Haruki Murakami’s new collection of short stories will be released on July 18, the internationally renowned author's first such anthology in six years, publisher Bungeishunju announced on June 4.

The anthology is titled “Ichininsho Tansu” (First-person singular), which follows "Men Without Women," published in 2014.

The new book will mark Murakami's first work since his novel “Killing Commendatore,” which was published three years ago.