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Japanese 100 Great Mountains Vol.4: Episode 016-020 (Jp) By Hodaka
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This book is the Japanese version of “Japanese 100 Great Mountains Vol.4: Episode 016-020”. The story is exactly the same, but the text in this book is written in Japanese for the people... More > who need the Japanese version. So if you want to read this work and its details in English, please check the English version of “Japanese 100 Great Mountains Vol.4: Episode 016-020”. Also, this work was exclusively written as one of the made-in-Japan contents belonging to The BBB: Breakthrough Bandwagon Books.< Less
Japanese 100 Great Mountains Vol.4: Episode 016-020 By Hodaka
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Hodaka conquers great mountains in the “Japanese 100 Great Mountains” series. This record, the fourth volume of the series, includes five (the 16th to 20th) mountains. - On the same day... More > as he has conquered Mount Kinpu (the 15th mountain), he climbs Mount Mizugaki and ends up being placed in an extreme situation due to the lack of water in the intense heat. - in Mount Akagi, he becomes interested in sightseeing spots around the mountain. - In Mount Kaikoma, his tent is to be flooded by rain during the night. - In Mount Nasu, he is overwhelmed an active volcano named Mount Chausu, whereas he traverses Mount Asahi and Mount Sanbonyari one after another. - In Mount Asama, whose Volcanic Alert Level was lowered from 2 to 1, he aims to reach Mount Maekake, the highest peak in the condition. Walking in the sky while seeing a sea of clouds, trying his luck at a shrine, encountering with other climbers, meals and hot springs after mountaineering … You will witness Hodaka’s exciting challenge!< Less
Cast Party 2018 (Jp) By Ryusui Seiryoin et al.
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This book is the Japanese version of “Cast Party 2018”. The story is exactly the same, but the text in this book is written in Japanese for the people who need the Japanese version. So... More > if you want to read this work and its details in English, please check the English version of “Cast Party 2018”. Also, this work was exclusively written as one of the made-in-Japan content belonging to The BBB: Breakthrough Bandwagon Books.< Less
The Sifted Vol.7: Episode 055-062 (Jp) By Ryosuke Akizuki
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This book is the Japanese version of “The Sifted Vol.7: Episode 055-062”. The story is exactly the same, but the text in this book is written in Japanese for the people who need the... More > Japanese version. So if you want to read this work and its details in English, please check the English version of “The Sifted Vol.7: Episode 055-062”. Also, this work was exclusively written as one of the made-in-Japan content belonging to The BBB: Breakthrough Bandwagon Books.< Less
Down to Heaven: Episode 4, Epilogue By MORI Hiroshi
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As the duel with a senior pilot code-named the Teacher, whom I admire and respect, draws near, I am about to lose myself. My body is tense. When I breathe, my muscles tremble. Is it a tremor of... More > excitement? I feel the temperature of the blood running through my body is slowly rising. What is this spiritual elevation? Why do we live? Why do we climb up to the sky at the risk of our lives? In order to learn the answer, I engage in the aerial duel with him. This is the final installment of “Down to Heaven”, the third volume of “The Sky Crawlers” series. At the end of the book, “The Interview About Down to Heaven with Dr. MORI, Hiroshi” is also included.< Less
Down to Heaven By MORI Hiroshi
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“The Sky Crawlers” series, the masterpiece from Dr. MORI, Hiroshi, has been recognized worldwide, thanks to the animation movie and video game versions. This is the complete edition of... More > “Down to Heaven”, the third novel of the series, coming with Prologue, Episode 1-4, and Epilogue. I am ending up being promoted, pushed, and hyped up as the star pilot, after having shot down many enemies. The top brass of the company dislikes my being sent to the combat airspace. The next sortie may become my last. The duel with the eternal mark of my admiration. The aerial combat above the city. There will be no regret, even if one of us falls. If I have to die, I shall do so today. Definitely, it has got to be today. I mean, the opponent is the Teacher. The story that started from “None But Air” leads to “The Sky Crawlers”, the finale of the series. At the end of the book, “The Interview About Down to Heaven with Dr. MORI, Hiroshi” is also included.< Less
Cast Party 2018 By Ryusui Seiryoin et al.
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To commemorate the 6th anniversary of The BBB, the main Casts held “Cast Party 2018” in December, 2018. The special guest was Mr. Hodaka, whose “Japanese 100 Great Mountains”... More > series was the most frequently downloaded of 158 works available on The BBB Web site from June to September of 2018. Mr. Hodaka introduced anecdotes and future plans of his challenges. When would he climb Mount Fuji, the symbol of Japan, and Mount Hotakadake, the origin of his alias? And then, which are the two candidates for the 100th target ...? The topics in the latter half were about the present and the future of the novel industry. The rivals of novels these days are not novels, but Web-related services such as SNS and YouTube. To entertain the contemporary readers who tend to stay away from long texts because of their shorter “attention spans”, which direction should The BBB be heading for? Several new projects for 2019 were announced. The substantial discussions got heated, and went into the overtime.< Less
The Sifted Vol.7: Episode 055-062 By Ryosuke Akizuki
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The author Akizuki is worried about the stock of the restaurants to be reviewed is getting low, because he has recently been too busy to make time for searching for new good restaurants. Now, he has... More > come up with the idea to feature the good restaurants in Odawara, his home ground, to save time for research. With Saya, Akizuki goes to a quality Kappo (Japanese cuisine) restaurant. For Chloe, he chooses a French restaurant to review Western food. Then, for Riccardo, he selected a French-like Chinese full-course meal. This Odawara series seems to require greater expense than usual. By the way, what do Milo and Yoma think about it? They are in charge of reviewing Ramen and Curry, common food for general public, respectively. Frightened of the sanctions by Milo and the demand for budget increase from Yoma, Akizuki try to run away. Can he live a peaceful life sometime in the future? Still, he continues his free, willful wandering for attractive dishes …< Less
Down to Heaven: Episode 2, Episode 3 By MORI Hiroshi
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As I have become the ace pilot, I now carry the expectations from the top brass and gather the attention from the news media. Press conferences, photo sessions, lecturing in training sessions ...... More > These are not what I want. I seem to desire to die in the sky. I have just realized that. All I have to do is to go down to heaven above the clouds. Then, I finally get the opportunity to square off with the one I admire. How long have I been longing for this? I have even dreamed of this aerial combat against the Teacher. “It’s a duel. Do not pull your punches. Fight against me seriously.” In order to attain what I have been craving for, I extend my hand and reach for the sky.< Less
Japanese 100 Great Mountains Vol.3: Episode 011-015 (Jp) By Hodaka
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This book is the Japanese version of “Japanese 100 Great Mountains Vol.3: Episode 011-015”. The story is exactly the same, but the text in this book is written in Japanese for the people... More > who need the Japanese version. So if you want to read this work and its details in English, please check the English version of “Japanese 100 Great Mountains Vol.3: Episode 011-015". Also, this work was exclusively written as one of the made-in-Japan contents belonging to The BBB: Breakthrough Bandwagon Books.< Less