"I realized the importance of selecting words to maximize the readability of sentences. I keenly recognized the power of Akutagawa's texts, which I had read when I was young."
#14 - Yoichiro Sato
(Kyoto Prefectural University)
"Swept up in the lush visuals and the music, I suddenly realized what kabuki must have been like for an early modern Japanese audience."
#7 - Dylan McGee
(Japanese literature and print culture scholar, University of Nagoya)