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Shinichi Hoshi

Shinichi Hoshi was one of Japan’s most accomplished and influential science fiction writers. He wrote 1001 short-short stories in his 26-year career, and received the twenty-first Mystery Writers of Japan Award for his book Moso Ginko (Delusion Bank). A short film based on his story ‘Hana to Himitsu’ (‘Flowers and Secrets’) won an award at the Venezia International Children’s Movie Festival. Hoshi is also the author of many novels, including Koe no Ami (Voice Net) and Buranko no Mukode (The Other Side of the Swing).