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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
A short story about a girl and her cat I wrote for a class Read More
A subversion of the usual isekai light novel tropes with an MC who was a home burglar. Read More
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

Becky continues her investigation into the Alfonsi criminal racquet, and needs to go to her friend Isabella for help. Meanwhile we meet Amaya, with Catburglars, Inc. Read More
Amaya Takehashi, a catburglar with Catburglars, INC, picked the wrong doughnut shop to rob...... Read More
A mother makes a deal that will cost her the life of her own son. No death, No execution, just forever labor. For the rest of his life, he will serve as a blade of one of the 7's, With a goal to eliminate the opposing clans to save the… Read More
just a story idea I've had for a while Read More
A story about a young man and woman who grow up together as orphans in a rural village in Japan. The young man is strong, determined, cocky and slightly arrogant due to his natural ability to excel in sports and martial combat . The woman is also very determined, she… Read More

Poem / Poetry

December 22, 2019

Reads: 198

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Free Verse House

Japanese style haiku... Read More

Tags: japanese, haiku, style

Book / Thrillers

November 19, 2019

Reads: 2239

Comments: 3

Shelves: 4

The Veterans House

The acceptance of a position as a bartender at a Koko Marina restaurant and bar influenced by racial tensions found in the Islands, the Drug Trade, and Government involvement, and Yakuza, along with a snapshot of the Hawaiian lifestyle, is a major influence on Lauren’s intense journey. More intense than… Read More
English Language Haiku - A short poem, usually meant to encapsulate a brief moment in nature. Consisting of 3 lines of 5/7/5 syllables respectively. The examples I wrote stray from the traditional standard of Haiku. A true Haiku should be written as two contrasting things that are linked by an… Read More
Leo is bored and tired of his life and relies on playing video games to bring satisfaction to his life. A new VRMMO (Virtual reality massive multiplayer online) company emerged and presented their product to the world, which allows players to switch their consciousness to another world. Leo wants… 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
Also an exercise for a writing course. We randomly chose a story and a genre. This story is based on the Japanese myth, the purification of Izanagi who with his wife, set creation into motion by stirring the primordial soup with a big spoon. The genre I chose was comedy. Read More
A few years after the Tokugawa unification of Japan, a Clan known as the Kasade challenge the Tokugawa in war, but behind the scenes, a strange man conducts a ritual to summon beings from the underworld. how will the people of unified Japan fight against the yokai siege? Read More

Tags: japanese, war, demons

Reads: 1139

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

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Book / Other

November 28, 2018

Here are some Japanese lessons. If you're interested, come and have a look. Read More

Tags: japanese, lim

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
They say your life flashes before you in that moment before death. I could see it all reflected back at me in the cold merciless blade. I was standing under the cherry blossoms at my elementary school entrance ceremony, eating cake at my sister's wedding, standing outside praying the monster… Read More
five years in Tokyo . Alone in his apartment, then mental thoughts and very ordinary and boring thoughts of a normal person ,on the cusp of leaving and moving and returning to his homeland again in Ireland. issues of Gaijin foreigner identity and integration or lack of , immigrant,… Read More

Short Story / Horror

October 12, 2017

Reads: 601

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A man approaches a young girl late at night. But who is the predator and who is the prey? Read More
For those of you who never heard of BabyMetal, come here to learn the basics. Read More

Reads: 292

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

There were many people who witnessed the horrible event but this is the story of witness number one: Ayaka. Find out what happened to this perfect student. Read More
After an incident that the ninja clan killed the entire samurai clan "Akabane" leaving the only survivor of the clan, Kenta. The young man travelled place by place until he meets an orphaned girl, Yuki. He ended up taking Yuki on his travels. Read More
Mei is no stranger to loneliness. Loneliness torments her day in and day out. In one heart-pounding blow after another, we discover the true extent of Mei's desolation. Eager to overcome the intense sadness in her heart, she suddenly decides to go somewhere special for her birthday. Unfortunately the solitude… Read More
This is a song I've written in Japanese. It might be of a poor Japanese literary skills since I'm not Japanese and I might have made, henceforward, a lot (or, should I say, an awful lot) of mistakes. But I enjoyed writing it. To put it in a nutshell, it's… Read More

Book / Romance

March 31, 2017

Reads: 2155

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

An original story. - A wealthy & healthy worker known as Satoshi is a man who has not experienced happiness in a long time. He lives his everyday life working and gaining promotions, which resulted in him having a wealthy fortune. However, he feels great depression once his sister passses… Read More
This is a novel I have been working on without much direction. I just write from what comes to mind for plot. Please enjoy this prose style novel. Feel free to comment and ask questions. This story is also open for roleplay! Read More

Reads: 2536

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Sam and Dean Winchester look into a case about an old Japanese yokai known as Kuchisake-onna. With barely any leads and only a sheet of paper with a phone number for an unknown girl named Hell what will they do as the bodies continue building up. Read More

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