The LTI Korea Japan Forum was held in Tokyo and Osaka from Novemver 16th to 17th, This event was co-hosted by both the Korean Cultural Center of the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Japan and the
Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Osaka. The forum was sponsored by the leading Japanese publishing company, Shueisha Inc., and CUON, which specializes in publishing Korean literature. The invited
writers were Shin Kyung-sook, whose book, Please Look After Mom was well received in Japan, and Kim Junghyuk, who has communicated with Japanese readers through his book, Library of Instruments, which
was used as a text for NHK Korean Lessons. Kim's work proves that Korean literature has been well received by and even wider spectrum of Japanese readers.