About

My mission

To invite you to Japanese literature.

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The Reader

Kasumi KOBAYASHI 
Born in Nankoku-Shi, Kochi prefecture, where people speak Tosa dialect, love drinking sake, in 1976. 
Married to a Tokyoite and moved to Ichikawa, Chiba prefecture.



*重要*
朗読のファイルは、様々な理由(サーバー不具合、引越し、PCの故障、人生に疲れたetc...)で失われることがあります。将来的にまたお聞きになりたいと思われる方は、お手数ですが個人的にファイルを保存くださいませ。 

このサイトについて
2005年より引越ししながらも続けているポッドキャストを配信しているサイトです。主に著作権が消滅している古典などを朗読しています。

朗読者について
生まれも育ちも高知県。結婚後、千葉で暮らしています。
文学が好きです。



Elsewhere...

Audiobooks at LibriVox, Acoustical liberation of books in the public domain
小倉百人一首 (Ogura Hyakunin Isshu)












Iroha Song at The Matheson Trust


“ The Iroha is a Japanese poem traditionally attributed to the founder of the Shingon Esoteric sect of Buddhism in Japan, Kukai (774–835), although the first record of its existence dates from 1079. ”








The Tale of Genji (May 2009 encore)Ideas at CBC


“ It is considered the world's first novel, written in the 11th century by a 30 year-old Japanese woman. The Tale of Genji has been interpreted in hand scrolls, woodcuts, operas, manga and anime. There's even a PlayStation 2 videogame. Broadcaster Teresa Goff considers why the novel continues to fascinate. ”








Internet Archive Page made available by LibriVox team
Oku no HosomichibyMatsuo Basho