Kobayashi Sayuri
  • Kobayashi Sayuri 
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Writer and translator based in Beijing. Turned freelance after a five-year stint at a Chinese state-run magazine. Frequent contributor to Japanese publications on Chinese society, culture, and lifestyles. Translations into Japanese include Kore ga nihonjin da! (This Is What a Japanese Is!). Author Monogatari pekin (The Tale of Beijing), which has been translated into Chinese and English. Her Japanese website can be found at: http://pekin-media.jugem.jp/
Big in Beijing: Two Japanese Creative Workers Creating a Stir in China2013.05.14

Although government-level relations between Japan and China remain tense, growing numbers of Japanese people have put down roots in China and are flourishing at the forefront of their fields. Beijing-based writer Kobayashi Sayuri talks to two of them about the challenges they have faced.

“Anime” and “Manga” Take Root in China2012.11.30

Japanese subculture is surprisingly popular in China these days, particularly anime and manga. This article sheds some light on what’s driving this popularity.

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