Gonzalo Robledo
  • Gonzalo Robledo 
  • By this author: 2 Latest posted: 2016.05.23
Journalist and producer. Founder of production company Pace. Born in 1958 in Pereira, Colombia. Came to Japan in 1981. After working as a journalist for the Spanish newspaper El Pais and Televisión Española,  served as a special correspondent for Agencia EFE Spanish News Agency from 1997 to 2007. Has contributed articles to numerous Spanish-language publications. Has also done work for Japanese media outlets, including NHK, Kansai Television, Asahi Graph, Mainichi Graph, and Focus.
Translating the Impossible Dream: “Don Quixote” and Japan2016.05.23

This year marks the four-hundredth anniversary of the death of Miguel de Cervantes, author of Don Quixote, in April 1616. Originally published as El ingenioso hidalgo Don Quixote de la Mancha (The Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha), this novel is the most universally acclaimed work in the Spanish literary canon, and the anniversary of the author’s death is the occasion for renewed tribu…

Manga Artist Inoue Takehiko’s Appreciation of Gaudí2016.01.05

The millions of readers of the manga series Slam Dunk, Vagabond, and Real might imagine that author Inoue Takehiko would only have time to think up the stories and draw the artwork for his creations. And it is true that over the past 25 years he has dedicated himself to his creative activities, so that now you can find his works in any bookstore in Japan—and many others around the world. But …

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