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Below is the full listing of reference books that are currently available in Japan Creative Centre for the public to browse (Last updated May 2013).

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Architecture
 

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Project Japan: Architecture and Art Media Edo to Now

Graham, Cooper

Kengo Kuma Recent Project

Futagawa, Yukio

Arata Isozaki

Oshima, Ken Tadashi

After the Crash: Architecture in Post-Bubble Japan

Daniell, Thomas

Beyond The Bubble, The New Japanese Architecture

Bognar, Botond

Tadao Ando 1, Houses & Housing

Ando, Tadao

Tadao Ando 2, Outside Japan

Ando, Tadao

Tadao Ando 3, Inside Japan

Ando, Tadao

Toyo Ito Recent Project

A.D.A. EDITA Tokyo Co. Ltd.

Fujimori Terunobu Architecture

Fujimori, Terunobu

The Contemporary Tea House, Japan's Top Architects
Redefine a Tradition

Isozaki, Arata

Super Potato Design: The Complete Works of Takashi Sugimoto

Locher, Mira

Japan Houses

Iwatate, Marcia

The Japanese House, In Space, Memory, and Language

Takeshi, Nakagawa

Traditional Japanese Architecture

Locher, Mira

The Japanese House: Architecture & Interiors

Murata, Noboru &
Black Alexandra

Tokyo SkyTree Under Construction

Masashi Kuto

 
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Contemporary Arts
 

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Roppongi Crossing 2010: Can There Be Art?

Mori Art Museum

Wandering and Questioning Korehiko Hino:
Paintings and Drawings

Shanghai Art Museum

Modern Japanese Prints: The Twentieth Century

Carnegie Museum of Art

Keiichi Tanaami "Kochuten"

Tanaami, Keiichi

Emotional Drawing

SOMA Museum of Art

Yokohama Triennale 2008: Time Crevasse

Yutaka, Mikami

日本の现代アートをみる Nihon no Gendai A-to wo Miru

喜多, 俊之

Contemporary Japanese Masters: New Bamboo

Earle, Joe

When Lives become Form: Dialogue with the Future Brazil/Japan

Hasegawa, Yuko

RAPT! 20 Contemporary artists from Japan I

Yasuko, Furuichi

RAPT! 20 Contemporary artists from Japan II

Yasuko, Furuichi

Contemporary Japanese Ceramics, Fired with Passion

Lurie, Samuel J.

Drop Dead Cute,
The new generation of women artists in Japan

Vartanian, Ivan

Contemporary Clay,
Japanese Ceramics for the New Century

Earle, Joe

Shibori, Creating Color & Texture on Silk

Brito, Karren K.

Hotrod 36

Walaker, Jan

 
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Contemporary Design
 

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The Way of Asian Design

NTU School of Art,
Design and Media

地場産業+デザイン (Industrial Economies & Design)

喜多,俊之

Japan Design, Good Design Award Year Book 2007-2008

Japan Industrial Design
Promotion Organisation

Japan Design, Good Design Award Year Book 2008-2009

Japan Industrial Design
Promotion Organisation

Japanese Design

Sparke, Penny

Designing Design

Hara, Kenya

Wa:
The Spirit of Harmony and Japanese
Design Today

Kashiwagi, Hiroshi

Design Japan, 50 Creative Years with the
Good Design Awards

Japan Industrial Design
Promotion Organisation

Complete Collection of The G-Mark System
The Good Design Award for 50 Years

Japan Industrial Design
Promotion Organisation

Graphic Design in Japan 2007

Shigeo Fukuda, Japan
Graphic Designers
Association Inc.

Graphic Design in Japan 2010

Mitsuo Katsui, Japan
Graphic Designers
Association Inc.

Plastic Culture:
How Japanese Toys Conquered the World

Phoenix, Woodrow

The Soul of Design

Kita, Toshiyuki

Washi and Urushi, Reinterpretation of Tradition

Kita, Toshiyuki

Printed Matter in Fashion

Yusuke Shouno

 
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Encyclopedia
 

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Encyclopedia of Contemporary Japanese Culture

Buckley, Sandra

Pictorial Encyclopedia of Japanese Life and Events

Kaneyoshi, Nakayama

Pictorial Encyclopedia of Japanese Culture,
The Soul and Heritage of Japan

Kaneyoshi, Nakayama

The Otaku Encyclopedia:
An Insider's Guide to the Subculture of Cool Japan

Galbraith, Partick W.

 
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FOOD
 

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Sushi

Liley, Vicki

Japanese Foods That Heal

Belleme, John

The New Art of Japanese Cooking

Morimoto, Masaharu

Yoshoku, Japanese Food Western Style

Lawson, Jane

Washoku (Winner of The IACP Cookbook Awards)

Andoh, Elizabeth

The Japanese Kitchen

Barber, Kimiko

Sushi: Taste and Technique

Barber, Kimiko &
Takemura, Hiroki

Yum-Yum Bento Box

Watanabe, Crystal &
Ogawa Maki

Izakaya: Japanese Bar Food

Hardie Grant books

 
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General
 

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Their Majesties, the Emperor and Empress of Japan

MFA, Japan

The Cambridge Companion to Modern Japanese Culture

Sugimoto, Yoshio

Japan Style

Calza, Gian Carlo

Japan Country Living

Katoh, Amy Sylvester

Japan Country Living

Katoh, Amy Sylvester

Routledge Handbook of Japanese Culture and Society

Secker, Harvill

March was made of Yarn

Secker, Harvill

Kanji Power!

Souun Takeda

Japanese Children's Favorite Stories

Sakade, Florence

Japanese Children's Favorite Stories (Book Two)

Sakade, Florence

 
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Interior Design
 

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Japanese Style, Designing with Nature's Beauty

Lim, Sunamita

Hip Dining

Nepilly, Ellen

Hip Lounging

Nepilly, Ellen

Japan Style (Architecture + interiors + design)

Mehta, Geeta

JAPAN, The Art of Living

Katoh, Amy Sylvester

Japan Home: Inspirational Design Ideas

Parramore, Lisa

Kobori Enshu, A Tea Master's Harmonic Brilliance

Mares, Emmanuel

Japanese Gardens: Right Angle and Natural Forms

Nitschke, Gunter

Zen Gardens, The World of Landcapes
by Shunmyo Masuno

Masuno, Shunmyo

Zen Gardens vol. II, The World of Landcapes
by Shunmyo Masuno

Masuno, Shunmyo

Ten Landscapes - Shunmyo Masuno

Trulove, James Grayson

 
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Media & Photography
 

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SHIBUYA

Nguan

Advertising Photography in Japan 2007

Japan Advertising
Photographers' Association

Advertising Photography in Japan 2008

Japan Advertising
Photographers' Association

Advertising Photography in Japan 2009

Japan Advertising
Photographers' Association

Japanese Cinema

Galbraith IV, Stuart

Japanese Horror Cinema

McRoy, Jay

Sky and Sea: Heartbeat of the Earth
Kumamoto a photographic collection

Kumamoto Prefecture

New Cinema from Japan Magazines
(Quarterly Issues)

UniJapan &
The Japan Foundation

Voyage:
View of the World by Japanese Photographers (Vol. 8)

Kodansha
International Ltd.

Reading Japan Cool:
Patterns of Manga Literacy and Discourse

Ingulsrud,
John E/ Allen, Kate

きせつのいろ Color of the Season

Morita Toshitaka

日本の名景100

Katsuhiro Yamanashi &
Tomita Fumio

The Art of Osamu Tezuka, God of Manga

McCarthy, Helen

Japan Media Arts Festival in Singapore 2008

Singapore Art Museum

500 Essential Anime Movies, The Ultimate Guide

McCarthy, Helen

Little Boy: The Art of Japan's Exploding Subculture

Murakami, Takashi

Manga: Sixty Years of Japanese Comics

Gravett, Paul

 
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Performance Culture
 

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Japanese Plays:
Classic Noh, Kyogen and Kabuki Works

Sadler, A.L.

Crucible Bodies

Uchino, Tadashi

Kabuki Heroes on the Osaka Stage, 1780-1830

Gerstle, C. Andrew

Kabuki

Toshio, Kawatake

hidden FACES, The Art of Japanese Masks

Asean Civilisations
Museum

Stage Costumes of KABUKI

Shochiku Isho Co. Ltd

Netsuke Masks

Bushell, Raymond

 
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Pop Culture
 

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Idle Idol: The Japanese Mascot

Harrison, Edward/
Harrison John

Japanese Schoolgirl Confidential:
How Teenage Girls Made a Cool Nation

Brian Ashcraft/
Shoko Ueda

Tokyo Cyberpunk:
Posthumanism In Japanese Visual Culture

Brown, Steven T.

Hip Hop Japan

Ian Condry

Anime : From Akira to Howl's Moving Castle

Napier, Susan. J

Getting Genki in Japan

Pond, Karen

 
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Sports & Martial Arts
 

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BUDO The Martial Ways of Japan (Nippon Budokan)

Nippon Bukokan
Foundation

Katana: The Book of Japanese Blades

Aoi, Takashi

BUDO, Teachings of the Founder of Aikido

Ueshiba, Morihei

 
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Traditional Arts
 

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Kobori Enshu, A Tea Master's Harmonic Brilliance

Mares, Emmanuel

美の出会い展: 大名茶人.遠州400年 (Tea Ceremony)

小堀, 遠州

Beyond Golden Clouds (Japanese Screens from The
Art Institute of Chicago and the Saint Louis Art Museum)

Katz, Janice

BURIKI
Japanese Tin Toys from the Golden Age of the American
Automobile: The Yoku Tanaka Collection"

Earle, Joe

Ikebana, The Art of Arranging Flowers

Sato, Shozo

Japanese Prints

Fahr-Becker, Gabriele

Japanese Paper Crafting: Create 17 Paper Craft Projects
Make your Own Beautiful Washi Paper

Lafosse, Michael G.

红心:小堀宗慶の世界

小堀 , 宗慶

小堀遠州 綺麗さびの極み (Tea Ceremony)

小堀, 宗実

The Fine Art of Kimono Embroidery

Kusano, Shizuka

Ukiyo-e

Calza, Gian Carlo

Hiroshige: Prints and Drawings

Forrer, Marthi

Japanese Textiles: In the Victoria and Albert Museum

Jackson, Anna

Hokusai, Genius of the Japanese Ukiyo-e

Nagata, Seiji

Inspired Flower Arrangement

Kawase, Toshiro

Classic Bonsai of Japan

AUTHOR

遠州茶会記集成 Enryushu Chakai

小堀, 宗以

The Five Rings : Miyamoto Musashi's Art of Strategy

Groff, David. K

Legends of the Samurai

Sato, Hiroaki

 
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Travel
 

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Mt. Fuji, The Wellspring of Our Faith and Arts

Shizuoka-Yamanashi
Joint Council for Mt. Fuji
World Cultural Heritage
Registration

Shop Identity Series Vol. 5: Tokyo

BNN Inc.

Ryokan: Japan's Finest Spas and Inns

Seki, Akihiko

Seeing Kyoto

Carpenter, Juliet Winters

Seeing Kyoto

Shoji, Kaori

A Pictorial Journey to Japan's Cultural Treasures:
The BEAUTY of JAPAN

Kaneyoshi, Nakayama

JAPAN Mini Encyclopedia of Japan

Yoro, Takeshi

Old Japan Discovered

Richie, Hiroyuki

Japan: The Cycle of Life

John Bester, Juliet
Carpenter, Diane
Durston, Patricia Massy,
Margaret Price, Mark
Oshima, Patricia Fister

 
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▶ MEDIA AND PHOTOGRAPHY

▶ PERFORMANCE CULTURE

▶ POP CULTURE

▶ SPORTS & MARTIAL ARTS

▶ TRADITIONAL ARTS

▶ TRAVEL

 
 
 
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