The book includes research by leading contemporary Russian Japanologists and works by young authors on the history of Japan, various problems of examination of Japanese literature, literary critique, theater, history studies, technology and religions. There is a section in the book that is dedicated to journeys and travel journals, another one is devoted to Japanese warriors’ traditions of different centuries. A special section contents articles on the history of Russian-Japanese relations. The volume presents several texts of Japanese literature first translated into Russian.
The book is intended for all those interested in Japanese history and culture.