The reading of literature about Japan is an excellent approach to do this. Here are 10 Japanese books to read before visiting Japan.
Traveling by car is Nana the cat. He has no idea where he is going or why, but at least he gets to ride in the front seat of Satoru’s silver van.
A young woman begins a new life in a Tokyo apartment when her husband leaves her.
Two remarkable characters drive Kafka on the Shore, a tour de force of metaphysical reality.
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The inspiring and unexpected narrative of Keiko Furukura, a 36-year-old Tokyo resident, is titled Convenience Store Woman.
Yoshiro believes he may live forever. He is one of Japan’s numerous “old-elderly,” or people over the age of 100, who can still remember a period before.
In Tokyo, 16-year-old Nao has come to the conclusion that there is only one way to end her excruciating loneliness and bullying from her peers.
The Guest Cat is a gently moving and breathtakingly beautiful story about the transitory nature of existence and peculiar but profoundly felt ways of living.
Toru, a shy and uncannily sombre young college student in Tokyo, is deeply in love with Naoko, a lovely and reflective young woman.
Frank, a chubby American tourist, has hired Kenji to give him a tour of Tokyo’s nightlife soon before the New Year.