The Mishima Incident

Mark receives media attention for a screenplay he has written about the relationship between Yukio Mishima, one of Japan’s most famous authors, and Henry Scott Stokes, at that time a foreign correspondent for the London Times. Mishima, the writer of Confessions of a Mask and The Temple of The Golden Pavillion was an outspoken bisexual ultranationalist […]

Visits Japan

Karpeles visits Japan for the first time: Having always dreamed of going to Japan, I gladly accepted.  What follows is a race [with customs] to obtain a passport in less than 3 days, prepare a departure to Japan, fund my plane. Finally, I’m flying to Japan. Over there everything [is going great], I took a few […]