Shelrock Holmes in Japan

This is a blog by HIRAYAMA Yuichi, BSI, English version webmaster of Japan Sherlock Holmes Club.
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These are Sherlockian books written by JSHC members in 2017.

 Meitantei Holmes Zensyu (All works of great detective Holmes), translated by YAMANAKA Minetaro, annotated by HIRAYAMA Yuichi, BSI, Sakuhin-sya, Tokyo, 2017.

 This is a series of children adaptation first published in middle of 20th century. There are many interesting Sherlockian points in this series.

Syabetto Game Yottuno Shomei by  KAI Tomohiko, Sanko-sya, Tokyo
Inspired from the Canon.

Sherlock Holmes wo Aruku (Stroling Sherlock Holmes World) by HIGASHIYAMA Akane, BSI. Seido-sya, Tokyo.
Sherlockian travel diary.

The Sherlock Holmes Book, by David Stuart Daves, translated by HIGURASHI, Masamichi, Sanseido, Tokyo.
Japanese edition of DSD's great book.

Sherlock Holmes Undershaw Adventures (The MX Book of New SH Adventures) by David Marcum, translated by HIGURASHI Masamichi

Holmes! No More Problem? -- An attorney Sherlockian by OKAWA Kazuo, Ichiyo-sya.

Sherlock Holmes, Study in Secret Tresues by KITAHARA Naohiko, Takarajima-sya (PB of 1999 book.)


Ten members of Japan Sherlock Holmes Club attended "Reichenbach and Beyond The Final Problem Revisited" held by Reichen Bach Irregulars, on 31 August to 3 September 2017. 
One of them Ms Nakashima provided splendid photographs for the society conference report. You can find her name ath the bottom of upper photo.
Please click it, and enjoy her fine photos and nice reports in English.

Mitch Higurashi joined debates with Peggy Perdue of Canada, who is also a member of Japan Sherlock Holmes Club, on skills of Sherlock Holmes.

Some of them, and Hirotaka Ueda BSI attended "Another Weeek Later", at Firenze, Italy, from 8 to 10 September 2017.


Japan Sherlock Holmes Club 2017 Summer convention was held on September 16-17 at Yonago, Tottori.
Yonago is a city of east Japan, face to Japan Sea.


Ms.Shigaki reports JSHC activities.


Mr.ARAI Kiyoshi, BSI talks *Tottori and Sherlock Holmes*. He is a Sherlockian bibliographer, and refered to translators or adoptators of the Canon who had relationship with Tottori.


*Doyle's Detctive Stories* translated by OKAMURA Aizo

Okamura is an English literature scholar one hundred years ago.


Kato Asatori (1886-1938) is also an early translator of the Canon.


Mizuki Shigeru, famous catroonist, wrote a short bioggraghy of Conan Doyle as a spiritualist.


Ms. WASHIHIRA Kei talked *Meitantei Conan and the Canon*.

Already English translations were published, as you know.


Japanese sytle party, ENKAI.
Very pleased Mitch Higurashi, BSI, and ARAI Kiyoshi, BSI.


Mitch talked on unveiling ceremony of London Holmes stature 18 years ago.


Young Mitch!!

Thank you for your nice photos, AKEYAMA-san!!