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A photographic overview over the hidden gardens of Japan
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The Ultimate Guide to the World's Most Desirable Spirit with Tasting Notes from Japan's Leading Whisky Blogger
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An Insider Looks at the Japanese Martial Arts and Surviving in the Land of Bushido and Zen
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Japandemonium Illustrated: The Yokai Encyclopedias of Toriyama Sekien
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Houses and Gardens of Kyoto: Revised with a new foreword by Matthew Stavros
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Sushi Art Cookbook - The Complete Guide to Kazari Sushi
Dharma Delight: A Visionary Post Pop Comic Guide to Buddhism and Zen
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To be honest: manga-like picture books, especially in the guise of "graphic novels", are not my first choice of reading. So I was very skeptical when I opened "Manabeshima Island Japan", Florent Chavouet's second illustrated book on Japan. Je m'excuse! After I had read through the first few pages I realized that I had to reconsider my preconceptions about illustrated cultural guides. Here is a veritable gem depicting a Japan so different from other guidebooks; a Japan far apart from glitzy...
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I love this book. End of review. No, I should write a little more than that. I do love it though. Japan Journeys is a collection of ukiyo-e (the Japanese term for woodblock prints pre-20th century) themed around travel in Japan. I’m not an expert on ukiyo-e, but I’m quite familiar with the subject. I got my first book on woodblock prints 20 years ago, got a few more after that, and have attended a few exhibitions on them while traveling in Japan. At this point, I’ve stopped buying...
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This full-color graphic novel Japan guidebook is the first of it's kind exploring Japanese culture from a cartoonist's perspective. Cool Japan Guide
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Roger Dahl's Zero Gravity cartoon strip has been a popular feature of Japan's leading English-language daily newspaper, The Japan Times, since 1991.
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In The Japanese Mind, Roger Davies offers Westerners an invaluable key to the unique aspects of Japanese culture. Readers of this book will gain a
In Japanese Design, Asian art expert and author Patricia J. Graham explains how Japanese aesthetics based in fine craftsmanship and simplicity
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