Throughout history, there have been many Japanese women novelists who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great Japanese female novelists such as Ayako Fujitani, Yayoi Kusama, Murasaki Shikibu, Ai Iijima, Banana Yoshimoto.
Ayako FujitaniAyako Fujitani
07 December 1979, Japanese
Actor, Writer, Novelist
Murasaki ShikibuMurasaki Shikibu
0973 AD, Japanese
Novelist

Ai IijimaAi Iijima
31 October 1972, Japanese
Adult Film Star, AV idol, Seiyū, Tarento, Glamor

Banana YoshimotoBanana Yoshimoto
24 July 1964, Japanese
Writer

Yōko OgawaYōko Ogawa
30 March 1962, Japanese
Novelist, Writer

Yuyuko TakemiyaYuyuko Takemiya
24 February 1978, Japanese
Writer, Novelist
Yūko TsushimaYūko Tsushima
30 March 1947, Japanese
Writer, Novelist, Short story writer, Literary

Natsuo KirinoNatsuo Kirino
07 October 1951, Japanese
Novelist, Writer

Miri YuMiri Yu
22 June 1968, Japanese
Author
Shungicu UchidaShungicu Uchida
07 August 1959, Japanese
Artist

Sawako AriyoshiSawako Ariyoshi
20 January 1931, Japanese
Author
Risa WatayaRisa Wataya
01 February 1984, Japanese
Novelist

Phyllis Ayame WhitneyPhyllis Ayame Whitney
09 September 1903, Japanese, American
Author

Sue SumiiSue Sumii
07 January 1902, Japanese
Writer

Higuchi IchiyōHiguchi Ichiyō
02 May 1872, Japanese
Author

Enchi FumikoEnchi Fumiko
02 October 1905, Japanese
Author
Kanehara HitomiKanehara Hitomi
08 August 1983, Japanese
Author