We are mostly all here to watch anime and read manga, but there is plenty more in Japanese fiction that we can take advantage of. Here is a primer on modern Japanese literature and novels translated to English that anime fans should consider reading.
If you are an avid anime fan, you are sure to be familiar with the likes of Osamu Tezuka, Hayao Miyazaki and Satoshi Kon. But there's another extremely talented animator and director who isn't as well known, but deserves to be - Masaaki Yuasa! Discover his wild, ultra-stylized animation!