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Tokyo Sogensha Co., Ltd. Mikihiko Hisanaga’s “Our Monster” won the 55th Nebula Award Japanese short story category, and “Sogen SF Bunko General Commentary” won the nonfiction category!

[Tokyo Sogensha Co., Ltd.]
Mikihiko Hisanaga’s “Our Monster” won the 55th Nebula Award [Japanese short story category], and “Sougen SF Bunko General Commentary” won the [nonfiction category]!

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Press release: June 5, 2024
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Mikihiko Hisanaga’s “Our Monster” won the 55th Nebula Award [Japanese short story category], and “Sougen SF Bunko General Commentary” won the [nonfiction category]!
Left: [Japanese short story category] Award-winning “Our Monster” included / Right: [Non-fiction category] Award-winning work

The 55th Nebula Award was announced, and “Our Monster” (included in the Sogen Japanese SF series “Our Monster”) won the [Japanese short story category] in the “Sogen SF Bunko General” edited by Tokyo Sogensha Editorial Department. “Commentary” won the “Non-Fiction Category” award.
This is the first time that Tokyo Sogensha has won the Nebula Award for a domestic work, and also for a non-fiction work! !

The Nebula Award is determined by votes from participants at the annual Japan Science Fiction Convention. It is divided into nine sections: [Japanese feature category], [Japanese short story category], [Overseas feature category], [Overseas short story category], [Media category], [Comic category], [Art category], [Non-fiction category], and [Freedom category]. This is the oldest science fiction award in Japan with a long history.

Mikihiko Hisanaga “Our Monster”

* [Content introduction] *
I am now going to dump my father’s corpse in Tokyo, where monsters are rampaging.

When high school student Tsukasa returns home, his younger sister has killed his father. There is news on TV that a monster has appeared in Tokyo Bay. To protect her sister, Tsukasa comes up with the idea of ​​going to Tokyo to abandon her father’s body.

* [Author introduction] Mikihiko Hisanaga*
Born in Tokyo. In 2017, he won the 8th Sogen SF Short Story Award for “74 Seconds of Melody and Solitude”. His debut book, “Seventy-Four Seconds of Melody and Solitude,” was selected as a candidate for the Japan Science Fiction Award. The short story “Our Monster” released in 2022 was once again nominated for the Japan SF Award, and a collection of short stories with the same work as the title was published in 2023, which also became a candidate for the SF Award. A loving wife and cat lover.
* [Recorded book information] *
*Our monster*
Mikihiko Hisanaga
Label: Sogen Japanese SF Series
Format: 46 size temporary French style
Number of pages: 298 pages
First edition: May 31, 2023
ISBN: 978-4-488-01850-4
C code: C0093
Regular price: 1980 yen (tax included)
Illustration: Yasushi Suzuki
Cover: Iwago Gravity + WONDER WORKZ.
Included works:
“Our Monster”
“Pipipi pipipi”
“Night Peace”
“While watching ‘Attack of the Killer Tomatoes'”

“Sogen SF Bunko Comprehensive Commentary” edited by Tokyo Sogensha Editorial Department
* [Content introduction] *
Founded in September 1963, Sogen SF Bunko is Japan’s oldest existing Bunko SF label. The first official guidebook in history commemorating the 60th anniversary of Sogen SF, which has continued from that time to the present. A bibliography of nearly 800 publications, starting with Fredrick Brown’s The Man from the Future, E.R. Burrows’ The Princess of Mars, Neville Shute’s On the Shores, and J.P. Hogan’s Inheritors of the Stars. In addition to information and reviews, it includes secret stories from the early days, a conversation about the book binding, an overview of the history of Sogen SF Bunko, and essays on Tokyo Sogensha’s SF works other than Sogen SF Bunko. The
frontispiece features full color first edition covers of all the works that have colored the history of Sogen SF Bunko. A must-have book for SF fans.

* [Book information] *
* Sogen SF Bunko Comprehensive Commentary *
Edited by Tokyo Sogensha Editorial Department
Format: A5 size paperback
Number of pages: 306 pages
First edition: December 22, 2023
ISBN: 978-4-488-00399-9
C code: C0095
List price: 2420 yen (tax included)
Cover: Iwago Gravity + W.I
Tokyo Sogensha Co., Ltd.
Address: 1-5 Shin-Ogawacho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 162-0814
Representative Director: Kentaro Shibuya
URL: https://www.tsogen.co.jp/np/index.html
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