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  • Ko Machida

    Ko Machida 町田康

    Ko Machida  (1962–) has had an unusual career trajectory, to say the least. Inspired by the Sex Pistols, he made himself lyricist and vocalist of his own punk-rock band, Inu, while still in high … Details

  • Naoko Machida

    Naoko Machida 町田尚子

    Naoko Machida (1968–) was born in Tokyo and graduated from the Musashino Art University Junior College of Art and Design. Her drawings evoke a distinctive mood of darkness and shadows. She drew the … Details

  • Naoko Machida

    Naoko Machida 町田尚子

    Naoko Machida  (1968–) was born in Tokyo and graduated from the Musashino Art University Junior College of Art and Design. Her drawings evoke a distinctive mood of darkness and shadows. She drew the cover … Details

  • Nanami Madoka

    Nanami Madoka まどかななみ

    Nanami Madoka studied children’s literature in college and became involved with picture-book production after graduation. In due course, she fell in love with picture books and began creating stories of her own. Her titles include … Details

  • Shiro Maeda

    Shiro Maeda 前田司郎

    Shiro Maeda  (1977–) burst onto Japan's performing arts scene around the year 2000. One of the country's leading young dramatists and directors, he is known for his realistic depictions of everyday life as experienced … Details

  • Yutaka Maekawa

    Yutaka Maekawa (1951–) was born in Tokyo and graduated from the Hitotsubashi University Faculty of Law. He subsequently completed graduate work in comparative literature and culture at the University of Tokyo, and held … Details

  • Koutaro Ould Maeno

    Koutaro Ould Maeno 前野 ウルド浩太郎

    Koutaro Ould Maeno (1980–) graduated from Kobe University Graduate School with a doctorate in agricultural science, and took up an appointment at the Mauritanian Desert Locust Centre as a special overseas researcher for … Details

  • Ōtarō Maijō

    Ōtarō Maijō 舞城王太郎

    Otaro Maijo  (1973–) is a mystery wrapped in an enigma. With the exception of frequent references to being born and raised in Fukui, a city on the Japan Sea, nothing is known about him, … Details

  • Toshihiko Maita

    Toshihiko Maita 舞田敏彦

    Toshihiko Maita (1976–) received his doctorate from Tokyo Gakugei University. His areas of specialization are sociology of education, social pathology, and social statistics. He is a part-time instructor at Musashino University and Kyorin … Details

  • Manabu Makime

    Manabu Makime 万城目学

    Manabu Makime (1976–) was born in Osaka and graduated from the Faculty of Law at Kyoto University. He made his literary debut in 2006 after winning the Boiled Eggs New Writer Prize for … Details

  • Chiho Makino

    Chiho Makino 牧野千穂

    Chiho Makino (1965–) was born in Fukuoka Prefecture and graduated from Kyōto Seika University with a degree in design. After working as a product planner and designer for a stationery maker, she struck … Details

  • Akio Manaka

    Akio Manaka 真中陽宙

    Akio Manaka (1967–) was born in Saitama Prefecture. After serving his initial apprenticeship as a cook at two different French restaurants in Tokyo, his fondness for pasta led him to switch his focus … Details

  • Yukiko Mari

    Yukiko Mari 真梨幸子

    Yukiko Mari  (1964–) was born in Miyazaki Prefecture, and graduated from Tama Art College with a degree in film. She made her literary debut in 2005 by winning the Mephisto Award for her novel Kochusho … Details

  • Sawako Marubayashi

    Sawako Marubayashi 丸林佐和子

    Sawako Marubayashi is an artist educated at Tama Art University. She is on the artistic staff of the arts and crafts show Kimi nara nani tsukuru? (What Would You Make?) on NHK Educational TV. She … Details

  • Toshi Maruki

    Toshi Maruki 丸木俊

    Toshi Maruki  (1912–2000) was born in Hokkaido and studied Western art at the Joshibi Women's School of Art and Design. Before World War II she spent time in Moscow and Micronesia, drawing numerous sketches … Details

  • Munetoshi Maruyama

    Munetoshi Maruyama (1974–) is assistant professor at the Kyūshū University Museum. He completed his doctorate at the Hokkaidō University Graduate School of Agriculture, and worked as a researcher at the Japanese National Museum … Details

  • Naokata Mase

    Naokata Mase 間瀬なおかた

    Naokata Mase (1950–) was born in Aichi Prefecture. His titles include Hashire Santetsu, kibo o nosete (Go, Go, Santetsu, Our Hopes Ride with You), Chugging All the Way (tr. 2006), Doraibu ni ikou … Details

  • Hiroshi Mashimo

    Hiroshi Mashimo (1976–) joined Kyodo News in 2001 and has worked in the agency's City Department in Osaka since 2003. His beats have included the prefectural police, and he has reported widely on … Details

  • Hideki Masuda

    Hideki Masuda 増田秀樹

    Hideki Masuda (1950–) is a professor in the Graduate School of Engineering, Nagoya Institute of Technology. His specialties include complex chemistry, bioinorganic chemistry, and materials/energy conversion chemistry. … Details

  • Saku Masui

    Saku Masui 増井朔

    Saku Masui (1967–) was born in Kobe and graduated from Kyoto University. In 1991 he joined The Nikkei, Japan’s leading economic daily, where he reported on business and stock market developments for a time … Details