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There are plenty of ways to discover Japan from the comfort of your own home. You can binge on Netflix shows, see VR cherry blossoms and even learn Japanese for free online. However, we still think the best way to travel Japan without actually visiting is through its fine literature. We've collected stories written by a member of the Japanese diaspora, a young Singaporean who studied abroad at the University of Tokyo, and Japan's answer to Edgar Allen Poe – a broad range of works to represent Japan as a whole.
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