Ms. Banana is coming to Berlin!

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The Japanese well-known novelist Banana Yoshimoto is taking part in Internationales Literaturfestival Berlin (Sep. 09-19, 2015). She will present her book Moshi Moshi Shimokitazawa and tell us as Shimokitazawa-citizen the culture and tradition of the city, considered as the one of the hot fancy spots in Tokyo Prefecture.

This event will take the form of questions and answers: Banana will be questioned in German and her answers in Japanese will be translated to German simultaneously.

When: September 15, 2015, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Haus der Berliner Festspiele, Main Stage
Language: Japanese/German
Price: Regular 8 Euro, Reduced 6 Euro, Pupils 4 Euro.
Click here for more information.

Let’s follow Banana in Twitter (in Japanese)!

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Two days before Banana’s appearance another Japanese novelist Masatugu Ono, who won of the Akutagawa Prize in this year, will introduce his priced/awarded work A Prayer Nine Years Ago also at this Berliner literature festival.

When: September 13, 2015, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Haus der Berliner Festspiele, Oberes Foyer.
Language: Japanese/German (The conversation will be made first in Japanese and translated then in German.)
Price: Regular 8 Euro, Reduced 6 Euro, Pupils 4 Euro.
Click here for more information.

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