Within a few hours she got two replies in public and two faves. One book series I recommend to many a gaijin who asks is Japan in Your Pocket.
There is more.
I recommended Lost in Translation. Jennifer had seen the movie and may view it again. By the evening when I came home from work, my wife shared she had been at the city library and asked the pros...
Jennifer asked the crowd. If you know movies and novels that may help her (and those she shares with) appreciate Japanese culture, please share below.