Kubikiri Cycle

Author: NISIOISIN
Editor: Vertical
ISBN: 9781945054211
Size: 20,62 MB
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A dropout from an elite Houston-based program for teens is on a visit to a private island. Its mistress, virtually marooned there, surrounds herself with geniuses, especially of the young and female kind--one of whom ends up headless one fine morning. The top-selling novelist year by year in his native Japan, prolific palindromic phenomenon NISIOISIN made his debut when he was only twenty with this Mephisto Award winner, a whodunit and locked-room mystery at once old-school and eye-opening. Previously published stateside by Del Rey, the translation has been retitled and revised just in time for the long-requested animated series based on illustrator take's character concepts.

Death Note Another Note Novel

Author: Nisioisin
Editor: VIZ Media LLC
ISBN: 9781421518831
Size: 13,28 MB
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There’s a killer loose in Los Angeles and super-sleuth L is on the case. Along with Naomi, a former FBI agent, he helps the LA police solve the grisly crimes. In typical Death Note fashion, things get complicated. And there’s a big surprising plot twist at the end of the book.

Complete Guide To Japanese Kanji

Author: Christopher Seely
Editor: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 1462917739
Size: 10,70 MB
Format: PDF
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Learn over 2,000 Japanese Kanji characters with this user-friendly Japanese language-learning book. This unique Kanji study guide provides a comprehensive introduction to all the Kanji characters on the Japanese Ministry of Education's official Joyo ("General Use") list—providing detailed notes on the historical development of each character as well as all information needed by students to read and write them. As fascinating as it is useful, this is the book every Japanese language learners keeps on his or her desk and visits over and over. This Kanji book includes: Clear, large-sized entries All of the General Use Joyo Kanji Characters Japanese readings and English meanings stroke-count stroke order usage examples mnemonic hints for easy memorization The components which make up each character are detailed and the Kanji are graded in difficulty according to Ministry of Education guidelines, allowing students to prioritize the order in which the Kanji are learned and track their progress. This book is essential to anyone who is planning to take the official Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) and will appeal to beginning students as well as those who wish to attain higher-level mastery of the Japanese language. It is the only book that also provides historical and etymological information about the Japanese Kanji. This latest edition has been updated to include all of the 2,136 Kanji on the expanded Joyo list issued by the Japanese government in 2010. Many entries have been revised to include the most recent research on character etymologies.

Light Novelists

Author: Source Wikipedia
Editor: University-Press.org
ISBN: 9781230525945
Size: 13,80 MB
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 23. Chapters: Fuyumi Ono, Gakuto Coda, Gakuto Mikumo, Hideyuki Kikuchi, Hideyuki Kurata, Hikaru Sugii, Isuna Hasekura, Izuki Kogyoku, K-Ske Hasegawa, Kazuki Sakuraba, Keiichi Sigsawa, Kentar Katayama, Kouhei Kadono, Mamizu Arisawa, Nagaru Tanigawa, Naoko Hayashiba, Nisio Isin, Otsuichi, Romeo Tanaka, Ryohgo Narita, Sai Yukino, Satoru Akahori, Soichiro Watase, Yashichiro Takahashi, Yasutaka Tsutsui, Y ichi Suzumoto, Yuyuko Takemiya. Excerpt: Nisio Isin Nishio Ishin, born 1981), frequently written as NisiOisiN to emphasize that his pen name is a palindrome, is a Japanese novelist and manga writer. He attended and left Ritsumeikan University without graduating. In 2002, he debuted with the novel The Beheading Cycle Kubikiri Saikuru), which earned him the 23rd Mephisto Award at twenty years of age. He currently works with Kodansha on Faust, a literary magazine containing the works of other young authors who similarly take influence from light novels and otaku culture, and Pandora, the Kodansha Box magazine. He was also publishing a twelve volume series over twelve months for the Kodansha Box line; Ryusui Seiryoin was matching this output, and the Kodansha Box website stated that this is the first time in the world two authors have done twelve volume monthly novel series simultaneously from the same publisher. In February, 2008, his novel Death Note Another Note: The Los Angeles BB Murder Cases, which is based on the Death Note manga, was released in English by Viz Media. Del Rey Manga has already released the first and second volume in his Zaregoto series. His Bakemonogatari and Katanagatari novels have been adapted into anime. The Bakemonogatari prequel (Kizumonogatari) and sequel (Nisemonogatari) novels are also to be adapted as a movie and an anime, respectively. Recently another of his works, Medaka Box, is also being adapted...