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  • Tsukiji Seisakusho

    Tsukiji Seisakusho 築地制作所

    Tsukiji Seisakusho is a creative collective made up of artists Shin Sasaki, Aiko Tachibana, and Koji Torigoe, and freelance editors Tomoko Aoki, Noriko Kanzaki, and Rieko Kimura. The group promotes play that engages children in … Details

  • Yuichi Seirai

    Yuichi Seirai 青来有一

    Yuichi Seirai  (1958–) writes fiction grounded in his home city of Nagasaki at the same time that he serves it as an official in the municipal government. His first published work was Jeronimo no … Details

  • Maiko Seo

    Maiko Seo 瀬尾まいこ

    Maiko Seo  (1974–) taught middle-school Japanese as a part-time instructor for nine years before finally landing a regular teacher's position in Kyoto. While still an instructor in 2001, she won the Botchan Literary Award … Details

  • Yasuo Segawa

    Yasuo Segawa 瀬川康男

    Yasuo Segawa  (1932–2010) was born in Aichi Prefecture. After moving to Tokyo he met children's author Miyoko Matsutani, an encounter that led him to become involved with her puppet troupe, Taro-za, for which he … Details

  • Shin Segawa

    Shin Segawa 瀬川深

    Shin Segawa (1974–) is a man of diverse talents who works as both a pediatrician and a novelist. In 2014 he took up an appointment at the Yale School of Medicine as a … Details

  • Yasuo Segawa

    Yasuo Segawa 瀬川康男

    Yasuo Segawa (1932–2010) was born in Aichi Prefecture. After moving to Tokyo he met children's author Miyoko Matsutani, an encounter that led him to become involved with her puppet troupe, Taro-za, for which … Details

  • Katsuo Seki

    Katsuo Seki 関勝男

    Katsuo Seki (1944–) was born in Nagano Prefecture. After graduating from the Yokohama National University School of Engineering with a degree in electrical engineering, he joined NEC Corporation, where he held positions as … Details

  • Toshitaka Sekiya

    Toshitaka Sekiya 関屋敏隆

    Toshitaka Sekiya (1944–) was born in Okayama Prefecture and graduated from Kyoto City Art College (now Kyoto City University of Arts). An admirer of the works of Hokusai, he spent some of his … Details

  • Teiji Seta

    Teiji Seta 瀬田貞二

    Teiji Seta (1916–1979) was born in Tokyo and graduated from Tokyo Imperial University with a degree in Japanese literature. As one of the writers who helped bring a "new dawn" of children's literature … Details

  • Jakucho Setouchi

    Jakucho Setouchi 瀬戸内寂聴

    Jakucho Setouchi  (1922–) , formerly Harumi Setouchi, has earned numerous literary accolades and continues to enjoy the unabated admiration of the Japanese public in her current status as a Buddhist nun. Her biography is as … Details

  • Shiori Setoguchi

    Shiori Setoguchi 瀬戸口しおり

    Shiori Setoguchi originally hails from Miyagi Prefecture. After training in the kitchens of Tokyo restaurants, she took time off to get married and have children before setting herself up as an independent chef, cookbook author, … Details

  • Keiko Sena

    Keiko Sena せなけいこ

    Keiko Sena (1932–) was born in Tokyo. She studied under the well-known printmaker and children's artist Takeo Takei (1894–1983), and is active as an illustrator of children’s books as well as in book … Details