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Takano Kazuaki

Entry updated 5 August 2020. Tagged: Author.

(1964-    ) Japanese author, almost exclusively of nonfantastic crime thrillers, an exception of sf interest being Jenosaido (2011; trans Philip Gabriel as Genocide of One 2014; vt Extinction 2015), an Alternate History which sets a Mutant Superman against a fearful and corrupt American government whose President, Gregory S Burns, is having difficulties coping with the Middle Eastern wars he has begun. [JC]

Kazuaki Takano

born Tokyo: 26 October 1964

works (highly selected)

  • Jenosaido (Tokyo: Kadokawa, 2011) [binding unknown/]
    • Genocide of One (New York: Little, Brown/Mulholland Books, 2014) [trans by Philip Gabriel of the above: hb/Lasse Kristensen, Alon Othnay]
      • Extinction (London: Hodder/Mulholland Books, 2015) [vt of the above: pb/Ingram Publishing]


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