Kodansha Co., Ltd.
Received the 10th Shizuoka Bookstore Grand Prize! Furthermore, as for the dramatization! Dai Yokozeki’s “It’s hard for a ninja to get married” is being reprinted one after another!
The ninja entertainment novel “Marriage is difficult for ninjas” written by Edogawa Rampo Prize-winning author who was born and raised in Shizuoka has been selected for the 10th Shizuoka Bookstore Grand Prize novel category grand prize!
Kotaro Isaka, Mitsuki Tsujimura, Ito Ogawa, and Hatsue Nakawaki have also won the Shizuoka Bookstore Grand Prize, which was decided by votes of 468 bookstore clerks and 147 librarians in Shizuoka Prefecture. . The 10th Shizuoka Bookstore Grand Prize Novel Category Grand Prize went to Dai Yokozeki, “Ninja Marriage Is Difficult” (published by Kodansha). This is the 10th and first time that an artist from Shizuoka Prefecture has won the award.
The “Shizuoka Bookstore Grand Prize” selects works that readers would like to recommend in four genres: “Novel category”, “Children’s book/new category”, “Children’s book/masterpiece category”, and “Bunko category that you want to visualize”. The work has won awards. “It’s Hard to Get Married to a Ninja” will be made into a Fuji TV drama starring Nanao from January 5th next year, and it can be said to be the hottest work at the moment.
Shizuoka Bookstore Award Logo
“It’s hard to get married to a ninja”, which was released on May 30th, became a hot topic among readers as “a story that surpasses the ‘Lupin’s Daughter’ series”, and was reprinted immediately after its release. It continued to sell steadily.
The two who fatefully met at a campsite in Izu were actually the descendants of the rival Iga and Koga. What’s more, the flames were only at the beginning and the relationship has cooled down now, but it is a high-quality ninja novel that is a mystery, a suspense, and a love romance, as it is embroiled in a difficult problem that will shake Japan. The other day, the authentic school received official recognition from Iga City and Koka City, which are ninja villages. Fuji TV has already decided to make it into a drama. At the Thursday Theater starting on Thursday, January 5, 2023-every Thursday from 22:00 to 22:54 *Expanded for 15 minutes for the first time-, starring Nanao and Nobuyuki Suzuki appearing as husbands. In addition, eight gorgeous cast members including the main ninjas of Ryo Katsuji, Maika Yamamoto, Ayako Yoshitani, Daisuke Fujiwara, Miwako Kakei, Rie Tomosaka, Arata Furuta, and Masachika Ichimura will appear regularly. has also been announced.
In Japan, it is said that 1 out of 3 married couples end in divorce, but will the Kusakari couple be able to overcome the crisis of divorce?
After receiving the Shizuoka Bookstore Grand Prize, the author, Mr. Yokozeki, said, “Thank you very much for receiving the Shizuoka Bookstore Grand Prize. Of course, I also knew about the Shizuoka Bookstore Grand Prize, and I was jealous of the fact that every year I saw the bookstores in Shizuoka exhibiting big prizes. The
award-winning work “It’s Hard to Get Married to a Ninja” is about to be adapted into a drama next year, so it was a big point for me as well. Next year, Ieyasu will be performing in the NHK historical drama series, and Shizuoka will be part of the stage for “Ninja~”, so I would appreciate it if the audience would get excited.With this as an encouragement, I will continue to work harder to create high-quality entertainment. I think.”
We have received comments pledging to make further progress with joy. At the presentation ceremony held in conjunction with the announcement of the award, we received warm congratulations from everyone who runs it.
At bookstores in Shizuoka Prefecture, the Shizuoka limited edition “It’s hard to get married to a ninja” is lined up, and a Shizuoka limited short story by Mr. Yokozeki is being distributed.
Received the Shizuoka Bookstore Grand Prize for the drama adaptation. “It’s hard for a ninja to get married” is likely to create a sensation during the year-end and New Year holidays.
Mr. Hiroshi Yokozeki
Marriage is difficult for a ninja
Born in Shizuoka Prefecture in 1975. Graduated from the Faculty of Humanities, Musashi University. In 2010, he won the 56th Edogawa Ranpo Award for “Reunion”. In 2019, “Lupin’s Daughter”, which was made into a serial drama, was a big hit, and a sequel was made in 2020, and a movie was made in 2021. In addition, “K2 Ikebukuro Station Criminal Division Kanzaki Kuroki” is also being made into a serial drama. In January 2023, he is the hottest entertainment writer who is about to make a drama of “It’s hard to get married to a ninja”, which won the 10th Shizuoka Bookstore Grand Prize novel category. Other books include Kidnapper Etiquette and Ghost Police Story.
Title: Marriage is difficult for a ninja
Author name Dai Yokozeki
Format 46 variations (368 pages)
Regular price 1,980 yen (tax included)
Release date May 30, 2022
-Shizuoka Bookstore Grand Prize Official HP-
-Drama Official HP-
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