Tagged with Haruki Murakami

Ninagawa Company coming to The Barbican

Ninagawa Company coming to The Barbican


If you fancy seeing a stage adaption of Haruki Murakami’s brilliant novel Kafka on the Shore or a Japanese performance of Shakespeare’s tragedy Hamlet (or both!), you’ll want to book tickets at The Barbican sharpish. Ninagawa Company, the well-known Japanese theatre group, is bringing two highly-acclaimed performances to London in May. Ninagawa’s previous directorial credits … Continue reading

The Restaurant of Love Regained

The Restaurant of Love Regained


I’m back, everyone! Did you miss me? Maybe? No? It’s been nearly a month since I last blogged as I was on a temporary hiatus due to a mixture of packing to move flat (six times in two years!) and book writing. The good news is I’m more or less three quarters through draft number … Continue reading

Blog birthday bonanza

Blog birthday bonanza


Sophie’s Japan Blog is one year old! Last year, I was a fresh graduate looking for a job. The solution? Blogging about Japan! To celebrate a year of writing and to thank my wonderful readers (from America to England to Singapore), August will be full of giveaways and special features. Japan Blog lucky dip Here’s … Continue reading