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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Shunmyō Masuno

    Shunmyō Masuno 枡野俊明

    Shunmyō Masuno (1953–) was born in Yokohama and graduated from the Tamagawa University College of Architecture in 1975. He became chief priest of the Sōtō Zen temple Tokuyūzan Kenkōji in 2001, and is … Details

  • Masulira

    Masulira マスリラ

    Masulira (1969–) grew up in Shizuoka Prefecture, and graduated from Waseda University with a degree in art history. She studied at the Setsu Mode Seminar while still in college, and went on to … 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

  • Eiki Matayoshi

    Eiki Matayoshi 又吉栄喜

    Eiki Matayoshi  (–) was born in Okinawa and graduated from the University of the Ryukyus. He still lives in Okinawa, from where he portrays the islands' natural environment, customs, and people in works noted … Details

  • Naoki Matayoshi

    Naoki Matayoshi 又吉直樹

    Naoki Matayoshi (1980–) was born in Osaka. Through high school he played soccer on a team that competed at the national level. Upon graduation he was accepted at talent agency Yoshimoto Kōgyō’s “New … Details

  • 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

  • Kesako Matsui

    Kesako Matsui 松井今朝子

    Kesako Matsui  (1953–) is a writer who can only be described as having been born for the creation of Edo-period (1603–1867) fiction. The eldest daughter in a family operating a high-class restaurant in the … Details

  • Noriko Matsui

    Noriko Matsui まついのりこ

    Noriko Matsui (1934–) was born in Wakayama Prefecture and graduated from Musashino Art University. She worked as an elementary school teacher before becoming a children's book author. After getting her start by creating … Details