Tokyo Sogensha

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Tokyo Sogensha (Japanese: 東京創元社, Tokyo Sōgensha) is a Japanese publisher of speculative fiction and social science based in Tokyo. Tokyo Sogenshabegan as a branch of the Osaka-based publishing house Sogensha in 1925, and became independent in 1948. Tokyo Sogensha is one of Japan's oldest and most prolific science fiction publishers, and has translated a number of classic English science fiction stories into Japanese, including works by Arthur C. Clarke, Isaac Asimov, Robert Heinlein, Ray Bradbury, and Philip K. Dick.

Many novels published by Tokyo Sogensha have gone on to earn the prestigious Seiun Award, including Tanaka Yoshiki's epic series, Legend of Galactic Heroes in 1988.

In 2015, Tokyo Sogensha licensed the rights to English-language publication of the first three Legend of Galactic Heroes novels to Viz Media. The first novel, Legend of Galactic Heroes Volume 1: Dawn is to be published on 8. March 2015 as part of the Haikasoru seies.

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