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  • Hiroshi Iba

    Hiroshi Iba 伊庭斉志

    Hiroshi Iba is a doctor of engineering who graduated from the Department of Information Science, School of Science at the University of Tokyo in 1985. In 1990 he completed his doctoral program in information engineering … Details

  • Yuki Ibuki

    Yuki Ibuki 伊吹有喜

    Yuki Ibuki (1969–) was born in Mie Prefecture and attended the Chuo University Faculty of Law. She joined a publishing house after graduation and worked as a magazine editor before turning independent as … Details

  • Jun Ichihara

    Jun Ichihara 市原淳

    Jun Ichihara  (–) was born in Aichi Prefecture and graduated from Osaka University of Arts. In addition to creating picture books, he works as an illustrator for books, magazines, and ads. His picture-book titles … Details

  • Nobuko Ichikawa

    Nobuko Ichikawa 市川宣子

    Nobuko Ichikawa  (1960–) was born in Kanagawa Prefecture. A children's author who writes nursery tales as well as picture-book stories, she creates heartwarming works that capture humorous moments or flights of fancy associated with … Details

  • Danjuro Ichikawa

    Danjuro Ichikawa 市川團十郎

    Danjuro Ichikawa (1946–2013) , born Natsuo Horikawa, in 1985 became the 12th Danjuro Ichikawa, an illustrious Kabuki stage name that goes back to the Edo period. In 2004, during performances alongside his son Ebizo … Details

  • Takuji Ichikawa

    Takuji Ichikawa 市川拓司

    Takuji Ichikawa (1962–) was born in Tokyo. He says the impetus to try his hand at fiction arose when he became a father after marrying at 27. He began publishing stories on the … Details

  • Natsuko Ichikawa

    Natsuko Ichikawa いちかわなつこ

    Natsuko Ichikawa (1974–) was born in Chiba Prefecture and graduated from Joshibi University of Art and Design. After college she worked for a photoengraving company and a bakery to pay the bills, but … Details

  • Yoshiaki Ida

    Yoshiaki Ida 井田喜明

    Yoshiaki Ida (1941–) was born in Tokyo and graduated from the University of Tokyo with a degree in physics. He subsequently completed a doctoral degree in geophysics in the University of Tokyo Graduate … Details

  • Rieko Ido

    Rieko Ido 井戸理恵子

    Rieko Ido (1964–) was born in Hokkaido, and graduated from Kokugakuin University. After working in sales for the Recruit Co. magazine From A for a time, she resigned to become a part-time lecturer … Details

  • Yasuhiko Igarashi

    Yasuhiko Igarashi 五十嵐康彦

    Yasuhiko Igarashi (1941–) , a native of Yokohama, is a practitioner of massage and shiatsu acupressure. After extensive training in yoga, he traveled to various countries in Europe and Asia to broaden his knowledge. … Details

  • Naoyuki Ii

    Naoyuki Ii 伊井直行

    Naoyuki Ii  (1955–) , a favorite of fellow authors Hiromi Kawakami and Yoriko Shono, has a reputation as a writer's writer. After graduating from Keio University, he worked for a time as an editor before … Details

  • Asako Iida

    Asako Iida 飯田朝子

    Asako Iida (1969–) is a linguistics professor in the Faculty of Commerce at Chuo University. She earned her BA from Tokyo Woman's Christian University in 1992, and her PhD from the University of … Details

  • Kazuyoshi Iino

    Kazuyoshi Iino 飯野和好

    Kazuyoshi Iino  (1947–) , a native of Saitama Prefecture, is an illustrator and picture-book author. He worked as a designer of women's clothing and accessories before enrolling in Setsu Nagasawa's design school, Setsu Mode Seminar, … Details

  • Kazuyoshi Iino

    Kazuyoshi Iino 飯野和好

    Kazuyoshi Iino  (1947–) , a native of Saitama Prefecture, is an illustrator and picture-book author. He worked as a designer of women's clothing and accessories before enrolling in Setsu Nagasawa's design school, Setsu Mode Seminar, … Details

  • Shizuka Ijuin

    Shizuka Ijuin 伊集院静

    Shizuka Ijuin  (1950–) was born in Yamaguchi Prefecture in western Honshu as a second-generation Korean-Japanese. After high school, he enrolled at baseball powerhouse Rikkyo University with an eye to ultimately playing pro ball, but … Details

  • Shigeko Ikeda

    Shigeko Ikeda 池田重子

    Shigeko Ikeda  (1925–) was born in Yokohama. Exposed to top-quality art and craftsmanship from a young age, she grew up cultivating the highly refined sensibilities for which she has become known. She is a … Details

  • Manami Ikeda

    Manami Ikeda 池田愛美

    Manami Ikeda (1966–) is a Japanese journalist and editor who was born in Nara Prefecture. After graduating from Keiō University, she worked at a publishing house for a time before moving to Florence, … Details

  • Masakatsu Ikeda

    Masakatsu Ikeda 池田匡克

    Masakatsu Ikeda (1967–) is a Japanese photographer who was born in Tokyo. After graduating from Aoyama Gakuin University with a degree in English and American literature, he worked as an editor for a … Details

  • Akira Ikegawa

    Akira Ikegawa 池川明

    Akira Ikegawa (1954–) , MD, graduated from the Teikyo University School of Medicine. After serving as head of obstetrics at Ageo Central General Hospital, he opened the Ikegawa Clinic in 1989. Known for his … Details

  • Jun Ikeido

    Jun Ikeido 池井戸潤

    Jun Ikeido (1963–) worked at a major bank for seven years before striking out on his own as a management consultant and trying his hand at fiction on the side. His publishing career … Details