. Schodt speaks with OtakuUSA about The Osamu Tezuka Story

Michael Palmer - Friday, March 18, 2016

A great interview with Frederik L. Schodt on the upcoming Stone Bridge Press title The Osamu Tezuka Story, which he will be translating. Fred really pinpoints the importance of Tezuka in Japan and the rest of the world as well as his uniqueness of character. 
 Read More


Events: Leza Lowitz book tour!

Michael Palmer - Monday, March 14, 2016

Leza Lowitz, author of Here Comes the Sun: A Journey to Adoption in 8 Charkas, Yoga Poems, Yoga Heart and her new Penguin Random House book Up From the Sea is coming to bookstores near you to speak on her journey to motherhood and her time in Japan. Read More


Frederik L. Schodt on translating manga

Michael Palmer - Wednesday, March 02, 2016

Frederik L. Schodt, translator of the upcoming Osamu Tezuka Story talks to Word Literature Today on the world of translating manga. Read More


Video: Gilles Poitras on "Anime and Manga in Japan From 1960 to Today"

Michael Palmer - Friday, February 12, 2016

Check out this recent talk with our Anime Companion author on "Anime and Manga in Japan From 1960 to Today" that he gave at the San Francisco Public Library on February 9th, 2016.  Read More


Hiroaki Sato featured in January 2016 issue of The London Review of Books

Michael Palmer - Wednesday, January 20, 2016

August Kleinzahler on translator of Kansuke Naka's The Silver Spoon and many more, Hiroaki Sato in the January 2016 edition of The London Review of Books.   Read More


Frederik Schodt on Shigeru Mizuki from "Dreamland Japan"

Michael Palmer - Monday, November 30, 2015

In light of the sad news of Shigeru Mizuki's passing we'd like to share an excerpt from Frederik L. Schodt's Dreamland Japan: Writings on Modern Manga on the famed manga creator.   Read More


Interview from Anime Central 2014 with Helen McCarthy, Co-author of "The Anime Encyclopedia"

Michael Palmer - Friday, October 16, 2015

I found this interview on youtube today of Helen McCarthy at Anime Central in 2014. For those of you who don't know Helen, she is a an author of many books on Anime and Manga including the infamous Anime Encyclopedia.  Read More


Like our blog? Please share it!

Categories

Subscribe to the SBP Mailing List

New Releases

Amy’s Guide to Best Behavior in Japan


Going to Japan? This unfussy modern guide guarantees you keep it polite and get it right!

China Smart


Essential essays on all things Chinese that inform and entertain travelers, students, and anyone working or living in China

Oh, Tama!


A deeply eccentric novel about lives and connections—and a cat of course—in 1980s Tokyo: witty, offbeat, and strangely profound.

The Fourth String


Two women. Two cultures. One music.

Tag Cloud

Japanese literature japan behavior japanese translation otakuusa travel to japan koto religion hooked cross Japanese aesthetics in the woods of memory osaka Second World War pottery tokyo the fourth string a memoir of sensei and me buddhist symbols japan memoir new york events frederik schodt photography History seppuku Art/Design catcher in the rye chinese forewrod reviews indies the silver spoon japan trip hate book publicity japanese nara japan guide visitor benjamin franklin awards what do in japan publishing summer vacation hiroaki sato performance astro boy Children's Books guide fantasy literature ningen shikkaku monks wife world literature today IBPA swastika poetry of consciousness 2020 Olympics four immigrants japanese books Japanese art announcement comics Shoah stone bridge cafe giajin foreword indies china What You Don’t Know, What You Need to Know— A Past & Present Guide to History, Culture, Society, Language behavior Coming of Age Day politics and prose international book award shun medoruma zen monk in japan author book hoarding japan book review henry kiyama 1960s Korea t.k. nakagaki ibpa publishing university travel etiquette paul mccarthy purification travel manners Poetry Basho's Narrow Road the japan times learning in japan Translation frank beyer classic the fourth string illustration my year of dirt and water event stone bridge press china smart Chinese Astrology washington dc japanese customs bookstore dirt and water a shameful life japanese etiquette danica davidson suicide asian review of books traditional japanese instrumenet best behavior in japan japan book ancient symbol japanese manners japan travel etiquette Travel haiku bowing in japan reviews verticle expat in japan chinese comics tk nakagaki kyoto journal oh tama classic japanese literature journal of a zen monk literature blurb Japan buddhist swastika holden caufield monk wife tracy franz walt disney black jack review japanese instruments pacific rim review of books traditional trip peace william f sibley jun hazuki AAS no longer human alan moore new release writing lesley university non-fiction shamisen performance ex pat literature buddhism gallery awa fred schodt japan manners benjamin franklin award tea garden tomoko aoyama manji Language leonard koren shamisen jared cook jing liu state of belief japanese cutlure graphic novels book reviews Spring Festival diymfa japanese travel japanese book drinking in japan Ukiyo-e author tour china history book award the asian review of books japan restaurant World War Two manga biography Culture amys guide to best behavior in japan holocaust manners zen monks wife' japan custom Year of the Dog sensei donald keene journal of a zen monks wife in japan Chiune Sugihara Korea buddhist priest anime japan travel guide matcha kris kosaka the buddhist swastika green tea asia WWII award a memoir hitler author signing ritual a mejiro novel zen monk memoir university of chicago polite zen monk wife diary american shamisen Tokyo Olympics Chinese New Year japanese people ancient symbols traditional japanese instrument rebecca otowa etiquette why we write podcast japan vacation gaijinpot wife kansuke naka 1960's Japan travel Japan min kahng learning shamisen journal of a zen monk's wife kyodo news japan food gaijin pot damian flanagan understandind china through comics Spirituality kinokuniya event World War II yukio mishima author event Nikolas Bunton center of east asian studies zazen book reading memoir writing the japan society lions roar buddhist nichi bei weekly, naomi hirarahara welton gaddy japan etiquette diy mfa haibun expat journal Chinese history mieko kanai book huffpost foreword reviews zen rachel manley japanese books in english 2019 Christianity michael emmerich japanese bath foreword indies award tea huffington post awards traditional japanese music monk japan travel living in japan foreigner in japan dazai japanese culture brad hawley year of zen kyoto eastern and western philosophy larry herzberg a memoir of sensei and me journal' monks wife japan books disney Alexandra Johnson the millions book signing The Colorado Review japan ravel how to travel in japan UCLA gratitude in japan alan brill literary prize astrology Japanese holidays Olympics literary review how to order in japan Basho miswest book review internment do it right and be polite new books japan today takuma sminkey japanese classic how to Korea photography Children's Literature podcast gaijin book tour japanese music publicity China hippocampus magazine book review japan culture sensei and me janet pocorobba manga will eisner the hidden writer osamu dazai memoir, tracy franz, zen monk, buddhist koun janet pocorbba new york finalist student teacher book blurb VIZ hitlers cross suehiro maruo amy chavez Chinese culture Interview osamu tezuka japanese drunk comic history book talk books musical mark gibeau Christianity in Japan japanese craft nazi evil Anime/Manga/Comics Asian Studies Okinawan literature amys guide to bes tbehavior in japan japan visitor memior interfaith shaimsen tricycle magazine japanese instrument tourist dark horse juddhism PEN AWARD eating in japan janet pocrobba
RSS