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Feature: More young people look to Marx amid pandemic, climate crisis

TOKYO – As the global challenge of climate change mounts and the coronavirus pandemic magnifies economic inequalities, Karl Marx, who pointed to the contradictions and limitations of capitalism, is gaining new admirers in Japan, particularly among the young.   The boom has been ignited by a 34-year-old associate professor at Osaka City University who reimagined the theory expounded in the….Read more

  • May 5, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 6:46 p.m.
  • English Press

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“Aircraft Carrier Ibuki” realistically depicts defense of remote islands

A manga cartoon, titled “Kubo Ibuki (Aircraft carrier Ibuki),” is the talk of the town. It’s a near-future story that depicts Self-Defense Forces officials onboard a state-of-the-art aircraft carrier engaged in combat operations (now appearing serially in “Big Comic” magazine published by Shogakukan Inc., eight volumes already in stores). The product recently won the 63rd Shogakukan Manga Award. It’s been also….Read more

  • March 19, 2018
  • , Yomiuri , p. 11
  • JMH Translation

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Book turns 80, its lessons for young people remain eternal

More than one million copies of the manga version of the novel Kimitachi wa do ikiru ka? (How do you live?) have been published since its release four months ago. Together with the original novel published in a new format, more than 1.3 million copies of the book are in print, according to Sankei (1/5). A million-seller is a phenomenal achievement amid the….Read more

  • January 19, 2018
  • , Sankei
  • Trending@Japan

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Bestsellers in September 2016

The following is the monthly ranking of bestsellers released by book wholesaler Nippan Shuppan Hanbai Inc. (NIPPAN) on September 30:    

  • September 30, 2016
  • JMH Translation

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Bestsellers in August 2016

The following is the monthly ranking of bestsellers released by book wholesaler Nippan Shuppan Hanbai Inc. (NIPPAN) on August 31:

  • August 31, 2016
  • JMH Translation

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Bestsellers in July 2016

 The following is the monthly ranking of bestsellers released by book wholesaler Nippan Shuppan Hanbai Inc. (NIPPAN) on July 29:

  • July 29, 2016
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Bestsellers in June 2016

The following is the monthly ranking of bestsellers released by book wholesaler Nippan Shuppan Hanbai Inc. (NIPPAN) on June 30:

  • June 30, 2016
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Bestsellers in May 2016

The following is the monthly ranking of bestsellers released by book wholesaler Nippan Shuppan Hanbai Inc. (NIPPAN) on May 31:  

  • May 31, 2016
  • Translation

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Bestsellers in April 2016

The following is the monthly ranking of bestsellers released by book wholesaler Nippan Shuppan Hanbai Inc. (NIPPAN) on April 28:

  • April 28, 2016
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Bestsellers in March 2016

The following is the monthly ranking of bestsellers released by book wholesaler Nippan Shuppan Hanbai Inc. (NIPPAN) on March 31:    

  • March 31, 2016
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