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Armed Detective Company and their Literary Counterparts

1.) Kenji Miyazawa - Children’s Author, poet, teacher, buddhist, geologist

2.) Osamu Dazai - Journalist, Novelist

3.) Yosano Akiko [real name: Sho Ho] - Poet, Educator, feminist, pacifist

4.) Doppo Kunikida - Poet, Novelist, Philosopher, Journalist /known forInventing Japanese Naturalism

5.) Edogawa Ranpo [real name: Taro Hirai]- Novelist / known for Mystery Genre

6.) (Tanizaki) Naomi -  Naomi is the main character of the book, “Naomi” aka. “A Fool’s Love”, by Tanizaki Junichiro

7.) Junichiro Tanizaki - Novelist, (Author of the book, “Naomi” ^) / known for Erotic Genre

8.) Yukichi Fukuzawa - Novelist, Civil Rights Activist, Journalist, Entrepreneur, Translator/ known as one of the founders of modern Japan

9.) Atsushi Nakajima - Novelist

10.) Izumi Kyouka [real name: Kyotaro Izumi]- Poet, Playwright, Short Story Author, Novelist /known for Supernatural Genre heavily influenced by Edo artwork