This page introduces collection of short stories and short short stories.
星新一 (1926-1997) is a novelist and science ficgtion writer; he is particularly famous for writing more than 1,000 "short short" stories. One of the most well-know story, 『ボッコちゃん』 , has been used for reading text at KU. His writing style tends to avoid implications to particular events, people or nations. Thus, the story can be read and accepted, irrespective of the time and place.