Recommendations
for Tokyo

Norwegian Wood

Haruki Murakami
For Toru Watanabe, the Beatles tune "Norwegian Woods" is a melancholy song of remembrance: he seeks to preserve and understand a pain- and fateful youth . Set in the troubled sixties in Tokyo, this stunning novel propelled Murakami to the forefront of the literary scene.
When I open this book, the first page contains four dates in my scrawly handwriting: 2010. 2011. 2013. 2016. read more
Mariko Minoguchi

Mariko Minoguchi

Screenwriter & Director

The Scarlet Gang of Asakusa

Yasunari Kawabata
The Scarlet Gang of Asakusa portrays the harsh and delightful atmosphere of Tokyo's sinful Asakusa district in the late 1920s.

After Dark

Haruki Murakami
From midnight to dawn - a magical journey through Tokyo at night.

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