At Maplopo, helping to expand the reach of Japanese writing is our mission.

We’re always writing, and always translating, right here in our comfy home base in Kobe, Japan.

Want to learn more about us and our work?

Explore the world of Japanese Literature. Beloved writers, some never before translated in English until now. 

Atsushi Nakajima 

中島敦

Junichiro Tanizaki 

谷崎潤一郎

Kenji Miyazawa 

宮沢賢治

Ango Sakaguchi 

坂口安吾

Haruki Murakami

村上春樹

Motojiro Kajii

梶井基次郎

Osamu Dazai

太宰治

Soseki Natsume

夏目漱石

Ryunosuke Akutagawa

芥川龍之介

Ogai Mori

森鴎外

Seiko Tanabe

田辺聖子

Shunsaku Endo

遠藤周作

Yaeko Nogami

野上彌生子

Kansuke Naka

中勘助

Yoko Ogawa

小川洋子

Atsuko Suga

須賀敦子

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