Shun Akiyama

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Shun Akiyama ( Japanese 秋山 駿 , Akiyama Shun ; * 1930 in Tokyo Prefecture ; † October 2, 2013 in Tokyo ) was a Japanese literary critic and author.

Akiyama studied French literature at Waseda University . He has taught literature at Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology and Musashino Art School . In 1967 he published the book Naibu no ningen (The Inner Man). His critical study of Oda Nobunaga became a bestseller and won him the Yomiuri Prize for Literature . He himself participated in the selection committees for various literary prizes.