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1997

Jan| Feb| Mar| Apr| May| Jun| Jul| Aug| Sep| Oct| Nov| Dec
- 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.

1998

Jan| Feb| Mar| Apr| May| Jun| Jul| Aug| Sep| Oct| Nov| Dec
- January 1998 -
Nagai Go
"Devilman Lady 3" from Kodansha on January 23.
Yumemakura Baku
"Shin Maju-gari(New Devil-Beast Hunters) 5" from Shodensha
Yumemakura Baku
"Garouden(Hungry Wolves Legend) 3" comics version, drawn by Itagaki Keisuke from Scola.
Nagai Go
"Kotetsu Jeeg(Iron Jeeg)" from Daitosha in early January
Nagai Go
"Majinga Z Kaitaishinsho(Anatomizing Majinga Z)" from Kodansha in late January
Okamoto Ken'ichi
"Time Crush" vol. 2 from Asahi Sonorama in January
Yamada Masaki
"Shinkyoku Houtei(Court of Divina Commedia)" from Kodansha Novels
Tanaka Koji
"Shin Taiheiyo Senki 11: Rengo Kantai Dai Banka/ kohen(New Tale of Pacific War 11: Requiem to the Combined Fleet 2)" from Kobunsha Kappa Novels

- February 1998 -
Yumemakura Baku
"Garouden(Hungry Wolves Legend) 10" from Futabasha
Yumemakura Baku
"Hitsuji no Uchu(Universe of Sheep)", a picture book, drawn by Tamura Shigeru from Kodansha.
Minamiyama Hiroshi
"Nostradamus no Gokuhi Ango(Secret Code of Nostradamus)", translation of the same book by Maurice Chatran, from Kosaido Books
Ishikawa Eisuke
"Zatsugaku: Oo-Edo Shomin Jiten(Trivia Dictionary on Edo Citizens)" published in Februay from Kodansha Bunko
Takai Shin
"Panzerdragoon Azel" from Fusosha in February
Noda Masahiro
"Noda Masahiro no Uchuryoko-shi: Reimei-hen(NODA SPACE MUSEUM / A CHRONICLE OF SPACEFLIGHT)" from ASCII in February

- March 1998 -
Nagai Go
"Kanzen Fukkokuban(Full Republishment version) Violence Jack 1-3" from Kodansha in March
Tsuji Masaki
"Fushigi-cho San-chome(Cruel street, Magic city)" published by Kodansha Novels on March 5.
Nagai Go
New serial commic "Space Fairy ASTRA" will begin on Commic Alpha magazine published by MediaFactory.
Kumi Saori
"Kore ga Todome no Shinjinsho no Torikata Oshiemasu(The Last Book to Know How to Get an Writer's Award for New Faces)" published from Tokuma Shoten, 1400 yen.
Nagai Go
"Reprinted Violence Jack 1-3" by Nagai Go was published on March 23 from Kodansha Commics. 500 yen each.
Yumemakura Baku
"Kimaira 14 Enjo-hen(Kimaira 14: Related Life)" from Asahi Sonorama

- April 1998 -
Tori Miki
"Jiken no Chiheisen(Horizon of Cases)" published from Chikuma Shobo on April 20.
Nagai Go
"Shuten Doji 1-2" from Fusosha on April 1.
Nagai Go
"Shuten Doji 3" from Fusosha in April.
Nagai Go
"Reprinted Violence Jack 4-7" from Kodansha Commics in April.
Nagai Go
"Violence Jack 1-2" from Chuko Bunko in April.
Nagai Go
"Go-dan(Go's Tale): Iwami Jutaro" from Chuo Koronsha in April.
Nagai Go
"Devilman Lady 4" from Kodansha in April.
Nagai Go
"Nagai Go: Kekko Land" from Magazine-magazine in April.
Shimada Yooichi
Translation of "The Ship Errant" by Jody Lynn Nye from Sogen SF Bunko in April.
Tori Miki and Yuuki Masami
"Doyo Wide Satsujin Jiken(Saturday TV-darama Murder Case)" on April 2 from Tokuma Shoten.
Tori Miki and Yuuki Masami
"Jiken no Chiheisen(Horizon of Affairs)" on April 20 from Chikuma Shobo.
Yumemakura Baku
"Heisei Koshaku: Abe Seimei Den(Heisei Narrative: Legend of Abe Seimei)" from Chuo Koronsha.
Kozumi Rei
"Ringworld no Gyokuza(The Ringworld Throne)", written by Larry Niven, from Hayakawa Shobo on April 30.
Toyota Aritsune
"Jinrui Izen, Jinrui Igo(Before Humankind, After Humankind)" from Seishun Shuppansha Playbooks on April 5.
Hiura Ko
"Dai Hard: Mirai Horo Galdeen Gaiden 2(Future Drift Galdeen - Side story 2)" from Kadokawa Sneaker Bunko on April 1.
Yumemakura Baku
"Kamigami no Sanrei(Mountain Top of Gods)" was dramatized on NHK-FM radio from April 29 to May 2.
Yumemakura Baku
"Heisei Koshaku Abe Seimei Den(Heisei Parable on Abe Seimei)" from Chuo Koron Sha.
Kawamata Chiaki
"Kyokutou Guren Kantai(Fareast Yakuza Fleet)" on April 30 in Tokuma Novels from Tokuma Shoten.
Kumi Saori
"Kimi no Hitomi ni Galaxy(Galaxy to your Eyes)" as electronic books.
Kumi Saori
"3 ji no Oyatsu ni Dokuyaku wo(Poison for the Tea Time)" as electronic books.

- May 1998 -
Nagai Go
"Shuten Doji 4" from Fusosha in May.
Nagai Go
"Violence Jack 3-4" from Chuko Bunko in May.
Nagai Go
"Papercraft Book Mazingar Z" from Kodansha in May.
Nagai Go
"Ketteiban Devilman no Sekai(the Definitive Edition of the World of Devilman)" from Kodansha Commics in May.
Yumemakura Baku
Comic book "Ommyoji(Sorcerer)" drawn by Okano Reikoon May 29 from Sukora.
Tanaka Koji
"Reiketu(Killer Blood)" on May 10 from Keibunsha.
Tatsumi Takayuki
"Nippon Henryu Bungaku(Slipstream Japan)" on May 30 from Shinchosha.
Asakura Hisashi
Kurt Vonnegut's "Timequake" was tranlated by Asakura Hisashi, published on May 31 from Hayakawa Shobo.
Yasuhiko Yoshikazu
"Yasuhiko Yoshikazu Gashu: Kanzen Fukkoku Ban" from Kodansha Comics, On May 20.

- June 1998 -
Takahashi Ryohei
translated Bruce Dessau's "The Life and Times of Rowan Atkinson" as "Mr. Atokinson no Himitsu" to be published from Kyuryudo.
Nagai Go
"Kanzenban(Complete version) Violence Jack 5&6" in June from Chuko Bunko.
SFWJ
SFWJ held the general assembly on June 7 at Nakadana-so in Nakadana Spa.
Hikawa Reiko
"Sen no Yoru no Kaeru Tokoro(Where Thousant Nights Return)" from Fujimi Shobo on June 10.
Tanaka Koji
"'Rengo Kantai' ga Nihon wo Sukuu('Combined Fleet' saves Japan)" from Seishun Shuppansha Playboooks on June 5.
Minamiyama Hiroshi
"Borkerlands" by Mike Dash on June 18 from Kadokawa Haruki Jimusho.
Minamiyama Hiroshi
"Chikyu-shi wo Kutsugaesu 'Shin-Soseiki'('New Genesis' oversets the History of the Earth)" on May 30 from Gakken.
Shikano Tsukasa
"Kyodai Robbot Tanjo(the Birth of Gigantic Robbots)" from Shuwa System on June 20.
Okamoto Ken'ichi
"Twin Heat" from Asahi Sonorama on June 30.
Ishikawa Eisuke
"2050-nen wa Edo Jidai(It Comes Edo era in 2050)" from Kodansha Bunko on June 15.
Kawamata Chiaki
"Keppu Indochina Kusen-roku 1" on June 30 from Futabasha.

- July 1998 -
Nagai Go
"Devilman BOX" published by Kodansha for registered customers only. The price will be 13,000 yen.
Nagai Go
"Nagai Go Seikimatsu-ten(Nagai Go's End-of-the-Century Show)" to be held in Japan and in Europe.
Nagai Go
"Kanzenban(Complete version) Violence Jack 7&8" in July from Chuko Bunko.
Nagai Go
"Devilman BOX ARK" in July from Kodansha.
Nagai Go
"Oira Sukeban(I'm Sukeban) 1&2" in July from Magazine-magazine.
Nagai Go
"Samurai World 8: Raiden Tameemon" on July 20 from Chuo Koronsha.
Nagai Go
"Devilman Lady 5" on July 23 from Kodansha.
Nagai Go
"Shuten Doji 5" on July 10 from Fusosha.
Oba Waku
"Yuki Iro no Karte(A Carte in Snow Color)" on July 5 from KK Bestsellers
Shimada Yoichi
"Fires of Eden" by Dan Simmons, translated by Shimada Yoichi, is published in middle July from Kadokawa Bunko.
Yumemakura Baku
"Shichi-nin no Abe Seimei(Seven Abe Seimeis)", in middle July, from Outou Shobo.
Yumemakura Baku
"Seigakudo Suimu-tan(Seigakudo's Daydream Tales)", in late July, from Shueisha Bunko.
Noda Masahiro
"NHK Human University: Those who have been dreamt of the space". On air on 9, 16, 23, 30 of July, NHK educational TV.
Kawamata Chiaki
"Keppu Indochina Kusen-roku(Bloody Air Battle in Indochina) 2" on July 25 from Futabasha.
Tanaka Koji
"Leyte Oki: Nichi-Bei Kaisen(Off Leyte: Japan and US Open Hostilities)" on July 30 from Kobunsha KAPPA NOVELS.
Izawa Motohiko
"Shinu made no wazukana Jikan(Death Just Around the Corner)" from Futabasha on July 25.

- August 1998 -
Yumemakura Baku
On August 2, an event for the sake of the publication of "Heisei Koshaku Abe Seimei Den(Heisei Parable on Abe Seimei)".
Yumemakura Baku
"Junjo Hyoryu(Heart-whole Drifting)" from Shueisha Bunko in late August.
Yumemakura Baku
A commic, originated by Yumemakura Baku and drawn by Itagaki Keisuke, "GARODEN 4" in middle August from Scola.
Yumemakura Baku
Yumemakura Baku campaigns on August 22 at Book Fast Shibuya from 14:00 to 15:00.
Noda Masahiro
"NHK Human University: Those who have been dreamt of the space". On air on 6, 13, 20, 27 of August. NHK educational TV
Nagai Go
Comic "Kanzenban(Complete version) Violence Jack 9" from Choko Bunko.
Nagai Go
Comic "Kanzenban(Complete version) Violence Jack 10" from Choko Bunko.
Nagai Go
Comic "Nagai Go Clonicle" in August from Zest.
Nagai Go
Comic "Hen-chin Pokoider 1" from Futabasha.
Nagai Go
Comic "Hen-kiin Tamaider 1" from Futabasha.
Nagai Go
Comic "Oira Sukeban(I'm Sukeban) 3" from Magazine-magazine.
Nagai Go
From August 6, "Dinamic Production 30th Anniversary Book Fair" at the Shinjuku Minami shop of Kinokuniya Book Store.
Takachiho Haruka
"Dirty Pair: Dokusaisha no Isan(Legacy of the Dictator)" from Hayakawa Shobo on August 26.
Takahashi Ryohei
"Encyclopedia of Science Fiction" by John Clute, from Graphic-sha in August.
Otsuki kenji
"Watakushi dakara(Because It's Me)" from Shueisha on August 26.
Tori Miki
A feature on Tori Miki is shown on magazine 'TV Bros' Aug. 15 issue from Tokyo News Tsushinsha.
Kawamata Chiaki
"Keppu Indochina Kusen-roku 3" on August 25 from Futabasha.
Tsuji Masaki
"Noto ha Yasashiya Oni mademo" on August 20 from Kobunsha Bunko.
Nagai Go
"Nagai Go Seikimatsu-ten(Nagai Go's End-of-the-Century Show)" to be held in Japan and in Europe.

- September 1998 -
Yumemakura Baku
"Kenran-taru Sagi(Luscious Egret)" from Shueisha Bunko.
Noda Masahiro
"NHK Human University: Those who have been dreamt of the space". On air on 3, 10, 17, 24 of September. NHK educational TV
Nagai Go
Comic "Kanzenban(Complete version) Violence Jack 11&12" from Choko Bunko.
Nagai Go
Comic "Hen-chin Pokoider 2" from Futabasha.
Nagai Go
Comic "Hen-kiin Tamaider 2" from Futabasha.
Nagai Go
Comic "Oira Sukeban(I'm Sukeban) 4" from Magazine-magazine.
Ohba Waku
Ohba Waku's novel "Cho Un Den (Tale of Zhao Yun) 1" from Koei on September 25.
Nagai Go
"Nagai Go Seikimatsu-ten(Nagai Go's End-of-the-Century Show)" to be held in Japan and in Europe.
Kotani Mari
"Fantasy no Boken(Adventure of Fantasy)" from Chikuma Shinsho on September 20.
Nagai Go
"Samurai World 9: Hidari Jingoro" on September 20 from Chou Koronsha.
Nagai Go
"Majin Saga 6" on September 30 from Fusosha.
SFWJ
general meeting was held at Arcadia Ichigaya on September 6.
Nagai Go
"Oira Sukeban(I'm Sukeban) 3" from Magazine-magazine on September 15.
Noda Masahiro
"Prisoner's Hope" by David Finetuch on September 30 from Hayakawa Bunko.

- October 1998 -
Nagai Go
"Devilman Lady 6" from Kodansha in October
Nagai Go
"Violence Jack 13" from Chuo Koronsha in October
Nagai Go
"Violence Jack 14" from Chuo Koronsha in October
Yumemakura Baku
Yumemakura Baku got the 11th Shibata Renzaburo Award(sponsored by Shueisha) by his novel "Kamigami no Itadaki(Mountain Top of Gods)" published from Shueisha.
Kasai Kiyoshi
"Ski-teki Shikou(Think Like Skiing)" on October 30 from Kobunsha.
Nagai Go
"Nagai Go Seikimatsu-ten(Nagai Go's End-of-the-Century Show)" to be held in Japan and in Europe.

- November 1998 -
Kotani Mari, Ueno Naoko
Kotani Mari talks with Ueno Naoko at Aoyama Book Center Honten, Tokyo on November 3.
Tori Miki
"Sekishin Densetsu(Legend of Stone God)" published from Bungei Shunju on November 20.
Nagai Go
"Violence Jack 15" from Chuo Koronsha in November
Nagai Go
"Violence Jack 16" from Chuo Koronsha in November
Nagai Go
"Samurai World 10: Musashibo Benkei" on November 11 from Chou Koronsha.
SFWJ
Nomination to the 19th Nihon SF Taisho Award was decided on November 1.
Ohba Waku
"Cho Un Den (Tale of Zhao Yun) 2" from Koei on November 2.
Takachiho Haruka
"Igyo Sangokushi: Gamos no Maken 3" from Fujimi Fantasia Bunko on November 25.
SFWJ
On November 20, this year's Nihon SF Taisho Award was decided.
Tanaka Koji
"Rengo Kantai Higashi-he" on November 25 from Kobunsha Kappa Novels.
Minamiyama Hiroshi
"The X Files: Fight the Future" by Chris Carter & Elizabeth Hand on November 25 from Kadokawa Bunko.
Nagai Go
"Nagai Go Seikimatsu-ten(Nagai Go's End-of-the-Century Show)" to be held in Japan and in Europe.

- December 1998 -
Nagai Go
"Violence Jack 17" from Chuo-Koronsha in December 18.
Nagai Go
"Violence Jack 18" from Chuo-Koronsha in December.
Nagai Go
"Nagai Go Vintage Manga-kan(House of Manga)" from Wani Books in December.
Nagai Go
"Nagai Go Character Zukan(Visual Glossary)" from Zest in December.
Nagai Go
"Papercraft Book: Devilman" from Kodansha in December.
Ohba Waku
"Ma-king" from KK Best Sllers on December 5.
Yamada Masaki
"Hisame(Icy Rain)" from Kadokawa Haruki Jimusho on December 8.
Ishikawa Jun
"Samui Asa(Cold Morning)" on December 3 from Chikuma Shobo(Chikuma Bunko).
Noa Azusa
"Shonen Salome(Salome the Boy)" on December 10 from Kodansha.
Morishita Katsuhito
"Gendai SF Saizensen(the Front Line of the Contemporary SF)" on December 5 from Futabasha.
Okamoto Ken'ichi'
"Nabe ga Warau(Skillets Laugh)" on December 24 from Asahi Sonolama.
Asakura Hisashi
"Zod Wallop" by William Browning Spencer on December 5 from Kadokawa Shoten.
Takachiho Haruka
"Dirty Pair: Dokusaisha no Isan(Legacy of the Dictator) Internet Version" appears again from December 21.
Toyota Aritsune
"Dango-shugi no Kozai" on December 20 from Seishun Shuppansha Playbooks.
Kawamata Chiaki
"Juni Senkan Monogatari(Twelve Battleship Stories)" on December 8 from Gakushu Kenkyusha.
Yumemakura Baku and Okano Reiko
"Ommyoji 8" on December 18 from Scola.

1999

Jan| Feb| Mar| Apr| May| Jun| Jul| Aug| Sep| Oct| Nov| Dec
- January 1999 -
Nagai Go
"Meiwaku Tantei Iboji Kogoro(Annoying Detective Iboji Kogoro)" from Shueisha in January.
Nagai Go
"Omoshiro Kamen Dai-shingeki(Marching Comical Masks)" from Shueisha in January.
Nagai Go
"Devilman Lady 7" from Shueisha in January.
Yumemakura Baku
"Gyoten Yumemakura Baku Tokubetsu-go(Astaunding Yumemakura Baku Special Eddition)" on January 20 from Nami Shobo.
Kozumi Ray
"The Immortality Option" by James P. Hogan from Sogen SF Bunko on January 29.
Kumi Saori
"MOTHER", electronic bookshop Papiless on January 22.
Kumi Saori
"MOTHER 2", electronic bookshop Papiless on January 22.
Ishikawa Eisuke
"Oo-Edo Sen'nyo-goyomi(Fairy Calender of Edo era)" on January 15 from Kodansha Bunko.
Tsuji Masaki
"Toki no Kairou: Showa wa Tooku Narinikeri (Cloister of Time: Showa has gone afar)" on January 30 from Asahi Sonolama.
Shimada Yooichi
"Fairyland" written by Paul J. McAuley from Hayakawa Shobo on January 31.
Minamiyama Hiroshi
"Dinosaur" written by Carl E.Baugh, Ph.D. with Clifford A.Wilson, Ph.D. from Futami Shobo on January 25
Nagai Go
"Meiwaku Tantei Iboji Kogoro(Trouble-making Detective Iboji Kogoro)" from Shueisha on January 24.
Nagai Go
"Owarai Kamen Dai Shingeki(Laugher Masks Go Marching)" from Shueisha on January 24.

- February 1999 -
Nagai Go and Yasuhiko Yoshikazu
"ManJapa" from the bureau of Manga Japan in February.
Izawa Motohiko
"Nihonshi Sai-kento 3" from Sekai Bunkasha on February 10.
Arai Motoko
"Tigris to Euphrates(Tigris and Euphrates)" on February 10 from Shueisha.
Takachiho Haruka
"Ookami-tachi no Koya(Wolves' Plain)" originally from Shueisha. Available at the electronic bookshop Papiless from February 12.
Takachiho Haruka
"Bijuu(Beautiful Beast)1" originally from Shueisha. Available at the electronic bookshop Papiless from February 12.
Takachiho Haruka
"Bijuu(Beautiful Beast)2" originally from Shueisha. Available at the electronic bookshop Papiless from February 12.
Takachiho Haruka
"Ougon no Apollo(Golden Apollo)" originally from Kadokawa Shoten. Available at the electronic bookshop Papiless from February 12.
Takachiho Haruka
"Kyo-senshi Ai(Berserker Ai)" originally from Kadokawa Shoten. Available at the electronic bookshop Papiless from February 12.
Takachiho Haruka
"Bousatsu Kyoudan(Cult of Murder)" originally from Kadokawa Shoten. Available at the electronic bookshop Papiless from February 12.
Yumemakura Baku
"Garouden(Hungry Wolves Legend) 11" on February 16 from Futabasha.
Yumemakura Baku
Comic "GAROUDEN", Drawn by Itagaki Keisuke on February 16 from Scola.
Nagai Go
"Devilman Kaitai Shinsho(Analizing Book of Devilman)" from Kodansha.
Nagai Go
"Nagai Go Seiki-matsu Akuma Jiten(End-of-the-Century Devil's Dictionary) from Kodansha.
Nagai Go
"MAZINGER U.S.A. Version" from Kodansha.
Nagai Go
"Maro" in 2 volumes from Mediafactory.
Nagai Go
"Suba-Ban" in 2 volumes from Mediafactory.
Kotani Mari and others
"Lost in Space: Probing Feminist Science Fiction and Beyond" written by Marleen S. Barr, on February 25 from Keiso Shobo.

- March 1999 -
Yumemakura Baku
"Psycho-diver series 18: Shin Maju-gari(New Devil-Beast Hunters) Madou-hen(the Devil's Way)" from Shodensha.
Nagai Go
"Z Mazinger" from Kodansha.
Nagai Go
"Mazinger Z Gashu(Drawing collection)" from Kodansha.
Nagai Go
"Chibikko Kaiju Yadamon(Little Monster Yadamon)" from Mediafactory.
Nagai Go
"Buravo Sensei(Mr. Bravo)" from Mediafactory.
Nagai Go
"Samurai Japan" from from Mediafactory.
Nagai Go
"Dongara Sanjushi(Rattling Three Musketeers)" from Mediafactory.
Otsuki Kendi
"O-Ken no Nohohon Nikki(O-Ken's Dreamy Diary)" from Pia.
Tanaka Koji
"Aikokusha no Jirai(Patriot Mine)" on March 25 from Jitsugyo no Nihon Sha.
Shimada Yoichi
"the Ship Avenged" by S. M. Stirling on March 26 from Sogen SF Bunko.
Okamoto Ken'ichi
"Ginga Boken Ki(Galactic Adventure Record): Monster 7" on March 31 from Asahi Sonolama/Sonolama Bunko.
Yasuhiko Yoshikazu
"Oudou no Inu(Royal Road Dog) 3" from Kodansha in March.

- April 1999 -
Yumemakura Baku
"Kouya ni Kemono Doukoku-su(Beast Cries in the Wilderness) 4: Kijuu no shou(the Devil-beast)" from Jitsugyo no Nihon Sha.
Takachiho Haruka
"Shinken Ri Sui-Ryu: Ginga Saikyo Densetsu: Fushicho-hen" on April 25 from Kadokawa Shoten Sneaker Books.
Kotani Mari
speaks at "Aisho-ka Monogatari dai 3-dan(Bibliophiles Speak 3)" in Kitazawa Galary on April 17.
Kurimoto Kaoru
"Rikudo-ga-Tsuji Sumizome no Sakura" on April 26 from Kadokawa Shoten.
Yasuhiko Yoshikazu
"Venus Senki(Record of Venus War) 1" on April 18 from Chuko Bunko Commics.
Yasuhiko Yoshikazu
"Venus Senki(Record of Venus War) 2" on April 18 from Chuko Bunko Commics.

- May 1999 -
Oba Waku
"Cyber Daisenryaku: Shutsugeki! Haruka-tai", originated by a game of Systemsoft, on May 5 from Best Game Novels.
Kajio Shinji
"OKAGE" in paperback on May 15 from Hayakawa Bunko JA.
Kambayashi Chohei
"Good Luck Sento Yosei Yukikaze" on May 15 from Hayakawa Shobo.
Saito Hakuko
"The Drago Reborn" by Robert Jordan is published as "Shinryu Korin 1: Majin Shurai!" on May 15 from Hayakawa Bunko FT.
Kumi Saori
"Dragonfarm no Yukai na Nakama-tachi 1" on May 10 from Planninghouse.
Komatsu Sakyo
"Sayonara Jupiter(By-by Jupiter)1 & 2" republished on May 18 from Haruki Bunko.
Takachiho Haruka
"Tenshi no Yuutsu(Angels' Depression)" republished on May 15 from Hayakawa Bunko JA.
Tanaka Koji
"Rengo Kantai: Dai-Kiki(The Combined Fleet: Great Danger)" on May 20 from Kobunsha Bunko.
Nagai Go
"Devilman the novel 1" by Nagai Taiu on May 25 from Dengeki Bunko.
Yamada Masaki
"Bousatsu no Chess Game(Murderous Chess Game)" republished on May 18 from Haruki Bunko.
Aramata Hiroshi
"Aramata Zuzoukan 1: Kaibutsu" on June 1 from Shogakkan Bunko.
Toyota Aritsune
"Kaze wo Kakeru: 40 sai karano Bike-Life" on June 1 from Shogakkan Bunkko.

- June 1999 -
Asakura Hisashi
"The Minority Report" by Philip K. Dick in late June from Hayakawa Bunko SF.
Aramata Hiroshi
"Aramata Zuzou-kan 2" on June 4 from Shogakkan Bunko.
Inoue Masahiko
Short stories collection "Tropical" in mid June from Koseido Bunko.
Kajio Shinji
"Cronos Jounter no Densetsu" in mid June in paperback from Sonorama Bunko Next.
Kumi Saori
"Dragonfarm no Yukai na Nakama-tachi 2" on June 10 from Planninghouse.
Kurimoto Kaoru
"Koku Taishi no Himitsu" on June 10 from Hayakawa Bunko JA.
Kurimoto Kaoru
"Guin Saga Handbook 1" on June 10 from Hayakawa Bunko JA.
Kurimoto Kaoru
"Shin Makai Suikoden" on June 25 from Kadokawa Bunko.
Saito Hakuko
"Triangle: Imzadi II" by Peter David in mid June from Hayakawa Bunko SF.
Tanaka Koji
"Kousho suru Shinzo" on June 10 from Kobunsha Bunko.
Tanaka Koji
"Nichi-Bei Taiheiyo Soryokusen" in early June from Rekishi Gunzo Shinsho.
Tanaka Yoshiki
"Tanaka Yoshiki Koshiki Guidebook" on June 15 from Kodansha Bunko.
Tani Koshu
"Okhotsk Kaisen" on June 25 from C Novels.
Yasuda Hitoshi
"Kuchu Teien no Korin" written by Kitazawa Kei, in mid June from Fujimi Fantasia Bunko.
Yamada Masaki
"Agni wo Nusume" on June 15 from Haruki Bunko.
Yumemakura Baku
"Kiba no Monsho" on June 4 from Shodensha Bunko.
Yumemakura Baku
"Garouden 8" on June 10 from Futaba Bunko.
Yoshioka Taira
"Okusama ha Ninki Seiyu" on June 20 from Fami-Tsu Bunko

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