Foreign rights

All our titles are available for translation, you can find details below.
Do not hesitate to contact us for any further information you may need.
Please contact us by email :  alexandre[at]issekinicho.fr

Looking forward to hearing from you.
All the best,
Alexandre Bonnefoy

 


** New release ! October 2016 **


Onibi by Cécile Brun & Olivier Pichard
Graphic novel
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** New release ! October 2016 **

Saru, Japanese’s monkeys

Wild life photographic book
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Neko Land - Une vie de chat au JaponNeko Land
A cat’s life in Japan

In Tokyo’s urban jungle, warm and quiet in a «cat cafe» stroked all day long by customers, sleeping on a woodpile in a house’s yard in the countryside, waiting for fresh fish on a fishing port, from Okinawa to Hokkaido, cats are everywhere in Japan. Alexandre Bonnefoy followed them for 2 years through the Tokyo’s streets, the Japanese countryside and small fishing islands. On this book of wildlife photography, learn everything about Japanese cats.

The Authors
Alexandre Bonnefoy and Delphine Vaufrey are professional illustrators since 10 years, working for french children’s books publishers. They lived in Japan from 2010 to 2012. Alexandre took photographs and wrote the texts of Neko Land. Delphine brings a touch of fun and hapiness to the book with her line drawings

248 pages | 19 cm x 24 cm

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Foreign publishing
German ( Katzen in Japan – Reuss Editions )
All other languages available

 

 

 


Nippon no Haikyo - Vestiges d'un Japon oublié

Nippon no Haikyo

Hospitals, hotels, houses, villages, amusement parks and even abando- ned islands, Japan is full of abandoned places. These places are often left intact, reflecting a bygone era. This book is a journey through 35 incredibles venues, including the ghost island Gunkanjima, which became famous thanks to the James Bond movie, Skyfall, who used it as a background. The author offers us amazing pictures but also texts and testimonies about the history of each place.

• An unknown Japan :
A different and complementary approach of Japan.
• Discovering the story of Japan :
Through genuine investigative inquiries, the reader discovers the japanese daily life in the past decades.

 

The Author
Jordy Meow is living and working in Japan. He specializes in urban exploration photography (urbex) and visit hundreds of abandoned places in Japan and Europe. He is the creator of the website Haikyo.org.

256 pages | 23 cm x 29 cm

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Foreign publishing
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Les saisons du Japon - Coloriages zen et haïkus

Japan’s Seasons
Zen & Haïkus

A zen journey through the four seasons in Japan, from spring with cherry blossoms to autumn and red maple leaves. The reader can colors the beautiful original illustrations by Nancy Peña while meditating with inspiring haiku.

• A hymn to Japan’s seasons
• Original artwork and quality
• A thick paper, allowing to color with markers and pencils

More than just a coloring book, a book to color, look, read and meditate.

 

The Author

Nancy Peña published her first highly acclaimed album “Le cabinet chinois” followed by many other books : “La Guilde de la mer”, “Le Chat du Kimono” and “Les Nouvelles Aventures du Chat Botté”. In 2010, Nancy Peña was nominated in the official selection of Angoulême Comic Book Festival for her album “Tea Party”. She’s currently working on the series “Médée” published by Castermann editions.

112 pages | 21 cm x 28 cm

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Foreign publishing
Vietnamese ( Innovative Publishing & Media )
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Tokyo Ohanami - Balade sous les cerisiers

Tokyo Ohanami
A stroll through cherry blossoms

In Japan, after a long winter, cherry blossoms announce the arrival of spring : It’s called «Ohanami». For the first time of the year, it’s time to picnic with friends, family or colleagues. But this time is ephemeral, rain and wind can kill within hours these fragile flowers.

In the first part of the book, immerse yourself in the Ohanami atmosphere in Tokyo megalopolis, through 200 photos of ten popular sites.

In the second part, a 48 pages guide with 100 parks and alleys with cherry trees throughout Japan, will help you plan your trip and enjoy Ohanami in the best conditions. With QRcode printed in the guide, you will quickly know each location on Google Maps.

The Author

Alexandre Bonnefoy is professional illustrators and photographer for 10 years. He lived in Japan from 2010 to 2012.

224 pages | 21 cm x 25 cm

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Kokekokko ! 16 vues du JaponKokekokko !
16 vues du Japon

16  Artists, 16 experiences of Japan.
Whether expatriate for many years or tourist for a few weeks, the authors of this 320 pages comics books take us on a journey trough unusual encounters, poetic or funny stories and daily life in Japan (far from being zen and quiet…)

16 Authors
Rémi Maynègre, Yllya, Cyrielle, Florent Chavouet, Remka, Yatuu, Jibé, Alexandre Bonnefoy, Delphine Vaufrey, Priscilla Moore, Dreamy, Julie Blanchin, Sylvie Bessard, Martin Faynot, Nini, Ulysses Malassagne.

320 pages | 17 cm x 24 cm

 

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Foreign publishing
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