SBP Blog

HuffPost includes Understanding China Through Comics series in foreign policy education list

Michael Palmer - Monday, November 26, 2018

Jing Liu's Understanding China Through Comics series has made HuffPost's "5 Graphic Novels That Could Teach Indian Politicians Something About Foreign Policy" list!  Read More


OtakuUSA speaks with Frederik L. Schodt and others to celebrate Osamu Tezuka's 90th Birthday

Michael Palmer - Monday, November 05, 2018

To celebrate Osamu Tezuka's 90th birthday, OtakuUSA's Danica Davidson spoke with Frederik L. Schodt, Jared Cook, and a bunch of publishers who have helped to bring the God of Manga's work out in English. Read More


'How to Take a Japanese Bath' new edition

Michael Palmer - Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Since its first publication in 1992, How to Take a Japanese Bath by Leonard Koren, with illustrations by Suehiro Maruo has become a curious classic, taking a simple (yet often incorrectly performed) activity and depicting it with a graphic, manga-style edge. Read More


The Four Immigrants: An American Musical Manga album now available

Michael Palmer - Monday, August 20, 2018

About a year ago Min Kahng's musical theater production based on The Four Immigrants Manga by Henry Kiyama opened its curtains for the world to see. Now the music from the play has been recorded and is available for purchase!  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!

Easy and Fun Katakana


Learn the second key Japanese syllabary from every angle: reading, writing, and real-world examples.

Exploring Kyoto


This revised and updated edition of the Japan travel classic and cultural guide gets you wandering from downtown quarters to remote mountaintop temples and features expanded information on new museums and gardens now open year-round for viewing.


My Year of Dirt and Water


Married to a Zen monk in training, an American woman in Japan chronicles her own year of growth and discovery.

Tag Cloud

performance graphic novels wife Anime/Manga/Comics william f sibley book review japanese culture tourist state of belief japanese customs Shoah Ukiyo-e hiroaki sato zen holocaust book hoarding leonard koren Chinese Astrology rachel manley Translation japanese etiquette peace monks wife memior yukio mishima journal ancient symbols tea publishing japanese reviews zen monk bookstore 2020 Olympics books japan custom koun polite blurb university of chicago PEN AWARD giajin Coming of Age Day Second World War in the woods of memory diary shun medoruma bowing in japan Nikolas Bunton frederik schodt guide a shameful life behavior purification book signing japan guide Children's Books welton gaddy sensei and me japan restaurant center of east asian studies visitor hitler what do in japan Christianity china history literary review Japan literary prize ningen shikkaku buddhist swastika travel Japan evil swastika 1960's Japan janet pocorobba comics donald keene book blurb the hidden writer Chinese New Year japan today japan memoir four immigrants expat japan books my year of dirt and water Christianity in Japan a memoir Japanese art fred schodt alan brill journal of a zen monks wife in japan learning in japan the silver spoon japan etiquette Korea photography amys guide to best behavior in japan otakuusa the buddhist swastika lions roar award History religion buddhism ritual tracy franz Poetry tricycle magazine literature WWII classic student teacher japanese books monk author tour journal of a zen monk's wife Basho japan travel classic japanese literature new york osamu tezuka buddhist kansuke naka author World War II japanese drunk t.k. nakagaki tokyo Year of the Dog musical travel to japan Art/Design suicide 1960s Korea hooked cross michael emmerich world literature today nichi bei weekly, naomi hirarahara henry kiyama Chiune Sugihara book reading tk nakagaki VIZ osamu dazai shamisen performance chinese comics politics and prose danica davidson ex pat literature author event Tokyo Olympics jing liu kyoto damian flanagan no longer human huffington post nara Korea the millions Okinawan literature China Interview Japanese literature learning shamisen etiquette shamisen how to travel in japan Olympics american shamisen green tea japanese cutlure japanese bath understandind china through comics gratitude in japan asia stone bridge cafe journal' monks wife photography asian review of books eastern and western philosophy World War Two comic history Chinese history new books japanese people gaijin pot book publicity Alexandra Johnson suehiro maruo stone bridge press Spirituality zazen Basho's Narrow Road UCLA memoir, tracy franz, zen monk, buddhist Language japanese classic Travel drinking in japan how to Japanese aesthetics publicity illustration huffpost traditional japanese instrument nazi matcha Chinese culture disney the japan times manners sensei takuma sminkey traditional Japanese holidays the fourth string tea garden seppuku review author signing buddhist symbols anime monk wife manga kyodo news The Colorado Review how to order in japan poetry of consciousness hate japanese travel event book tour eating in japan dark horse gaijinpot haibun Children's Literature min kahng amy chavez internment announcement mark gibeau memoir japan food non-fiction AAS osaka the japan society juddhism Asian Studies book pottery hitlers cross jared cook japanese book astrology japanese instruments haiku washington dc verticle Spring Festival Culture
RSS