Call to independent researchers: Japanese ancient civilization

I am currently writing a book on ancient civilizations of Japan, and rumors thereof. This will include the following topics:

  1. Himiko and Yamatai, the current academic consensus about Japan’s ancient civilization (circa 300 BCE-300 CE). This will mostly be drawn from sources already available in English.
  2. Kojiki and Nihon Shoki, the two ancient histories of Japan which provide us with a glimpse of the heroes of prehistory. This will be drawn from Japanese sources, which are somewhat translated in English but can only be found at academic libraries or rare bookstores.
  3. Parahistories or koshi-koden, a dozen or so documents attesting to ancient affairs on the East Asian continent, and rumors of Japan’s influence around the world. Very little of this has been translated into English so far and I will be working 70% from Japanese sources.
  4. Hitsuki Shinji, a channeled document with strong ties to the parahistories. This topic has never been mentioned before in English. I will be doing all of the translation myself.

If you are interested in these topics, whether you are researching them yourself or you want to know more, drop me a comment on this page, or email me at address and I will get back to you shortly.

Posted: May 9th, 2012 | Matters of import 7 Comments »