A murderer doing time in hell. A girl who just wants to win her high school band contest…no matter what it takes. Sumo wrestlers with a supernatural secret. A future Tokyo where vampires are menial laborers nursing long-held grudges against humanity. And even a very conscientious, if unstable, Universal Transverse Mercator projection. These crime and mystery stories from and about Japan explore myth, technology, the sharpness of a sleuth’s mind, and the darkness in the hearts of criminals. Read these stories and learn that hanzai means crime!

Ray Banks
Libby Cudmore
Brian Evenson
Kaori Fujino
Jyouji Hayashi
Naomi Hirahara
Yumeaki Hirayama
Violet LeVoit
Yusuke Miyauchi
S.J. Rozan
Hiroshi Sakurazaka
Setsuko Shinoda
Jeff Somers
Genevieve Valentine
Carrie Vaughn
Chet Williamson

Release October 20, 2015
ISBN-13 978-1-4215-8025-8
Trim Size 5 1/4 × 8
Imprint Haikasoru
Length 352 pages
Series Hanzai Japan
Category Novel
Age Rating Not Rated