I'm a librarian who loves anime, manga, and reading a wide variety of genres.
I just finished watching a Japanese action movie called K-20: The Fiend With Twenty Faces. It was loads of fun and felt like a superhero movie (complete with training scenes and swinging through the air with the sort-of love interest). It was based on a book by Soh Kitamura, so I looked it up on Amazon, hoping it had been translated. What I got was:
::sigh:: Well, maybe one of these days.