Japanese Names for Babies
by Aiko N. Uwate & Koichi Takeuchi. Aiko Uwate’s popular Japanese Names for Babies book has been updated to create this second edition. Koichi Takeuchi has added more currently popular girl and boy names to augment the original entries. In addition, he has included sections with famous samurai names and their histories, as well as Japanese cultural information to explain events and ceremonies such as Children’s Day, O Shichi Ya, and Japanese birth milestones. This book is an invaluable reference to not only those seeking meaningful cultural names for their children, but for those interested in learning about Japanese culture and passing it along to future generations. Paper: 74 pp.