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Book / Poetry

December 08, 2021

Reads: 580

Comments: 22

Shelves: 3

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This is a collection of short poems written in a samurai's perspective. Most of the poems are based on philosophy that tries to define life, marriage, peace, death, love and more. I've applied the format which consists three lines of five, seven, and five syllables (5, 7, 5) or 17… Read More
Twins Ichiro and Kanon Sakurai are in their first year of high school. After an argument between their Japanese grandmother and their American father, they somehow travel back in time to Hiroshima in 1945. They soon realize they must survive one of the biggest events in history and in the… Read More

Book / Gay and Lesbian

September 28, 2021

Reads: 1223

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

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I can't believe I'm actually doing this. This is so personal... Read More

Tags: gay, drugs, travel, sex, japan

Reads: 204

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This short story takes you back to the year 1935 and explores young Miyagi's life. Before he left for America and befriended Daniel during the 80s, Miyagi had his own teen story and love interest which resulted in him making enemies with his pal Sato. Just what exactly happened between… Read More
Welcome to my first ever book! This is a ROMANCE/DRAMA/SLICE OF LIFE novel. Go on a trip with Haru Sato as he experiences life in his new home of Tokyo. Haru is now 17 years old and he wants to make a change to his life, which is... blending in… Read More
Inside the mind of a troubled video game designer. Read More
The streets of Tokyo are different at night. There is darkness behind the glitter and the neon lights, and people who prefer to stay in the shadows, to dwell in the underworld – whores, gangsters, the homeless, the lost. People like Sato. He’s part of this world, he always has… Read More
A retelling and continuation of 12th-century novel fragment 'Mushi Medzuru Himegimi': The Lady Who Loved Insects Read More
The small village of Kotohira is experiencing many murders, and no one knows who the killer is. Junko and her best friend, Urumi, are increasingly afraid to walk around town. Read More
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: 4838

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: 321

Shelves: 1

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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: 515

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
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