The Japan Society Review

The Japan Society Review is published on a bimonthly basis. Each issue covers a selection of Japan-related books and films, as well as theatre and stage productions. Its purpose is to inform, entertain and encourage readers to explore the works for themselves.

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11 April 2014
Telescope-1

The Return of Japan’s Long Lost Telescope

Article by Sean Curtin

26 March 2014
Triangle

Triangle by Hisaki Matsuura (translated by David Karashima)

Review by Chris Corker

10 March 2014
likemike

Like Someone in Love, directed by Abbas Kiarostami

Review by Mike Sullivan

7 March 2014
Colourful

Colorful, directed by Keiichi Hara

Review by Mike Sullivan

5 March 2014
Unforgiven

Unforgiven, directed by Lee Sang-Il

Review by Chris Corker

27 February 2014
DesigningNature

Designing Nature, The Rinpa Aesthetic in Japanese Art by John T. Carpenter

Review by Sir Hugh Cortazzi

24 February 2014
Roujin

Roujin Z, directed by Hiroyuki Kitakubo and written by Katsuhiro Otomo

Review by Chris Corker

18 February 2014
WITD1

Woman in the Dunes, by Kobo Abe, adapted as a play and directed by Micha Colombo

An interview with Micha Colombo By Susan Meehan

18 February 2014
RScover

To The Kwai – And Back: War Drawings 1939-1945 by Ronald Searle

Review by Sean Curtin

7 February 2014
therailwayman

The Railway Man, directed by Jonathan Teplitzy

Review by Susan Meehan