Japan stories, books, poems, and more

298 results

A story of a Japanese couple going through the process of naming their baby, including a brief description of the Japanese writing system and some other irrelevant information. Read More

Tags: baby, japan, name

Allow me to introduce you to Michael Forbes and Mary Rockwell Stewart, two individuals with unmistakable bonds to the President of the United States. Michael is the Secret Service Special Agent in charge of the White House Protective Detail. With the President's upcoming trip to attend "Reunification Talks" in South… Read More
Due to their superior social status, the samurai class was permitted to kill a commoner for something as trivial as testing a new sword. In the Edo period, bored and restless young samurai who had never tasted battle would ambush ordinary people for fun. While regular folk had no legal… Read More
Although this book is autobiographical, it is NOT an autobiography. It is the story of how I eventually wound up becoming a professor of the English Language at a small conservative Catholic women's college in Kyoto, Japan, and the many incidents that would lead up to that career that would… Read More
continued from Rivals, four unique individuals work to keep man and creature save from each other. They come across a dark cult that wishes to unleash a wicked demon on Japan. Read More
All of Rae Williams' world has fallen, and shows no sign of stopping anytime soon. At the funeral of the love of her life, she meets his twin brother, whose passive nature is mysteriously alluring to Rae. When an unexpected change of circumstance forces them together, will Rae be able… Read More

Tags: romance, japan

Taito Sato is a renowned Ninja who one day found his entire family burned to a crisp by a Yakuza boss in the middle of Tokyo. But the Yakuza boss is also friends with the Yokai which banded together to kill Taito with all they got. Plus fight a giant… Read More

Tags: gore, demons, japan, ninja

Follow Parker in a foreign land. As he discovers what it means to cope with loss, and will help from someone that he meets along the way, how to love again. Read More

Tags: japanese, japan

Reads: 3390

Comments: 16

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Fed up with his dreary life in Japan, David is contemplating going back to the States when his friend John makes an absolutely crazy suggestion. [AUTHOR'S NOTE: I am absolutely amazed at the number of "reads" this book has gotten when it is clearly stated that it is "in progress".… Read More

Short Story / Horror

May 27, 2020

Reads: 178

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

There was a well that has been with the property for over 2 centuries it’s always been closed until one rainy night it randomly opens. Family of three the Izu family will understand that the dead must remain dead. Read More
This is just a teaser for a concept that I had thought up a while ago, that contains Gay Erotica from Japan/Japanese theme. I am thinking about self-publishing soon and so, I am throwing different ideas around anyway, enjoy! Read More

Book / Horror

May 21, 2020

It was in 1990 when a girl was sacrificed in the basement of the local high school. The principal and staff could not identify the students who performed the ritual on October 29th 1990. It is now 2020 and the 30th anniversary of the ritual. A new generation of students… Read More
Living in modern-day Japan, Naoko Kitamura has a dark secret she must hide from her family and friends. She is a demon hybrid, a descendant from an ancient union between a samurai and a female demon. Possessing awesome powers that manifest in times of danger, Naoko tries to maintain the… Read More

Reads: 370

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

In Tokyo, 1972, Ryo, a Japanese carer, works at a nursing home for the elderly. According to the realtor, Mister Tan, it is allegedly haunted by ghosts from centuries past. This is a new version of an older story I wrote several years' ago. Read More
After first publishing this as 'Four Seasons or Five' I changed the title to 'Seasons Regrets'. I hope you'll agree it's more appropriate. Read More
Cross-cultural misunderstanding. Read More
I'll post the first few chapters of my upcoming novel, it's still in progress so please leave a comment if you read it so i can learn from them. Thank you! www.vanloynick.be A young man trying to cure his depression in the city of lights, finds himself trapped in a… Read More
This is one of those times, where trying to explain this can be more difficult that just showing you. The world is full of magic, monsters and things we either don't believe or can't believe. Would you believe me if I told you I had seen it all? I have… Read More
From the book description: Reading and writing Japanese is a challenge. Let this easy-to-use guide help accelerate your progress! "Read and Write Japanese Starting with Hiragana" is the latest update to "Absolute Beginner's Guide to Hiragana", a reliable reference for Japanese learners since 2007. Sections have been rewritten and expanded… Read More

Reads: 234

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

All the haiku I wrote during my trip to Japan. Read More

Tags: haiku, japan, nara, kyoto, osaka

Reads: 1352

Comments: 15

Shelves: 1

The Historical Fantasy House

Leda, a young woman who moved to Japan to escape her abusive family, is slowly adjusting to her new life. She's learning Japanese, making friends, and enjoying the summer festivals. On the day of the famous Tanabata festival, she finds a small shrine - but when she steps out of… Read More

Featured Review by B Douglas Slack

"The adventure is moving along nicely, Guenevere. Your pacing is very good. Bill " Read More

Taiyo Yamazaki and five other astronaut candidates enter a cave beneath the Australian tropics as part of a mock mission to prove their worth. But when disaster strands them they find they are not alone… (A stand-alone chapter from Tribulation (550AU Book 1)) Read More

Reads: 4177

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Jurgen has a headache that won't go away. He knows his fellow scientist Simon is watching him, waiting for him to be careless and kill another rat. Ben knows all about these mistakes, and more. But he's online, always online, talking with others. He's in trouble and doesn't know how… Read More

Reads: 510

Comments: 8

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Japan has announced that it will resume whale hunting from 1st July 2019. Read More

Featured Review by Celtic-Scribe63

"Yet again, man goes about killing and slaughtering defenceless animals, in the most barbaric ways. there is no defence or argument for this dis..." Read More

A retro drug dealer in a future Japan tries to ply his trade without getting busted. Read More

Reads: 998

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

I'm a 28-year-old, shut-in, anti-social, anime otaku, gaming, yuri-loving, NEET... what can go wrong? Read More
Five years has passed since Emma's disappearance. During the New years, Annie, Archie, Stear and Patty decided to start their search for their long lost friend. Their only clue about Emma lies in Joe, the mysterious boy who is a close friend of Emma. Will Annie and her friends be… Read More
Pirate Story Competition image

Welcome New Writers