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A Passion for Japan: A Collection of Personal Narratives Paperback

著者: John Rucynski
第14回「世界青年の船」事業 第16回・第19回アドバイザー

A Passion for Japan brings together the stories of thirty long-term residents of Japan who have, among other things, gained behind-the-scenes access to one of Japan’s most famous festivals; worked as an interpreter and commentator in professional and amateur sumo; been ordained as a female Buddhist priest at a 440-year-old temple in the mountains of Kyushu;become a Master in one of Japan’s oldest schools of tea ceremony; climbed the Nihon Hyakumeizan (“Japan’s top 100 mountains”); represented Japan in the world chess championships; and translated Japanese novels, short stories, film and TV subtitles, manga, and video games.


  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ BlueSky Publishing (May 12, 2022)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 4991150736
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-4991150739