- ASSOCIATION FOR THE PROMOTION OF JAPANESE LITERATURE
- The Association for the Promotion of Japanese Literature (Nihon Bungaku Shinkokai) is a juridical foundation that conducts selection and awarding of five major literary awards: the Akutagawa Ryunosuke Prize, Naoki Prize, Oya Nonfiction Prize, Matsumoto Seicho Prize, and Kikuchi Kan Prize. The association was established by Kikuchi Kan in 1937 and is a public service corporation under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Education. Its offices are located in Tokyo.
Historical dictionary of modern Japanese literature and theater. J. Scott Miller. 2009.
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