bookseller/distributor..........online or storefront,
JPGS does not itself sell any publications but it
cooperates with kk
imcbook and others to promote Japan/East Asia English
Publications around the world. We are currently very interested in
improving sales via internet booksellers in all parts of the world.
the USA, we need better distribution for books printed by small
publishers in Japan. The economics are difficult but we would like to
work with you.
For more detail on us
and what interests us, please see the pages that are directed toward publishers and authors/editors. In general we are
interested only in publications (paper or online, book or periodical)
that are published in English (all or part).
Listing of a title in the JPGS is important and can help an
author. You will be helping your main authors and editors if you will
tell them about JPGS; however, "listing" alone with JPGS is not likely
you unless you are the sole distributor or publisher. kk imcbook can
be of more help to book
retailers and distributors.
IMC (kk imcbook) is
located in Japan. It imports, exports
distributes English (and
some Japanese and Chinese) books, periodicals and digital publications.
imcbook also handles many
single-copy special orders. imcbook is the representative distributor
several authors and small publishers in Japan. See some of these on http://imcbook.net. kk imcbook
is eager to
make these titles available to readers overseas, and it will work with
if you have an interest
in books from Japan.
Most Japanese booksellers, whether
storefront or online, do not sell English publications. Fewer than a
dozen chains and retailers are responsible for most of the English book
sales throughout the country. These companies are supplied by a number
of medium and small companies such as imcbook. The two biggest book
distributors do not distribute English books, except some English
textbooks and children's books. You can contact kk imcbook at
the address here http://imcbook.net/address.htm.
imcbook is small, operated by staff who have been in this
business for over 50
years, is a niche player in publications distribution in Japan.
address and contact details. If you have contacted
us in the past, please note that as of July 2009 there has been a
change of our address. This is mainly an address for receiving
editorial materials, catalogs, sample copies, and packages and is not
an operating office.
Warren Ball, JPGS
Or see the contact information at http://imcbook.net/address.htm