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Toshikazu Kawaguchi

Biography

Toshikazu Kawaguchi

Toshikazu Kawaguchi was born in Osaka, Japan, in 1971. He has produced, directed and written for the theatrical group Sonic Snail. As a playwright, his most representative works include "COUPLE," "Sunset Song" and "family time." His play "Before the Coffee Gets Cold" won the Grand Prize at the Suginami Drama Festival grand prize.

Toshikazu Kawaguchi

Books by Toshikazu Kawaguchi

by Toshikazu Kawaguchi - Fiction, Magical Realism

In a back alley in Tokyo, there is a café that has been serving carefully brewed coffee for more than a hundred years. Local legend says that this shop offers something else besides coffee --- the chance to travel back in time. With faces both familiar and new, TALES FROM THE CAFÉ follows the story of four patrons who visit to take advantage of café Funiculi Funicula's time-traveling offer and revisit moments with family, friends and lovers. Each one must face up to the past to move on with their lives.

by Toshikazu Kawaguchi - Fiction, Magical Realism

In a small back alley of Tokyo, there is a café that has been serving carefully brewed coffee for more than a hundred years. Local legend says that this shop offers something else besides coffee --- the chance to travel back in time. Over the course of one summer, four customers visit the café in the hopes of making that journey. But time travel isn’t so simple, and there are rules that must be followed. Most important, the trip can last only as long as it takes for the coffee to get cold.