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NAZO NO DOKUOYA Enigma of Poison Parents
Hard cover KOBUNSHABUNKO 2015
Do you think your parents are strange or curious or even weird ?
This will be a perfect gift for you. This is the story of the mystery of the parents actually present. They scold the children for no reason. They will ignore the child's will.
So We call them Pison Perents.
This is is based on the real experience of the author. We find lurking deep mystery there. This is life consultation novel. Whether respondents would put out the mystery of the answer?

Japanese Title
"Kinjo no inu"
English Title "Perspective kid : Dogs in the vicinity"
Hard cover Publishing Agent Gentosha 2014
This is a novel about dogs (also includes two cat) near of Himeno.
Winner of Naoki Literary Award 'Dogs at the Showa era' needed high literacy to understand it.
'Dogs in the vicinity' first novel after Naoki award winning is a work you can read easily and happily.
The story spelt by a humorous touch will touch the nicety of a delicate mind at. time.


Japanese Title
"Kinjo no inu"
English Title "Perspective kid : Dogs in the vicinity"
Hard cover Publishing Agent Gentosha 2014
This is a novel about dogs (also includes two cat) near of Himeno.
Winner of Naoki Literary Award 'Dogs at the Showa era' needed high literacy to understand it.
'Dogs in the vicinity' first novel after Naoki award winning is a work you can read easily and happily.
The story spelt by a humorous touch will touch the nicety of a delicate mind at. time.


Japanese Title
"Showa no inu"
English Title "Perspective kid : Dogs at Showa era"
Hard cover Publishing Agent Gentosha 2013
***150's NAOKI PRIZE-WINING NOVEL***

Himeno is trying to unique approach in this novel.
It's a technique of drawing a story in perspective way.

There were a lot of things that can not be understood by children.
But it can be understood to be as an adult in many cases.
Himeno took an approach whitch call "Perspective way" to express both.
You can't view something when you are too close but it might be seen clearly from a distance.

This is masterpiece praised in Naoki Prize selection committee.


Japanese Title
"MOMO mouhitotuno TSU-I-RA-KU"
English Title "Peach TSU-I-RA-KU another stories"
Compact book Publishing Agent KADOKAWA SHOTEN PUBLISHING CO.,LTD. 2007
How did six people looked and feel about that event which got up in a choumei city. Six stories that were composed carefully with love and dedicated to a time which spread in each.

Prof.Seiichi Washida (next president of Osaka University) recommended.


Japanese Title "Ah,Seisai" English Title "Oh my lawful wife"
Hard cover Publishing Agent SHUEISHA 2007
My wife graduated the mission school.
So they call her "OJYOSAMA". It means like a little princes. My daughters go to the mission school which my wife graduated.They say that it is splendid marriage.

But-----However, the family's realities were surprised.
Do you think it's only a bad joke to be laughed.
If there is something that you sympathize with this family's life even a little------.
You may say or sigh "Oh my lawful wife".



Japanese Title "TU.I.RA.KU" English Title "A Fall"
Hard cover and Compact book Publishing Agent KADOKAWA SHOTEN PUBLISHING CO.,LTD.2003
Junko Morimoto, 14 years old girl.
She met him in the local small town.
Two persons only merely met.
It was ordinary encounter until the small incident of a rainy day occurred.

This is an immoral novel.
This is also a scandalous novel.
This is a novel which raises a problem.
This may be a hard core novel.
However, this is also a pure and noble-minded love story.

This work was nominated for the 130th Naoki Prize which is an authoritative literary prize of Japan.



Japanese Title "SHUGYOSHIKI" English Title "The Closing Ceremony"
Compact book Publishing Agent KADOKAWA SHOTEN PUBLISHING CO.,LTD.2004
This is a novel that is enjoyed by a wide variety of people. The lifestyles of various characters (mainly the author's high school friends) are portrayed from their youth to their mid-thirties. The joys and sorrows of each character are weaved using only written material, such as letters (both sent and unsent), memos, and fax messages, etc. This is Himeno's bold attempt, since she is not afraid to experiment. Through this novel the reader can experience the feeling of peeping into another person's letter. The reader will sense the reality of the times in which the story is based, also it will help to identify your true self, and reminds us of our bittersweet memories. It is interesting to discover that one learns a lot about a particular character by reading the unsent letters.


HENSOKYOKU The Variation "Zigeunerweisen"
Hard cover and Compact book KADOKAWA SHOTEN PUBLISHING CO.,LTD. 1995
It describes four stories in four different ages. The tale of Samsara with twins' elder sister and younger brother's. It is only one love-story in an author's work. The love made into the taboo is expressed in an elegant style.

Review from "Traveler of The Book" Kadokawa Shoten Publishing


YORUNEKO Night Cat
Hard cover and Compact book SHUEISHA 2005
Fear is hidden into the ordinary life ... The first horror and fantasy novel collection of short stories as an author dealing with the fear which begins from casual every day.


GARASU NO KAMEN NO KOKUHAKU Confession Of The Mask Of Glass
Hard cover and Compact book KADOKAWA SHOTEN PUBLISHING CO.,LTD. 1992
A short storys about the shadow and the light of a life of the person who comes to the city from the district which was put together in the sorrow which dries.


H(asshu) H
Hard cover and Compact book TOKUMA 1997
Collection of Himeno's initial works including the work of her school days dealing with a classic "The Tale of the Heike", such as a glimpse sexy comedy which mocked Brand loyalty, and a strange paper. Part of the fashion and customs are rewrited.

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