Discovery: 5 Japanese Science Fiction Authors blog.gaijinpot.com

posted by  banzaitokyo | 10 months ago in Art & Culture

When people think about Japanese science fiction, thoughts tend to swing towards manga, anime and live action movies. Gundam, Atom Boy and Battle Royale are all high on international SF-awareness radar but when it comes to fiction, the responses get a little more vague: “Battle Royale was a book first, wasn’t it?” “Is Murakami sometimes sci-fi?”