Go is a love story that confronts ethnicity and discrimination in Japanese society, but resonates globally. It went on to win the prestigious literary Naoki Prize; the film adaption won every major award in Japan. Now it is finally available in English. Join us for a talk and signing with the translator Takami Nieda!
Kinokuniya is proud to host the Dallas Pen Club with a hands-on introduction to fountain pens. If you ever wanted to know how to use a fountain pen and what makes it so different from other pens, here is a great opportunity to get a personal introduction!
Sci-fi authors Corinne Duyvis (Edge of Gone, Guardians of the Galaxy) and CB Lee (Sidekick Squad series) will be signing books and having a casual conversation with readers about science fiction, their books, and more. Come stop by to say hello!
Azusa Tanaka is a Japanese Studies Librarian at University of Washington and she recently wrote and published Subject Librarians: Unpacking Their Roles in American Academic Libraries. She will visit our Seattle store and talk about the differences between Japanese and US academic libraries, how to became a librarian, and some of the dramatic experiences she has had as a librarian.
Kinokuniya USA hosted the official Studio Ghibli Pop-Up Shop at TOTO Concept 190 in San Francisco (near AT&T park) from February 24 through March 18, 2018.
The shop was carrying an exciting line of Studio Ghibli merchandise, most of which was shipped directly from Japan. Collaborating with Her Universe, there were also exclusive Ghibli related merchandise.
Thank you everyone who came to the official Studio Ghibli Pop-Up Shop!
We hope you all enjoyed the store!
Our first Bibliobattle this year will be held on Saturday, February 17th at 3:30pm at our New York store, and the theme is Books With Compelling Romantic Pairings. To register as a battler, please e-mail: email@example.com
From Cherry Blossom Rice Cakes to Mochi Dusted with Green Soy-bean Flour, home cooks will be transported by the recipes in Machiko Chiba's latest cookbook devoted to Japanese sweets known as wagashi. With her easy-to-follow instructions and the patented Cook-Zen microwave pot, anyone can make wagashi in minutes!
After 10+ years of shenanigans, Hiro Mashima's legendary fantasy manga Fairy Tail is coming to an end—with final volume 63 hitting stores this month. But don’t say goodbye just yet! Celebrate the release of the final volume with fun activities on Saturday, January 27 at our New York, New Jersey, Seattle, Carrollton, Seattle, and San Francisco stores!
On Saturday, January 27 we did celebrate the release of the final volume 63 of Hiro Mashima's legendary fantasy manga Fairy Tail at our New York, New Jersey, Chicago, Carrollton, Seattle, and San Francisco stores.