How a Japanese publisher is winning the fight against publishers with their ‘novels in Japanese’

Posted April 04, 2019 08:21:33When Bethany House Publishing Group founder Bethany Sall, who started her publishing career in Japan, first went to the United States in 1996, she was enthralled by the promise of the American market.She found the first American-published book, a children’s book called ‘Bethany House,’ and became a devoted fan of Japanese literature.“I was very interested in […]

How to write a good Japanese transcript

By Jennifer P. Fessler / Vice News staffThe Japanese transcript, the most comprehensive and widely used form of written communication in the country, has become an essential tool for navigating the Japanese culture and identity.But it is also a fraught, divisive, and contentious subject, with differing interpretations from the public and from the media.This article explores some of the controversies […]