Season of the Sun
Season of the Sun (太陽の季節 Taiyō no Kisetsu?) is a Japanese novel written in 1955 by Shintaro Ishihara, who later became a politician and was governor of Tokyo for 13 years from 1999-2012. It is the source of the name of the rebellious, taiyozoku (太陽族) youth culture which emerged after World War II. The novel won the 1956 Akutagawa Prize.
Adaptations of the novel include:
- Season of the Sun (1956 film)
- Taiyō no Kiseki: Kiken na Seishun, a 1986 animated film
- Taiyō no Kisetsu, a 2002 film
- Shouji Ch**ko Man no Kisetsu, a 2011 eroge
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