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KRISTINE OHKUBO is an avid traveler, blogger, and Japanophile. She developed a deep love and appreciation of Japanese culture, people, and history early in life. Her travels in Japan have enabled her to gain insight into this fascinating culture, which she shares with you through her work.​

Her first book, a travel guide to Japan, was published in 2016. In 2017, she released a historical study of the Pacific War written from the perspective of the Japanese people, both those who were living in Japan and in the United States, when the war broke out. 2019 proved to be a prolific year, and she supplemented her earlier releases with two more publications. The first of these examines the influences of Western culture and Freemasonry on the Wester
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Kristine Ohkubo My sixth book is going to be quite a departure from my other work. Although the topic is still about Japan, the conversation will steer away from what…moreMy sixth book is going to be quite a departure from my other work. Although the topic is still about Japan, the conversation will steer away from what I have covered earlier. As a matter of fact, the journey will be completely in the opposite direction. Stay tuned!(less)
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Topics related to the Nisei (second-generation Japanese Americans) have always been near and dear to my heart. So, when prolific author Alexa Kang announced the release of her new book, “Last Night with Tokyo Rose,” the first in the Nisei War Series, ...more
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I know Brenda Wong Aoki to be a great storyteller and I was very intrigued when I discovered her book, “Mermaid Meat: The Secret to Immortality.” The work is described as a collection of Japanese ghost stories, but that is not entirely an accurate de ...more
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