Discover Great Books from Japan.
Get a Japanese novel every month, handpicked by a Japanese bookworm.
What is Osusume books?
Osusume Books is a monthly subscription service that includes the best Japanese contemporary novels available in English. The book is handpicked by a Japanese bookworm and comes with a personal Osusume note (a note about why the book is recommended).
For book lovers, by book lovers!
Why Is it so special?
Hi! My name is Yuka, and I'm a bookworm from Tokyo, Japan. I read more than 10 books a month, and I want to introduce great Japanese books to the world.
I send you only books that I read and loved, and will share why you might enjoy the book too in the Osusume Note. I will try to tailor my recommendation based on your taste so feel free to let me know your favorite genre or author!
The service is perfect for you if…
- You love Japan.
- You’re a bookworm.
- You enjoyed Haruki Murakami and want to discover other great Japanese authors.
- You’ve never read any Japanese books but want to.
- You’re going to Japan soon and want to know more about the people and culture.
- You know somebody who meets the above criteria and looking for a great gift.