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Books by Japanese Authors - in need of recommendations

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Hello to all fellow Book Lovers here!


I would like you to recommend me books written by japanese authors only - but I need specific kind of books.


I'm looking for literature depicting visions of future (it would be mainly sci-fi, I guess).
Not limited to planet Earth, but I would highly prefer a realistical setting (I am NOT looking for Isekai genre and fantasy elements).
Action may take place in the near or faraway future. 


Thanks in advance to all kind souls willing to recommend books meeting the requirements :)

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I've read novels by several Japanese authors, but they are all contemporary, and even though some of them have fantastical elements none of them could be termed sci-fi (or are set in the future).  


Hard-boiled Wonderland and the End of the World, by Haruki Murakami might be worth a look, but otherwise I'm not sure where you would start with this.


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