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  • AIP737

    A Bilingual Encyclopedia of Japanese Culture

    This Bilingual Encyclopedia of Japanese Culture is a fascinating resource of all things Japanese. With passages in both Japanese and English on the same page, it is not only an excellent study guide on Japanese culture and...

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  • STU163

    Japanese Family and Culture - Nihon e toki Jiten 17

    You can't really understand the Japanese and Japanese culture until you have mastered what's at the core of its values: Family. This new chapter in the Nihon e Toki Jiten series aims to teach you everything about Japan's core...

    $12.00
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  • SAKURA01

    Second Hand Memories

    Seiji and Aoi have been inseparable childhood friends and eventually, high school sweethearts. Believing in naive dreams and love, all seems well until a tragedy separates them with a chasm of frozen time. As one struggles with...

    $18.00
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  • AIP738

    JAPAN - Beautiful Landscapes - Japan's Soul

    If you've always wanted to know what to see when you arrive to Japan, here's a worth while photobook that will feed that interest. Bringing you on a tour of Japan's best sights, you'll travel from the tip of Hokkaido to the...

    $34.00
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  • MGPL01

    Complete Shibari Vol. 1: Land ~ Japanese Rope Play

    Shibari is the Japanese-inspired art of tying a subject to not only immobilize them, but to do so elegantly and beautifully - creating an intimate and erotic experience for both the subject and the person tying. Adopted by rope...

    $27.95
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  • APA257

    Hello Kitty's Guide to Japan in English and Japanese

    A great way to discover Japan and its marvelous culture, in this bilingual guide book to Japan, in which your guide is the cute Hello Kitty character! From Japanese culture basis to conversational expressions, from art, hobbies...

    $18.50
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  • PHS873

    Handbook for Newcomers, Migrants and Immigrants to Japan *Second Edition

    Interested in living in Japan? Not visiting, living, perhaps permanently? If so, then this bilingual handbook published in English and Japanese can help. Written by influential Arudou Debito, aka David Christopher Aldwinckle, an...

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  • MGPL02

    Complete Shibari Vol. 2: Sky ~ Japanese Rope Play

    Shibari is the Japanese-inspired art of tying a subject to not only immobilize them, but to do so elegantly and beautifully - creating an intimate and erotic experience for both the subject and the person tying. Adopted by rope...

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  • TUTTLE106

    The Little Book of Japan

    Japan is a country shrouded in mystery, even now in the 21st century. The myriad facets that, when put together, compose the whole of this nation are impossible to fully capture. But in The Little Book of Japan, the dynamic...

    $16.95
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  • TUTTLE108

    The Illustrated Ninja Handbook

    In The Art of War, Sun Tzu says: "If you know the enemy and you know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles." Welcome to the secret world of the ninja master! The Illustrated Ninja Handbook is your ultimate...

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  • TUTTLE107

    A Cook's Journey To Japan

    Cook delicious and authentic Japanese meals in the comfort of your own home with this easy-to-use homestyle Japanese cookbook! At twenty-eight years of age, Sarah Marx Feldner quit her job, sold her house, and moved to Japan to...

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  • TUTTLE105

    Kansai Cool

    The western region of Japan is known as Kansai, centering around the ancient capitals of Kyoto and Nara, and the sprawling, modern port cities of Osaka and Kobe. Kansai is Japan's "second region" after Tokyoand is at once home to...

    $15.95
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  • TUTTLE104

    Everyday Bento: 50 Cute and Yummy Lunches To Go

    Everyday Bento Lunches to Go will teach you dozens of simple techniques anyone can master to make creative lunches for themselves and their families. The 50 bento meals in this book feature familiar foods that can be found in...

    $14.95
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  • KODA080

    Japanese Core Words and Phrases

    Some Japanese words and phrases, even though they lie at the core of the language, forever elude the student's grasp. They are not explained satisfactorily in dictionaries or textbooks for the simple reason that they cannot be...

    $16.00
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  • TUTTLE061

    Japan's Cultural Code Words

    From a Western perspective, the Japanese have an incomprehensible Jekyll-and-Hyde persona-cure, quaint and seductive one moment and outright savage the next. The fastest way to understand the traditional Japanese mind-set is...

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  • TUTTLE008

    Making Out In Japanese

    The books in the Making Out series are fun and accessible guides to languages as they're spoken on the street. This classic phrase book has been updated and expanded for use in informal situations such as bars, parties, or...

    $7.95
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  • TUTTLE103

    Ninja Attack! ~ True Tales of Assassins, Samurai, and Outlaws

    Ninja. The word is loaded with connotations, most rooted in fantastic flights of pop culture. But the truth behind these shadowy assassins is more mind-blowing than any manga, more astounding than any anime, more fascinating than...

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  • KODA081

    Hagakure: The Code of the Samurai

    Based on William Scott Wilson's definitive translation, adapted by scriptwriter and comic book/manga author Sean Wilson, and with lively drawings by well-known illustrator Chie Kutsuwada, this first-ever graphic treatment of...

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  • KODA078

    The Way Of The Ninja

    A Ninja was someone whose very existence expressed the spirit of Budo. He would protect himself with techniques not of assassination but rather of sensation and an acute awareness of his natural surroundings. He would avoid...

    $35.00
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  • TUTTLE098

    Drinking Japan

    Japan is the home to one of the world's most diverse and exciting drinking cultures, offering all sorts of delicious tipples from the iconic sake and the increasingly popular shochu to some of the world's best whiskies. In...

    $19.95
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  • TUTTLE096

    Geometric Origami

    Enjoy the ancient Japanese art of origami, and the modern wonders of geometric math in a whole new, interconnected experience that is both exciting and complex. Geometric Origami combines the centuries old art form, where...

    $9.95
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  • TUTTLE097

    Tokyo On Foot

    Florent Chavouet, a young graphic artist, spent six months exploring Tokyo while his girlfriend interned at a company there. Each day he would set forth, with a pouch full of colored pencils and a sketchpad, to visit different...

    $16.95
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  • KODA065

    The New Kimono

    Recent years have seen a kimono boom amongst young women in Japan who delight in kimono as everyday wear and scour secondhand kimono stores and their mothers' wardrobes for vintage pieces to bring up to date. Capitalizing on...

    $24.95
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  • TUTTLE083

    Kata: The Key to Understanding and Dealing with the Japanese

    In this first book ever to explain why the Japanese think and behave the way they do, veteran Japanologist Boye Lafayette De Mente, author of more than 30 books on Japan, unlocks the mystery of kata - the cultural molds that have...

    $14.95
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  • TUTTLE058

    Everyday Life in Traditional Japan

    In this remarkable book, the author paints a vivid portrait of Tokugawa Japan when, under control of the shogun, the daily life of different classes consolidated the traditions that shaped modern Japan. Authentic samurai...

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  • TUTTLE064

    Tokyo Friends

    Katie is a young American girl living in present-day Tokyo. One day, as she walks her dog, she meets Keiko, a young Japanese girl, and her brother Kenji. Together they explore the city and its surroundings as they teach each...

    $11.50
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  • TUTTLE033

    The Kojiki ~ Records of Ancient Matters

    Written by imperial command in the eighth century, The Kojiki is the oldest surviving Japanese historical record, written in 712 AD. This compendium of early Japanese life and historyprovides a panorama of Japan during its...

    $17.95
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  • TUTTLE014

    Japanese Children's Favorite Stories Book 2 with CD

    Singing turtles, flying farmers, and a dragon who cries -- these are just some of the magical characters you'll meet in this delightful collection of children's stories. With sparkling illustrations on almost every page and the...

    $14.95
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