Foreword Reviews


The Soft Power of Cat Culture in Japan

2020 INDIES Winner
Gold, Popular Culture (Adult Nonfiction)

In Japan, cats rule, and the country’s feline love affair is now a worldwide phenomenon. From cat cafés and Hello Kitty to the familiar sight of maneki neko waving from shop windows, cat lovers everywhere are more immersed in Japan’s cat culture than they realize. "Catland" introduces cats practicing to become monks, craftsmen who make fine cat goods, and more. Packed with photos, works of art, pop culture, and folklore, "Catland" is the perfect gift for the cat lover in your life.