Shinichi Hoshi

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Shinichi Hoshi (星 新一 Hoshi Shin'ichi, 6 September 1926 – 30 December 1997) was a Japanese writer (The kanji for his real name were 親一). He is best known for his science fiction stories, the so-called "short-short" ones, often no more than three or four pages in length. He wrote over 1000 of these in his 26-year career. He also wrote mystery stories, and won the Mystery Writers of Japan Award for Mōsō Ginkō (Delusion Bank) in 1968.

Life[change | change source]

He died on 30 December 1997.


Family[change | change source]

Shinichi was raised in Tokyo by his grandparents. His grandfather was a anatomist and anthropologist. His grandmother was a sister of a Japanese novelist, Ogai Mori. Hajime Hoshi, his father, was a president of Hoshi Pharmacy and founder of Hoshi University.

Books[change | change source]

Shinchosha

  • Bokko-chan (Miss Bokko)
  • Yokoso Chikyu-san (Welcome, Earth!)
  • Kimagure Shisu
  • Hora Danshaku Gendai no Boken (The Modern Adventures of Baron Munchausen )
  • Bonbon to Akumu (Bonbons and Nightmares)
  • Akuma no iru Tengoku (Heaven with a Demon)
  • Onozomi no Ketsumatsu (The Ending You Wished For)
  • Mai Kokka (My Nation)
  • Yousei Haikyu Gaisha (The Fairy Distributing Company)
  • Uchu no Aisatsu (Greetings from Outer Space)
  • Gogo no Kyoryu
  • Shiroi Huku no Otoko
  • Moso Ginko
  • Burankono Mukode (The Other Side of the Swing)
  • Jinmin wa Yowashi, Kanri wa Tsuyoshi
  • Meiji Chichi America
  • Osekkaina Kamigami (Meddlesome Gods)
  • Nigiyakana Heya
  • Hitonigiri no Mirai (A Handful of Future)
  • Darekasan no Akumu
  • Mirai Isoppu (Aesop Fables for the Future)
  • Samazamana Meiro
  • Kabocha no Basha
  • Enushi no Yuenchi
  • Tozoku Gaisha
  • Nokku no Otoga
  • Yoru no Kakurenbo
  • Omisore Shakai
  • Takusan no Tabu
  • Narisokonai Oji
  • Dokoka no Jiken
  • Anzen no Kado
  • Goirai no Ken
  • Arihureta Shuho
  • Kyomu nado 30
  • Donguri Minwakan
  • Korekara no Dekigoto
  • Tsunenaranu Hanashi
  • Meiji no Jinbutsushi
  • Tengokukara no Michi
  • Hushigina Yume
  • Complete Works Vol. 1
  • Complete Works Vol. 2
  • Complete Works Vol. 3

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