NHK Folktale Translations Now a Book

once-upon-a-time-in-japan-9784805313596_hrBy Avery Fischer Udagawa, Bangkok

Japan’s national public broadcaster, NHK, has offered folktale translations via website and radio broadcast which are now a book: Once Upon a Time in JapanThis book was translated by Roger Pulvers and Juliet Winters Carpenter, using scripts compiled by the NHK World Radio Japan English Section. A review appears here at BookDragon, a blog of the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center.

BookDragon’s Japan page also lists other Japanese books in English translation. Well worth a look!

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