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Giveaway: Enter to win "The Silver Spoon," a classic work of Japanese literature

Michael Palmer - Monday, February 29, 2016

Hey lovers of Japanese literature! We are giving away 4 copies of Kansuke Naka's classic The Silver Spoon: Memoir of a Boyhood in Japan through Goodreads! All you have to do to enter is have a Goodreads account and click enter below. :) Read More


Review: Forbes thoughts on the preview of The Osamu Tezuka Story

Michael Palmer - Monday, February 22, 2016

Very excited to share the first reactions from Forbes to the sample preview of  The Osamu Tezuka Story by Toshio Ban & Tezuka productions, translated by the great Frederik L. Schodt!
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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


Kyoto giveaway winner announcement!

Michael Palmer - Wednesday, February 10, 2016

We are so happy to announce the winner of our Kyoto book and DVD giveaway that we did with RocketNews24Read More


Book Giveaway: Forget Valentines Day, Stay Indoors with Anime

Michael Palmer - Wednesday, February 03, 2016

We are holding a really neat Valentine's Day anime book giveaway with our friends over at Japan Realm. Check out the details below to find out how to enter. It's super easy!!!! :) Read More


Review: Midwest Book Review reviews The Silver Spoon by Kansuke Naka

Michael Palmer - Monday, January 25, 2016

Today we got some good news from Midwest Book Review telling us that Silver Spoon: Memoir of a Boyhood in Japan by Kansuke Naka, translated by Hiroaki Sato was reviewed in their Reviewer's Bookwatch section. Thanks so much to MBR and reviewer Michael Carson for the kind words.  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


Contest: Win “Exploring Kyoto” and “Kyoto—Heart of Japan”

Michael Palmer - Monday, January 11, 2016

We teamed up with RocketNews24 for a neat giveaway of our book "Exploring Kyoto: On Foot in the Ancient Capital" by Judith Clancy and the new "Kyoto: Heart of Japan" Documentary by Marty Gross Film Productions. Read More


A Holiday Card from Osamu Tezuka to Donald Duck creator Carl Banks

Michael Palmer - Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Happy Holidays from Stone Bridge Press, all the best to all of you in the new year! Thanks for making 2015 so great, see you in 2016! Kanpai!!!

Here is a cute Holiday card I found while looking through the Osamu Tezuka hashtag on tumblr via skunkandburningtires.tumblr.com.

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Store: Japanese Literature Subscription, The Osamu Tezuka Story pre-order and more!

Michael Palmer - Monday, December 21, 2015

The Stone Bridge Online Store is now up! Check the Store tab on the top right of the page or click here! :)  Read More


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