Category Archives: Jonathan Clements


  • To the Stars: Yukinobu Hoshino: Jonathan Clements investigates Japan's mastermind of historical SF, the author of Professor Munakata's British Museum Adventure and TO: 2001 Nights.

  • Masked Writer: Shotaro Ishinomori: On the 40th anniversary of Kamen Rider, Jonathan Clements examines the career of its record-breaking creator.

  • 1778 Ways To Say “I Love You”: Jonathan Clements examines the insider literature and celebrated romance of Taku Mayumura.

  • The Fiend with Twenty Faces: Jonathan Clements examines the legacy of Ranpo Edogawa, the Japanese master of mystery and imagination, and his infamous master-thief K20.

  • Leiji Matsumoto: Yamato Spirit: The artist of Space Battleship Yamato talks to Jonathan Clements and Motoko Tamamuro about his life and work.

  • Somewhere in Time: Jonathan Clements on the many faces of Japanese science fiction author Yasutaka Tsutsui.

  • Real Gone: Jonathan Clements traces the origins of Takeshi Koike’s Redline back into 1960s baseball, 1970s sci-fi racing and 1980s cheese…

  • The Dream Master: Satoshi Kon, who died on 23rd August, was a manga artist and anime director who brought a truly mature perspective to the Japanese animation medium.