A murderer doing time in hell. A girl who just wants to win her high school band contest…no matter what it takes. Sumo wrestlers with a supernatural secret. A future Tokyo where vampires are menial laborers nursing long-held grudges against humanity. And even a very conscientious, if unstable, Universal Transverse Mercator projection. These crime and mystery stories from and about Japan explore myth, technology, the sharpness of a sleuth’s mind, and the darkness in the hearts of criminals. Read these stories and learn that hanzai means crime!
Ray Banks Libby Cudmore Brian Evenson Kaori Fujino Jyouji Hayashi Naomi Hirahara Yumeaki Hirayama Violet LeVoit Yusuke Miyauchi S.J. Rozan Hiroshi Sakurazaka Setsuko Shinoda Jeff Somers Genevieve Valentine Carrie Vaughn Chet Williamson