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1997

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- January 1997 -
+Nagai Go
"Yami no Utage"(Dark Banquet) published by Chuko-Bunko
+Nagai Go
"Shutendoji" vol.6 published by Fusosha-Bunko
+Nagai Go
"Devilman Ranger" series started on 'Comic Morning' magazin(Kodansha)
+Takachiho Haruka
"Gunryu Butoden 2:Chimmoku no Hao"(Dragons' Fight Saga 2:Silent Dynast) published by Shodensha Non-pochette Bunko
+Takachiho Haruka
"Dirty Pair Flash 2:Tenshi no Hohoemi"(The Angelic Smile) published by Hayakawa-Shobo
+Yasuhiko Yoshikazu
"Nijiiro no Trotsky"(Rainbow-colored Trotsky) vol.8 by Ushio Shuppansha Co.
+Kambayashi Chohei
"Rightgene no Isan"(Rightgene's Heritage) by Asahi Sonorama

- February 1997 -
+Nagai Go
"Cutie Honey F" series starts from 2/15 on TV by TV-Asahi network(Saturday 19:00-19:30)
+Yasuhiko Yoshikazu
"Arion" vol.1 by Chuko-Bunko
+Morishita Kazuhito
"computer panic novel" inserted in 'Bessatsu Shosetsu Hoseki' magazine
+Nagai Go
"Lovely Angel" vol.3&4 (Kobunsha)
+Nagai Go
"Mist Story" (Choko Bunko)
+Ohara Mariko & Misaki Keigo
"SF Baka-bon Hakusai hen"(SF Nerd Book, bokchoi edition) Just System Co.
+Ohara Mariko
"Archaic States" Hayakawa Shobo Co.
+Takachiho Haruka
a new monthly essay on March issue of "Sarunimo Wakaru Pasocon Nyumon"(Even Monkeys Understandable Personal Computers Guide) magazine.
+Asakura Hisashi
"Watashi wo Mikake masen Deshitaka?" Translation of Corey Ford's "Has Anybody Seen Me Latery?" Published by Hayakawa Shobo.

- March 1997 -
Minamiyama Hiroshi
"X-Files: Shirarezaru Sekai(Unknown World)vol. 2"
Shimada Yoichi
"Nazo no Tsumini wo Oe!" written by Simon Gandolfi, from Fusosha Mystery on March 31st.
Yokota Jun'ya
"Kosho-gari(Bibliohunting)"

- April 1997 -
Takachiho Haruka
Takachiho Haruka begins new sequel novel "Dirty Pair: Dokusaisha no Isan (Heritage of Dictator)" on MSN from April 1st.
Takchiho Haruka
Takachiho Haruka appears on May issue of 'Neko no Techo'(Cats Magazine) with his cat Fuh-chan.
Nagai Go
Nagai Go "Go-dan: Jiraiya"(Go's Tale: Jiraiya) published by Chuokoron-sha
Yasuhiko Yoshikazu
"Jesus(first half)" from NHK Shuppan
Arai Motoko
"Moto-chan no Itai Hanashi(Moto's Painful Stories)"Kadokawa Bunko

- May 1997 -
Tori Miki
"Tooku he Ikitai vol.1(Anywhere But Here, vol.1)" from Kawade Shobo Shinsha
Tori Miki
"Manga-ka no Himitsu(Secret of a Cartoonist)" from Tokuma Shoten
Izawa Motohiko
"Gyakusetu no Nihonshi 5: Chusei Doran Hen(Paradoxical Japanese History 5: Riot in Medieval Era)" is published from Shogakkan.
Nagai Go
"Kirigakure Saizo" is published from Chuokoronsha. 1300yen.
Toyota Aritsune
"Iikagen ni shiro, Kita Chosen(Cut the Crap, North Korea)" from Shodensha
Yumemakura Baku
"Nehan no Oo(King of Nirvana)" vol. 1&2 from Toen Shobo on 26th May
Hagio Moto
won Tezuka Osamu Culture Award(by Asahi Shinbunsha) in Cartoon department by her "Zankokuna Kami ga Shihai suru(Cruel God Dominates) published from Shogakkan
Shinoda Setsuko
won 10th Yamamoto Shugoro Award(by Shincho Bungei Shinkokai) by her "Gosaintan" published from Futabasha
Ishikawa Eisuke
"Ooedo Senkoin Tabi Nikki(Big Edo: Travel Diary of Senkoin)" from Kodansha Bunko
Toyota Aritsune
"Yomigaeru Kodaishi(Resurrecting Ancient History)" from Seishun Shuppansha
Tsuji Masaki
"Houkai(Collapse)" from Kobunsha Kappa Novels

- June 1997 -
Nagai Go
"Abashiri Ikka(Abashiri Family)" vol. 1 and 2 from Kadokawa Bunko.
Nagai Go
"Nagai Go Samurai World 3: Go-dan Sarutobi Sasuke(Go's Tale on Sarutobi Sasuke)" from Chuo Koron Sha on June 20th.
Nagai Go
"Abashiri Ikka(Abashiri Family) 1" from Kadokawa Bunko in late June.

- July 1997 -
Shimada Yoichi
"Globalhead" written by Bruce Sterling, translated by Shimada Yoichi,from Justsystem on July.
Takachiho Haruka
"Shinken Lee Sui-Ryu 1: Yakouju Majou(Lee Sui-Ryu the Godhand 1: Noctilucent Jewel of Demons' Castle)" from Kadokawa Sneaker Bunko on July 1st.
Nagai Go
"Nagai Go Samurai World 4: Go-dan Sanadagunki(Go's Tale on Sanada War History)" from Chuo Koron Sha on July 20th.
Nagai Go
"Devilman Lady 1" from Kodansha on July 23rd.
Nagai Go
"Abashiri Ikka(Abashiri Family) 2" from Kadokawa Bunko in late July.
Nagai Go
"Lovely Angel 5" from Kobunsha in late July.
Yasuda Hitoshi
"Majin Fuin no Tsubo(Encased Devil in the Pot)" from Fujimi Fantasia Bunko

- August 1997 -
Nagai Go
"Iron Muscle 1,2" from Daitosha in middle August.
Nagai Go
"Nagai Go Samurai World 5: Go-dan Sanadagunki(Go's Tale on Sanada War History)" from Chuo Koron Sha on August 20th.
Nagai Go
"Abashiri Ikka(Abashiri Family) 3" from Kadokawa Bunko in late August.
Tsuji Masaki
"Sakhalin Dassou Ressha(Sakhalin Breakout Train)" from Kodansha on August 10.
Tanaka Koji
"Shin Taiheiyo Senki 10: Rengo Kantai Dai Banka, zenpen(New Pacific War History 10: Dirge for the Imperial Fleet, 1st half)" from Kobunsha Kappa Novels
Tatsumi Takayuki
"Kyoryu no America(Dinosaurs in America)" from Chikuma Shobo(Paperback)

- September 1997 -
Nagai Go
"Original Arts and Lithograph Exhibition" at Ginza Bungei-shunju Garo B1 "the Cellar" from September 2nd to 6th.
Nagai Go
"Iron Muscle 3" from Daitosha on September 8.
Nagai Go
"Nagai Go's Samurai World 6: Go-dan Araki Mataemon(Go's Tale abaout Araki Mataemon) from Chuo Koron Sha on September 20.
Nagai Go
"Abashiri Ikka(Abashiri Family) 4" from Kadokawa Bunko
Minamiyama Hiroshi
"THE X-FILES: Norowareta Kotai(Antibodies)", the translation of Kevin J. Anderson's from Kadokawa Bunko
Yasuhiko Yoshikazu
"Jesus" 2nd half from NHK Shuppan.

- October 1997 -
Nagai Go
"Devilman Lady 2" from Kodansha
Nagai Go
"Mazin Saga 1&2" from Fusosha
Nagai Go
"Abashiri Ikka(Abashiri Family) 5(final)" from Kadokawa Bunko
Nagai Go
"GO NAGAI ALL HIS WORKS" from Tatsumi Shobo on October 10.
Takachiho Haruka
"Shinken Lee Sui-Ryu 2: Kian no Seihai(Lee Sui-Ryu the Godhand 2: the Grail of Kian" from Kadokawa Sneaker Bunko
Takachiho Haruka
"Shinken Lee Sui-Ryu: Ginga Saikyo Densetsu: Donro-hen (LEE Sui-Ryu the Godhand: Legend of the Strongest in the Galaxy: the Greedy Wolf)" on 25th October from Kadokawa Shoten, Sneaker Books.
Ishikawa Eisuke
"Oo-Edo Recycle Jijo(Rsourse Recycling in Great Edo)"from Kodansha in October
Kajio Shinji
"Kaji-Shin no So-Uchu(Kaji-Shin's Manic Universe)" from Heibonsha in October.
Nagai Go
Kyuuketsu Onsen e Yokoso(Welcome to the Vampire Spa)", MD Commics.
SFWJ
The 18th Winners of Nihon SF Taisho(Japanese Nebula) Award was decided on October 27.
Yasuda Hitoshi & Takai Shin
"Warabeuta Satsujin Jiken(Children's Song Murder Case)" from Fujimi Fantasia Bunko

- November 1997 -
Shimada Yooichi
"Spares" written by Michael Marshall Smith, translated by Shimada Yooichi, published by Sony Magazines, on November 20th.
Nagai Go
"Abashiri Ikka(Abashiri Family) 5" from Kadokawa Bunko, and "Super Robot Comic: Majingar Z" from Futabasha.
Kambe Musasi
"Hyaku no Me ga Kagayaku(One Hundred Eyes Shining)" from Kobunsha Bunko on Nov. 20.
Nagai Go
"Majin Saga 3: Kasei Ankoku Hen(Mars Darkness)2" by Nagai Go is published on November 30th from Fusosha. ISBN4-594-02386-X, 857 yen.
Nagai Go
"Majin Saga 4: Kasei Fu'un Hen(Mars Wirlwind)1" by Nagai Go is published on November 30th from Fusosha. ISBN4-594-02387-8, 857 yen.

- December 1997 -
Tori Miki
"Almi-chan," written by Kitamura So from Komine Shoten.
Nagai Go
"Majin Saga 5" from Fusosha and "God Majingar" from Daitosha.
Tori Miki
"Sekishin Densetsu(Legend of Stone God)" vol 1 on December 22nd from Bungei-Shunjusha
Tori Miki
Tori Miki autographs for his books on December 18th in Tokyo, Aoyama Book Center Roppongi.
18th Japan SF Taisho Award(Japanese Nebula)
prizegiving party was held in Tokyo on Dec. 2.
Yokota Jun'ya
"Meiji Wonder Kagaku Kan(House of Wonderful Science in Meiji Era)" published from Justsystem on Dec. 5.
Tatsumi Takayuki
"Gendai Sakka Guide(Guide for Modern Authors) 3: William Gibson" was published on Dec. 20 from Sairyusha.
Izawa Motohiko
Asahi Shinbun no Seigi(Justice of the Asahi Shinbun)" an interview with Kobayashi Yoshinori, on Jan. 1 from Shogakkan.
Okamoto Ken'ichi
"Time Crush 1" on Dec. 30 from Asahi Sonorama.
Tori Miki and Kyogoku Natsuhiko
"COMIC CUE VOL.4" on Jan. 1.
Takachiho Haruka
"Dirty Pair: Dokusaisha no Isan(Legacy of the Dictator)" being open to the public on MSN from Dec. 19.
Izawa Motohiko
"Kotodama(Spirit of Words) 2" published from Shodensha on Dec. 20.

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