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Taku Ashibe

Taku Ashibe
Born (1958-05-21) 21 May 1958 (age 61)
Osaka, Japan
OccupationWriter
LanguageJapanese
Period1990-present
GenreWhodunit, locked room mystery, detective fiction, mystery fiction, thriller, horror
Literary movementThe new traditionalist movement
Notable awardsAyukawa Tetsuya Award (1990)

Taku Ashibe ( ?, Ashibe Taku, born 21 May 1958) is a Japanese mystery writer. He is a member of the Honkaku Mystery Writers Club of Japan and one of the representative writers of the new traditionalist movement in Japanese mystery writing.

Works in English translation

Novel
Short story
  • "The Horror in the Kabuki Theatre" (original title: "Gohei Gekij?: Kabuki no Kuni Cthulhu Taiji"), trans. Sheryl Hogg (Lairs of the Hidden Gods 2: Inverted Kingdom, Kurodahan Press, 2005)[2]

Awards and nominations

Bibliography

Detective Shunsaku Morie series

  • Novels
    • Satsujin Kigeki no J?san-nin (13?, lit. Thirteen in a Murder Comedy), 1990
    • Rekishi Kaid? Satsujin Jiken (, lit. The Historic Road Murder Case), 1995
    • Toki no Y?kai (?), 1996
    • Rosuto W?rudo no Satsujin (?, lit. The Lost World Murders), 1997
    • J?sanbanme no Baishin'in (, lit. The 13th Jury), 1998
    • Fushigi no Kuni no Aribai (?, lit. Alibi in Wonderland), 1999
    • Kaijin Tai Meitantei (), 2000
    • Wadokei no Yakata no Satsujin (, lit. Murder at the House of Japanese Clock), 2000
    • Toki no Misshitsu (?), 2001
    • Guran Giny?ru J? (?, lit. The Castle of Grand Guignol), 2001
    • Sen'ichiya no Yakata no Satsujin (, lit. Murder at the House of Thousand and One Nights), 2006
    • Kanojora wa Yuki no Meiky? ni (, lit. In the Snow Labyrinth, They...), 2008
    • Kis?ky? Satsujin Jiken (?), 2010
    • Shichi-nin no Tantei no Tame no Jiken (, lit. Case for Seven Detectives), 2011
    • Purinsesu ni Sasageru Misshitsu (, lit. The Locked Room for Her Grand Ducal Highness), 2012
    • Toki no Shintei (?), 2013
  • Short story collections
    • Tantei Sengen: Morie Shunsaku no Jikenbo (? ), 1998
    • Sekishiby? no Yakata no Satsujin (, lit. Murder at the House of Red Death), 2001
    • Sanbyaku-nen no Nazo-Bako (, lit. The Puzzle Box of 300 years), 2005
    • Sh?nen wa Tantei o Yumemiru: Morie Shunsaku Kuronikuru ( ), 2006
    • Saiban'in H?tei (, lit. The Lay Judge Court), 2008

Modern City series

  • Satsujin Kigeki no Modan Shit? (), 1994 - Novel
  • Sh?jo Tantei wa Teito o Kakeru (), 2009 - Short story collection

Jichikei tokuso series

  • Shitai no Samenai Uchi ni (?), 1998 - Short story collection
  • Metoroporisu ni Shi no Wana o (), 2002 - Novel

Standalone mystery novels

  • Setsudan Toshi (?), 2004
  • Hose Keibu Saidai no B?ken (), 1994
  • K?r?mu no Satsujin (), 2004 (Murder in the Red Chamber, Kurodahan Press, 2012)
  • Such?mu Opera [Steam Opera] (?), 2012

Short story collections

  • Mentantei Z: Fukan? Suiri (Z ), 2002
  • Koroshi wa Erekiteru: Donsai Sensei Jikench? ( ?), 2003
  • Gohei Gekij?: Karakuri-D?r? (? ), 2007
    • Keisei Denki J? (?)
    • Gohei no Chikara Nazo no F?jime ()
    • Hana no Miyako Sharaku no Sugao ()
    • Kabuki no Kuni Cthulhu Taiji (?) (The Horror in the Kabuki Theatre)
  • Meitantei Hakurankai: Shinsetsu Rupan (Lupin) Tai H?muzu (Holmes) ( ?), 2000
  • Meitantei Hakurankai 2: Akechi Kogor? Tai Kindaichi K?suke (II ), 2002
  • Tantei to Kaijin no Iru Hoteru (), 2006
  • Meiky? Panoramakan (?), 2007
  • ?gon Mugen J? Satsujin Jiken (), 2011
  • Kindaichi K?suke VS Akechi Kogor? (VS), 2013
  • Kitan o Uru Mise (), 2013

Juvenile mystery novels

  • Neo Detective Boys series
    • Y?ki J? no Himitsu (, lit. The Secret of Weird Castle), 2004
    • Dens? Kaijin (?, lit. The Teleporting Fiend), 2005
    • Nazo no Jiorama ?koku (, lit. Mysterious Diorama Kingdom), 2005
  • Gesshoku Hime no Kisu (), 2008
  • Suk?ru G?ru Ekusupuresu 38 [School Girl Express 38] (38), 2012
  • Furiyagi Supika to Ma no Y?kan Jiken (?), 2015

Historical fiction

  • Min Shin Shipp?roku: Yume, Tei Seik? Senki ( ?)
    • Vol.1, 1995
    • Vol.2, 1996
    • Vol.3, 1997

See also

References

  1. ^ "18th-century murder mystery still delivers | The Japan Times". The Japan Times. Retrieved 2018.
  2. ^ "Lairs of the Hidden Gods 2: Inverted Kingdom". Kurodahan Press. Retrieved 2013.
  3. ^ The Honkaku Mystery Writers Club of Japan

External links


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