Keishi Kajifune is a Japanese writer of science fiction. He has authored Security Service Division (2018) and Buso rokitai (2018). In 2020, his story “Hon no yomeru tokubetsu na kanojo” won honorable mention in the first Kaguya SF contest organized by VirtualGorilla+.

Keishi Kajifune has the following works available at Clarkesworld:

The Book Reader

FICTION by Keishi Kajifune, translated by Toshiya Kamei in Issue 168 – September 2020

Outside the window, a large whale swims, or rather floats, in the clear, early-summer sky. As its disproportionately huge eyes turn toward me, the whale’s body becomes tinted eerily dark red, and its flesh starts dripping. I gaze around the white-walled physics classroom. The digital textbook remains open on my tablet, still showing today’s lesson. […]
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