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  • Yongduk Lee

    Yongduk Lee 李龍徳

    Yongduk Lee (1976–) was born in Saitama Prefecture as a third generation Zainichi (“resident in Japan”) Korean. Following his graduation from Waseda University, he studied for a time in Korea, then began writing … 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

  • Shun Ioka

    Shun Ioka 伊岡瞬

    Shun Ioka (1960—) was born in Tokyo. He was working for an ad agency when his novel Itsuka, niji no mukō e (Someday, Over the Rainbow) won the Yokomizo Seishi Mystery Prize Grand Prize and … 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

  • Jun Ikushima

    Jun Ikushima 生島淳

    Jun Ikushima (1967–) was born in Miyagi Prefecture and graduated from the Waseda University School of Social Sciences. He took a job with the ad agency Hakuhōdō after graduation but also began writing … 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

  • 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

  • Takashi Iketani

    Takashi Iketani 池谷 孝司

    Takashi Iketani (1965–) joined Kyodo News in 1988. Beginning in 1995 he worked the education and Tokyo DA beats for the City Department at the agency's head office. After a stint as deputy … 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

  • Kōtaro Isaka

    Kōtaro Isaka 伊坂幸太郎

    Kōtaro Isaka (1971–) was a big fan of Sōji Shimada’s mysteries in high school, and later became hooked on the literary fiction of Kenzaburō Ōe. He had his sights set on becoming a … Details

  • Mutsumi Ishii

    Mutsumi Ishii 石井睦美

    Mutsumi Ishii (1957–) won the Niimi Nankichi Children’s Literary Award in 1990 for her short-story collection Gogatsu no hajime, Nichiyōbi no asa (A Sunday Morning in Early May), and the Asahi Award for … Details

  • Shinji Ishii

    Shinji Ishii いしいしんじ

    Shinji Ishii (1965–) was born in Osaka and earned a degree in French literature at Kyoto University. He worked at a white-collar job for a time before making his literary debut with Amusuterudamu … Details

  • Yasunori Ishii

    Yasunori Ishii 石井泰範

    Yasunori Ishii graduated from the Department of Chemical Engineering at Kanazawa University. For many years he was responsible for piping design at the Mitsubishi Chemical Plant Engineering Center. He is currently a member of the … Details

  • Shin’ichiro Ishii

    Shin’ichiro Ishii 石井慎一郎

    Shin’ichiro Ishii (1966–) earned his doctorate at the International University of Health and Welfare in the field of health and medical care. He is currently an associate professor of rehabilitation science at Kanagawa … Details

  • Kōta Ishii

    Kōta Ishii 石井光太

    Kōta Ishii (1977–) was born in Tokyo and graduated from the Department of Literary Arts in the College of Arts at Nihon University. A trip he took to Afghanistan and Pakistan as a freshman in … Details